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IDF Says No Basis for Claims That IDF Shot Crippled Gaza Activist

General Mordechai called on the Red Cross to cooperate so the truth could come to light.

Quick UN General Assembly Scorecard on Support for Jerusalem, Abstentions

"This vote will make a difference on how Americans look at the UN and on how we look at countries who disrespect us in the UN."

Full Text: UNGA Resolution Rejecting Recognition of Jerusalem as Capital of Israel

The resolution, "expressing in this regard its deep regret at recent decisions concerning the status of Jerusalem... calls upon all States to refrain from the establishment of diplomatic missions in the Holy City of Jerusalem..."

US to Propose New Sanctions Against North Korea at UN Security Council

The proposed resolution contains sanctions that would ban sale or delivery of close to 90 percent of refined oil products to North Korea.

Mossad Turns to Social Media for Recruitment

The Mossad contends that advertising on Facebook allows for a more efficient recruitment process, granting them access to the most qualified applicants.

Arab Riots Over Jerusalem Damage Israeli Vehicles in Gush Etzion

Local residents blocked the entrances to the Arab village of Tuqu’a, (located down the road from the Jewish community of the same name, Tekoa), and the Arab village of Kharmala.

Elkanah Pushes Back Against Shomron City Plan

An Interior Ministry committee believes combining four Shomron communities together makes sense economically.

Israeli Farmers, Nurseries Clamoring for Cannabis Permits

The Knesset is considering legislation to allow Israel to export medical marijuana. Ministers estimate sales of the product could inject as much as $1.1 billion into the Israeli economy.

US Says DPRK Hackers Behind ‘WannaCry’ Global Ransomware Attack

"This was a careless and reckless attack. It affected individuals, industry, governments, and the consequences were beyond economic. . . [it] put lives at risk, not just money."

Foreign Ministry Asks Diaspora Jews for Help on UN’s Jerusalem Vote

But some Diaspora Jewish groups, particularly in North America, say ... they have no intention of lobbying on behalf of the Netanyahu government.

Hamas Terrorist Mulled Abduction, Murder of Likud MK Yehuda Glick

A three-man terrorist cell planned to execute the plot over the Hanukkah holiday.

Trump Says ‘Thanks’ After Learning Kiryat Yam Ecological Park to Bear His Name

“The president of the United States took a brave and unprecedented step that none of his predecessors were willing to take and we must honor him for it."

Worldwide Chanukah Project: Lighting Up Places of Darkness

"Our goal was to motivate WBA members and Jews around the world to utilize their inner light to illuminate any place in the world where they see darkness..."

2017 Begin Prize Awarded to Malcolm Hoenlein

Hoenlein was honored for his work in strengthening ties between Jews in the Diaspora and Israel.

Update: Fake Bomb Stopped Jerusalem Light Rail Service

Service was suspended in both directions at the Mt. Herzl Light Rail train stop.

Eviatar Matania Resigning as Head of National Cyber Bureau

Matania has been with the Bureau since it was formed under the Prime Minister's Office in 2011.

Government Ratifies Move to Unify National Cyber Units

Israel is among the leaders, if not the leader, in the world in defending our citizens and all of our other essential infrastructures against cyberattack.

Russia’s President Honored Memory of His Jewish H.S. Teacher

"The embassy helped organize the burial ceremony and commissioned its representative to it."

Red Alert Triggers in Ashkelon Coastal Region

The Red Alert triggered in the Ashkelon Coastal district.

Fatah Calls for Protests against Pence as Israel Bans Fatah Member from Jerusalem for...

"We call for angry protests at the entrances to Jerusalem and in its Old City to coincide with the visit on Wednesday of US Vice President Mike Pence."

Terrorist Carrying Explosive Device Arrested at Military Court Entrance

A police sapper is working to neutralize the device. The entrance to the court has been closed.

Elbit Produces New SmartScope for Snipers

The new scope can be used in tunnels and windowless room because it does not employ cooling or use light from the stars as did older models.

Third Hanukkah Candle Lit at Western Wall to Honor Holocaust Survivors

Similar candle-lighting events took place on the third night of Hanukkah in Berlin and in New York City, honoring Holocaust survivors.

1,200 Israeli Elderly Receive Visits to Brighten Hanukkah

“Loneliness is one of the hardest challenges for elderly Israelis -- sometimes that struggle outweighs the usual daily battle for financial survival."

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