Israel

IDF Warns Gazans to Stay Away from Border Fence

The IDF dropped thousands of leaflets over Gaza towns and cities early Friday, warning residents to stay away from the Gaza border fence and not participate in riots precipitated by…

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Car Market Remains Strong in First Quarter

The Israeli car market maintained its strength in the first quarter of 2018, statistics from Israel Vehicle Importers Organization showed. A total of 29,037 vehicles were delivered to purchasers in…

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Knesset Legal Adviser Opposes Supersession

The Knesset’s own legal adviser has come out against proposals for supersession, which would enable the Knesset to override the High Court when the latter strikes down laws on constitutional…

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Edelstein: Netanyahu Spoke Too Long

High-echelon bickering over ceremonial roles on Independence Day continued after the day was officially over. On Thursday night, Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein claimed to Channel 10 that Prime Minister Binyamin…

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European Parliament Condemns Hamas

The European Parliament on Thursday, for the first time denounced Hamas as a terrorist organization that uses human shields and calls for Israel’s destruction. They also demanded the release of…

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State Department: See You in Yerushalayim

In a congratulatory message on Independence Day, the U.S. State Department said it is looking forward to opening the embassy in Yerushalayim. “The State of Israel has prevailed over every…

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Palestinians Take Part in Nakba March

In a grim counterpoint to Independence Day celebrations, Palestinians held their annual Nakba commemoration of what they refer to as the “catastrophe” of Israel’s founding. Thousands of Arab Israelis participated…

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Food Sales Up in First Quarter

Food sales at supermarkets in Israel were up 4.6 percent in the first quarter, mostly due to the fact that the pre-Pesach buying season was in March, as opposed to…

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Europe Offers to Pay Hamas to Suspend Terror

European groups have offered Hamas a pay-for-peace scheme, in which an EU-created body would fund the Gaza administration payroll and run humanitarian affairs there, on condition that Hamas would suspend…

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Bombing Attempt Thwarted in Shomron

Security officials arrested a Palestinian en route to an Independence Day terror attack at a checkpoint in the Shomron on Wednesday. The truck he was driving was stopped by inspectors…

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