More Than 100 Rockets From Gaza Rain Down on Southern Israel

This is a developing story. JERUSALEM (JTA) — More than 100 rockets and mortars fired from Gaza rained down Monday evening on southern Israel, including one that hit a bus,...

Palestinians Reject Invitation to Attend Mideast Peace Plan Meeting

Palestinian officials have been invited to a US conference on the Middle East hosted by Poland next week, a senior American official said on Friday, but top Palestinian officials...

Israeli Knesset Members, PM to Receive Pay Increases

Israeli Knesset members and senior civil servants are expected to be receiving an annual wage increase at the beginning of 2019, despite increased public concerns over expected rises in...

Rocket Fired From Gaza Shatters Six-Week Calm in Israel’s South

After six weeks of relative calm in southern Israel, since November’s flare-up that saw the heaviest rocket barrage since Operation Protective Edge in 2014, a rocket was fired from the Gaza...

Incoming Members of Congress Visit Israel

A bipartisan delegation of incoming members of Congress returned to the United States on Friday following a five-day visit to Israel. Reps.-elect Denver Riggleman, R-Va., Elaine Luria, D-Va., David Trone, D-Md.,...

IDF Completes New Wartime Command and Control ‎Center ‎

The IDF announced it has completed the ‎construction of its new wartime command and control ‎center, built under the IDF headquarters in ‎Rabin Base in Tel Aviv. The new bunker...

MK Ahmad Tibi Breaks from Joint Arab List Ahead of Election

Ta’al Chairman Ahmad Tibi has asked the Knesset to authorize his party’s split from the Joint Arab List. In a letter to Likud MK Miki Zohar, who chairs the Knesset’s...

Palestinian Teen Shot During Gaza Border Demonstrations Dies

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Palestinian teen shot in the head by Israeli soldiers during weekly demonstrations on the border with Gaza has died. Abed al-Raouf Ismail Salha, 14, died in...

UN General Assembly Approves 6 Anti-Israel Resolutions

  (JTA) — The United Nations General Assembly approved six anti-Israel resolutions including two that reject Jewish ties to the Temple Mount and Jerusalem. The resolutions were passed on Friday. The resolution...

Court: Education Ministry Must Create Pre-Army Programs for Religious Girls

Israeli’s High Court of Justice has ruled that the Education Ministry must fund educational programs to prepare young women from the national-religious sector for army service, like it does...

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‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Actor Talks About His Jewish Heritage

If you were 16, and it was two days before you made your Broadway debut as the lead role in the Tony award-winning musical...

De Blasio Calls BDS ‘Unacceptable’ During Speech on Antisemitism

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a speech on antisemitism that supporting the campaign to boycott Israel is...

Likud’s Yisrael Katz Named Interim Foreign Minister

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz was appointed interim foreign minister, a position he will hold until after the April...

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