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In Putin meeting, Netanyahu once again invokes Purim story to describe Iran threat

03/09/2017 12:54 PM

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu traveled to Moscow Thursday for his third meeting in a year with Russian president Vladimir Putin. Speaking with Putin, Netanyahu drew an


(Video) Trudeau says new motion will expose Islamophobes, anti-Semites

03/08/2017 6:55 PM

Jordanian man who murdered seven Israeli girls to be released

03/08/2017 6:44 PM Updated: 1 month ago

A Jordanian man responsible for murdering seven Israeli junior high school girls in a 1997 shooting spree will be released from prison after serving a 20-year


Israel’s Ambassador to Jordan warns of government’s instability

03/08/2017 5:59 PM Updated: 1 month ago

All is not well in Jordan, according to the assessment of Israeli Ambassador to Jordan Einat Schlein. In a report Wednesday, Haaretz noted a briefing given


Boris Johnson says Trump brings “opportunity” to solve Israel-Palestinian conflict

03/08/2017 4:20 PM Updated: 1 month ago

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, a man who has been called “Britain’s Donald Trump,” said Wednesday that the Trump administration represents an “opportunity” for progress regarding


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


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


UK’s Labour Party considers expelling three members for anti-Semitic comments

03/08/2017 11:48 AM

Over the past year, Britain’s Labor Party has been plagued by anti-Semitism within its ranks, with former London mayor Ken Livingstone and MP Naz Shah both suspended


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


Celebrated French author exposed as anti-Semitic Twitter troll

03/06/2017 6:24 PM

The French literary scene is known for its provocateurs. (English’s need of the French loan word ‘provocateur’ to describe this concept is just one sign of


“A watered down ban is still a ban”–Jewish groups, pols react to revised Trump order

03/06/2017 5:57 PM Updated: 1 month ago

On Monday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning all refugee settlement for 120 days and blocking the issuance of new visas for citizens of


Merkel unhappy after Turkish Pres. Erdogan compares her government to Nazis

03/06/2017 3:15 PM

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan compared the present government of Germany to Nazis in remarks that have provoked German outcry, with even Chancellor Angela Merkel weighing


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,


“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

Archaeologists uncover hidden ancient palace underneath site of Jonah’s Tomb

02/28/2017 4:05 PM Updated: 1 month ago

In July 2014, ISIS (the Islamic State) detonated a site in Mosul, Iraq believed to be the tomb of the biblical prophet Jonah. Now that ISIS has


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