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BDE: IDF Names Aviv Levi, 21, Z'L, Hy'd As So...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/21/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem - Calm returned to southern Israel Saturday, after a violent Friday in which Israel bombarded Hamas targets in Gaza in response to the death earlier i...

   
 

Israeli Military Says Palestinian Fire Kills Soldier Ne...

Article by AP | Published 07/20/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem - An Israeli soldier died after being shot by Palestinian militants on the Gaza border on Friday, the Israeli military said. The Israel Defence Force...

   
 

3 Palestinians Killed In Fire Exchange On Gaza Border

Article by AP | Published 07/20/18 | Comments (0)

Gaza - Israel targeted militant sites in Gaza, after Palestinians shot at its forces near the border, the military said Friday, with airstrikes and tank fire th...

   
 

Zuckerberg's Holocaust Comment Puts Facebook On Th...

Article by AP | Published 07/20/18 | Comments (0)

San Francisco - Denying the Holocaust happened is probably OK on Facebook. Calling for a mob to kill Jews is not. Mark Zuckerberg’s awkward and eyebrow-raisi...

   
 

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban Visits the Kotel

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/20/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, accompanied by his wife, visited the Western Wall on Friday morning, ending his two-day trip to Israel. He f...

   
 

Israeli East Jerusalem Plan Gets Cool Palestinian Recep...

Article by AP | Published 07/20/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem -  A landmark half-billion-dollar Israeli plan to develop Palestinian areas of east Jerusalem and hoist residents out of poverty is getting a coo...

   
 

Delusional Arabs: Israel’s ‘Earthquakes Are...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/19/18 | Comments (0)

Maal Zakarna, a columnist for Jordan’s Ad-Dustour daily claimed several days ago that Israel caused the recent earthquakes by testing nuclear weapons or a new...

   
 

EU Expresses Concern Over Israel's Jewish Nation-s...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/19/18 | Comments (0)

Brussels - The European Union on Thursday said it was concerned about a new Israeli law which declares that only Jews have the right of self determination, and ...

   
 

Palestinians In Jerusalem Demolish Own Homes Rather Tha...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/19/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem - Two Palestinian families on Thursday demolished the homes they had lived in for nearly two decades, saying they would rather destroy them than face ...

   
 

Erev Tisha B'Av Kinnot Study at Beit Hanasi (Photo...

Article by BJLIfe/Sharon Altshul | Published 07/19/18 | Comments (0)

For the fourth year, President Reuven Rivlin  hosted a joint learning program in Beit Hanasi  prior to Tisha B'Av.  The event...

   
 

Netanyahu Greets Hungary's Orban As 'True Fri...

Article by AP | Published 07/19/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem -Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday welcomed Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban, calling him a “true friend of Israel” despi...

   
 

Israeli Police Detain Liberal Rabbi Over 'Illegal&...

Article by AP | Published 07/19/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem - Israeli police have briefly detained a liberal rabbi in the city of Haifa over performing “illegal” Jewish weddings without authorization of the...

   
 

Israeli Air Strike On Fire Balloon Launchers Kills Hama...

Article by AP | Published 07/19/18 | Comments (0)

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's health ministry says one person was killed and three injured in an attack by an Israeli aircraft. Israel's mili...

   
 

Israeli Parliament Passes Contentious Jewish Nation Bil...

Article by AP | Published 07/19/18 | Comments (0)

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's parliament approved a controversial piece of legislation on Thursday that defines the country as the nation-state of the Jewish...

   
 

Medtronic, GE Healthcare & Change Healthcare Receiv...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 07/18/18 | Comments (0)

Israel continues its path towards becoming a major player in biomedical technology following vote of confidence in Israeli ecosystem from three life science gia...

   
 

Rabbi Chaim Druckman: Conversion Law Is Good

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/18/18 | Comments (0)

Rabbi Haim Druckman says Moshe Nissim's Conversion Law outline would solve issue of illegitimate conversions, should not be opposed. Rabbi Haim Druckman...

   
 

'Only The Rabbinate Is Up For Grabs?'

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/18/18 | Comments (0)

Ex-Chief Rabbi Lau and son, the current chief rabbi, slam attempts to weaken Chief Rabbinate, at conference against conversion reforms. The former chief rabb...

