Most Israeli leaders slammed the "farewell speech" by US Secretary of State John Kerry, saying he lacks understanding of the conflict with the Palestinian Authority.
A 24-year-old Hamas tunnels expert and sniper was captured as he crossed the Gaza border with Israel last month.
"Israeli families have made the ultimate sacrifice to defend our country and advance peace. My family has been one of them."
"Israelis do not need to be lectured about the importance of peace by foreign leaders. We pray for peace."
Following the attack, Meri posted on Facebook a picture of himself with the killer with the caption: 'My praises to the Shahid.'
The prize is awarded once every two years for high-level planning, flawless operation, and outcomes that significantly contribute to the field of preventative action and state security.
Russia says it voted for UNSC resolution 2334(2016) because it reflected "the general view of the international community."
Russia says it "had several issues with the wording, and ... wanted to delay the vote" on the UN Security Council resolution against Israel.
Two Israeli Arab terrorists were caught planning a major terror attack, aimed at Israelis in the northern Negev. Potential targets were Arad, Dimona and/or Nevatim Air Base.
A second suspect is detained on suspicion of providing MK Basel Ghattas with cell phones to give to terrorist prisoners.
MK Lapid said 'Israel's school system must not permit entry of organizations that slander IDF officers and soldiers, calling them criminals and encouraging insubordination. Consider what happens to a student who hears these stories just before joining the Army.'
PM Netanyahu has reportedly opted out of a meeting next month in Davos with UK Prime Minister Theresa May.
A windshield was smashed in one attack as Arab stoning of Israeli drivers continues in Judea, Samaria and Binyamin.
Palestinian Authority Arab terrorists attacked Israelis in multiple areas around Jerusalem and at Rachel's Tomb.
Local police in the southern Israeli city of Sderot came to spend Chanukah with seniors this week, singing and sharing sufganiyot together.
The Movement for the Jewish State says IDF Spokesperson Moti Almoz is inappropriate to head the army's human resources division.
There have been 39 shooting attacks in Judea and Samaria this year, most of them by small groups without organizational ties.
Azerbaijan has successfully test-fired the newly developed, Israeli-produced Barak 8 long-range surface-to-air missile purchased from the Jewish State.
Cutting COGAT non-security ties with the Palestinian Authority is not as simple a process as it sounds. There are numerous cooperative projects taking place.
It's clear the Palestinian Authority sees the UN Security Council vote as a green light for a new wave of terror against Israelis.
The blaze at the refinery and its storage tanks represents one of Israel's worst nightmare scenarios.
Arabs drove past Beit El's gate and sprayed gun fire at the town.
Rocket alert at 7:50 AM.
PM Netanyahu says Israel is cutting funds to five UN agencies for a start, and is reevaluating its relationship with the world body.
The first night of Chanukah was filled with miracles for an Israeli driver who emerged unscathed from a terror attack on the road.