Israel

LIVE: Israeli Election Coverage

For the second time this year, Israelis head to the polls to determine whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will enjoy a record-setting fifth term,...
Avigdor Liberman, Benjamin Netanyahu, Ayelet Shaked, Ayman Odeh and Benny Gant

Here We Go Again: A Beginner’s Guide to Israel’s Election

Trying to understand next week’s Israeli elections can get confusing. Especially since we’re talking about the second election in one year. Longtime Prime Minister Benjamin...
Barrack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu

Nentanyahu Talked to NY Times About the Time He Almost Bombed Iran

By Ben Sales | JTA As of this writing, Israel has not bombed Iran’s nuclear program. But according to an exposé in The New York Times...
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IDF Foils Hezbollah’s Risky Attacks and Its Attempts to Secure Guided Missiles

By Yaakov Lappin (September 2, 2019 / JNS) Hezbollah launched a dangerous attack on an Israel Defense Forces’ base in northern Israel on Sunday—an attack that could have...
Children at the Yuvalei Ha-Bsor School summer camp

Ten Miles From Gaza, Kids Make the Most of Summer

By Noa Amouyal It was supposed to be the first sight that greeted them as they entered the camp and embarked on their first day...
Mike Pompeo and Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands

Israel Said to Relay Message of De-escalation to Lebanon Via US

(August 27, 2019 / Israel Hayom) Israel relayed a message of de-escalation to Lebanon through U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, according to Lebanese media reports. The message...
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Israel Briefs: El Al Flight Attendant Dies From Measles and More

El Al Flight Attendant Dies From Measles An El Al flight attendant who contracted measles several months ago on a flight from New York has...
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The Big Parties Head Into Final Stretch as Israeli Elections Near

(August 14, 2019 / Israel Hayom) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is a living example of how an election campaign can be decided at...
the 400 descendants of Holocaust survivor Shoshana Ovitz at Western Wall

Israel Briefs: Holocaust Survivor and 400 Kin Gather at Western Wall and More

Centenarian Survivor and 400 of Her Kin Gather at Western Wall A 104-year-old Holocaust survivor and 400 descendants gathered Aug. 8 at the Western Wall...
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Israel Briefs: David, Tamar Most Popular Jewish Baby Names and More

David, Tamar Most Popular Jewish Baby Names in Israel Jewish babies in Israel in 2018 were most likely to be named David for boys and...