The top ranks of the Palestinian Authority are greatly disappointed by the results of the general elections on April 9. The hope of P.A. leader Mahmoud Abbas and the Fatah leadership that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would be defeated by Benny Gantz, leader of the Blue and White Party, …
With nearly all the votes counted as of Wednesday morning, Benjamin Netanyahu will likely remain as prime minister, despite his Likud Party coming in a virtual tie with Blue and White Party leader Benny Gantz.With 95 percent of poll sites reporting, both Likud and Blue and White were in a vi…
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After a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip early Monday morning destroyed a home in central Israel, involving seven people in one family and injuring three, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political rivals were quick to blame his government for failing to provide adequate security.
To mark Women’s History Month, the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial and museum in Jerusalem is featuring an online exhibit titled “The Death March to Volary,” depicting the fate of Jewish women forced on a death march in the winter of 1945.
U.S. chip supplier Nvidia Corp has offered the highest bid for Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies and will acquire the company for $6.8 billion.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh has raised $6.3 million for its Victims of Terror Fund that will mainly be divided among the families of the 11 Jewish worshippers who were killed in the Oct. 27 shooting at the Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha Synagogue, the deadliest attack in American J…
The “Beresheet” lunar spacecraft’s latest maneuver attempt was postponed after the space craft’s on-board computer executed an unexpected independent restart, causing the device to miss a scheduled trajectory adjustment, according to engineers on Tuesday.
Some 200 cherry trees and grapevines belonging to Kfar Etzion in the Gush Etzion region of Judea were uprooted or destroyed overnight on Sunday by Arabs, according to a report by The Jerusalem Post.
Some 60,000 Labor member began voting on Monday morning in the party’s primaries, deciding on the official candidate list for the 21st Knesset.
The annual five-week Adom Darom (“Red South”) nature festival along Israel’s Gaza border and in the Western Negev kicked off this past weekend, with 60,000 Israelis converging on nature reserves and fields to see the annual blooming of Israel’s protected wild red anemones, or kalaniyot in Hebrew.
The popular Hermon ski resort in the northern Golan Heights will open again for visitors after being closed due to the launch of an Iranian rocket over the area and Israel’s subsequent military response.
CloudEndure, an Israeli company, confirmed that it had been acquired by AWS, Amazon’s cloud computing unit, for $250 million, Globes reported on Thursday.
After 18 months of secret research with the help of an international accountancy firm, Israel is preparing to officially demand compensation for assets abandoned by Jews who were forced to flee eight Arab countries after the establishment of the Jewish nation, to the tune of $250 billion.
Here Next Year, in partnership with Nefesh B’Nefesh, hosted its fifth annual Israel Fair on Saturday night in the center of Jerusalem.
A unique lamp wick dating back to the Byzantine period was uncovered by the Antiquities Authority at the Negev Desert Roman Empire settlement of Shivta, on the last day of Chanukah, the festival in which candles are lit for eight consecutive nights.
A collection of artifacts that were stolen but later rescued will be on display at the end of the month at the Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem.
The succession of deadly Palestinian terrorist attacks in the West Bank in recent weeks is a painful reminder of a bigger truth, and that is that the security quiet that prevailed until recently was little more than an illusion.
A young pregnant woman and six other travelers were injured in a Palestinian shooting attack at a bus stop outside the Jewish town of Ofra on Sunday night.
The biggest conflict in Israel is between the political left and right, as opposed to between Jews and Arabs as has been the case for the past 16 years, according to 32 percent of respondents in an annual poll.
The BDS movement has demonstrated a willingness not only to hurt Israelis but also Palestinians, as economic data shows what would happen were there to be massive boycotts against the Jewish state, especially amid Israelis and Palestinians working together such as in the Jordan Valley.
A group of Jewish residents of Judea and Samaria filed a class-action lawsuit against Airbnb in Jerusalem District Court on Thursday, after the travel home-rental company erased 200 listings that they said would no longer be available due to their location in “occupied territories.”
The online marketplace and hospitality service Airbnb announced on Monday that it will no longer permit listings in Judea and Samaria due to what it alleges as “Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank that are at the core of the dispute between Israelis and Palestinians,” according to …
Parents who refuse to vaccinate their kids could be fined $540.06 if a measure approved by the Ministerial Committee for Legislation on Sunday is enacted into law.
