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Israel comes to a standstill to remember 23,928 fallen

Country plunges into mourning as sirens mark start of Memorial Day; 43 soldiers and civilians killed since last year; Rivlin entreats nation: Israel must not be 'taken for granted'

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The mezuzah on the Hezbollah tunnel

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Politics | Israeli Politics

End Netanyahu-hatred – start advancing Israel’s national interest instead

Netanyahu has the most voter support, while he, Liberman, Sa'ar and Bennett and their voters share common major policies and views. Op-ed.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

In First, 3 Israeli Nanosatellites Launch Into Space For Geolocation Mission

The nanosatellites will move autonomously on a high-accuracy geolocation mission for search and rescue, remote sensing, and environmental monitoring.

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Report: Israel Sits Comfortably Among Scaleup Nations, Known for Their Resiliency in Tough Times

Employees of the D-ID startup company work at the company’s office in Tel Aviv, Israel, Feb. 7, 2018. Photo: Reuters …

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Israeli EMS Roll Outs COVID Rapid Tests With Biotech Startup Nanosynex

Nanosynex's founders coordinated a donation of some 200 rapid testing kits as part of a pilot initiative with United Hatzalah.

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Biden Reverses on Change to U.S. Ambassador to Israel Twitter Name to Include West Bank and Gaza

The Biden administration on Wednesday changed the U.S. ambassador to Israel's Twitter account name to read, "the official Twitter account of the U.S. Ambassador to Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza," walking back the Trump administration's pro-Israel polici

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How Israel Rolled Up Its Sleeves And Became Vaccination Nation

Leading in COVID-19 inoculation, the country’s small size, high efficiency, and a healthy dose of chutzpah has it on its way to herd immunity.

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Red Cross Calls Out Israeli Hit ‘Fauda’ Over Fictional Human Rights ‘Violations’

Israeli actor Lior Raz in the trailer for ‘Fauda’ season 3. Photo: Screenshot. The International Committee of the Red Cross …

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Israel’s historic missile test: A message to Iran, Hezbollah, allies - The Jerusalem Post

Today’s warfare is not about hunting down terrorists in buildings or using tanks, it is also about confronting hi-tech missiles and drones

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The Palestinian Authority

Palestinian Authority Prisoners Official Told the New York Times ‘Pay to Slay’ Would Be Changed, Then Denied It in Arabic

Palestinians protest against an Israeli decision to trim funds over prisoner stipends, in Hebron in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, February …

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Israel To Send Its Second Astronaut To Space In 2021

Israeli astronaut Eytan Stibbe is expected to take off next year on a research mission logging 200 hours at the International Space Station.

History | History

Special vessels show Jewish continuity in Israel after Roman destruction

The use of chalkstones vessels did not stop with the destruction of city in the second century CE as previously thought, but continued in the Galilee for at least two more centuries.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Bio-Defense Lab To Begin Clinical Trial For COVID-19 Vaccine

The Israel Institute for Biological Research will begin a 3-phase clinical trial with human participants for its vaccine candidate, Brilife.

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Elder Of Ziyon - Another video of Gulf Muslims being harassed by Palestinians at Al Aqsa

Palestinian Muslims are proud to share videos of them insulting their fellow Muslims at Al Aqsa when they happen to come from Gulf countries.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

4 Israeli Universities Named Among 50 Top Producers Of Entrepreneurs

Tel Aviv, Technion, Hebrew U and BGU among universities churning out a high number of entrepreneurs behind VC-backed firms, in new report by PitchBook.

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Arab funding for Palestinian Authority down 85% in 2020

Arab aid for the Palestinian Authority plummeted by 85% in 2020, the New Arab reported Wednesday. According to the report,

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Report: UAE-Israel deal to be phased to block Israel from applying sovereignty before 2024

Man in comma since Hanukkah stabbing opens eyes, is breathing on his own, sources say.

