Israel orders demolition of Bedouin village in West Bank’s pivotal E1 area

02/20/2017 10:49 AM

Israel ordered dozens of demolition orders Sunday for an entire Bedouin village in the West Bank’s Area C, a rare move for the IDF. The village,


In historic first, Reform Movement opposes David Friedman

02/19/2017 12:03 PM Updated: 2 months ago

For the first time in its history, the Reform Movement announced that it would oppose a candidate for U.S. ambassador to Israel, calling President Donald Trump’s


Israel: the week in review

02/18/2017 5:51 PM Updated: 2 months ago

News in Israel this week once again revolved around the seemingly never-ending issues of settlement construction, dwindling hopes for a two-state solution, and controversial ambassador to


(Video) Watch both parts of Netanyahu’s in-depth Hannity interview

02/17/2017 12:37 PM

Chuck Schumer, still silent on David Friedman, received thousands in donations from Friedman family

02/17/2017 11:41 AM

David Friedman, Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. ambassador to Israel and a controversial figure if ever there was one, has been a generous contributor to the


Netanyahu talks settlement ‘mechanism’ with Pence

02/17/2017 11:03 AM Updated: 2 months ago

In addition to his joint conference Wednesday with President Donald Trump, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu held a less publicized meeting with VP Mike Pence the following


Netanyahu discussed Jonathan Pollard with Mike Pence

02/17/2017 10:02 AM Updated: 2 months ago

The probation terms of Jonathan Pollard, the U.S. intelligence analyst who served 30 years in prison on charges of spying for Israel, were addressed by Prime


Support for two-state solution drops among Israelis and Palestinians, but there is some good news

02/16/2017 6:33 PM Updated: 2 months ago

A new poll published jointly by both Israeli and Palestinian research institutions shows that support for a two-state solution has dropped among both Palestinians and Israelis


Israeli ambassador to Moscow criticizes Russia for blocking anti-Semitism definition

02/16/2017 6:10 PM

Gary Koren, Israel’s ambassador to Russia, criticized Moscow Thursday for obstructing the adoption of an international definition of anti-Semitism. According to Jewish Telegraphic Agency, the definition


Australia Foreign Minister says “world should support” alternatives to two-state solution

02/16/2017 4:13 PM

Australia may be open to alternatives to a two-state solution, and so should the rest of the world, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop suggested Thursday. “The


Nikki Haley keeps Trump’s question mark after 2-state solution

02/16/2017 3:47 PM

Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, addressed President Donald Trump’s comments Wednesday that spoke approvingly of either a two-state or one-state solution to the


Liberal Jewish leaders react negatively to Trump-Netanyahu meeting

02/16/2017 2:00 PM

While President Donald Trump’s meeting Wednesday with Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu was received warmly by those on Israel’s right, it was greeted with decidedly less enthusiasm


Israeli right celebrates Trump-Netanyahu meeting as dawn of “a new era”

02/16/2017 11:44 AM Updated: 2 months ago

The joint press conference held Wednesday by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Donald Trump was hailed as “historic” Thursday by politicians on Israel’s right. The


Bipartisan team of former ambassadors challenge David Friedman’s credentials

02/16/2017 11:17 AM Updated: 2 months ago

Five former U.S. ambassadors are campaigning to prevent the confirmation of David Friedman as U.S. ambassador to Israel, calling him “unqualified” and saying he holds “extreme, radical positions” in


Building dedicated by U.S. ambassador to Israel nominee built on privately owned Palestinian land

02/16/2017 8:29 AM

A building in the West Bank settlement of Beit El dedicated by David Friedman, President Donald Trump’s nominee for ambassador to Israel, was built on privately


Israel responds to Sweden’s new Mideast peace envoy with sarcasm

02/15/2017 6:01 PM

Sweden’s appointment Wednesday of a “special envoy” to the Israel-Palestinian conflict was greeted with sarcasm by the Israeli government. “Given the extraordinary successes of this Swedish


9x as many visitors denied entry to Israel since 2011

02/15/2017 4:08 PM

The past five years have seen a ninefold increase in the number of refused entries into Israel, mainly due to citizens from Georgia, Ukraine, and Egypt


(Video) Bibi actually laughed at Trump’s one-state solution comment

02/15/2017 2:32 PM

New discovery raises questions about birthplace of the Mishna

02/15/2017 2:09 PM

Archaeologists with the University of Haifa have discovered a massive limestone gateway during recent excavations of Beit Shearim (“House of Gates”), according to a Times of


Trump ‘can live’ with one-state solution, in shocking but likely meaningless statement

02/15/2017 1:54 PM

  Today, during a joint press conference with Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, President Donald Trump announced that he “can live” with a one-state solution to the