   
 

Forbidden by Rabbinate Yet Approved by Tzohar

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/18/18 | Comments (0)

Chief Rabbinate informs public: Artichoke forbidden to eat by Rabbinate served in restaurant holding Tzohar kosher certification. The Chief Rabbinate of Isra...

   
 

Vandalism Reported In Yerushalayim’s Har Menuchos

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/18/18 | Comments (0)

THE FOLLOWING IS VIA YWN Hundreds of matzeivos in Yerushalayim’s Har Menuchos cemetery have been damaged in what appears to be a vandalism attack by persons ...

   
 

Report: Government’s Civilian Service Program For...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/18/18 | Comments (0)

THE FOLLOWING IS VIA YWN The chareidi civil service not only failed to meet its recruitment goals, but also failed in its social and economic goals while hardl...

   
 

‘Facebook Law’ Would Allow Israeli Governme...

Article by AP | Published 07/18/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem - The Israeli government would have far-reaching power to remove or block content from social media sites under legislation coming up for a vote in th...

   
 

Iran’s ‘Supreme Leader’ Khamenei Cele...

Article by Algemeiner | Published 07/18/18 | Comments (0)

Visitors to the Twitter feed of Iran’s “supreme leader”on Monday were treated to the incongruous sight of multicolored balloons floating above a series of...

   
 

Israeli Zoo: Chareidim Pay More Than Chilonim

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/18/18 | Comments (0)

Are you chareidi? In a few days’ time, tens of thousands of chareidi families in Israel will leave for vacations, and many of them can be expec...

   
 

Palestinians Slam Saudi Documentary About Israel’...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/17/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem - Amid rumors of warming ties between Israel and Saudi Arabia, Palestinian groups have lashed out against a recently released documentary series from ...

   
 

Life And Legacy Of HaRav Kook Yom Iyun (Photo Essay)

Article by BJLIfe/Sharon Altshul | Published 07/17/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem, Israel - July 17, 2018 - The RCA Israel Region held a Yom Iyun on Rav Avraham Yitzhak Ha-Cohen Kook, z"l, in partnership with the Center for Religiou...

   
 

New Gaza Weapon: Falcon Found With Incendiary Device At...

Article by Bloomberg · Alisa Odenh... | Published 07/17/18 | Comments (0)

Palestinians in the Gaza Strip have used kites and balloons to try to start wildfires across the border in Israel — and now a bird, according to Israeli autho...

   
 

Report: Terror Balloon Lands In Kindergarten, No Casual...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/17/18 | Comments (0)

A burning terror balloon launched from the Gaza Strip on Tuesday landed in a kindergarten in nearby Sdot Negev when children were playing in its yard. A kinde...

   
 

Israeli Lawmakers Vote To Ban Some Left-wing Groups Fro...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/17/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem - Israel’s parliament passed a law on Tuesday that could see groups critical of government policies toward the Palestinians banned from entering Isr...

   
 

Syrian Army Says It Captures Strategic Hill Overlooking...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/17/18 | Comments (0)

Damascus - The Syrian army and its allies have taken control of a strategic hill overlooking the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights as it pushes forward with an off...

   
 

PM Netanyahu Holds Security Situation Assessment at IDF...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 07/17/18 | Comments (0)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, today (Tuesday, 17 July 2018), at IDF Gaza Division HQ, held an assessment of the security situation. Defense Minister Avigdo...

   
 

Israel Places New Limitations On Cargo Crossing Into Ga...

Article by AP | Published 07/17/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem - Israel placed new restrictions on its only cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in response to continued Hamas hostilities, even after it a...

   
 

Israel Warns Syrians Away From Frontier As Assad Close...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/17/18 | Comments (0)

Golan Height - Dozens of Syrians approached the Israeli frontier on the Golan Heights on Tuesday in an apparent attempt to seek help or sanctuary from a Russian...

   
 

Hamas Plans to Launch Exploding Drones into Israel

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/16/18 | Comments (0)

Hamas is planning to launch drones rigged with explosives deeper into Israeli territory, Israeli defense officials warned, Yisroel Hayom reports. So ...

