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Israeli Presidential Election, The Sequel: Stay Tuned for Round 2

The first round of votes is over and Israel does not yet have a new president. Rivlin leads, but not by much.

Israel Choosing a New President Today

Israel's next president is about to be chosen after what has been termed the "ugliest" campaign in recent decades.

Coalition Sharks Smell Netanyahu Blood

The coalition sharks are smelling blood - not from Israel's enemies, but rather from PM Netanyahu.

Annexation ‘Only Sane Plan’ Says Bennett

The "only sane plan" is to annex Area C in Judea and Samaria, says Economy Minister Naftali Bennett. Coalition crisis ahead?

Arab Media Salivate Over Jewish Squabbles About Israel

Arab media are salivating over Jewish squabbles about internal Israeli divisions on policy reported by wire services.

Lapid Calls for Unilateral Disengagement 

Yesh Atid head gives no indication that he learned anything from 2005 Gaza pullout, says Israel should "give" Palestinians state

Netanyahu Slams Int’l Community for Supporting Hamas Government

The Prime Minister didn't mince words at Sunday's cabinet meeting, slamming the int'l community for embracing the Hamas government, while praising Australia for its moral clarity.

Gov’t Approves Anti-Extortion Bill

When Israel released 1,027 murderers for Gilad Shalit, the public outcry in Israel was enormous. Today, the cabinet moved to ensure it doesn't happen again.

Israel to Vacate ‘All’ IDF Bases in Central Region

The prime minister's office plans to finance defense by relocating central region IDF bases and selling the land.

Israel to Hold Abbas ‘Directly Responsible’ for Gaza Terror

Israel's security cabinet voted Monday night not to negotiate with a Palestinian Authority government backed by Hamas.

Netanyahu: European Position on Hamas, PA Unity is ‘Strange’

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu says Islamist terrorism is "rearing its head" in Europe - and yet the EU praises unity with Hamas.

New Runway Opens at Ben Gurion International Airport

Israel's Ben Gurion international airport is expanding with a 21st runway, just in time for the summer season.

Netanyahu Shocks Israeli Politicians, Champions Rivlin for President

PM Binyamin Netanyahu has shocked Israel's political scene by endorsing his nemesis, MK Reuven Rivlin, for president.

Mofaz: Americans Screw Up Negotiations

Former defense minister says American involvement in negotiations pushes Israel, Palestinian Authority apart, slams Livni, Netanyahu, Lapid

Netanyahu Vows on Jerusalem Day, ‘We Will Never Divide Our Heart. Never!’

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu vowed Tuesday evening in a passionate Jerusalem Day address never to divide Israel's capital.

Budget Cuts Leave Israeli Air Force Training Flights Up in the Air

Israeli Air Force pilots are grounded starting today, unless flying actual operations or in flight school, due to budget cuts.

Former IDF Intel Chief ‘Not Going to Turkey’ for Arrest

Former IDF intelligence chief Amos Yadlin says he "won't go to Turkey" to be arrested by an Istanbul court.

FM Spokesperson Yigal Palmor Resigning, Joins Senior Staff Flight

The Hebrew daily Ma'ariv reports that Foreign Ministry spokesperson Yigal Palmor is planning to resign his post, joining other senior staff who have quit.

Killing Cash

The Israeli government has hopes to put the kabash on cash transactions starting in fiscal 2015 budget.

MKs to Submit Bills to Annex Jewish Blocs in Judea, Samaria

Two Knesset members are set to propose annexation of Jewish blocs in Judea and Samaria.

FM Liberman Reminds US, Europe: ‘We Know How to Investigate’

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman hit back after calls from foreign leaders for a "thorough" probe of PA rioters' deaths.

New Beach in Ashkelon Gender ‘Separate’

Ashkelon launched a new separate gender beach this week, but only on land.

Finance Ministry Leaves IDF Empty-Handed

The Finance Ministry has closed its fist over funding to Israel's defense establishment for fiscal 2015.

White House Puts New Lipstick on Old Pig a/k/a Unity Government

Now Hamas is being given a strategy for making acceptable its unalterable hostility towards the Jewish state.

Israel Eliminates ‘Single Parent Family’ in Legal Lexicon

The Knesset has passed an amending eliminating the term “single parent family” from the lexicon of the legal system.

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