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Yom HaZikaron: Israel Remembers 23,477 Fallen & Victims of Terror

3 Iyyar 5776 – May 11, 2016
Israel observes its Memorial Day to honor fallen soldiers and citizens who died as victims of terror.

Israel Railways Runs Free Memorial Day Shuttles to Cemeteries

Israel Railways is providing Memorial Day shuttles until 1 pm between train stations and cemeteries.

Watch full Version: Knesset ‘Songs in their Memory’ Event Honoring Israel’s Fallen [video]

The evening featured performances by Shiri Meimon, Ninet Tayeb, Harel Skaat, Idan Haviv, Chief IDF Cantor Lt. Col. Shai Abramson, Uziya Tzadok and military bands.

Reports: Likud and Labor Closer than Ever to Coalition

Israel has seen its share of wall-to-wall coalition governments, especially in the 1980s, and in each instance it has been Labor which acquiesced to join with Likud.

President Rivlin at Western Wall Memorial Day Ceremony: ‘We Must have Faith in the...

3 Iyyar 5776 – May 10, 2016
Maj. Gen. Eizenkot said at the ceremony that the unity of the nation "is the foundation of the Israel Defense Forces, and it shapes it as the nation's army, as a state army."

‘Miriam’s Song’ Speaks to the Soul of the Nation of Israel About Loss

The Hebrew-language best-seller, Miriam's Song, by Miriam Peretz, will be a hit in English that shatters hearts.

Serious Damage to Solomon’s Pools Still Neglected by Palestinian Authority

The ancient water reservoir of Solomon's Pools is damaged but has not yet been repaired by the Palestinian Authority.

PM Netanyahu Reveals Threat That Moved Egypt to Rescue Staff at Israeli Embassy in...

PM Netanyahu says the threat of sending Israeli commandos into Cairo was enough to convince Egypt's president to send his own troops to rescue Israeli embassy staff from a mob.

Samaria Jews Protest Being Skipped Over by Airshow on Independence Day [video]

"It is a national flyover, paid for by all of our taxes, and, more important, bears a national meaning for all of us."

Military Court on Medic Who Shot Neutralized Terrorist Recommends Parties Hold Mediation

1 Iyyar 5776 – May 9, 2016
But the prosecution is going for broke, and have even conscripted a top attorney, Nadav Weissman, to litigate for them.

Pro-IDF Arab Priest Gabriel Naddaf Denies Accusations of Sexual Harassment

Naddaf issued a statement Sunday saying the source for the complaints against him are criminal elements in the Arab community.

Likud Supreme Court Orders Review of Ya’alon’s Failure

1 Iyyar 5776 – May 8, 2016
The discussions in each Likud institution will include a vote on a call to Prime Minister Netanyahu to remove Ya'alon from his post as Defense Minister.

PM Netanyahu Listed Among Top 10 ‘Most Admired Men in America’

Israel's prime minister is among the top 10 most admired men in America, with the US president.

Israeli Farmers Return to Work in Fields on Gaza Border

Israeli farmers are allowed to return to their fields near the Gaza border.

Nadav Argaman Takes Over As Head of Shin Bet (ISA)

The new head of the ISA (Shin Bet, or 'Shabak') has been with the agency for decades.

Israeli Envoy Tells European Union, NATO, ‘Together We Are Stronger’

Israel's ambassador to the European Union and NATO says all three gain more with unity.

Israeli High School Students Continue Rolling ‘Strike’

Students are rotating their strike around the country, shutting down classes in five cities per day.

Analysis: Obama Administration Fighting Netanyahu Via AP Leak

"The Quartet, which is supposed to guide the two parties to peace, has been largely irrelevant for the past several years."

Northern Islamic Movement Leader Sheikh Raed Salah Begins Prison Sentence

The Israeli Arab leader of the outlawed Northern Islamic Movement has entered prison near Be'er Sheva to begin his jail sentence.

Defense Ministry to Demolish Amona, But Build Bigger Town Near Shiloh

The Defense Ministry will uproot 40 families in Amona but reportedly plans to create a new town three times its size near Shiloh.

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