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Israeli Film “Foxtrot” Wins First Runner Up at Venice International Film Festival

The film is controversial, dealing with the issue of a cover up when a deadly mistake is made by IDF soldiers.

Netanyahu Departs for Historic Trip to South America

"This visit will ... will serve as an additional prop to support Israel‘s standing on the international stage."

IDF Chief of Staff Eizenkot to Discuss Azaria Sentence Commutation

Legal sources estimate that Eizenkot will shorten Azaria's sentence of 18 months in prison by several months, but will not pardon the convicted soldier altogether.

Hundreds of Greek Orthodox Protest ‘Judaization’ of Western Jerusalem

It is disturbing that the Arab protesters, many of whom are Israeli citizens, call the sale of church land to Jews in "green line" Israel an attempt to "Jewify" this territory.

Israel’s Iron Dome Facing First US Army Test

Iron Dome has the best reputation for effective interceptions of incoming air threats, and to date has reportedly intercepted more than 1,500 rockets.

Clueless and Culturally Biased, JPost Calling for Jerusalem Chief Rabbi’s Resignation

The JPost couldn't help themselves, despite their attempt to come across as the rational side in this debate, when they referred to Amar as the "so-called chief rabbi of Jerusalem."

Tillerson Heading Effort to Retrieve Congress’ $75 Million Grant to Israel

"This is a transparent attempt by career staffers in the State Department to [expletive] with the Israelis and derail the efforts of Congressional Republicans and President Trump to rebuild the US-Israel relationship."

Hezbollah Claims They Found IDF Spying Device and Explosives

The Lebanese Army said they neutralized the three bombs attached to the camera.

597 Conservative Clergy to Netanyahu: Give Us Kotel Territory Or We’ll Trash Talk Israel

What's probably most stunning about the clergy's letter is that they demand that the Prime Minister defy the will of his elected coalition partners and impose rules to benefit some US tourists – and all of it in the name of democracy. One wonders if they understand the meaning of Democracy.

Jerusalem, Washington, Working to Abolish ‘Eternal’ Palestinian Refugees’ Status

The Israeli initiative to change the Palestinians' 70-year-old refugee status takes advantage of a window of opportunity created by the current administration rigid and often hostile approach to the UN and its agencies.

Waqf Refuses to Appear in Court Over Suspected Hamas Building on Temple Mount

The Jordanian government ordered the Waqf to not appear in court, as part of their policy to not recognize the authority of the courts of the State of Israel over the Temple Mount.

AG: Sara Netanyahu to Be Charged with Fraudulently Receiving $100,000

According to a Justice Ministry announcement, Sara Netanyahu was part of an effort "to create a false impression that the prime minister's official residence on Balfour Street in Jerusalem does not employ a cook, despite the fact that throughout the entire period they employed cooks."

Israeli, Jewish Foods Ready for their Close-Up with Major Industry Players

"Many manufacturers go through the expense of getting a kosher certification, then do nothing to tell the kosher consumer that their product is kosher."

Israel’s Message to Russia, Iran, Hezbollah, US: We Are Players in Syria

On Thursday morning, Israel delivered a daring message to all the powers involved in the war in Syria, that it was prepared for military confrontation with any one of them if it saw such confrontation as being vital to its security.

PM Netanyahu, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds Meet in Jerusalem

The Iowa delegation is slated to sign two inter-university agreements with Tel Aviv University and the Volcani Center.

Police Indict 17 Rock Throwers

"Security forces will continue to work for the safety and well-being of local residents."

Israeli Consulate in Miami Closed, Emissaries Evacuated Ahead of Hurricane Irma

Israeli consular officials in Miami are preparing for a quick evacuation if the storm lives up to its reputation and hits the city as hard as predicted.

Jerusalem’s Begin Highway Completed at Last

The Begin Highway runs from north to south and is named after the late Prime Minister Menachem Begin.

Watch: Israeli Embassy Sends Relief to Texas, Post-Harvey

The Embassy of Israel sent several tons of goods and supplies to assist recovery efforts in Texas, with help from IsraAID and 495 Movers Inc.

Watch: Original IDF Paratroopers Who Liberated Temple Mount Arrive for Visit

The soldiers have not been back to the site as a group since its liberation in 1967.

Jerusalem Municipality to Add 176 Housing Units to Jewish Enclave at Heart of Jabel...

Israel's Supreme Court rejected an appeal from local Arab residents who had claimed some of the land belonged to them. Upon completion, the neighborhood will boast 480 apartments.

Natan and Avital Sharansky Mourn Passing of Prisoner of Zion Maria Slepak

For almost twenty years, Volodya and Maria Slepak were, without exaggeration, the undisputed leaders of the historic movement for the spiritual and physical freedom of Soviet Jewry.

4 Fake Rabbis under House Arrest

The four are suspected of fraudulently obtaining the "competency certificate" without taking the certification exams.

Syrian Army: Israeli Attack a Desperate Attempt to Boost ISIS Morale

Needless to say, the Syrian military's official announcement did not mention the nature of the target - a chemical weapons plant.

Netanyahu Bans Al Jazeera from Israel

"The prime minister instructed that legal steps be taken to revoke the press cards of all Al-Jazeera journalists operating in Israel and to shut down their offices in Israel."

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