Israel

Kosel Decision: The Day After

The day after the Israeli Cabinet decision to suspend the Kosel egalitarian prayer plan, the backlash was still at full blast despite efforts by the Netanyahu government to explain the…

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Yehudah and Shomron Units to Get Drones

Drones are set to take a more active role in defense in Yehudah and Shomron in the coming months. A report on the NRG news site said that the IDF…

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UN Says Green NGO Not Hezbollah Front

The United Nations has brushed off Israel’s allegation that Hezbollah is using the NGO Green Without Borders as a front for its terrorist activities in southern Lebanon. “Our UNIFIL colleagues…

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Would-Be Islamic State Recruit Nabbed

An Arab Israeli citizen has been arrested on charges of supporting and planning to enlist as a fighter in Islamic State. In a joint Shin Bet-Israel Police operation, on June…

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Youths, IDF in Violent Confrontation in Yitzhar

A violent confrontation took place between hilltop youths and IDF soldiers during the demolition of an illegal structure at Yitzhar in the Shomron on Sunday. According to a military spokesperson,…

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Israel to Invest in India Link on Eve of Modi Visit

On the eve of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Israel next week, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu announced a 280 million shekel investment to strengthen bilateral economic, technical and…

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Waze Founder Deflates ‘Start-Up Nation’

“We should be more modest about the ‘Start-Up Nation.’ We’re very full of ourselves, but in the last analysis, no one in Silicon Valley thinks much of Israel,” said Noam…

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Azariya Hospitalized After Passing Out

Elor Azariya, the IDF soldier convicted of manslaughter for the shooting death of a wounded Arab terrorist a year ago, passed out and was taken to the hospital on Sunday.…

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UNESCO Delegation Barred From Chevron

Israel has refused a UNESCO delegation access to the Old City of Chevron for the purpose of advancing a Palestinian initiative to wrest control of Me’aras Hamachpelah and other sites…

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Government Suspends Pro-Reform Kosel Plan

At the weekly Cabinet meeting on Sunday, the government decided that the controversial plan to establish a designated mixed-gender prayer area at the Kosel will not be implemented. The immediate…

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