Politics

Knesset bill to stop Palestinian terrorist payments moves forward

Knesset bill to stop Palestinian terrorist payments moves forward

The Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee voted Wednesday to advance a bill , despite an attempt by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government to water down the legislation. The bill is now expected to pass into law next Monday. It requires the government to deduct the amount the PA pays terrorists from the taxes and tariffs Israel collects for the […]

Prince William at Yad Vashem: We must not forget

Prince William at Yad Vashem: We must not forget

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara greeted Prince William at their residence in Jerusalem on Tuesday, after the Duke of Cambridge began .<br/

Sara Netanyahu trial to start July 19

Sara Netanyahu trial to start July 19

Avital Chen, president of the Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court, has set Sara Netanyahu’s fraud trial for July 19 in a decision issued on Tuesday. The rapid start of the trial defied many expectations that it might be pushed off until after the Jewish holidays, in light of the upcoming July through August court recess. Be the first to know – Attorney-General […]

Is Israel heading towards a war in Gaza? Cabinet members disagree

Is Israel heading towards a war in Gaza? Cabinet members disagree

Members of Israel‘s security cabinet offered differing, and even contradictory, solutions to the ongoing confrontation between Israel and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. Speaking on Army Radio Thursday morning, Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said that "there is a very good chance, certainly after the past several weeks," for a large-scale military confrontation between Israel and Hamas this summer, "to […]

Judge cancels Labor Party convention

Judge cancels Labor Party convention

In a blow to Labor Party leader Avi Gabbay, a party convention that was set for Sunday night was canceled after the Central District Court in Lod issued an injunction preventing the meeting from taking place, at the request of party activists opposed to Gabbay. Gabbay had intended to pass a proposal at the convention to cancel an election for […]

Mayoral candidate Elkin upset Brits call east Jerusalem ‘occupied’

Mayoral candidate Elkin upset Brits call east Jerusalem ‘occupied’

Jerusalem mayoral hopeful Ze’ev Elkin took on the handlers of Prince William’s for characterizing the prince’s visit in east Jerusalem as a visit to the “Occupied Palestinian Territories.” “United Jerusalem is the capital of Israel for over 3,000 years,” Elkin – who is the Jerusalem Affairs Minister – said in a Facebook post. “No distortion in the preparatory pages of […]

Recognizing the Armenian Genocide

Recognizing the Armenian Genocide

AMID DETERIORATING relations over recent clashes on the Gaza border, Turkey has warned Israel against any move to recognize the Armenian Genocide. “We believe that the fact that Israel is placing the events of 1915 on the same level as the Holocaust will cause harm to Israel itself,” said a spokesman for Turkey’s Foreign Ministry. Be the first to know […]