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    The Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade is traveling from the streets of Manhattan to Jerusalem; ‘Together—walking with world Jewry’ will be a show of unity between Jews in Israel and Jews in the Diaspora.
    Posted: November 17, 2018, 11:08 am
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    Proponents view the cable car as an innovative solution to traffic woes, while critics call it an eyesore, a Disneyfication of the sacred city or a ploy to further Judaize Jerusalem.
    Posted: November 16, 2018, 7:56 pm
  • צילום: אבי רוקח
    Heads of regional councils on the Gaza border say the defense minister, who announced his resignation on Wednesday, was 'warm and attentive' to them; 'unfortunately, he saw Gaza as a lost battle.'
    Posted: November 15, 2018, 4:56 pm
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    The education minister publicly asks to replace the outgoing Lieberman, vowing to fight ‘the octopus called Iran’; In addition, coalition heads urge Prime Minister Netanyahu to dissolve the government.
    Posted: November 15, 2018, 2:29 pm
  • צילום: איתי בית-און, לע"מ
    Following Defense Minister Lieberman's resignation, Netanyahu takes defense portfolio in addition to being the prime minister and foreign affairs minister; he is considering giving up the Foreign Affairs Ministry and keeping the Defense Ministry.
    Posted: November 15, 2018, 1:42 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס, יואב דודקביץ
    Despite Netanyahu's reassurances, Haredi parties might prefer early elections to a narrow coalition in which any member can sponsor legislation that threatens their interests on the IDF draft, conversion, and the Shabbat.
    Posted: November 15, 2018, 12:06 pm
  • צילום: אלכס קולומויסקי
    Minister Tzachi Hanegbi says over 460 rockets fired from Gaza at southern Israel were a 'minor' response to the botched IDF mission in the strip, noting there is a difference between attacking the South and attacking Tel Aviv; Netanyahu rejects statement.
    Posted: November 15, 2018, 10:27 am
  • צילום: יואב דודקביץ
    The mother of a terror victim was removed from a discussion on capital punishment Wednesday: She slammed MK Zandberg: ' if it was your child you would have behaved differently.'
    Posted: November 14, 2018, 8:17 pm
  • צילום: גדי קבלו
    The news that the government agreed to an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with Hamas was met with anger by Israelis living in communities bordering Gaza; residents burned tires and blocked the entrance to Sderot, while high school students declare strike.
    Posted: November 14, 2018, 4:08 pm
  • צילום: אוהד צויגנברג
    In protest of Gaza ceasefire and efforts to reach an arrangement with Hamas, Defense Minister Lieberman resigns and quits the government; Israel is 'buying short-term quiet, with the price being severe long-term damage to national security,' he charges.
    Posted: November 14, 2018, 11:48 am
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    Israeli ambassador Danny Danon slams 'morally bankrupt' countries blaming Israel for latest round of fighting with Hamas in Gaza, rejects calls for restraint on both sides: 'Hamas attacks and fires over 460 rockets at civilians, and Israel protects its people.'
    Posted: November 14, 2018, 10:54 am
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    In first, Popular Resistance Committees' military wing releases footage of attack in which 4 IDF soldiers were wounded near the southern Gaza border in February, when an explosive device went off near an army patrol.
    Posted: November 14, 2018, 7:06 am
  • צילום: EPA
    Several municipalities see upsets in the runoff vote, with veteran mayors losing their seats; in Kiryat Shmona, two-terms Mayor Nissim Malka lost to 32-year-old Avihai Stern; Israel's longest-serving mayor Shlomo Bohbot lost in Ma'alot-Tarshiha after 42 years in office.
    Posted: November 14, 2018, 6:51 am
  • צילום: אוהד צויגנברג
    Netanyahu approved the ceasefire in Gaza mediated by Egypt and the UN, but some Cabinet ministers claim he 'engineered' the discussion to reach the outcome he desired, leaving them no choice in the matter.
    Posted: November 13, 2018, 9:55 pm
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    Building contractor Mahmoud Abu Asbah (48) would sleep in Israel and return home to West Bank on weekends; his son, Bashir: ‘he called me, said he was scared and wanted to return home.’
    Posted: November 13, 2018, 6:08 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    Arab media reports a cease-fire has been reached; according to a political source, Hamas requested cease-fire using four different mediators; in response Israel says the state of affairs would be determined on the ground.
