Israel

Elections Likely to Be Held March 3

Unless something dramatic happens between now and midnight Wednesday, the Knesset – unable to choose one of its members as a candidate to form a government – will disperse, and…

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IDF Hits Back at Gaza After Rockets Fired

IDF forces hit back at Hamas outposts and bases in Gaza early Sunday after Gaza terrorists fired three rockets at Israel Motzoei Shabbos. Among the targets hit by the IDF…

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504 Babies Born Each Day in Israel in 2018

There were 184,094 babies born in Israel in 2018, data gathered by the Health Ministry shows – with an average of 504 children born each day. And 29.5% of those…

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Report: Israel Loses NIS 35B a Year to Traffic

A Knesset study has determined that the Israeli economy loses some NIS 35 billion a year due to traffic jams. The report was prepared for a Knesset discussion on what…

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Netanyahu Considering Direct Elections

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu‏‏ indicated on Thursday that he might be willing to agree to direct election for prime minister, an option he has rejected until now. “It’s starting…

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Pollster Predicts Yisrael Beytenu to Lose 2 Seats

If Israel is forced to go to elections, the Israeli public won’t be the only ones to lose. Avigdor Liberman’s Yisrael Beytenu party will also lose—two seats, according to pollster…

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Elections Official: Israel Isn’t England

If has turned into when. With elections now almost a certainty, the question becomes not if they will be held but when. Central Elections Committee director-general Orly Ades gave a…

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Czechs Dump Russian Radar for Iron Dome System

The Czech Republic’s defense ministry has signed a deal to buy eight mobile MADR 3D radars from Israel for 3.5 billion crowns ($152 million). The radars, which are made by…

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Top Officials to Be Indicted in Submarine Affair Case

Prosecutors are set to recommend filing corruption charges against several individuals in Case 3000, also known as the Submarine Affair, media reports said. Among those to be indicted are former…

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