Cornell West: Einstein would “turn over in his grave” over Israeli anti-BDS law

03/08/2017 2:33 PM

Cornell West, an American philosopher and activist affiliated with the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement, had harsh words regarding a new Israeli law barring entry


NY Senate passes new anti-BDS legislation

03/08/2017 2:21 PM Updated: 1 month ago

State Senator Elaine Phillips (R-Manhasset) announced that the New York State Senate passed two bills she sponsored to prevent state tax dollars from being used to


Hamas developing new platform accepting Palestinian state within 1967 borders

03/08/2017 12:37 PM

While Palestinian terror group Hamas remains unwilling to recognize Israel as a Jewish state, it has now developed a new outline of its policies which includes


Netanyahu’s fourth round of police questioning interrupted by Trump call

03/07/2017 1:33 PM Updated: 1 month ago

  Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu underwent questioning this week for the fourth time over ongoing investigations into his alleged acceptance of gifts from billionaires Arnon Milchan


Azaria prosecutors retaliate against defense appeal by appealing for longer sentence

03/07/2017 12:12 PM

Attorneys are seeking to add time to the 18-month prison sentence of Elor Azaria, the 21-year-old Israeli army medic sentenced last month for fatally shooting an


Archaeologists discover 4,000-year-old skeletons in makeshift Galilee tombs

03/07/2017 9:12 AM Updated: 1 month ago

  The recent discovery of three 4,000-year-old skeletons belonging to a man, woman, and child in Northern Israel has shed new light into life after the collapse


More Israeli ultra-Orthodox men study full-time, employment at standstill

03/06/2017 1:56 PM

The number of married Haredi (ultra-Orthodox) students enrolled in yeshiva full-time jumped 15 percent from 2015-2016, according to Israeli Education Ministry figures cited by Haaretz. Conversely,


Cuomo’s Israel trip packed sight-seeing, business talk, and political messaging into just 8 hours

03/06/2017 1:34 PM Updated: 1 month ago

It’s Monday, which means that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is already back from Israel after his whirlwind eight-hour tour of the country. Cuomo may have spent


“Two-state solution is dead,” says Likud MK who doubts Palestinians would vote in unified state

03/06/2017 12:30 PM

“The two-state solution is dead.” This was the message delivered bluntly by Israeli MK Miki Zohar (Likud) in an interview Sunday with Israel’s Channel i24. According


Israeli government moves to decriminalize marijuana use

03/06/2017 11:29 AM Updated: 1 month ago

Following the lead of states in the U.S. as well as many European countries, the decriminalization of marijuana was approved Sunday by the Israeli government.  Politicians


(Video) Congressman travels to Jerusalem to scout U.S. Embassy locations

03/06/2017 10:24 AM Updated: 1 month ago

Cuomo will visit Israel this weekend

03/01/2017 5:53 PM

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is visiting Israel this weekend on a economic development trip. Cuomo made the announcement Wednesday at Albany’s Jewish Community Center during an event


In 1996, he made aliyah. 20 years later, he tried to join ISIS.

03/01/2017 4:48 PM Updated: 1 month ago

An indictment was filed Wednesday against Valentine Vladimir Mazlovsky, an Israeli man who attempted to travel to Syria with the alleged purpose of joining ISIS. According to


Lawsuit depends on how much champagne Sara Netanyahu can drink

02/28/2017 12:35 PM

The ongoing scandal surrounding Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and his family will take another turn Tuesday, when the Prime Minister’s wife, Sara Netanyahu, is expected to


New legal precedent strengthens Palestinian minors’ right to counsel

02/28/2017 12:02 PM

In an unprecedented move, statements made to police by a Palestinian minor have been rejected by an Israeli military court after the police investigator reportedly denied


Not going down without a fight: Israeli police injured evacuating settlement of Ofra

02/28/2017 10:34 AM Updated: 1 month ago

Settlers and protesters in nine buildings in the West Bank settlement of Ofra were evacuated by Israeli police Tuesday. The buildings have been slated for demolition


Never alone: funeral for Holocaust survivor attended by 200 strangers

02/27/2017 6:45 PM Updated: 1 month ago

The funeral of Hilde Nathan, a 90-year-old Holocaust survivor who spent her final years living alone in the Canary Islands, was attended by over 200 strangers


Abbas rejections regional peace

02/27/2017 4:52 PM

In an address Monday to the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas rejected regional and “temporary” frameworks for resolving the Israel-Palestinian


Veteran Labor MP and Israel foe Gerald Kaufman dies at 86

02/27/2017 3:41 PM Updated: 1 month ago

Gerald Kaufman, an MP with Britain’s Labor Party and a vociferous critic of Israel, passed away Sunday at 86 due to an undisclosed illness. “Sir Gerald


Israel retaliates against Hamas rockets with Gaza airstrikes

02/27/2017 11:56 AM

Five military targets were struck in Gaza Monday by the Israeli Air Force in retaliation for Hamas rocket fire.  According to a Reuters report, four people