    Posted: November 13, 2018, 1:55 pm
  • צילום: mct
    As rocket barrages continue on Tuesday morning, Palestinian man from Hebron killed, 2 women seriously and moderately hurt in direct rocket hit on residential building in Ashkelon; dozens others treated for light injuries and shock; Hamas, Islamic Jihad threaten to target Ashdod, Be'er Sheva and even farther if IDF continues retaliatory strikes in Gaza.
    Posted: November 13, 2018, 10:57 am
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    During its operation in Gaza, the army attacks dozens of targets belonging to Hamas and Islamic Jihad, including four 'unique' terrorist properties; IDF attacks terrorist squad, killing one terrorist as a result; Security cabinet instructs IDF to continue operations as necessary.
    Posted: November 13, 2018, 8:39 am
  • צילום: AFP
    IDF Spokesperson blames Hamas for flare up, IAF strikes over 70 targets in the Gaza Strip after militants launch more than 300 rockets at Israeli communities in southern Israel, 60 intercepted; IDF soldier in critical condition.
    Posted: November 12, 2018, 9:47 pm
  • צילום: משרד הביטחון, מפא"ת
    Defense Ministry, IAI, have developed a highly maneuverable combat robot that will be able to carry out missions alongside ground troops, neutralize and warn forces regarding hidden threats on the battlefield.
    Posted: November 12, 2018, 7:34 pm
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    Despite controversial Polish Holocaust law, relations are tightening between Jewish State and Poland; data shows that since 2002, 28,736 Israelis were granted a Polish passport, with 10,820 Israelis receiving it between the years 2015-2017.
    Posted: November 12, 2018, 6:45 pm
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    Friends, relatives of Lt. Col. M., killed during covert IDF operation in Gaza Sunday night, told Ynet he was a source of pride and inspiration, pillar of his community; Bennett visits wounded Res. captain.
    Posted: November 12, 2018, 5:53 pm
  • צילום: הרצל יוסף
    They go through exhausting training and risk their lives in order to save stranded hikers—only the toughest make it. Rana’a Gaboa made history when she became the first Bedouin woman to volunteer in the police rescue unit.
    Posted: November 12, 2018, 4:00 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Gazans called for revenge as they buried 7 Palestinian militants killed in Israeli undercover forces incursion Sunday night; Hamas launched a security sweep across the strip, salvo of rockets launched.
    Posted: November 12, 2018, 3:06 pm
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    Social workers say they face grave violence on a daily basis while police close assault cases due to 'lack of public interest'; they demand security measures at their workplaces, as well as more manpower to deal with the workload.
    Posted: November 12, 2018, 12:47 pm
  • צילום: הרצל יוסף
    A special IDF force was discovered while operating in Gaza, leading to fire exchange with Hamas terrorists; IDF officer killed, another moderately wounded; Palestinians launch 17 rockets Israeli border communities, with Iron Dome system intercepting 3 of them.
    Posted: November 12, 2018, 5:55 am
  • צילום: צילום מסך
    Israeli intelligence firm is recruiting Ephraim Halevy, who headed the Mossad; Halevy will help screen potential clients to prevent further scandals for the company.
    Posted: November 11, 2018, 10:32 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    Hamas's military wing brigade commander killed and 7 wounded during an Israeli Air Force (IAF) airstrike in southern Gaza on Sunday, according to Palestinian sources; IDF confirms fire exchanges developed during a military activity in the strip.
    Posted: November 11, 2018, 10:07 pm
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    'The conversation with President Putin was good and businesslike,' PM Netanyahu tells reporters after WWI commemorations in Paris; adds he seeks to prevent unnecessary war in Gaza.
    Posted: November 11, 2018, 7:27 pm
  • צילום: אבי מועלם
    Almost 13 years after the Gulf state announced it will no longer participate in the Arab boycott of Israel, Bahrain invites Minister Eli Cohen to participate in Startup Nations Ministerial event.
    Posted: November 11, 2018, 12:23 pm
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    The party's field activists claim the act was in protest over Netanyahu's involvement in Case 3000, investigation into acquisition of submarines from Germany; "The country is sinking along with Bibi," read one of the banners attached to the installation.
    Posted: November 10, 2018, 2:06 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    Lebanese paper Al Alkhbar reports a sea route will be established between Gaza and Cyprus, under international supervision and Israeli security supervision.
