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Cave of the Patriarchs Closes to Jews for Muslim Holiday

The Cave of the Patriarchs and the Temple Mount will be closed to Jews on Wednesday due to an Islamic holiday.

Israel in Space: Satellites The Size of Milk Cartons

Israel is launching two civilian satellites into space, neither of them little more than the size of a carton of milk.

Netanyahu’s ‘Jews in Palestine’ Ploy Traps Bennett, Abbas and AP

No one seems to remember that Netanyahu once won a stalemate with chess master Natan Sharansky.

Netanyahu Tells Knesset Session Honoring Shimon Peres: ‘Peace Will Not Be Achieved at Futile...

Isaac Herzog said that 'recently there has been a certain attempt to dim Peres' peace doctrine; his faith in the two-state vision and [his efforts to achieve] a comprehensive peace with our Palestinian neighbors.'

Can NATO Member Turkey Ever Be Trusted Again?

In April, 2012, the Tehran Times announced: "Iran has foiled Israeli terrorist plots." That one had Turkish fingerprints all over it.

Netanyahu to Zambian President: Africa’s Future Endangered by Radical Islam

'In seizing the future, Israel is coming back to Africa in more than a verbal way,' Netanyahu promised.

Shaked to Victorious Trump: Let’s Move that Embassy to Jerusalem!

Clinton, Bush and Obama all pledged on their campaign trails to move the embassy to the "eternal city."

Dermer: ‘When Israelis and Arabs Are on Same Page, People Should Pay Attention’

Israel's Ambassador to the U.S., Ron Dermer, warns a U.S. news program that "when Israelis and Arabs are on the same page (about Iran), people should pay attention."

Posters Call for Resignation of IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot

Police are investigating who was behind posters depicting the IDF chief of staff as King Ahashuerus of the Purim tale.

France Drops Pro-Palestinian UN Resolution

Under the French resolution, the PA would be required to recognize Israel as a “Jewish” state. The PA rejected that.

Israeli Ambassador Presents Credentials to President Putin

Ambassador Koren was born in Riga, in 1973, and made Aliyah at age 13.

Im Tirtzu Reports on Anti-Israel NGOs Benefiting from National Service Internships

At least seven far-Left organizations are currently eligible to receive National Service positions from the government.

Cabinet Votes Unanimously to Shut Down Illegal Alien Detention Facility

'We are obligated to finance a wide range of recreational activities and to provide an allowance to those staying there. Is this where the taxpayer's hard-earned money should be spent?'

Note to Self: Deputy Minister of Defense – “Cut Power, Fuel Supply to Gaza”

Danny Danon demanded at the Security Cabinet meeting that Israel stop supplying Gaza with electricity and fuel. Isn't that obvious?

60 Evangelical Leaders to Trump: Move Embassy to Jerusalem

White evangelical voters unusually high support was very significant in Trump's ability to capture the Midwestern states and win without a plurality.

Netanyahu Slams Security Council

Prime Minister speaks by phone to Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, stresses that Israel accepted all ceasefire proposals.

Government Introduces Bonuses to Retain Arab Household Staff at Dead Sea Hotels

While huge resources are being invested in the development of Dead Sea beaches and infrastructure to attract more tourists, the hotels are finding it difficult to absorb the increased traffic.

National Religious and Ultra-Orthodox Coalition MKs at War over Legislation, Bad Blood

A lot of bad blood is involved, dating back to the previous coalition government.

Build Bridges, Not Boycotts: Round Two

“We should Boycott North Korea, we should Sanction Iran, and we should Divest from Syria,” Ambassador Haley told the packed General Assembly Hall.

10,000 French Jews, 3,000 Americans expected to Make Aliyah in 2016

"We could have reached 15,000 [French] olim last year, not only 8,000," Former Minister of Immigration and Absorption Sofa Landver (Yisrael Beitenu) said.

Assad to Netanyahu: Help Me Keep my Seat and I Guarantee You a Calm...

Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister said his country is offering Russia a substantial bribe in return for pulling its support for the Assad regime.

Survey: 59% of Israelis Agree with President’s Support of High Court Against Netanyahu

59% said they agree or quite agree with the president, while only 26% say they do not agree or quite disagree. 15% said they did not know.

Leket Israel Launches Tu B’Shevat Project, Sayeret Tapuz

Many of the project's volunteers this year are Israeli special needs teenagers from Gan Yavne.

Israel Buys German Ships to Protect Gas & Oil Rigs in Mediterranean

Israel and Germany have signed a 430-million Euro contract to provide four ships to protect Israel's natural gas and oil rigs in the Mediterranean.

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