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Israel releases al-Shifa hospital chief, sparking fury

Israeli officials released Gaza's al-Shifa hospital chief Mohammad Abu Salmiya from prison, seemingly without charge, seven months after he was accused of working with Hamas.

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

White House Temper Tantrum: Why Did The White House Cancel Its Meeting With Israel?

 The White House decided to cancel a high-level U.S.-Israel meeting after Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu posted a video claiming the U.S. has been withholding weapons and ammunition to Israel.

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Jerusalem Day flag march to pass through Damascus Gate

Over 3,000 police officers and border guards will secure the march and other events.

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JNF forest to be uprooted to expand Dangerous Arab village Encroaching on main road. • הקול היהודי

While the IDF has establishing a brigade to protect forces moving on roads during wartime, the Israel Lands Authority is expanding the Arab village of Kafr Kanna in a manner that encroaches on a major road. The Lev HaGalil Organization said, “Drop this pl

News | ISRAEL NEWS

How the Hamas pogrom galvanized Israel’s enemies

Hostility to the Jewish state goes wide and deep, apparently further than some thought before Oct. 7.

Politics | Israeli Politics

Smotrich moves to collapse PA economy after ‘political terrorism'

Israel's finance minister is acting in response to Ramallah's pursuit of unilateral statehood, ICC prosecution.

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The Palestinian Authority

Palestinian Authority Government 'Resigns' in Fake Display of Reform for U.S.

The Palestinian Authority (PA) government "resigned" to appease U.S. pressure for "reform" as a condition for governing postwar Gaza.

News | In The News

Meet The American Cowboys Who Rushed To Israel To Fill In For Farmers Called Up To Fight Hamas

A group of American cowboys from Montana and Arkansas answered a call for help from Israelis in need of labor as the war with Hamas has caused foreign agriculture workers to flee, and reservists to leave their day jobs to fight in Gaza.

News | Israel At War

THE LATEST: Massive barrage on central Israel as UK PM visits; IDF says 203 abductees held by Hamas

  Operation Swords of Iron entered its 13th day on Thursday as Israel continued to strike Hamas in Gaza and

News | Israel At War

IDF Spokesperson: Hamas Terrorists Planned Prolonged Invasion Of South

'We have notified 169 families of IDF fallen soldiers,' the Israeli general says 'this is a top national priority task for us' - Click the link for more details.

Politics | Opinion

Tel Aviv Riot: How Intra-Communal Eritrean Violence Was Used To Malign Israel

Why did some news outlets and social media commentators make an intra-Eritrean conflict all about the Israeli response?

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Israel mulls response after Tel Aviv riot leaves 170 injured

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu convenes a special ministerial team to consider the state's next moves after a protest by Eritrean asylum seekers turned violent, leaving 49 police officers wounded.

Politics | Judea & Samaria

Ben-Gvir isn't being racist: West Bank security is paramount

Until a political solution emerges for this area coveted by two peoples, the safety of Israeli lives does take precedence over the unlimited freedom of access for Palestinians.

News | The UN

At UN Security Council meeting, DC, Moscow and Paris take aim at Israel

Washington’s ambassador to the United Nations repeated claims that yet-untried Israeli suspects involved in a deadly incident earlier this month were terrorists.

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Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: Jewish blood is flowing like water

Safed Chief Rabbi responds to murder of two Israelis in Huwara yesterday.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

'World First' Underwater Jetpack Gives Divers And Surfers A Boost

A startup in Israel is launching what it describes as the world’s first completely hands-free underwater “smart scooter

Politics | American Politics

Democrat-Led Anti-Israel Bill Relies on Research From Designated Terror Group

A Democrat-led bill condemning Israel’s so-called military occupation of Palestinian lands relies on research from an Israeli-designated terrorist organization.

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The Palestinian Authority

The Illegal Palestinian Settlements You've Never Heard Of

It begins with a little-known 2009 document and ends with the Palestinian takeover of Israeli land with encouragement from the EU.

