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IDF Commander in Operation Protective Edge Passes Away in Coma

6 Tevet 5777 – January 4, 2017
Another IDF officer who fell in battle during Operation Protective Edge has succumbed to his wounds after a long struggle...

Protesters Heat Up Atmosphere Outside As Military Judge Begins Verdict for IDF Sgt. Elor...

Protesters became increasingly agitated as it appeared a military judge was not going to acquit IDF soldier Elor Azaria.

Israel Awaits Azaria Verdict

Israelis are waiting as military judges discuss the evidence and try to reach a verdict on manslaughter charges in the Azaria case.

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz: ‘Make Gush Etzion Part of Greater Jerusalem’

Minister Katz calls to renew a proposal that connects the communities of Greater Jerusalem to Jerusalem itself.

Pres. Rivlin to France: Without Negotiations, No ‘Solution’ Can Be Reached

6 Tevet 5777 – January 3, 2017
Israeli Pres. Reuven Rivlin tells French Senate Pres. Gerard Larcher, "There are no shortcuts in the Middle East."

Female Arab Wannabe Stabber Indicted in Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court

The would-be killer showed investigators the drawings she made, showing how she would stab the Israeli soldiers.

National Center Planned for Information on Gender Equality in Israel

The Ministry for Science, Space and Technology has allocated NIS 3 million to create a national information center on gender equality.

Hollywood Stars Welcome New Year in Israel

Hollywood stars who greeted the New Year in Israel also met the 'Black Hebrew Israelites' mostly from Chicago, now living in Dimona.

Education Committee Debate on ‘Breaking the Silence’ in Schools Hits High Notes

MK Zehava Galon (Meretz) said Breaking the Silence is a "patriotic organization" and that those who object to it want a 'paranoid education system that does not deal with criticism.'

Support Group: Today’s Aliyah ‘Basket’ Must Include Subsidized Therapy

'My very relationship with my husband was in question suddenly. The children would yell, 'Why did you bring us here?' My own emotional state was so fragile. Everything was falling apart, including our marriage.'

European Union Drone Spies on Jewish Towns, IDF Bases in Judea, Samaria [video]

5 Tevet 5777 – January 2, 2017
A European Union drone fitted with a video camera has been spying on Israeli communities and IDF positions in Judea and Samaria.

Israel’s Population Grows by 2% in 2016

Israel continues to grow as a Jewish State, as a nation and as a people. In 2016, Israel's population grew by 167,000 people.

Haifa Port Fined Nearly NIS 2.2 Billion Over Environmental Violations

The port of Haifa received a wallop in a series of fines from the Environmental Ministry over pollution violations.

Mengistu Family, MKs Call on Govt to Rescue Captive From Hamas

The family of Abera (Avram) Mengistu held a protest over government "inaction" on rescuing their loved one.

Bennett in Ma’aleh Adumim: It’s Either Sovereignty or Palestine

'we are in a narrow window of opportunity, it's our last chance before the world forces on us a terror state along Route 6.'

Liberman: Shaming Hareidi Soldiers For Military Service Akin to Idolatry [video]

Defense Minister Liberman pointed out that King David fought, as did Joshua bin Nun, saying they also had an understanding of Torah and Judaism.

President Rivlin Gets Annual Strategic Survey for Israel, Warns: We Don’t Yet Know Middle...

President Rivlin warned that Israel's risk level is much higher this year due to changes about to take place in the US and Europe.

Netanyahu to Opposition before Police Interrogation: Too Soon to Start Celebrating

In early December, Netanyahu's wife, Sara, was questioned by police for 11 hours over an alleged misuse of public funds.

Israeli Research Produces New Hope for Breast Cancer Patients

4 Tevet 5777 – January 1, 2017
Israeli scientists have identified a promising new combination therapy for a particularly aggressive form of breast cancer.

PM Netanyahu: I Grieve At The Passing Of… My Cherished Friend, Ya’akov Ne’eman

PM Netanyahu and his wife Sara send their deepest condolences to the wife of former Justice Minister Ya'akov Ne'eman, z'l, close friends of the couple.

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