   
 

'Act Decisively And Eliminate Terrorism'

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/16/18 | Comments (0)

National Union party protests Defense Minister Liberman's response to Hamas terror. Dozens of people from the National Union party's protest headqu...

   
 

Judge: Jewish Heritage Can Be Basis For Race Discrimina...

Article by AP | Published 07/16/18 | Comments (0)

Jewish people are protected by a law against racial discrimination in employment decisions, a federal magistrate judge has concluded in siding with a football c...

   
 

Trump Stresses Israel's Security In Talks With Put...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/16/18 | Comments (0)

Helsinki - The United States and Russia will work together to ensure Israel’s security, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday after his meeting with Russ...

   
 

Syrian Army Says It Captures Strategic Hill Overlooking...

Article by AP | Published 07/16/18 | Comments (0)

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels and government forces clashed over a reconnaissance point near the frontier with Israel, a monitoring group said Monday, as the go...

   
 

Netanyahu Visits Southern Region Following Gaza Escalat...

Article by AP | Published 07/16/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited a southern Israeli town bordering Gaza on Monday that was pummeled with rockets over the weekend from the ...

   
 

Contentious Bill Defines Israel As Jewish Nation-state

Article by AP | Published 07/16/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem - An Israeli parliamentary committee deliberated Monday on the final draft of a contentious legislation that would define Israel as the nation-state o...

   
 

IDF Places Iron Dome In Center Of Israel

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/16/18 | Comments (0)

THE FOLLOWING IS VIA YWN Following the IDF’s situation assessment meeting that took place last night, it was decided on Sunday to establish one of the IDF’...

   
 

Syrian State Media: Israeli Rockets Strike Military Pos...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/15/18 | Comments (0)

Damascus - Syrian state media said on Sunday that Israeli rockets had hit a Syrian military position near Nairab airport on the outskirts of the city of Aleppo....

   
 

Head of Fatah Rocket Network Killed in Gaza Explosion

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/15/18 | Comments (0)

The head of a rocket network in Fatah's Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade was killed in an explosion in Gaza City on Sunday morning along with his son.The explosion ...

   
 

Cease-Fire Holds After Day Of Intense Israel-Hamas Figh...

Article by AP | Published 07/15/18 | Comments (0)

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military lifted its restrictions along the Gaza border Sunday, indicating it had accepted an Egypt-mediated cease-fire that ended...

   
 

Thousands Protest Against Israel Nation-state Bill In T...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/15/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem - Thousands of protesters marched through central Tel Aviv on Saturday night to protest the controversial nation state bill, calling it racist and dis...

   
 

Bennett: Restraint creates escalation

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/14/18 | Comments (0)

Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett responded on Saturday night to reports of a ceasefire between Israel and the Gaza terrorist organizations. "The formula wh...

   
 

Israel Exchanges Intense Fire With Hamas Militants In G...

Article by AP | Published 07/14/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem - The Israeli military carried out its largest airstrike campaign in Gaza since the 2014 war Saturday as Hamas militants fired dozens of rockets into ...

   
 

Iron Dome Intercepts Gaza Rocket

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/14/18 | Comments (0)

Hours after Hamas and Islamic Jihad declare a ceasefire, two more rockets fired at Israel. Two rockets were launched from Gaza towards Israel overnight Satur...

   
 

EU Ambassador: 'Unacceptable' To Fire Against...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/14/18 | Comments (0)

European Union Ambassador to Israel Emanuele Giaufret on Saturday night responded to the barrage of rockets fired from Gaza into Israeli territory.‏In a tweet...

   
 

Hamas: We Reached A Ceasefire Agreement With Israel

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/14/18 | Comments (0)

Hamas, Islamic Jihad, claim Israel agreed to a ceasefire. Israeli official: Facts on the ground will determine what happens next. The Hamas and Islamic Jihad...

   
 

'We Sat In The Living Room, Suddenly We Were Fille...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/14/18 | Comments (0)

Father whose family was injured by rocket tells of the horrifying moments. Aharon Buchris, the father whose family was wounded when a Gazan rocket hit t...