    Posted: November 10, 2018, 10:11 am
  • צילום: AP
    Rabat’s decision to teach the Holocaust is the first time an Arab state takes such an initiative, marking a turning point in what some analysts see as shifting Arab perspectives. As for the Palestinian perspective? Though they might recognize the Holocaust, expert says they have no true empathy towards the horrific genocide.
    Posted: November 10, 2018, 6:55 am
  • Photo: David Rawlings
    CyberGirlz, a program that prepares Israeli teens to enter the cutting-edge field of cybersecurity, aims to close the gender gap in an industry where women only make up 11% of the workforce; program founder: 'if we want equal representation, then we need to start at a young age.'
    Posted: November 9, 2018, 8:44 pm
  • צילום: אסף גברעם
    Infiltrator crosses Gaza border fence into Israel; IDF apprehends perpetrator suspected of arson in moshav Netiv HaAsara; no casualties are reported.
    Posted: November 9, 2018, 8:21 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    A $15 million Qatari cash infusion paid out to Palestinian civil servants in the Gaza Strip; some Gazan teens smash Qatari Amb. Mohammed Al-Emadi's bodyguard's car as the envoy visits one of the 'March of Return' demonstration sites.
    Posted: November 9, 2018, 5:00 pm
  • Photo: Victor Cabrera
    Roughly 20% of Bedouin families are polygamous. For years, women’s spirits were being crushed and nobody in Israel paid attention, but now things are expected to change as authorities issue 15 indictments against alleged offenders. 'I didn’t know what a boy was and suddenly I had two of my own,' says woman who entered a polygamous marriage at 14.
    Posted: November 9, 2018, 3:52 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    The Israel Police says it gathered sufficient evidence in investigation into Israel's acquisition of submarines and patrol boats from Germany to indict former senior politicians and IDF officers as well as close associates of Prime Minister Netanyahu.
    Posted: November 9, 2018, 11:56 am
  • צילום: דנה קופל
    Over the past week three people have been killed in car bombs attached to their vehicles as part of the criminal world’s game of keeping score; latest incident saw a car explode on the busy Coastal Highway.
    Posted: November 8, 2018, 7:59 pm
  • צילום: שלום בר טל
    In precedent-setting decision, Jerusalem District Court Judge Moshe Drori rules tort claim filed by Shurat HaDin on behalf of two Jewish American women held hostage by PLO terrorists in 1985 will be heard in Israel, despite the fact they're not citizens.
    Posted: November 8, 2018, 7:38 pm
  • צילום: חיים צח/ לע"מ
    Completing a 90 kilometer, five day march, some 6,000 youth from the Gaza border communities arrived at a protest rally in front of the Knesset in Jerusalem: "Let us grow up in peace," they cried.
    Posted: November 8, 2018, 5:32 pm
  • צילום: דוברות משרד המשפטים, ירון ברנר
    Justice Minister Shaked demands Attorney General Mandelblit to fire his deputy Dina Zilber after she criticized the loyalty in culture bill proposal at a Knesset committee discussion; stressing he won't allow outside interference in the managing of his department, the AG decided to halt Zilber's appearances in the Knesset or government until he can clarify the matter with her.
    Posted: November 8, 2018, 12:16 pm
  • צילום: יריב כץ
    Wounded from the 2015 stabbing at the Jerusalem Pride Parade appeal to appointments committee requesting to reverse decision to appoint Moshe Edri as new police commissioner after he didn't take responsibility for the tragic incident, which happened while he was the Jerusalem District chief.
    Posted: November 8, 2018, 9:30 am
  • מוטי קמחי
    Artist Itay Zelit is behind sculpture of Culture and Sports Minister Miri Regev resembling Snow White; the sculpture was placed in front of a mirror with a sign reading: 'At the heart of the nation'; in response, Regev tweets, 'Mirror, mirror on the wall, what are the ugliest injustices of them all?'
    Posted: November 8, 2018, 8:52 am
  • רויטרס
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issues formal apology to the 907 German Jews aboard the St. Louis, which was turned down by his country, among others, and had to return to Europe, where over 250 of its passengers were murdered in Nazi death camps.
    Posted: November 8, 2018, 8:02 am
  • צילום: AFP
    Palestinian sources tell London-based Al Hayat that the PA president agreed to accept the arrangement between Israel and Hamas, which was mediated by Egypt, after Egyptian President al-Sisi updated him on the details.
    Posted: November 8, 2018, 7:28 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    In honor of Sigd, President Rivlin and Justice Minister Shaked call on Israelis of Ethiopian descent to submit requests for pardon in order to have their criminal records expunged of non-violent minor crimes.
