Israel

Dani Dayan to Head Yad Vashem

Dani Dayan, the former Israeli consul-general to New York, will be appointed to serve as the next chairman of Yad Vashem, Maariv reported on Thursday. Education Minister Yifat Shasha-Biton has…

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Bennett Says Unvaccinated Endangering the Country

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett intensified his vaccination rhetoric on Thursday as he again urged Israelis to get the anti-covid shots and inveighed against those who refuse to do so. “One…

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Meretz Confronts Gantz on Palestinian Policies

The pre-existing ideological conditions of Israel’s unity government found expression on Thursday in a meeting to discuss policies toward the Palestinians and other issues. Sounding like a post-summit communiqué, the…

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Israel to Receive Compensation for Oil Spill

Israel will receive compensation for damages suffered to its beaches from a massive oil spill in February, The Times of Israel reported on Thursday. The London-based International Oil Pollution Compensation…

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Bennett: Siding with Hamas “Not Cool”

Pursuing the government’s campaign against Ben & Jerry’s, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Thursday that “consumers in Israel, but also in the U.S. and other countries, would not think…

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Four More Countries Added to Red Travel List

The Israeli government was poised on Thursday to add four more countries to the Covid red list— the U.K., Georgia, Cyprus and Turkey. The coronavirus cabinet’s recommendation, pending approval by…

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Israel Rejoins African Union as Observer State

For the first time since 2002, Israel’s ambassador to Ethiopia, Alali Admaso presented his credentials as observer to the African Union. The African Union is the largest and most important…

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Bennett Meets With Oron Shaul’s Family

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met on Thursday with the family of IDF soldier Oron Shaul, Hy”d, whose body is being held captive in the Gaza Strip. National Security Council head…

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