   
 

Shabbos of Terror: Hamas Fires More Than 200 Rockets At...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/14/18 | Comments (0)

THE FOLLOWING IS VIA YWN Following an intense barrage of rocket fire against Israel this past Shabbos that saw more than 200 rockets fired from the Gaza Strip ...

   
 

IDF Officer Injured By Grenade Thrown By Gaza Rioters

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/13/18 | Comments (0)

IDF officer suffers moderate injuries from grenade thrown by terrorists in northern Gaza. An IDF officer was moderately injured on Friday by a grenade that t...

   
 

Mufti Issues ‘Fatwa’ Forbidding Muslims to ...

Article by JNS | Published 07/13/18 | Comments (0)

Sheikh Muhammad Hussein, the Palestinian mufti of Jerusalem, issued an edict on Tuesday calling the “land of Palestine” an inalienable religious endowment f...

   
 

Israel Fires Missile At Second Drone From Syria This We...

Article by AP | Published 07/13/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem - Israel’s military says that for the second time this week it has fired a Patriot missile at an unmanned aircraft that approached the country’s b...

   
 

Switzerland Apologizes To Hevron Jews Over Assault

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/13/18 | Comments (0)

Following release of footage showing member of European TIPH Hevron monitor group slapping Jewish child, Swiss ambassador issues apology. (See below) Switz...

   
 

American Donors Open Their Pockets For Duvdevan Unit

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/13/18 | Comments (0)

Maybe it’s thanks to Fauda, the hit Neflix series that helped make the IDF undercover Duvdevan unit famous around the world. But according  to the New Yo...

   
 

Documents: Israeli Military Censor Banned Nearly 300 Ar...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/12/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem - The Israeli military censor banned the publication of 271 articles in 2017 and partially or fully redacted another 2,087 news stories that had been ...

   
 

Israel's Elbit Speeds Up Race To Fly Military Dron...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/12/18 | Comments (0)

Rehovot, Israel - Israeli defense firm Elbit Systems on Thursday unveiled a 1.6 ton unmanned aircraft vehicle (UAV) designed to fly in airspace currently reserv...

   
 

Court Defers Decision On Israeli Demolition Of West Ban...

Article by AP | Published 07/12/18 | Comments (0)

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Supreme Court has suspended the planned demolition of a Bedouin village in the West Bank pending an appeal amid international o...

   
 

Jerusalem Launch Of New City Pass (Photo Essay)

Article by BJLIfe/Sharon Altshul | Published 07/12/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem, Israel - july 12, 2018 - Israel has seen a record number of tourists in the first half or 2018. Tourism Minister Yariv Levin announced,“The marketi...

   
 

PM Benjamin Netanyahu Meets with NASA Administrator Jim...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 07/12/18 | Comments (0)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, this evening (Thursday, 12 July 2018), at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem, met with NASA Administrator Jim Brid...

   
 

Am Echad Letter to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu an...

Article by Agudath Israel of America | Published 07/12/18 | Comments (0)

Click here for the letter from Shlomo Werdiger and Dr. Irving Lebovics, the co-chairmen of Am Echad, a coalition of American Orthodox Jewish leaders dedicated t...

   
 

Eli Cohen's Widow: They're Trying To Deceive ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/12/18 | Comments (0)

Widow of legendary spy says reports Israel and Syria negotiating return of his body a Syrian deception to deceive the Cohen family Nadia Cohen, the widow of ...

   
 

Israel Close to Retrieving Remains of its Legendary Spy...

Article by JNS | Published 07/12/18 | Comments (0)

Israel is very close to retrieving the remains of iconic Israeli spy Eli Cohen, according to a report in Al-Jarida newspaper. The Kuwaiti daily, cons...

   
 

IDF Fires On Balloon Arsonists, Captures Infiltrator

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/12/18 | Comments (0)

Earlier today, an IDF aircraft fired near a group of Gazans who were launching arson balloons in the southern Gaza Strip. In addition, IDF troops detected a su...

   
 

Israel Hits Syrian Posts After Drone Breached Its Airsp...

Article by AP | Published 07/12/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem - Israel targeted Syrian military positions early on Thursday after an unmanned drone entered its airspace from the neighboring country the previous d...