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Bahrain Joins 'Circle of Peace,' Following UAE in Normalizing Ties With Israel

Manama, Bahrain. Photo: Wadiia via Wikimedia Commons. Bahrain joined the United Arab Emirates in striking an agreement to normalize relations …

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Coming soon to Israel: Medical tourism from UAE, as part of new hospital deal

Sheba Medical Center says Israel will become popular destination for treatment, due to geographical proximity to Gulf state and convenience of having many Arabic speakers on staff

Politics | BDS

The End of the UAE Boycott Is a Blow to BDS

A pro-BDS demonstration. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel suffered a major blow this …

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The Palestinian Authority

Not just fires: Hamas sending floating bombs to Israel

Yesterday, Anna Ahronheim of the Jerusalem Post tweeted, “An explosive balloon landed on a basketball court in the southern #Israeli city of Netivot earlier tonight and exploded near children. There were no injuries but damage to the court.”

The photos are chilling.

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New bill aims to change law regarding who can make aliyah - The Jerusalem Post

Since 1970, the law - and its accompanying aliyah benefits - have applied to anyone with a Jewish grandparent.

News | Iran

In Jerusalem, Pompeo Talks With Israeli Leaders About Joint Efforts to 'Counter Iran's Destabilizing Influence' in Middle East

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu make joint statements during a news conference, after …

Politics | Judea & Samaria

'I hope sovereignty is a matter of when, not if,' says former US envoy

Former US Special Representative for Middle East Affairs Jason Greenblatt on Wednesday called on those who opposed the suspension of

News | Israel Around The World

Israel Extends Humanitarian Aid Offer to Lebanon After Devastating Beirut Blast

A damaged vehicle is seen at the site of an explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, Aug. 4, 2020. Photo: Reuters / …

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Israel's anti-government protests deepen Netanyahu's problems | DW | 20.07.2020

Thousands of Israelis have been taking to the streets to protest the government’s handling of the coronavirus crisis. Now, as Israel grapples with a second wave, Prime Minister Netanyahu is under increasing pressure.

Politics | Media Bias

Tlaib Tweets Lies About Ramming Attack, CNN Spreads Story Pushed by Terrorist's Family

A Palestinian’s recent attempt to kill an Israeli policewoman with his car prompted sympathy for the terrorist from Rashida Tlaib and a troubling report from CNN.

News | Israel Around The World

Israel and UAE to Cooperate in Fight Against Coronavirus

An Etihad Airways plane is seen on the tarmac after landing at Ben-Gurion International Airport, near Tel Aviv, Israel, June …

News | Antisemitism Watch

Exploiting the Floyd protests to demonize Israel

This “blame it on Israel” or “blame it on the Jews” bigotry is common throughout the world at demonstrations for legitimate causes, that are unrelated to the Mid-East.

Politics | BDS

BDS co-founder says goal of movement is end of Israel

During a 20-minute interview in Arabic via a Podcast, Omar Barghouti appears to have let slip its real objective.

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Coronavirus could shut 70,000 Israeli businesses this year, report warns

Since start of pandemic, there has been a 70% drop in number of new businesses, mainly due to economic uncertainty, Dun & Bradstreet says

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At Long Last, Gantz and Netanyahu Sign Coalition Deal, Ending Israeli Political Impasse

Blue and White leader Benny Gantz and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sign a coalition agreement, ending Israel’s year-long political impasse, …

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'Exit' Plans: Israel Looks For A Way Out Of The Coronavirus Lockdown

After 5 weeks of isolation and closures, Israel is starting to think about how to emerge from the crisis.

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The Palestinian Authority

Hamas Arrests Palestinians in Gaza for Zoom Video Chat With Israelis

Palestinian police officers loyal to Hamas march during a graduation ceremony in Gaza City, April 29, 2019. Photo: Reuters / …

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Israeli scientists: Coronavirus vaccine to be tested on humans by June 1

MIGAL and IIBR are both testing potential COVID-19 vaccinations on mammals

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The Palestinian Authority

PA asks Israel to test thousands of Palestinian workers before they return home

Up to 50,000 laborers expected to move back to West Bank ahead of Passover, sparking fears of surge in infections; Shtayyeh blasts notion of Israel 'medically annexing' territory

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Arabs Riot in Jaffa After Resident Arrested for Violating Quarantine Regulations

An aerial view of the port of Jaffa. Photo: Andrew Shiva via Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – Arab residents of Jaffa …

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Medical Device Company’s Israel Division to Provide Ventilator Blueprints for Free

The Israel division of the medical device company Medtronic will provide the blueprints for its ventilators for free to companies seeking to manufacture them.