    Posted: November 7, 2018, 5:43 pm
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    Receiving a very warm welcome upon his arrival in Oman, transportation and intelligence minister presents his “Tracks for Regional Peace” plan; adds his visit stresses Israel's growing strength.
    Posted: November 7, 2018, 4:49 pm
  • צילום: צביקה טישלר
    Some 700 of Kim Levengrond Yehezkel and Ziv Hagbi's friends relatives attend protest march, calling for capital punishment for terrorist Ashraf Naalwa, who is still at large; Kim's family walk with their hands tied, just as she was tied before being shot dead.
    Posted: November 7, 2018, 11:28 am
  • צילום: AFP
    The terror organization announces a wide-scale project in the strip, meant to provide Gaza's university graduates with 10,000 jobs; in addition, 5,000 families whose relatives were severely wounded during the 'March of Return' campaign will receive a NIS 700 grant.
    Posted: November 7, 2018, 8:37 am
  • צילום: עמוס בן גרשום, לע"מ
    Prime Minister Netanyahu hoped to meet with Russian President Putin at a conference marking 100 years to the end of World War I, but as Moscow appears to be avoiding setting such a meeting and the French barred sideline meetings, the PMO is reconsidering the trip.
    Posted: November 7, 2018, 6:27 am
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    IDF says the body of Lt. Yakir Mordechai Naveh, whose fighter jet crashed into the Sea of Galilee in 1962 during a training flight, was found last week among the wreckage of the plane, during the 12th search operation conducted by the IAF to locate the missing pilot.
    Posted: November 6, 2018, 4:17 pm
  • צילום: הרצל יוסף
    Yassin Abu Sidra, the KKL's lookout, stands at the top of an 18-meters-high tower on the Gaza border, scanning the area from dawn till dusk in search of fires caused by incendiary balloons and kites. It's his job to send firefighters to the scene and prevent the flames from spreading.
    Posted: November 6, 2018, 12:05 pm
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    Security forces continue their manhunt for Ashraf Na'alwam, who murdered Ziv Hagbi and Kim Levengrond Yehezkel in the Barkan industrial area last month; in an unusual move, the IDF issues demolition order for the terrorist's house, which will take effect in a few weeks.
    Posted: November 6, 2018, 10:45 am
  • צילום: אוהד  צויגנברג
    In briefing to Knesset's Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, Nadav Argaman says Israeli security forces thwarted 480 terror attacks coming out of the West Bank over the past year, as well as foiled cyber attacks—both terrorism and espionage.
    Posted: November 6, 2018, 9:41 am
  • צילום: EPA
    Speaking in a Likud faction meeting, PM Netanyahu says only technological strength can lead to agreements with the Arab world, since 'concessions are perceived as weakness'; hails US President Trump's decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran.
    Posted: November 6, 2018, 7:33 am
  • צילום: עידו ארז
    According to the indictment, a combat soldier from the Home Front Command kicked and punched a Palestinian detainee whose eyes were covered, causing injuries to his head and back; IDF: 'this is a serious matter that is not taken lightly.'
    Posted: November 5, 2018, 8:02 pm
  • צילום: shutterstock
    Tehran's telecommunications minister accuses Israel of targeting Iran's communication infrastructures on Monday, saying attack failed 'thanks to our vigilant technical teams'; he threatens to respond with legal action against Israel at international bodies.
    Posted: November 5, 2018, 2:26 pm
  • צילום: שמיר אלבז
    Mayor Ronen Plot says residents are tired of the 62-year-long confusion between the biggest Jewish city in Galilee and the neighboring Arab town of Nazareth—where, according to Christian belief, Jesus Christ had lived.
    Posted: November 5, 2018, 12:36 pm
  • צילום: זהר שחר
    According to data published by the Interior Ministry, the voter turnout among rich people in the municipal elections was lower than among poor people; voting rates in the periphery were higher than in the center of the country.
    Posted: November 4, 2018, 8:19 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    After Palestinian Authority detains east Jerusalem resident on suspicion of selling lands to Jews, security forces raid Palestinian General Intelligence offices, confiscating computers and documents; 2 Palestinians wounded during the raid.
    Posted: November 4, 2018, 5:33 pm
  • צילום: רועי עידן
    Teenagers living under the threat of rockets and incendiary balloons decide to raise awareness of their situation with 5-day march to the Knesset; 'This is a journey to tell our story, of the teenagers who deal with the difficult security situation,' says one teen.
