(Andrew Friedman/TPS) Sixty-two percent of Jewish Israelis object to the term “occupation” to describe Israel’s presence in Judea and Samaria, a Jerusalem think-tank said Monday.
The Peace Index, produced jointly by the Israel Democracy Institute and Tel Aviv University and released to coincide
(JNS.org) Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets of Tel Aviv Saturday night to demand the release of Israeli citizen Avera Mengistu from Hamas captivity after his detention exceeded 1,000 days.
The protesters said the Israeli government should be making a greater effort to secure Mengistu’s
(JNS.org) Jordan has banned a screening of the newly released “Wonder Woman” superhero film over Israeli actress Gal Gadot’s leading role, and has warned domestic theaters not to show the film until an official government decision has been made.
“Wonder Woman” was already banned in Lebanon
(Andrew Friedman/TPS) Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman slammed Arab MKs Monday over what he called their double standards vis-a-vis Israeli hostages in Gaza and Palestinian civilians in Judea and Samaria. Liberman added that Israel would remain faithful to “basic Jewish values” when dealing with the Palestinians, even when faced with organizations that do not
(TPS) “I have never taken kindly to bullies, and the U.N. has bullied Israel for a very long time,” United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Wednesday as she arrived in Jerusalem for a three-day visit. “We’re not going to let that happen. It is a new day for Israel at the United Nations.”
After a closed-door meeting, President Reuven Rivlin and U.S. President Donald Trump both spoke about the fight against terror with a special emphasis on Iran and the mutual drive to promote the political process during press briefings at the president’s residence in Jerusalem.
(Moran Azulay/ynetnews.com) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed on Wednesday that the Temple Mount and the Western Wall “will forever remain under Israeli sovereignty” during a special Knesset session celebrating Jerusalem Day and marking 50 years to the capital’s unification.
(Elior Levy/ynetnews.com) U.S. President Donald Trump reportedly told Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during their meeting Tuesday that he plans to announce a new peace initiative in the coming weeks, according to the pan-Arabic newspaper Al Hayat.
The newspaper quotes a senior source as
(Ilana Messika/TPS) In a move intended to build confidence with Palestinians ahead of President Donald Trump’s visit to Israel and against the backdrop of U.S. efforts to advance negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, the security cabinet approved an economic benefits package for Palestinians on Sunday
(Faygie Levy Holt/chabad.org) As police continue their investigation into the terrorist bombing outside the Manchester Arena in England that killed at least 22 people on May 22—some of them children—and wounded as many as 60, acts of kindness and comfort are being seen around the city.
In his meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas last month, U.S. President Donald Trump made it clear that Washington would support an initiative to normalize relations between Israel and the Persian Gulf states regardless of whether a solution to the Palestinian issue is found, if Ramallah sets preconditions for
Calls to Move US Embassy to Jerusalem
Twenty-nine senators and congressmen took part in an event at the Capitol marking the jubilee year of Israel’s lightning victory over Arab aggressors in the Six-Day War.
There were high spirits