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Badly-Hit Israeli Town Succeeds in Beating Coronavirus

A beit midrash in the Israeli town of Kiryat Yearim. Photo: Michael Jacobson via Wikimedia Commons. As Israel remains under …

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Israel ranks 'safest' country during coronavirus pandemic

The website Deep Knowledge Group has ranked Israel the safest country in the world in terms of its handling of

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Palestinian Authority daily slams Israel for closing mosques, Hamas for not closing mosques - The Jerusalem Post

The PA Religious Affairs Ministry has recommended that Palestinians should avoid mosques and instead pray at home due to the risk of contracting COVID-19.

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Coronavirus Is Bringing Israel Together — and Help to the World

An Israeli police officer helps a Health Ministry inspector put on protective gear before they go up to the apartment …

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Israeli stabbing victim pulls knife out of own neck, kills terrorist

Yonatan Azarihab, who was collecting money for charity, hospitalized in moderate condition after Petah Tikva attack

Politics | Politics

Netanyahu’s victory is an indictment of his indictment

The silver lining for Netanyahu of not having an immunity request on the Knesset’s docket was that long debates on his status would not be at the top of the news in the weeks before an election.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Rather than drifting away, over two-thirds of US Jews feel tie to Israel -- poll | The Times of Israel

8 out of 10 survey respondents say they are pro-Israel; Netanyahu's support of Trump tops list of reasons Jewish Americans are critical of Israeli policies

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Balad leader Zahalka opposes recommending Gantz as PM

A Joint Arab List meeting on Saturday ended without a decision to recommend Blue and White leader Benny Gantz for

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Netanyahu Seeking United Right-Religious Bloc for Coalition Talks | Jewish & Israel News

Laborers work on hanging up a Likud election campaign banner depicting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with his party candidates, …

History | Archeology

Archaeologists unearth 2000-year-old Hebrew 'Jerusalem' inscription - Jerusalem Post

The find is the first written evidence of the name "Jerusalem" found on a column drum dating from the Herodian period.

Travel | Israeli Culture

Everything you thought you knew about religious Zionists is wrong | The Times of Israel

On issues of land concessions, religious freedoms and gay rights, the answers of community members may come as a surprise

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Israel Plans New Moonshot After Maiden Mission Fails | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

An image of the Earth and Israel’s Beresheet spacecraft en route to the Moon. Photo: screenshot. The aerospace company behind …

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

New York Times: 'Israel Says' a Terror Attack Happened | HonestReporting

Why did the New York Times' first headline in response to a brutal Palestinian terrorist attack, state "Israel Says" when the facts were already known?

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

As new anti-Israel threats emerge, students get crash course on changing campus environment

A four-day conference run by CAMERA in Boston teaches tools of activism, using words, facts, patience and plain-old courage to combat the scourge of anti-Israel sentiment on campus.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Johannesburg councilor suspended for Israel support

“I would like to declare that I am a friend of Israel, and the city of Johannesburg is a friend of Israel! Shalom, Shalom!” she declared on Sunday.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Palestinian Professor Who Led Auschwitz Trip Caught Justifying Terror by Aussie Dave | Israellycool

Troubling.

News | BDS

The REAL Essence of the BDS (Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions) Movement

In Syria hundreds of thousands of children, women and men are being slaughtered, and the world is silent but targets Israel. In Arab lands and countries around Israel women are raped and beheaded and the world is silent.

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A Curable Disease | Nurit Greenger | The Blogs | The Times of Israel

End the Wars of the Jews against Jews Discrimination of Jews by Jews is in the spotlight in Israel right......

Politics | Op-Ed

Dershowitz Rips Obama on Iran: Couldn't 'Negotiate a One-month Lease' - Breitbart

Famed defense attorney and retired Harvard Law School professor Alan Dershowitz ripped President Barack Obama in an address to a conference of pro-Israel activists in Los Angeles on Saturday evening. Dershowitz, who backed Obama in both the 2008 and 2012

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Angry Iranians urge their government: Be more like Israel

Times of London: Iranians take to social media to denounce government's handling of hostage crisis in which Pakistani militants killed a border guard.