Israeli Agency: Tourism to Israel Reaches All-Time High

The number of tourists arriving in Israel reached an all-time high in 2018, the Central Bureau of Statistics said on Sunday. Some 4.4 million tourists entered Israel in 2018, marking...

Milstein Foundation Launches Second Collegiate Innovation Competition

The foundation of Israeli-American philanthropists Adam and Gila Milstein announced recently the 2019 Milstein Family Foundation Innovation Competition. “We are looking for a never-been-done-before, out-of-the-box, pro-Israel initiative on campus and...

Amazon Buying Israeli Startup CloudEndure for $250 Million

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Amazon is buying the Israeli startup company CloudEndure for an estimated $250 million. Through its subsidiary AWS, Amazon is the world’s biggest supplier of cloud services. CloudEndure, a cloud computing...

IDF Captures Suspect in Givat Asaf Terrorist Attack

Asem Barghouti, the Palestinian Authority Arab accused of killing two Israeli soldiers and injuring two others at the Givat Asaf community north of Jerusalem on Dec. 13, was captured...

Netanyahu Dismisses Accusations of Corruption in Primetime Address

Billed ahead of time by his spokesperson as “something dramatic,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denied the series of allegations that have been leveled against him, with Israeli police...

Three-Time Defense Minister Moshe Arens Dies

Former Israeli defense minister and mentor of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu passed away on Monday at the age of 93. Arens’s family managed to escape the Holocaust by moving...

Israeli Elections 2019: Divisions Before Unions

In less than two weeks since Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s governing coalition voted to dissolve and go to early elections, Israel’s political map is beginning to restructure for the...

Netanyahu’s Legal Troubles Provide Main Electoral Challenge

By Alex Traiman Israel’s Channel 10 News reports that Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit is likely to announce his intention to proceed with a pre-indictment hearing of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

Israel Holding Jewish Seminary Students Over Palestinian Woman’s Death

Israel has arrested five Jewish seminary students in the West Bank in connection with a rock attack on a Palestinian car that killed a woman, the Israeli domestic intelligence...

Israel Retaliates for Explosives Attack From Gaza

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli military helicopters fired on two Hamas military posts in Gaza after a bunch of colorful balloons carrying an explosives-laden model airplane landed in a carrot...
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky attended a memorial ceremony at Babi Yar, where thousands of Jews were massacred in...

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