News | ISRAEL NEWS

Opponents of Netanyahu's judicial reforms want government by tantrum

Richard A. Epstein and Max Raskin: Democrats can't stand Supreme Court power in U.S., but attack Israel over sensible overhaul

News | The Temple Mount

Video of Jews performing Priestly Blessing on Temple Mount sparks Palestinian outrage

While Jewish prayer has been conducted quietly on the Temple Mount since 2019, the video showed relatively public prayer.

News | The UN

Elder Of Ziyon - UN-OCHA moving the goalposts to make Israel look bad

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Miscellaneous | Jewish Life

Largest Birthright Group Breaks Record at Kotel

Mayanot Israel see largest group, 800, to arrive in single day; largest group from abroad at Kotel with 1,127

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Elder Of Ziyon - Most Palestinian media refers to all Israelis as "settlers"

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IDF: Iron Dome failure responsible for fatal rocket attack in Rehovot

Iron Dome missile defense system launched interceptor towards long-range rocket, but missed, resulting in direct hit on building.

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Israel's Cohen to ambassadors: Missiles from Gaza ‘double war crime’

UNSC to hold meeting on Israel-Palestinian conflict; Republicans, Democrats voice support for Israel, EU calls for “proportionate” force.

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Terrorists fire rocket barrages at Israel as IDF strikes PIJ assets in Gaza

Warning sirens blare across communities near Gaza including Ashkelon, as well as in Ashdod and the greater Tel Aviv area.

Politics | Opinion

Enemies wage an ‘unconventional’ legal war against Israel

Amid a lecture tour at U.S. law schools, the former Knesset member discusses attempts to censor her and her message for the next generation of attorneys.

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The Palestinian Authority

IDF struck 16 targets in Gaza overnight in response to 100 rockets

Despite the low number of casualties on the Gaza side, the IDF denied that Israel had avoided targeting Hamas sites with personnel who were present.

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Protesting UN debate on Yom Hazikaron, Israeli ambassador reads names of fallen Israelis

“Today’s debate has crossed all lines. Not only am I both appalled and outraged to the very depths of my soul, but I am sad—very, very, sad,” said Gilad Erdan, Israeli ambassador to the United Nations.

Politics | Opinion

Israel’s protests cross sacred red lines

The battle is existential and reflects a similar struggle in the west

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Israeli police thwart Jerusalem terrorist attack during Passover

The suspect, a cook, planned a stabbing using a knife from his place of work, investigators say.

News | Iran

Iran Targets Israel on All Fronts, Seizing Opportunity of Dissent and Biden's Hostility

Iran is staging attacks against Israel through its proxies, taking advantage of Israel's internal dissent and Biden's cold shoulder.

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Israel on the Brink: Rockets Fired From Gaza and Lebanon, Riots on Temple Mount & Israeli Sisters Murdered in Terror Attack

As Passover celebrations began in the Holy Land, a crisis was brewing as Palestinian leaders encouraged rioting on the Temple Mount under the pretense of

Politics | "Apartheid" State?

Elder Of Ziyon - More "Apartheid:" Israel helps free Israeli Arab anti-Zionist activist from UAE prison

Blogging about Israel and the Arab world since, oh, forever.

Politics | Judea & Samaria

Knesset repeals 2005 act on West Bank settlement pullout

  The Knesset on Tuesday voted 31-18 to repeal articles of the 2005 Gaza Disengagement Law banning Israelis from entering

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Palestinian Islamic Jihad accuses Israel of killing operative in Syria

Ali Ramzi al-Assad, 31, known in the terrorist group as “the engineer commander,” was reportedly killed in a suburb of Damascus.

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Judicial Reform Gutted, Now It’s Mostly Bills to Save Bibi’s & Deri’s Hides

The entire legislation banning the Supreme Court from annulling constitutional laws has been shelved.

News | ISRAEL NEWS

Elder Of Ziyon - Dizengoff terrorist was a child Hamas soldier, had promised at his second sentencing "there won't be a third time"

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Israeli defense minister holds high-level meetings on unspecified ‘security incidents’

Following situational assessments with the heads of Israel’s security forces, Defense Minister Yoav Gallant instructs them to continue striving to maintain “the daily routine of Israeli citizens.”

