Twitter Accounts of Chinese Group Suspended for Trying to Manipulate Israeli Election

Twitter has suspended dozens of Hebrew-language accounts operated by the Church of Almighty God (CAG) — a Christian group banned in China that believes Jesus has been reincarnated as...

Palestinian Official Hanan Ashrawi Denied US Visa

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Hanan Ashrawi, the longtime Palestinian spokeswoman and commentator, said the Trump administration turned down her request for a visa to visit her family. “No reason...

Netanyahu, Gallant Greet 121 New Immigrants From Ukraine

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed 121 new olim (immigrants) from the Ukraine on Monday morning at a special reception ceremony held at the foot of their plane. The...

Netanyahu Shortens Russia Trip to Return for Indictment Announcement

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has shortened his trip to Russia, where he will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss Iran’s activates in Syria, despite fraying relations...

Israel’s Eurovision Entry Gets Overhaul

Responding to criticism over his uninspiring performance, Israeli singer Kobi Marimi recorded a new version of Israel’s entry for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, set to take place in...

One Year After Launch, Jerusalem Express Train Finally Arrives in Tel Aviv

CTech – Israel’s national train company Israel Railways announced Friday it has completed a first trial ride on the 57-kilometers-long electric train route connecting Jerusalem’s Yitzhak Navon station and...

Rabbi: Palestinians Imprisoned for Selling Land to Jews Need Our Help

The Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi of Jerusalem, Aryeh Stern, issued an unprecedented halachic ruling that Israel has an obligation to help free Palestinians who have been imprisoned for selling land...

High Court to Review Decision to Close Temple Mount on Jerusalem Day

Israel’s High Court of Justice is scheduled to discuss on Thursday a petition against a decision this week by Jerusalem District Police commander Maj. Gen. Doron Yedid to close...

IDF Strikes Hamas Targets After 3 Rockets Fired at Israel

Terrorists in Gaza fired three rockets into southern Israel Sunday night, triggering sirens in the southern cities of Sderot, Ibim, Or HaNer, Nir Am, Gevim and at Sapir College. According...

Trump Gets Hero’s Welcome at RJC Conference

LAS VEGAS (JTA) — President Donald Trump told a group of American Jews that Benjamin Netanyahu was “your prime minister” Saturday, appearing to conflate Jews and Israelis. “I stood with your...
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