Hamas and other armed Gazan factions launched a widespread rocket and mortar assault on southern Israel as evening descended on Monday, in an assault seen by the terror organizations as a calculated risk.
Israel said it has cut off talks with Egypt and the United Nations Special Envoy to Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov regarding a ceasefire with Hamas, as over 400 rockets were fired at Israeli civilian centers in less than 24 hours.
October proved to be the best month for Israeli tourism, thanks to almost 500,000 tourists injecting $676.3 million into the economy, according to the country’s Tourism Ministry.
Oman publicly called for regional recognition of Israel a day after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a historic visit to the Sultanate on Friday, The Jerusalem Post reported.
A 2,000-year-old antiquities city near Afula were damaged by two antique robbers with a backhoe loader, according to the Israel Antiquities Authority Unit for the Prevention of Antiquities Robbery.
Israeli Supreme Court justice David Mintz narrowly escaped being lynched by three Arabs on Monday morning who blocked his vehicle and came towards him armed with hammers.
The brother and sister of 23-year-old Ashraf Walid Suleiman Na’alowa were detained on Sunday as a massive manhunt for the terrorist who shot two Israelis to death at an industrial park continues.
The Israel Defense Forces released images on Thursday of Hezbollah facilities in the heart of Lebanon’s capital, saying they proved the Shi’ite terrorist group is trying to build weapon-production sites near the Lebanese capital’s airport.
U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman wished the Jewish people a happy Sukkot holiday on Sunday, thanking an Israeli farm for allowing him to pluck his own etrog this year.
Whether or not the Trump administration’s announcement on Rosh Hashanah that it was closing the Palestine Liberation Organization’s mission in Washington, D.C., its de facto embassy, was orchestrated for dramatic effect, it was certainly perceived as symbolic of the administration’s recent a…
A yellow balloon with Arabic writing on it landed in the Jewish community of Beit Horon north of Jerusalem on Sunday, and is believed to be an incendiary “terror balloon” like the ones that have been launched from Gaza to start arson fires along the border inside Israel.
The U.S. Embassy in Israel, along with several other Jewish organizations, held its annual service in commemoration of the 17th anniversary of those who lost their lives during the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.
A group of Israeli farmers arrived at the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague on Monday to file a war crimes’ complaint against top Hamas officials for arson kite terrorism along the Gaza border.
An Israeli equestrian has decided to withdraw from an International Equestrian Federation event that serves as a qualifier for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, due to its conflict with Yom Kippur on Sept. 19.
A major reform to Israel’s gun law meant to put an end to terrorism on Israeli streets will make more than 500,000 more Israelis eligible to receive permits to buy and carry handguns.
Three shipping containers containing tens of thousands of balloons on their way to Gaza were stopped and confiscated at the Ashdod port, according to a report by Channel 10.
Israeli nurses will begin a nationwide strike on Tuesday in protest of what they describe as rising violence against health-care personnel in Israeli hospitals and care facilities.
The head of Jewish Federations of North America returned from Israel empty-handed a few weeks ago after a last-ditch effort to stop passage of a controversial bill.
A new poll by the Walla news website shows that most Israelis support the Nationality Law, with 58 percent agreeing with the current language and 34 percent opposed to it.
The San Francisco Bay Area nonprofit JIMENA (Jews Indigenous to the Middle East and North Africa) has announced a new partnership program with Israel’s Ministry of Social Equality (MSE), Beit Hatfutsot: The Museum of Jewish Peoplehood and Ben-Gurion University (BGU) of the Negev to produce a…
A pair of Israeli cabinet members and a Knesset member have in recent weeks inflamed tensions between the Jewish state and leaders of American Jewish organizations by expressing opposition or even disdain towards supporters of an improved egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall (Kotel) …
Nestled in the Western Negev, along the desert’s edge and the border with the Gaza Strip, 32 small agricultural kibbutzim and villages have created an oasis in an otherwise overlooked part of Israel. For many residents of what is often referred to as “The Gaza Envelope,” their lives represen…
Israel will be the fourth nation on the planet to land a spacecraft on the moon, when its SpaceIL touches down on Earth’s only natural satellite on Feb. 13, 2019.