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Three people wounded, one critically, in terror shooting in Tel Aviv

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: “We send our hopes and our wishes for the speedy recovery of the wounded, and we strengthen the security forces who are fighting terrorists this night and every night.”

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Yaniv brothers’ killer was released from Israeli jail months before the attack

Hamas member Abdel Fattah Hussein Kharousha was reportedly freed four months ago, after being arrested for planning shooting attacks against Israeli soldiers.

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Israeli forces kill Palestinian terrorist responsible for Huwara attack

Three YAMAM officers were injured in the Jenin raid, while the terrorist who murdered Hallel and Yagel Yaniv was killed.

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Israel Police thwart plot to assassinate Ben-Gvir

The suspect, a resident of eastern Jerusalem, was allegedly paid by terrorist groups to carry out the murder during a visit by the Israeli minister to the Temple Mount during Ramadan.

Politics | Opinion

Israel’s Supreme Court debate: Let’s start with the facts

  Writing in the Tablet on Feb. 22, an Israeli scholar of the American political system claims that the proposed

Politics | Judea & Samaria

Jews return to Evyatar outpost in wake of terror attack

Israeli security forces were in the process of evacuating those staying at the site on Monday morning.

News | News

17 States Demand Answers From Ratings Giant Morningstar Over Anti-Israel Bias

Financial services firm Morningstar "may be furthering the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel," 17 attorneys general said in a letter sent on Tuesday and obtained by the Washington Free Beacon—and they want answers as to why

News | ISRAEL NEWS

UN Reprimands and Reassigns Official Who Criticized Palestinian Terror Attacks on Israel

The United Nations forced an official who publicly admonished Palestinian terror groups for a spate of rocket attacks on Israeli citizens to delete her Twitter account and reassigned her to a new job, a U.N. official told the Washington Free Beacon.

News | ISRAEL NEWS

Trump was a gift, Biden is the punishment

  Many Israelis are concerned over the US president's impending visit. His itinerary is already published, the subjects on the

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Knesset disbands, sets elections for Nov. 1; Lapid becomes interim PM at midnight

After days of debate, lawmakers finally dissolve parliament in 92-0 vote, ending Bennett's year-long government; Netanyahu slams outgoing coalition as a 'failed experiment'

News | ISRAEL NEWS

Watch: Arabs pelt police with rocks on Temple Mount

After Jews were forbidden from ascending the mount due to fears of provocation, Arab rioters continued attacking police.

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PICTURES: Palestinians Celebrate, Hand out Candy After Terror Attack that Killed 5 in Tel Aviv

Palestinians in multiple cities came out to celebrate a shooting attack by a terrorist in a Tel Aviv suburb on Tuesday evening.

Politics | Politics

Israelis Mount Their Own COVID-19 ‘Freedom Convoy’

An Israeli “Freedom Convoy” heads towards Jerusalem to protest against restrictions to contain the spread of COVID-19, near Ein Hemed, …

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Fall of Afghanistan Shows Israel Must Rely on Itself

An Afghan soldier stands in a military vehicle on a street in Kabul, Afghanistan, August 15, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer A former …

Travel | Israel

6 Arabs Arrested for Multi-Million Sheikh Jarrah Real Estate Forgery Scam

The suspects, using forged documents and inside information, allegedly stole millions of state-owned land in Eastern Jerusalem.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Hamas Tacitly Admits That Israel Is Only Hitting Military Targets

A screenshot of drone footage of a Jerusalem-area house damaged by Hamas rocket fire. Photo: Channel N12 screenshot. The official …

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Understanding the Sheikh Jarrah Property Dispute

The entrance to the Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah. Photo: Tamar Hayardeni/Wikimedia. JNS.org – The current dispute in Jerusalem’s Sheikh …

Politics | Politics

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.

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.

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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,

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

News | The News

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

News | ISRAEL NEWS

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

News | The News

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.

News | Israel

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.