Politics

Amb. Danon blasts official who suggested Israel be suspended from U.N.

Amb. Danon blasts official who suggested Israel be suspended from U.N.

Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon harshly criticized a suggestion by UN official Michael Lynk that Israel be suspended from the world body over what the United Nations characterizes as violations of international law, Fox News reported Wednesday. Lynk‘s comments is “another reason why the [Human Rights Council] lost its credibility,” Danon said. Be the first to know […]

Brace yourselves: The next Israeli election is on the way

Brace yourselves: The next Israeli election is on the way

Mark your calendars, ladies and gentlemen. The next election is on the way. Tuesday night’s to draft yeshiva students made it very likely that an election will be held between the end of January and the end of February. Be the first to know – The government had asked for a seven-month extension of the September deadline to pass the […]

Yehonatan Geffen is ‘not comparing‘ Israel to Nazis

Yehonatan Geffen is ‘not comparing‘ Israel to Nazis

Songwriter, poet and professional rabble-rouser Yehonatan Geffen posted yet another sensational poem to Instagram on Sunday night, comparing – or not comparing – the Israeli government to Nazi Germany. Less than 24 hours later, the post disappeared from his Instagram page. “No, I’m definitely not comparing! Wrote the poet whose poems are not read by anybody,” Geffen wrote underneath a […]

‘Antisemitic‘ Bayit Yehudi Jerusalem campaign raises ire

‘Antisemitic‘ Bayit Yehudi Jerusalem campaign raises ire

The Bayit Yehudi Party distanced itself on Monday from its own campaign in Jerusalem, which depicts with black hats and sidelocks. The goal of the campaign was to warn religious Zionist voters in Jerusalem that if they do not vote for Bayit Yehudi, the next mayor will build a coalition dominated by haredim (ultra-Orthodox). Be the first to know – […]

Sara Netanyahu asks AG Mandelblit to freeze case against her

Sara Netanyahu asks AG Mandelblit to freeze case against her

Sara Netanyahu has asked Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit to freeze the criminal case against her, Kan news reported Monday. The request, submitted by Sara and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, claimed that the actions of Chief of Police Roni Alsheikh provide a sufficient basis for a complete reinvestigation of the case. The Netanyahus requested Mandeblit to delay the investigation of the […]

Settlers excluded from Chief Rabbinate Council selection committee

Settlers excluded from Chief Rabbinate Council selection committee

National Union MKs Uri Ariel and Bezalel Smotrich have reacted furiously to a decision by the Religious Services Ministry to uphold a policy preventing representatives from Judea and Samaria from being selected for the electoral committee that chooses members of the Council of the Chief Rabbinate. – 10 of whom are up for election – and is the decision-making organ […]

Lapid vows to cancel seven laws

Lapid vows to cancel seven laws

has vowed that if and when his party comes to power, it will overturn seven laws passed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s current government, but the controversial Jewish Nation-State law was surprisingly not one of them. The laws that Yesh Atid would cancel include the Mini-markets Law that blocks businesses from opening on Shabbat, the Recommendations Law that bars police […]