Over 1000 yeshiva girls protest at Women of the Wall

02/27/2017 11:29 AM

    A monthly prayer service was held at the Western Wall Monday by Women of the Wall, an organization advocating for the right of women


Female combat soldiers in IDF increased 350% in one year

02/26/2017 2:03 PM Updated: 1 month ago

The number of female combat soldiers in the IDF Ground Forces increased 350% between 2015 and 2016, according to an Israel Defense report Thursday. The report


BDS claims victory in fight with Israel over Hollywood stars

02/26/2017 12:03 PM Updated: 1 month ago

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement is seeking credit after a publicity gimmick last year by the Israel Tourism Ministry failed to draw 26 Oscar


Israel: the week in review

02/25/2017 6:03 PM Updated: 1 month ago

News in the Holy Land this week involved a brewing confrontation between activists with Women of the Wall and ultra-Orthodox protesters; successful testing of an improved


Israeli AG stops police from questioning John Kerry, Dan Shapiro in Bibi bribery probe

02/24/2017 12:25 PM

This week, Israeli Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit objected to authorities questioning former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and former U.S. Ambassador Dan Shapiro in connection with


Israel shuts down Palestinian elementary school accused of being Hamas front

02/24/2017 11:47 AM Updated: 2 months ago

An East Jerusalem elementary school accused of being a front for Palestinian terror group Hamas was shut down this week by Israeli authorities. In a report


Trump clarifies: “No, I like the two-state solution”

02/24/2017 10:09 AM Updated: 2 months ago

President Donald Trump voiced support for a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict Thursday, his first time doing so as president. “No, I like the two-state


Israeli police prepare for clash as Women of the Wall and Ultra-Orthodox square off

02/23/2017 4:45 PM Updated: 2 months ago

Israeli police are gearing up for a possible outbreak of violence ahead of a monthly prayer service to be held by Women of the Wall on


Israel successfully tests improved Iron Dome missiles

02/23/2017 1:19 PM

Israel ran successful tests Wednesday of an improved version of its Iron Dome missile defense system, according to the country’s Defense Ministry. In a statement, the


Shaked appoints new conservative justices, could shift Israeli law rightward shift

02/23/2017 11:33 AM Updated: 2 months ago

Four Supreme Court justices appointed by Israel Wednesday could signify a shifting of power towards the political right. In a report Thursday, Haaretz noted that three


Nikki Haley meets with parents of fallen Israeli soldier

02/23/2017 10:03 AM Updated: 2 months ago

Since Israel’s military operation in Gaza in 2014, the body of fallen Israeli soldier Hadar Goldin has been held captive by Palestinian terror group Hamas. On


Apple buys RealFace, fourth Israeli acquisition

02/23/2017 9:47 AM Updated: 2 months ago

(Israel 21C) U.S. tech giant Apple has bought Israeli startup RealFace Technology, a leading developer of facial recognition technology, Calcalist reported on Sunday. RealFace’s online presence


Le Pen backtracks on dual citizenship restrictions

02/23/2017 8:45 AM Updated: 2 months ago

Marine Le Pen, the leader of France’s far-right National Front party and a leading presidential candidate in this year’s election, backed away from a suggestion earlier


BDS activist initiated campaign to repair Jewish cemetery

02/22/2017 5:03 PM Updated: 2 months ago

A St. Louis-area Jewish cemetery vandalized this weekend has received help from an unlikely source: Linda Sarsour, a Palestinian-American activist affiliated with the Boycott, Divestment, and


Israeli official blames Obama administration for 2016 peace plan failure, contradicting earlier reports

02/22/2017 2:52 PM

The Obama administration was the culprit behind the failure of a regional peace agreement, according to a senior Israeli official Tuesday. The official claimed the proposal


As critics sound off, Netanyahu praises Trump for condemning anti-Semitism

02/22/2017 11:03 AM Updated: 2 months ago

While some criticized President Donald Trump for taking his time to condemn a spike of anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S., he did find one defender Wednesday in


Jordan and Egypt warn against one-state solution

02/21/2017 4:36 PM Updated: 2 months ago

The leaders of Egypt and Jordan declared that a two-state solution is “the only solution for ending the conflict” between Palestinians and Israelis, troubling the possibility


Israel passes amedment protecting settlers against discrimination

02/21/2017 3:30 PM

Israel received censure from most of the world earlier this month after its passage of the “Regularization Bill,” which retroactively legalized settlements built on privately-owned Palestinian


Elor Azaria sentenced to 18 months and ‘demotion of rank’

02/21/2017 11:12 AM

  Elor Azaria, the IDF army medic convicted of manslaughter for killing a wounded Palestinian attacker last year, received an 18-month prison sentence Tuesday, in addition


Netanyahu rejected John Kerry peace proposal in secret 2016 meeting

02/20/2017 3:07 PM

The Israel-Palestinian conflict could have been resolved last year, when then-U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry offered Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu a regional peace plan involving