    Posted: November 4, 2018, 11:13 am
  • צילום: בראל אפרים
    Khalil Nimri files claim for NIS 80,000 for reimbursement of defense expenses and compensation for his unjust detention one year after being acquitted of planning a terror attack at a hotel in Eilat.
    Posted: November 4, 2018, 10:50 am
  • צילום: עמית הובר
    Parents of soldier Hadar Goldin, whose body has been held by Hamas since 2014, say IDF chief of staff stressed in a private meeting that the release of POWs and MIAs is dependent solely upon the government; IDF: 'Eisenkot's words taken out of context.'
    Posted: November 4, 2018, 8:43 am
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    Audience demand Tzachi Hanegbi 'get off the stage' and 'apologize' for the incitement that preceded prime minister Yitzhak Rabin's murder, but the regional cooperation minister is undeterred: 'It's important for the voice of the right-wing, the national camp, to be heard here'; PM Netanyahu: 'It's regretful the memorial rally turned political.'
    Posted: November 4, 2018, 7:50 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Among the initial provisions published by the Hamas-affiliated Lebanese newspaper, the terror organization commits to restrain violence demonstrated during weekly 'March of Return' riots, punishing those violating its orders; in exchange, Israel will grant 5,000 Palestinians work permits, and Egypt will work to lift 70% of the siege on the coastal enclave.
    Posted: November 3, 2018, 5:45 pm
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    Soufa fighter jet almost crashes into another plane and groundcrew members at one of the IAF bases in southern Israel after reportedly losing braking capability due to hydraulic drive systems failure; jet sustains damage, no injuries reported.
    Posted: November 1, 2018, 6:39 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    In order to give a chance to Egyptian efforts to reach ceasefire understandings with Israel, the Palestinian factions in Gaza have agreed to halt incendiary balloons, fire burning and nightly protests, but 'March of Return' will continue on Friday.
    Posted: November 1, 2018, 2:05 pm
  • צילום: עמית שאבי
    Mandelblit determines a terrorist who suffers from mental impairment 'would not have the ability to rationally consider the real possibility the home he lives in would be demolished, and consequently decide against carrying out the terror act we wish to deter him from committing.'
    Posted: November 1, 2018, 8:17 am
  • Photo: Haim Horenstein
    Eight teenage girls from communities adjacent to the strip launch a social media account documenting life in the area, which reached over 50,000 followers within a few days, hoping to show fellow Israelis and the rest of the world the difficulties of living amid Hamas terrorism.
    Posted: November 1, 2018, 6:10 am
  • צילום: AFP
    After President Trump receives a cold welcome from the Jewish community following the deadly shooting in which 11 were murdered, Diaspora Affairs Minister Naftali Bennett says 'it is unfair and wrong' to link him to the tragedy.
    Posted: October 31, 2018, 11:12 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    As part of trust-building measures, Israel continues to supply Gaza with Qatari fuel, which enables the activation of a third turbine in Gaza's power station, vastly improving the electricity supply in the coastal enclave, while violence demonstrated by Palestinians along border fence has decreased.
    Posted: October 31, 2018, 7:33 pm
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    YASAM cop Moshe Cohen who was documented beating truck driver Mazen Shweiki in east Jerusalem in 2017 is ordered to pay him NIS 8,000 in compensation; Shweiki: 'I waited for Cohen to call me and apologize, but he didn't.'
    Posted: October 31, 2018, 6:13 pm
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    Israeli Foreign Policy Index report reveals that 43% of the general public are in favor of improving living conditions in Gaza, and 50% want the government to go back to the negotiating table with the Palestinians.
    Posted: October 31, 2018, 4:15 pm
  • צילום:  AFP , shutterstock
    Israeli diplomat confirms Mossad helped stop attempted assassination of the leader of the Danish branch of Iranian opposition group blamed by Tehran for attack on military parade in Khuzestan in which 25 Iranians were killed.
    Posted: October 31, 2018, 3:13 pm
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    Mamdouh Amro was convicted of manslaughter instead of murder of Eliav Gelman, an off-duty IDF reservist officer who was killed by stray bullet meant for terrorist while helping to neutralize him; court finds Amro responsible for the death, but majority opinion determines it was not possible to prove intent.