   
 

Israeli Police Arrest Three Suspects Over Kidnapping Of...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/12/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem - Israeli police have arrested three suspects over the kidnapping of Karim Jumhour, a seven-year-old Arab boy from the village of Kalansua in central ...

   
 

UN Says Israeli Closure Will Worsen Conditions In Gaza

Article by AP | Published 07/12/18 | Comments (0)

Gaza - The U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees says new Israeli restrictions on Gaza will worsen living conditions there. Agency spokesman Chris Gunness said ...

   
 

Israel To Russia: Assad's Safe From Us, But Iran M...

Article by AP | Published 07/11/18 | Comments (0)

MOSCOW (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Wednesday for talks focusing on Iranian presenc...

   
 

PM Netanyahu Meets with Russian President Vladimir Puti...

Article by BJLife Israel Newsroom | Published 07/11/18 | Comments (0)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, today (Wednesday, 11 July 2018), at the Kremlin in Moscow, met with Russian President Vladimir Putin and made the following r...

   
 

In The Dead Of Night, Syrians Cross Frontier For Doctor...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/11/18 | Comments (0)

Safed, Israel - Keeping a doctor’s appointment in Israel, Syrian children and their mothers stepped across a tense Golan Heights border in the dead of night u...

   
 

El Al Launches In-Flight WiFi Service on Israel-Europe ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/11/18 | Comments (0)

The service, provided by California-based satellite broadband company ViaSat, will offer passengers three service packages. Israeli air carrier El Al Israel Ai...

   
 

Father of Hadar Goldin Visits Rav Chaim Kanievsky

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/11/18 | Comments (0)

Simcha Goldin, whose son Second Lieutenant Hadar Goldin was killed in Gaza and captured by Hamas, visited Rav Chaim Kanievsky at his home on Rechov Rashbam in B...

   
 

No Charedi Walk In The Park, Outsiders Barred From Giva...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/11/18 | Comments (0)

Bnei Brak - Inter-communal tensions have been stoked by the city of Givat Shmuel after it gave notice that it is restricting entry to two municipal parks to cit...

   
 

Israel's Monday.com Raises $50 Million, Brings Tot...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/11/18 | Comments (0)

Tel Aviv - Israeli team management software provider Monday.com said on Wednesday it raised $50 million in a new funding round, bringing the total raised so far...

   
 

Putin To Meet With Israeli PM, Iranian Official In Mosc...

Article by AP | Published 07/11/18 | Comments (0)

Moscow -  The Israeli prime minister and a senior Iranian official headed to Moscow on Wednesday for separate meetings with Russian President Vladimir Puti...

   
 

Irish Senate To Vote On Boycott Of 'Settlements�...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/11/18 | Comments (0)

An Irish parliamentarian told i24news on Tuesday that Israel’s entry ban for supporters of boycotts will not deter Ireland’s main opposition from ...

   
 

Israel Military Says Fired Patriot Missile At Drone Fro...

Article by AP | Published 07/11/18 | Comments (0)

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military says it launched a Patriot missile at an unmanned aircraft that approached Israel's border from Syria. The milit...

   
 

North Korea Offered Israel To Halt Missile Export To Ir...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/10/18 | Comments (0)

North Korea made an offer to Israel in 1999 to scrap its agreements to provide its chief enemies with missile technology if the Jewish State paid it $...

   
 

Hamas: We Infiltrated Israel And Collected Information

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/10/18 | Comments (0)

Al-Qassam Brigades say terrorists infiltrated Israeli territory and spied on IDF base ahead of attack during Operation Protective Edge. The Al-Qassam Brigades,...

   
 

Israel Plans To Land Unmanned Spacecraft On Moon In Feb...

Article by AP | Published 07/10/18 | Comments (0)

YEHUD, Israel (AP) — An Israeli organization said Tuesday that it hopes to become the first non-governmental entity to land a spacecraft on the moon when it a...

   
 

Syrian Crisis -World Response (Video & Photo Essay)

Article by BJLIfe/Sharon Altshul | Published 07/10/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem, Israel - July 10, 2018 - As the civil war in Syria intensifies and the fighting moves south, far from Aleppo, sounds of gunshots and explosions are h...

