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Update: IDF Retaliates for Second Day of Mortar Fire from Syria

Israeli fighter pilots again were sent to attack artillery positions in Syria in response to mortar fire aimed at the Golan Heights earlier in the day.

Israel Police Foil Terrorist Attack, Nab Arab Suspect With Assault Weapon

A terror attack was averted and a Palestinian Authority Arab was caught by Israeli police with an M-16 assault rifle near Jericho, thanks to an intelligence tip.

Ofek 11 Spy Satellite Launched, But Not Quite A-Okay

The Ofek-11 spy satellite is up in space but tech support is having a difficult time pinning down its status.

Firefighters Battle Fire in Jerusalem Forest

A forest fire on the western slopes of the Judean Mountains sent flames through the Jerusalem Forest -- again -- but no cause has yet been determined.

Northern Israeli Road Closes After Third Mortar Shell Hits Golan Heights

Route 98 in the Israeli Golan Heights was closed to traffic after the third Syrian mortar shell exploded in the area, making the road risky for travelers.

Netanyahu Representative in DC to Negotiate $38 Billion Aid Deal

The US aid amount has never been raised in close to 40 years, even though the current value of that annual package would have been $10.48 billion.

Court Cancels Restraining Order Against Jewish Worshipper Near Temple Mount

Police requested a delay in carrying out the ruling to give them time to appeal it before the Supreme Court.

Anti-Israel NGO Al-Haq Making Inroads on Capitol Hill

The group of Al-Haq friendly lawmakers is led by one of the most anti-Israel members of Congress, Betty McCollum, US Representative for Minnesota's 4th congressional district.

IDF Confirms: IAF Jets Targeted by SAM Missiles over Syria, No Hits

As the Israeli Air Force was hitting Syrian Army positions, the other side launched two S-200 (SAM) ground-to-air missiles from Damascus.

Largest Archaeological Garden Ever in Israel Inaugurated at IDF Kirya Base in Tel Aviv

The largest archaeological garden ever established in the State of Israel was inaugurated Monday at Camp Rabin, in the IDF Kirya Base in Tel Aviv.

Bennett: Israel is World’s ‘Front Post’ Against Global Terrorism

Bennett said that Israel's battle against global terrorism was being undermined by the international community pushing for a two-state solution.

Likud MKS Meet With Amona, Ofra Residents to Protest Court-Ordered Demolition of Homes

Outraged residents of Amona and Ofra are denouncing the Likud government that is enforcing a court order to demolish their homes.

Syrian Mortar Shell Explodes in Israel’s Golan Heights, Again

Another Syrian mortar shell has exploded in northern Israel, also in the Golan Heights, the second in less than two weeks.

2 Female IDF Soldiers Attacked After Entering Palestinian Authority City

Two female IDF soldiers were rescued from the Palestinian Authority city of Tulkarem after entering by mistake, and being attacked by residents.

Maccabi Tel Aviv Football Club Foundation Becomes Team Ambassador for Special Olympics Israel

Maccabi Tel Aviv Football Club Foundation has become the first-ever Team Ambassador to the global organization for Israel's Special Olympics.

Netanyahu, Luxembourg PM Bettel Meet In Jerusalem

rime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his Luxembourg counterpart Xavier Bettel toasted strong diplomatic ties between the two countries Monday and pledged to build on an already strong economic relationship.

Samaria Activist Yossi Dagan Asked By Brooklynites To Talk About Israeli Resiliency and Terror...

Samaria Regional Council chairman Yossi Dagan was hosted in Crown Heights to talk about Israeli resiliency in the face of terror on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attack on New York.

Far East Meets Middle East in Summit for Religious Leaders

Over 20 religious leaders from east Asia arrived in Israel Monday for a four-day summit in Jerusalem.

Protesters Rally for Liberation of Ethiopian-Israeli Captive of Hamas

Mengistu, a 28-year-old civilian from Ashkelon, crossed the border into Gaza in in September 2014, through the Zikim beach for unknown reasons. He has been missing ever since.

Israel and Facebook to Work Against Social Media Based Terrorism

Shaked said, “In my view, Facebook and other social networks can do much more in the war against incitement.”

Border Guard Female Officer Wounded in Rock Throwing

The officer received first aid and was evacuated for further treatment in a hospital.

New Fund Honoring Itzhak Perlman to Help Include Disabled in Jewish Life

Itzhak Perlman received the $1 million Genesis Prize for his outstanding achievement as a classical musician and for his dedication to improving the lives of people with disabilities.

Violent Police Raid in Benjamin Yeshiva Ends in Injuries to Minors

Honenu says police used threats against the minors who were being interrogated, and refused to inform their parents.

Crazy Eddie Innovator Eddie Antar Dead at 68

At its peak, the Crazy Eddie chain had 43 stores and reported more than $350 million in sales annually.

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