    Posted: October 31, 2018, 1:52 pm
  • צילום: UN TV
    Britain, France, the Netherlands and Sweden send letter of complaint to UN Security Council president against Ambassador Danon, after he called B'Tselem head Hagai El-Ad a 'collaborator'; Danon: 'They should condemn B'Tselem instead of fund it.'
    Posted: October 31, 2018, 12:52 pm
  • צילום: gettyimages , AFP
    Diplomatic sources say they expect the South American state to take a pro-Israeli stance in international arena following Jair Bolsonaro's promise to not only move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, but to also remove PLO offices from the country because 'Palestine is not a state.'
    Posted: October 31, 2018, 11:10 am
  • צילום: אבי רוקח
    Secular candidates Ofer Berkovitch and Moshe Leon will face off in a second round in Jerusalem's mayoral race, while Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai is elected to a 5th term; in Haifa, architect Einat Kalisch Rotem defeats 3-terms Mayor Yona Yahav.
    Posted: October 31, 2018, 7:16 am
  • באדיבות המשפחה
    The names of the victim who died in the most lethal car accident in the past six years have been published: Yariv and Shoshi Atar and their six children—Yaakov, Ateres, Ayala, Moriah, Yedid and Avigayil; police arrests driver of second vehicle on suspicion of manslaughter.
    Posted: October 30, 2018, 9:08 pm
  • צילום: אוהד צויגנברג
    Minister of Religious Services David Azoulay, who served as Shas MK from 1996 to March 2018, has been battling cancer; Deri: 'he left the family of Shas and the people of Israel hurt and lacking'; Chief Rabbi Yosef: 'he worked tirelessly to preserve Israel's tradition; his funeral will take place at 11:00pm Tuesday.
    Posted: October 30, 2018, 6:50 pm
  • צילום: רועי רובינשטיין
    Father of Kim Levengrond Yehezkel, who was murdered in the shooting attack in the Barkan industrial zone, is furious— the terrorist who killed his daughter is not yet caught and his house is still standing; ‘nothing is being done,’ he says and blames defense minister Lieberman.
    Posted: October 30, 2018, 4:51 pm
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    Commercial van catches fire after colliding with a Toyota Land Cruiser on route 90, with all eight passengers, including children, killed; 'The father was hysteric and crying, saying "I killed them, I killed them,"' paramedic says.
    Posted: October 30, 2018, 2:04 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    Protesters chant 'The Golan's identity is Arab and Syrian' as the block polling station in Majdal Shams; Druze religious elders declare 'social prohibition put upon' those who run in the elections or vote; Hamas calls on Druze: 'Take up arms against the Zionist regime.'
    Posted: October 30, 2018, 11:33 am
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    The veteran diplomat, who served as the head of the Israeli embassy in Turkey from 2014 to 2016, is the first female ambassador to Cairo since the 1979 Egypt-Israel peace treaty; three other women selected by same committee to serve as ambassadors.
    Posted: October 30, 2018, 9:11 am
  • צילום: EPA
    In visit to Bali, Malcolm Turnbull calls on government to be 'very clear-eyed' and 'take into account Australia's national interest and our interests in the region' when considering moving the country's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
    Posted: October 30, 2018, 7:38 am
  • צילום: EPA
    The Palestine Liberation Organization's Central Council also recommends suspending recognition of Israel until the Jewish state recognizes the Palestinian state; decision on whether to adopt recommendations left to Abbas.
    Posted: October 30, 2018, 7:09 am
  • צילום: אבי רוקח
    A record number of 6,653,808 eligible voters can cast their ballot for one of 863 candidates for mayor and some 3,400 candidates for regional council heads; in a first since 1986, the municipal election day has been made a sabbatical.
    Posted: October 30, 2018, 6:26 am
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    The army received testimonies of Palestinians according to which IDF soldiers kneeled and aimed straight at 21-year-old volunteer medic Razan Ashraf Najjar, prompting the Military Police Criminal Investigation Division to launch an investigation into the incident.
    Posted: October 29, 2018, 8:33 pm
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    Despite no reports of Israeli strikes in Syria since downing of Russian aircraft near Latakia by IAF last month, Israeli official says attacks were carried out there since September.
    Posted: October 29, 2018, 6:18 pm
  • צילום: AP
    A senior political source says Netanyahu is inclined to exhaust all diplomatic efforts before considering a wide-scale military operation in Gaza or reoccupation of the strip; adds prime minister is prepared 'to absorb' criticism in order to avoid war which will be applauded 'only for the first two minutes.'