   
 

UN Criticizes Israeli Closure Of Gaza Border Crossing

Article by AP | Published 07/10/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem - The United Nations on Tuesday criticized Israel’s closure of its only cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip, warning that the measure could have nega...

   
 

Keep Olim Honors In Israeli Knesset (Video & Photo ...

Article by BJLIfe/Sharon Altshul | Published 07/10/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem, Israel - July 10, 2018 - Over one-hundred members from Keep Olim in Israel Movement (KeepOlim) a Facebook group which has grown in the past four year...

   
 

China's Xi Pledges Billions In Loans, Aid To Arab ...

Article by AP | Published 07/10/18 | Comments (0)

BEIJING (AP) — China's President Xi Jinping pledged more than $23 billion in lines of credit, loans and humanitarian assistance to Arab countries Tuesday...

   
 

New Report: Chareidim Refusing Seats Next To Women Was ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/10/18 | Comments (0)

THE FOLLOWING IS VIA YWN YWN-Israel recently reported on an incident involving an El Al flight delayed more than one hour allegedly because a group of Cha...

   
 

Israel 'Not Ruling Out' Eventual Ties With Sy...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/10/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem - Israel held out the prospect on Tuesday of eventual contacts with Syria under President Bashar al-Assad, in a nod to his regime-consolidating advanc...

   
 

Susan Leibtag: Aliyah Post-Diary: Keeping Olim in Israe...

Article by BJLife/Susan Leibtag | Published 07/13/18 | Comments (0)

Just the other day a friend was purchasing something in a store, and conducting the entire transaction in Hebrew. The saleswoman looked at her and said, "How lo...

   
 

Police Question Again Netanyahu On Corruption Allegatio...

Article by AP | Published 07/10/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem - Israeli police are once again questioning Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as part of their investigations into a string of corruption allegations....

   
 

Israeli Official: Estimate: 80,000 Buildings In Danger ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/09/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem - There are 80,000 buildings in Israel that are in danger of collapsing in the face of a serious earthquake in Israel, Deputy Minister of Housing and ...

   
 

Progressive Democrats Increasingly Criticize Israel, An...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/09/18 | Comments (0)

For decades it was seen as too politically risky, but this midterm cycle a growing number of Democratic candidates have begun openly criticizing some of Is...

   
 

Tower Of David New Summer Exhibition (Photo Essay)

Article by BJLIfe/Sharon Altshul | Published 07/09/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem, Israel - July 9, 2018 - For over 3,000 years, Jerusalem’s heroes have changed the face of the city and influenced generations.  In the Tower o...

   
 

UK to Probe Taxpayer Funds Delivering Anti-Israel Incit...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/09/18 | Comments (0)

The British government will lead an investigation into the Palestinian education system amid claims that its school textbooks promote jihad, anti-Semitism, radi...

   
 

UNRWA Warns Of Cuts To Gaza, PA Programs

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/09/18 | Comments (0)

UN agency for descendants of Arab refugees to cut back on operations in wake of $217 million budget shortfall. The UN agency for the descendants of Palestini...

   
 

New United Religious List For Jerusalem Mayoral Race

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/09/18 | Comments (0)

THE FOLLOWING IS VIA YWN An Orthodox list in Jerusalem for the first time in history. Rosh Yeshivat Kisei Rachamim HaGaon HaRav Meir Mazuz gave his blessing to...

   
 

South Africa Refuses to Reinstate Ambassador to Israel

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/09/18 | Comments (0)

THE FOLLOWING IS VIA YWN South Africa’s Foreign Minister announced that the country will not be returning its ambassador to Israel in the near future. ...

   
 

Israel Threatens 'Harsh Response' To Any Syri...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/09/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem - Israel threatened a “harsh response” on Monday to any attempt by Syrian forces advancing against southern rebel areas to deploy in a Golan Heigh...

   
 

Israel Shuts Primary Gaza Crossing Over Border Violence

Article by AP | Published 07/09/18 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered the immediate closure of the main cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip in response to the continued laun...

   
 

Palestinian Leader Vows To Keep Paying Attackers' ...

Article by AP | Published 07/09/18 | Comments (0)

Ramallah, West bank - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Sunday that he will continue paying stipends to Palestinian attackers and their families despite ...