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Statistics Bureau: 186,500 Holocaust Survivors Lived in Israel in 2016

The Holocaust survivors population is aging, and its size is diminishing.

Putin, Netanyahu, to Honor Memory of Holocaust Jewish Victims

President Vladimir Putin and his guest Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center in Moscow on Monday, TASS reported. "In...

Israeli Education Minister Orders Compulsory Course on Poles’ Collaboration with Nazis

The lesson plan reminds students that "even after the war, Jews encountered hostility from their former neighbors as they returned from the concentration camps ... The most famous case was the Kielce pogrom in Poland, in July 1946, during which the Poles murdered 42 Holocaust survivors who returned to the city."

‘Let’s Make a Deal’ in Davos: Israel, Croatia Agree on $500M Sale of Used...

"The two leaders [also] agreed to expand economic, security, water, agricultural, academic and tourism cooperation."

Netanyahu, Putin to Discuss Syria, Israeli Security in Moscow Talks

"I will discuss with him various regional developments, enhanced security coordination between the IDF and the Russian military forces in Syria."

Chief Rabbi Orders an End to Special Prayers for Rain

The rains of the last few weeks have improved the seasonal rainfall, and the rabbinate has changed its directive and ordered the chazan to no longer say the special prayer for rainfall.

Netanyahu Surrenders to Pressure, Will Allow Havat Gilad Status Debate in a Week

"The proposed decision prepared by the defense minister to regulate Havat Gilad farm is ready, and the Attorney General has already approved it. All that was left was to bring it to a vote in the cabinet."

Knesset Speaker: Netanyahu No Longer Sounds Like a Prime Minister

Edelstein has been mentioned as a candidate to replace Netanyahu as prime minister, should the latter be forced to resign following an indictment resulting from any of the five or six police investigations of his affairs.

Israel Demands Poland Reverse Law Outlawing Mention of ‘Polish Death Camps’ or Polish Complicity

The term "Polish death camp" was first used by Polish resistance fighter Jan Karski in a 1944 article that was titled "Polish Death Camp."

Netanyahu Says Israel is ‘Keeping the Holy Sites, Status Quo in Jerusalem’ (video)

“We’re keeping the holy sites and the status quo, and I want to stress that under any arrangement we have, we will always keep the status quo at the Temple Mount and all of the holy sites."

Israeli Ambassador Warns UN Security Council Iran Commands 82,000 Fighters in Syria

“We are releasing this classified information because it is vital for the world to understand that if we turn a blind eye in Syria, the Iranian threat will only grow.”

Trump Warns Palestinian Authority No More Money Without Peace Talks (video)

"They're going to have to want to make peace too, or we're going to have nothing to do with them any longer."

Israel Prize Awarded to Dead Sea Scroll Expert

Qimron’s works are considered ground-breaking, both in the Hebrew grammar of the scrolls, and in the publication of the three volumes that deal with the ancient texts.

Netanyahu: Germany’s Chancellor ‘Understands Our Concerns’

"The Europeans will hold discussions among themselves, and with the US, but she understands that this touches ... the things that could threaten our very existence."

Edelstein in Europe: Never Again! ¡Nunca más! Plus jamais! Mai più! Nie wieder!

What has been learned from all the memorials if synagogues across Europe need round-the-clock protection?

Heavy Rain Predicted, But Not Enough to Break Drought

"The government is trying to find water in other places. But the quality of the water will be very poor. So for now, the vegetables are fine, but the earth is losing its minerals and soil structure."

Knesset Committee to Renew Debate Over Muezzin Bill

Local supporters say the measure is necessary because Arab political and religious officials refuse to listen to concerns about being woken up at pre-dawn hours.

Netanyahu’s Other Son Refutes Rumors about Kaya’s Death

Kaya was adopted by the Netanyahus after her original owner had abandoned her.

Ramallah Annoyed with Israel’s Paying PA’s Victims with PA Taxes

The PA refused to recognize the court's jurisdiction over its affairs.

Rivlin Tells Pence US Recognition of Jerusalem is ‘Clear Gift on Israel’s 70th Anniversary’

"We are sending a signal to our European allies that the time has come for changes in the Iran nuclear deal," ensuring the sunset provisions are completely eliminated.

Rwanda Disavows African Migrant Agreement with Israel

“In reference to the rumors that have been recently spread in the media, the Government of Rwanda wishes to inform that it has never signed any secret deal with Israel regarding the relocation of African migrants."

Pence to Visit Western Wall Amid Heightened Security

It is the U.S. vice president's scheduled visit to the Western Wall in a section of Jerusalem coveted by the Palestinian Authority that has set Ramallah on edge.

If Brooklyn Has a Haredi Woman Judge, Why Shouldn’t Israel?

Shaked: “I see before me a special challenge in the appointment of a female haredi judge."

Netanyahu Commends ‘Magnificent Speech, Powerful Expression of Enduring Bond’

"The sooner the Palestinians accept the truth about the millennial connection of the Jewish people to this land and to this city, the sooner we can work together."
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FULL TRANSCRIPT: Remarks by US Vice President Mike Pence at Special Session of Knesset,...

"We strongly urge the Palestinian leadership to return to the table. Peace can only come through dialogue."

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