    Posted: October 29, 2018, 5:38 pm
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    Gaza's health ministry says a 27-year-old protester was killed by IDF fire as hundreds riot and hurl stones at security forces along the border fence near Kibbutz Zikim; earlier, Islamic Jihad threatened to avenge killings of 3 Palestinians on Sunday.
    Posted: October 29, 2018, 3:48 pm
  • צילום: אלכס קולומויסקי
    Defense minister criticizes fellow ministers, saying they are 'deluded' for thinking an arrangement with Hamas is possible; 'without delivering the hardest blow we can, we won't restore the quiet or the calm to the south,' he insists.
    Posted: October 29, 2018, 2:39 pm
  • צילום: חן קדם מקטובי
    While in the UAE with Israel's judo team, Culture and Sports Minister Miri Regev visited the Sheikh Zayed Mosque; 'I signed the mosque's guest book in Hebrew. I wanted to show the brotherhood that could be between Jews and Muslims, and offer a hand in peace,' she says.
    Posted: October 29, 2018, 12:15 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    The PLO's central council convenes in Ramallah to discuss 'relations with the US, Israel and Hamas,' Abbas says; he again rejects the 'deal of the century,' vowing ' the Balfour Declaration passed, this deal will not pass.'
    Posted: October 29, 2018, 10:48 am
  • צילום: AP
    Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz is to travel to Oman next week for a diplomatic visit, where he will present his initiative 'Tracks for Regional Peace,' a railway from the Mediterranean to the Persian Gulf.
    Posted: October 29, 2018, 9:22 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Islamic Jihad threatens to respond to killing of three Palestinian teens who were seen planting what appears to be an explosive on the border fence; hundreds of Palestinians march near the homes of senior Hamas and Islamic Jihad members demanding revenge.
    Posted: October 29, 2018, 8:44 am
  • צילום: עמית שאבי
    Residents of east Jerusalem are considering whether to cast their ballots in the municipal elections; 'Any Palestinian should refuse to be a part of them. We will not accept Jerusalem as the capital of Israel,' says senior PLO official Saeb Erekat.
    Posted: October 29, 2018, 6:39 am
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    After being identified approaching the security fence with a suspicious object by an observation post, the IDF launched an airstrike against an apparent terror cell.
    Posted: October 28, 2018, 9:11 pm
  • מטוויטר
    According to The Wall Street Journal, after Israeli strikes in Syria against Iran-back targets, US military officials are worried Teheran would carry out a counterattack against American soldiers, believing the US provided Israel with relevant intelligence.
    Posted: October 28, 2018, 7:58 pm
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    Dozens of residents from Gaza border communities protest in Tel Aviv after rocket barrage launched at southern Israel over weekend; 'we are under continuous attack,' they say.
    Posted: October 28, 2018, 6:48 pm
  • צילום: ביטחון נתיב העשרה
    Housing and Construction Minister Galant says war should be a last resort: 'when a country goes to war, it should do it at the right time and under the best conditions'; Gabbay: 'We need to bring the PA back to Gaza.'
    Posted: October 28, 2018, 11:58 am
  • צילום: רועי עידן
    Gaza terror group releases video of rocket attack, while fallen rocket is found at school in Shaar Hanegev Regional Council; Netanyahu: 'Israel will not, at any point, accept any ultimatum from Hamas.'
    Posted: October 28, 2018, 11:10 am
  • צילום: AP
    Recordings of radio conversations between policemen who arrived at the scene of the Pittsburgh shooting, reveal officers could not reach victims and requested SWAT teams to assist them with taking down perpetrator, who held security forces at bay for hours; people all over US gather to express solidarity with victims.
    Posted: October 28, 2018, 9:42 am
  • צילום: דרום אדום
    Despite military's order to remove all restrictions on border communities adjacent to the strip, residents organize a social media initiated protest and announce Sunday morning they will not send their children to school until rocket attacks and incendiary terror ceases.
    Posted: October 28, 2018, 7:02 am
  • צילום: אוהד צויגנברג
    Diaspora Affairs Minister Bennett to visit scene of the attack, meet local community members and attend funeral of those killing in deadly attack on Tree of Life Congregation synagogue; Netanyahu: 'I'm heartbroken and appalled by the murderous attack.'
