Ultra-Orthodox Parties Promise Eternal Salvation in Return for Votes

"The greatest mitzvah you can do today is vote for Shas.” Thus spoke Rabbi Shalom Cohen, president of the Council of Torah Sages of the Sephardi, ultra-Orthodox Shas party on...

Israeli-German Space Partnership Called ‘Milestone for Future Moon Colony’

A newly signed space cooperation agreement between two giant Israeli and German companies is a “milestone” for a future moon colony, said the director-general of the European Space Agency...

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...

ZOA Applauds Decision Regarding Omar, Tlaib

  Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) President Morton A. Klein and ZOA Chairman Mark Levenson, Esq. released the following statement: The Zionist Organization of America strongly supports Israel’s decision to refuse...

Greenblatt Backs Friedman’s Comments on Retaining Portions of West Bank

President Donald Trump’s Special Envoy to the Middle East Jason Greenblatt on Sunday expressed his support for recent statements by U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman in favor of...

International Fellowship Cancels Plans for Jerusalem Outreach Center

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews has canceled its plans to build a $60 million outreach center in Jerusalem for visiting evangelical Christians. Haaretz first...

Knesset Charged With Forming Coalition for First Time

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli President Reuven Rivlin handed the mandate to form a government coalition to the Knesset for the first time. Rivlin met Thursday with Knesset Speaker Yuli...

Israeli Tank Hits Hamas Target After Rockets Fired on Southern Israel

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli tank fire struck a Hamas military position in Gaza following a rocket attack on Israel. A rocket fired from Gaza landed in southern Israel late Wednesday...

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...

U.S. Views Israelis Favorably, Less Keen on Israeli Government

According to a new Pew Research Poll, most Americans view Israelis favorably, but less than half feel the same way about the Israeli government. The study also shows a...
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Controversy-Plagued ‘Jewish Nobel’ Cuts Ties With PM Office

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