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Netanyahu: ‘According to UN, Maccabees Did Not Liberate Jerusalem, They Occupied Palestinian Territory’

26 Kislev 5777 – December 26, 2016
PM Netanyahu says with sarcasm that according to the United Nations, the Maccabees did not liberate Jerusalem, but rather "occupied Palestinian territory."

Israeli City Mayors Unite to Launch 2017 Global Jewish Unity Initiative

26 Kislev 5777 – December 25, 2016
This year's Jerusalem Unity Prize and Unity Day is set for June 7, 2017. Senior Druze official Amal Assad is joining the Prize Committee.

Colel Chabad Chanukah Program to Help 2,500 Severely Disabled Children

Colel Chabad is the longest continuously running charity in Israel, founded in 1788 by the first Chabad Rebbe, Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi.

Netanyahu Summons US Ambassador to Israel, Dan Shapiro, For ‘Clarification’

PM Netanyahu summoned US envoy to Israel Dan Shapiro for talks in the wake of American's betrayal of her "closest ally" in the Middle East.

Fatah Thanks UN Security Council for Passage of Anti-Israel Resolution

It's clear the Palestinian Authority sees the UN Security Council vote as a green light for a new wave of terror against Israelis.

This Makes Up for Everything: Happy Hanukkah! Chag Sameach from the White House!

He did not mention that, had the Maccabees redeemed the Holy Temple today, they would surely have been condemned by the UN Security Council, with the US abstaining, because said Holy Temple stood in 'Occupied East Jerusalem.'

Exhibition Examines How Jewish Artists View ‘That Man’

Throughout history, Jesus was an anathema for the Jews who lived under Christian rule. But staring in the 19th century Jewish and Israeli artists have engaged with the figure of Jesus.
Nothing New in Gilo

Zionist Response to Obama: Jerusalem to Approve 5,600 Homes Across ‘Greenline’

Municipality is 'not intimidated by the UN or by any other entity trying to dictate to us what to do in Jerusalem.'

Full Text of UN Security Council Condemnation of Israel, Resolution 2334

25 Kislev 5777 – December 24, 2016
The full text of the 2016 UN resolution demanding Israel give up any territory won in defensive wars since 1967.

Knesset Passes NIS 907 Billion Budget for 2017-2018

23 Kislev 5777 – December 22, 2016
The national budget for years 2017 and 2018 was approved by the Knesset in a vote of 60-48. Defense, as usual, is the biggest expense, at NIS 70 billion per year.

UN Security Council Vote on Anti-Israel Resolution Postponed

The UN Security Council postponed its vote on an anti-Israel resolution at the last minute at the request of Egypt, which proposed the draft in the first place.

Hasmonean Period Stone Bowl Engraved with Rare Hebrew Inscription ‘Hyrcanus’ Discovered

Who was Hyrcanus, whose name is engraved in Hebrew on a 2,100-year-old stone bowl from Jerusalem?

IDF Officials: Hezbollah Took American APCs From Lebanese Army

Hezbollah terror fighters "appropriated" armored personnel carriers given to Lebanon by the United States.

Vatican’s Emissary Distorts, then Maligns Israel’s ‘Muezzin Law’

22 Kislev 5777 – December 21, 2016
The legislative initiative was defined by Abbas as a provocation which is likely to 'make the region plunge into an abyss.'

IRS Told to Surrender Documents Containing ‘Israel’ ‘Zion’ ‘West Bank’ ‘Judea’ ‘Samaria’ and ‘Special...

Congress demands all IRS documents from 2009 till now that could reveal a policy to persecute pro-Israel Americans.

WJC President Ron Lauder: David Friedman Will Make ‘Outstanding’ Ambassador to Israel

21 Kislev 5777 – December 20, 2016
WJC leader and former US envoy Ron Lauder says it's the president who sets American foreign policy.

Jerusalem Plans Facelift for Abandoned Lifta

The city of Jerusalem plans to refresh and plant new life in the abandoned village of Lifta.

When A Jerusalem Neighborhood Was A Transit Camp

Rabbi Haim Sabato tells the tale of the Jerusalem transit camp in which he and his family lived when they immigrated to the Holy Land from Egypt.

Knesset Committee to Declassify Evidence Related to Alleged Yemenite Child Abductions

The history of the stolen children of Yemenite immigrants to Israel haunts their descendants to this day.

Israeli Cabinet Approves Budget for 113 More Bulletproof Buses

19 Kislev 5777 – December 18, 2016
The Israeli government has approved more than NIS 200 million for additional bulletproof buses.

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