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Shas Finally Selects Chief Rabbi Candidate

After much jockeying and infighting, it appears that Shas has finally chosen its candidate for Sephardic Chief Rabbi of Israel. Among the candidates were...

New Christian Israeli-Arab Party Fed Up with Anti-Zionist Arabs

Arab MK Zoabi calls Israel a Nazi-Apartheid state. MP TIbi says a suicide bomber is a martyr, not a terrorist. And Christian Arab Bashara Shlayan, fed up with them, is forming a pro-Zionist Arab party.

New Israeli Ambassador To U.S. Known For Closeness To Netanyahu

WASHINGTON – Ron Dermer laced his address to the 2009 American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference with “I was with him when.”

Ari Harow to Return as Netanyahu’s Chief of Staff

American born Ari Harow, PM Netanyahu's former Bureau Chief, will be returning to politics, this time as Netanyahu's Chief of Staff. Harow was born in...

Jewish Home, Likud Bill to Limit Foreign Entities’ NGO Donations

An Israeli organization will receive no more than $5,500 from a donor that denies the right of Israel to exist.

Netanyahu Names American Immigrant Ron Dermer Ambassador to US

Outgoing Israeli Ambassador to the US Michael Oren was the only American to hold the post – until Tuesday. Netanyahu has appointed Ron Dermer, a close aide, to take over the job.

What 4th Amendment? Israeli Cops to Enter Noisy Apts. without Warrant

Israel's police receives 286 thousand noise complaints a year.

Meretz: Homeland Security Lied to Knesset on ‘Anonymous’ Prisoners

Meretz Chairwoman MK Zahava Gal'on condemned "the government's culture of lies."

Government Approves ‘Equal Burden’ Bill Enlisting Haredim

According to the new bill, beginning in 2017, every young Jew over the age of 18 will be obligated to join the army.

Jewish Home Minister Forces Apartment Buying During ‘9-Days’

As of Sunday, apartment buyers in Jerusalem to receive govt. slightly reduced grants, from $19-26 thousand.

MK Feiglin: IDF Radio an Anti-Democratic Idea (Video)

"We've become an army that has a state, rather than a state that has an army, which is not a good thing!"

Kerry Leaves without a Date for Talks, but Says Progress Is at Hand

Netanyahu told his cabinet that any agreement would be brought to a vote of the people.

Kerry and Netanyahu Met Saturday Night, Breakthrough Unlikely

Netanyahu may agree to the Palestinians' preconditions, but only if he would be able to deliver them gradually.

Ron Dermer to be Appointed Israel’s Ambassador to U.S.

Rumors first emerged in December that Dermer would be appointed Ambassador, this time it appears it might happen.

Senior PA Official: We’ll Meet Netanyahu Halfway

"If Netanyahu really believes in the two-state solution, we are ready to resume negotiations tomorrow."

Feiglin: Next Time I Climb Temple Mount May Be as Prime Minister

"The change that caused me not to be able to enter was strategic, not tactical."

Knesset Bills Would Define Israel as Jewish State

Two bills submitted to the Knesset on Tuesday would legislate Israel’s Jewish character and as a democratic state. A bill proposed by coalition chairman Likud...

End of an Era: Ethiopian Aliyah to Stop Next Month

Israelis and Jews were excited on a Friday night 22 years ago when Israel announced its secret Operation Solomon brought 13,000 Ethiopians to Israel. The aliyah effort will end on August 28.

Foreign Ministry Strike Shuts Down Consular Service at Embassies

A strike by Israeli Foreign Ministry employees has caused a halt to consular services at Israeli embassies and consulates in the United States and...

Eli Yishai to Not Run for Jerusalem Mayor

MK Eli Yishai, the former head of the Shas party has decided he will not be running for mayor of Jerusalem, according to a...

Danon Wins Internal Likud Election, Next Victory on the Way

Danon's victory is a next step to challenging PM Netanyahu's policies that most of the Likud party disagree with.

Congressman Aims at Jew’s Crusade against Army Religious Coercion

Mikey Weinstein’s two sons were exposed to anti-Semitic evangelism in the Armed Forces. His crusade to stop the phenomenon in the army has won him a Congressional amendment to curb his activities.

US Immigration Bill May Hurt Jewish Summer Camps

The proposed immigration bill now in the Senate has been altered to t remove requirements that would  affect Israeli and other foreigners wanting to...

AG: Following Scandal, Rabbi Amar Is Sole Chief Rabbi

Shas officials are concerned now that the good rabbi would outmaneuver their good rabbi in picking the next chief rabbi.

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