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‘Jerusalem Has Much in Common With Hebron’

22 Tammuz 5776 – July 27, 2016
Barkat asked for a plaque with the words of David Ben-Gurion, who called Hebron 'Jerusalem's sister city.'

European Union Unhappy With Israel Over Gilo Housing Project

The European Union is again castigating Israel over a simple city housing project.

Liberman to Arab MK: Conditions at Checkpoints Are Unreasonable, Harmful

"Part of the tradition in the Palestinian Authority is that the same people who at nighttime deal with harming Israel and worked hard to annihilate the State of Israel, during the daytime speak a lot about brotherhood among the nations, peace, and so forth."

Knesset Committee Quarrels with Anti-Drug Officials over Colorado Legalized Weed

"It's been four years into the legalization in Colorado and the sky did not fall," committee chairwoman Tamar Zandberg (Meretz) said.

Netanyahu Denies Israel Unprepared for Tunnel Warfare in 2014 [video]

PM Netanyahu is faced with accusations that Israel was not adequately prepared for the war with Hamas in 2014.

2 Dead in Blast at Azerbaijan Defense Plant

It's not clear what caused an explosion at an arms plant 60 miles southwest of Baku, Azerbaijan.

New Ruling Requires Both Mothers Listed on Birth Certificate

21 Tammuz 5776 – July 26, 2016
Israel approves birth certificates listing both mothers in cases where a family has two mommies.

Bennett Rebukes Netanyahu on Misrepresenting Terror Tunnel Record

Bennett was behind the popular notion that the Netanyahu security cabinet was unaware of the tunnel threat.

Knesset Passes Law Assigning Running State Mikvahs to Chief Rabbinate

"Reform Jews in the US don’t have a single mikvah. All of a sudden they need a mikvah over here?"

Police Continue Nightly Harassment of Minor Targeted by Outgoing Defense Minister

Ah, police harassment, that unique combination of abuse of power and contempt for civilians.

Israeli-Trained Brazilian Forces to Secure Rio Olympics

Israeli security and high-tech firms are working with the 10,000 military and police officers who secure the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil.

Nat’l Security Chief Heads to Washington Defense Memorandum of Understanding

20 Tammuz 5776 – July 25, 2016
Israel's acting head of national security heads to Washington hoping to sign the defense MOU before American presidential elections.

Defense Minister Liberman Attacks Predecessor’s Public Conviction of Hebron Shooter

Liberman recommended that soldiers who are not sure about the rules of engagement ask their superiors.

2014 Gaza War Parents Demand Investigation of Operation’s Conduct, High Losses

One report that had been produced by a Knesset committee was shelved because of the 2015 elections.

Israeli ‘Law and Order Bill’ Approved by Cabinet

19 Tammuz 5776 – July 24, 2016
A bill to enforce the law in planning and construction across all populations has just passed the government.

Tim Kaine’s Decision to Boycott Netanyahu’s Speech Could Hurt Hillary

18 Tammuz 5776 – July 23, 2016
Kaine would be a bonanza to leftwing Israeli Jews, very much like the folks who are currently in the White House.

After Filibuster Knesset Passes ‘Dismissal Law’ Empowering It to Oust Sitting MK

14 Tammuz 5776 – July 20, 2016
The new law is all but tailor-made for the inequities of one MK — the vociferous Haneen Zoabi (Joint Arab List).

IDF Denies Arab 13-yr-old Killed by IDF

14 Tammuz 5776 – July 19, 2016
Israeli forces used stun and gas grenades in clashes with Arab attackers; a Ramallah hospital claims a teen was killed.

Netanyahu Tells Knesset Inquiry of his Suspected Corruption ‘a Lot of Hot Air’ [video]

"I ask all those who are asking questions and those who may have hope in their hearts: don't hurry to have suits made. Stop the tailors."

One Third of Public Complaints to Israel’s Ombudsman ‘Justified’

"At the Israel Postal Company, for instance, some 69 percent of the complaints were found to be justified."

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