    Posted: October 27, 2018, 6:49 pm
  • צילום: AP
    After Netanyahu visit, Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Oman's minister of foreign affairs, says his country is not acting as mediator between Israel and the Palestinians, but is offering ideas to help in peace process; 'We're not saying the road is paved with flowers, but our priority is to put an end to the conflict,' he says.
    Posted: October 27, 2018, 2:45 pm
  • צילום: עופר קריב
    Palestinian sources in the strip claim rockets attack against Israel was done against the will of Hamas leadership; after feeling ignored during ceasefire talks, Islamic Jihad tried to show Egypt its disapproval by launching rockets; IDF: 'Hamas bears responsibility for everything happening in and out of the Gaza Strip.'
    Posted: October 27, 2018, 2:34 pm
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    After flare-up on Friday, which included a barrage of rockets at Israel and wide-scale IDF attacks in the strip in response, Cairo is able to reach understandings to halt hostilities; earlier Saturday, IAF attacked 8 Islamic Jihad targets in response to continued rocket fire into Israel; defense minister holds situation assessment.
    Posted: October 27, 2018, 12:03 pm
  • צילום: עופר קריב
    'The direction for what happened tonight in the Gaza Strip came from Damascus. We view the regime in Syria and the Iranian Quds Force as responsible for the incidents,' IDF spokesman's Office says.
    Posted: October 27, 2018, 10:40 am
  • AFP
    In the heaviest exchange of fire since August, IAF aircraft strike some 87 targets across Gaza by early Saturday morning, including a Hamas headquarters; nearly 40 rockets fired from Gaza into Israel, Iron Dome intercepts about 17; Islamic Jihad claims responsibility.
    Posted: October 27, 2018, 7:48 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    18 Code Red sirens sounded from 10:03 pm to 11:22 pm across Sderot, Kibbutz Gevim, Kibbutz Ibim, Kibbutz Nir am, Kibbutz Mefalsim, Kibbutz Or HaNer, Kibbutz Erez, and moshav Yakhini, ; Iron Dome system intercepts several of the rockets; 2 people very lightly wounded while looking for shelter.
    Posted: October 26, 2018, 8:22 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Despite earlier report by the Al-Hayat newspaper, according to which Israel and Hamas managed to reach understandings regarding a long-term ceasefire arrangement, 16,000 rioters gather along the security fence; IAF aircraft attack 3 Hamas post in northern Gaza.
    Posted: October 26, 2018, 5:18 pm
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    In first-of-its-kind meeting in more than 20 years, PM Netanyahu, accompanied by Mossad Head Yossi Cohen, his Foreign Ministry director, and other defense officials visits the sultanate with which Israel doesn't have diplomatic ties; Israel and Oman publish joint statement saying 'ways to to advance the Mideast peace process' were discussed.
    Posted: October 26, 2018, 4:29 pm
  • צילום: משטרת ישראל
    'Revenge,' 'Price tag' writings are spray-painted and tires of 20 vehicles are punctured by two masked men in the northern Arab village of Yafia; police launch investigation into the incident.
    Posted: October 26, 2018, 3:39 pm
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    IDF dispatches rescue team at request of Jordanian government to assist in search for survivors after flash floods near Jordan's shore of Dead Sea sweep away 37 students from local school; incident is deadliest in kingdom's history involving school children.
    Posted: October 26, 2018, 1:02 pm
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי, עידו ארז
    On October 28 at 2am, clocks will revert back to 1am, giving Israelis one more hour of sleep; The summer clock will return on March 29, 2019, right before next year's Passover.
    Posted: October 26, 2018, 11:39 am
  • צילום: יאיר שגיא
    Deputy Chief of Staff Maj. Gen. Aviv Kochavi is the candidate chosen by the defense minister to replace the outgoing Eizenkot; decision was made due to Kochavi's 'impressive leadership skills, courage and creativity,' making him 'the most suitable candidate to lead the IDF in the coming years.'
    Posted: October 26, 2018, 10:55 am
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    Following revelations that Ashraf Na'alwa might be part of a terror cell, security forces detain the perpetrator's alleged accomplices, who have reportedly helped the 23 year old evade capture.
    Posted: October 26, 2018, 9:10 am
  • צילום: AFP
    Al-Hayat newspaper reports that through extensive efforts of Egyptian intelligence officials, the terror group agreed to cease all border violence, including March of Return riots and launching of incendiary balloons, in exchange for lifting of Israeli-imposed Gaza blockade.
    Posted: October 26, 2018, 7:15 am
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