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Netanyahu faces fresh round of questioning over Bezeq Affair

Netanyahu faces fresh round of questioning over Bezeq Affair

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to face another round of questioning on Tuesday in Case 4000, Case 4000 refers to a corruption investigation looking into the relationship between Netanyahu and Bezeq controlling shareholder Shaul Elovitch, who also owns the Walla news site. Be the first to know – During Tuesday‘s questioning at the prime minister’s residence in Jerusalem, investigators […]

Sounds like trouble: an interview with Albert Hammond Jr.

Sounds like trouble: an interview with Albert Hammond Jr.

Albert Hammond Jr.has what some might call a dream career in music: lead guitarist in the hugely successful American rock band, The Strokes, Hammond also has four solo albums under his belt, where he explores other sides of himself. His new album, Francis Trouble, was released on March 9. Hammond will play at the Barby in Tel Aviv on July […]

Analysis: Why close the Kerem Shalom Gaza border crossing now?

Analysis: Why close the Kerem Shalom Gaza border crossing now?

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s on Monday to close the Kerem Shalom crossing to Gaza is the kind of decision that triggers the “why now?” questions. The violence along the Gaza border has been raging for over three months, beginning with the first “Great March of Return” protest on March 30; peaking with the killing of 62 rioters – including 50 […]

Watchdog group: United Nations ignores antisemitism, de-Judaizes Holocaust

Watchdog group: United Nations ignores antisemitism, de-Judaizes Holocaust

The United Nations has failed to seriously combat antisemitism and in some cases has de-Judaized the Holocaust, a Geneva watchdog group said on Monday. UN Watch made the accusation in a report it presented at a special event at the Knesset. Be the first to know – Israel has long argued that the UN’s treatment of it is tantamount to […]

What does Boris Johnson‘s resignation mean for UK-Israel relations?

What does Boris Johnson‘s resignation mean for UK-Israel relations?

Former British foreign minister Boris Johnson‘s on Monday plunged Prime Minister Theresa May‘s turbulent Brexit Britain government into even more trouble less than a day after the departure of David Davis, former Brexit Secretary, from the government. Johnson was always unlikely to leave quietly and his resignation letter slammed May‘s Brexit negotiation strategy, stating that the Brexit "dream is dying, […]

Rescuers begin ‘challenging‘ final push to free last 4 Thai boys

Rescuers begin ‘challenging‘ final push to free last 4 Thai boys

CHIANG RAI, Thailand – The first eight boys rescued from a Thai cave complex are in good health overall and some asked for chocolate bread for breakfast, officials said on Tuesday as rescuers began a third and more challenging final mission to free the remaining five. "At this moment (there are) no worrisome conditions, everyone is safe," Jesada Chokdamrongsuk, Thailand‘s […]

President Rivlin: Nation-state bill ‘liable to harm the Jewish people‘

President Rivlin: Nation-state bill ‘liable to harm the Jewish people‘

President Reuven Rivlin wrote a letter addressed to the Knesset and members of the law-making committee criticizing a section of the nation-state bill on Tuesday morning. The Jewish nation-state bill is a draft Basic Law with constitutional heft that declares Israel is the nation-state of the Jewish people. It would anchor in law the state’s menorah emblem, Jerusalem as Israel’s […]