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Knesset Committee Chair: Home Front Unprepared for Next War

MK Peretz warned that civil society would not be able to continue to provide services in a time of war.

Survey Shows BDS Groups Furious at Being Blacklisted

A French organization wrote, “We will not be able to reach the youth organization with which we collaborate in the West Bank. We won’t be able to coordinate projects… This is Israel’s way of silencing us.”

Report: Defense Ministry Working on Plan to Legalize 70 Outposts in Judea and Samaria

At the top of the list is the Asa'el outpost in the Mount Hebron Regional Council, where 46 families live.

Reports: Israel Attacked Military Airfield in Damascus

According to the reports, the attack hit weapons warehouses belonging to Hezbollah. The targeted structures were damaged.

Netanyahu’s ‘Firm Estimate’ – US Embassy Moving to Jerusalem Within a Year

Since his declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, President Trump's aggregate popularity numbers have risen consistently, from around 36% to just under 40%.

PA TV Music Video Promotes Suicide Bombings (video)

The vocalist sings in throaty tones about the "rewards" one will get for killing Jews, while romanticized photos of beautiful suicide bombers are flashed throughout the video.

Knesset Committee Approves Accessibility Law

The new policy was drafted by Meretz MK Ilan Gilon. It becomes law in February 2018.

2008 Terror Massacre Survivor Moshe Holtzberg Arrives in Mumbai

It’s the first time Moshe Holtzberg has been to India since his parents, Rabbi Gavriel and Rivka Holtzberg, were killed on November 26, 2008.

Bedouin Recruitment to IDF Increases in 2017

The IDF is hoping to increase recruits by another 50 percent in 2018, with 600 new recruits in the coming year.

Transportation Minister Takes Media for ‘Fast, Free Ride’

Katz gave his word that the line would open on time on the eve of Passover the year, even though it probably would not be able to run the entire length of the route.

Nazareth Illit’s New Movie Theater Named for ‘Wonder Woman’

"Gal Gadot is an example of success, who has shown that dreams can be attained.”

Trump Makes Good on Threat, Cuts Payment to UNRWA

More than 50 percent of the U.S. initial payment to UNRWA was withheld "for future consideration."

Boy, 13, Killed in Accident Involving Unattended Bedouin Camel Down South

"This is a terrible and painful tragedy, but unfortunately it was bound to happen," said Amichai Yogev, director of operations for the Regavim movement in the south.

Countdown Begins on Final US Decision to ‘Fix or Nix’ Iran Deal

After Trump signed the waiver Friday, Iran deal critics in both the Senate and the House called for language that applies to all missiles.

Report: Hebrew U Administration Unwilling to Deal with Anti-Zionism on Campus

The report maintains that the university administration has been unwilling to address these issues and has even defended many of these seemingly unlawful anti-Israel activities on the grounds of free speech.

German Police Raid Iranian Spy Network

The ten individuals are believed to be spying on Israelis in Germany, on German Jewish institutions, an on Iranian dissidents.

$6 Million International Light Design Competition to Make Haifa Spectacular

The Haifa Lights project will be a new and free permanent attraction, comparable to similar light attractions in Hong Kong, Dubai and Singapore.
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Unvetted Palestinian Authority Workers Trusted to Install IDF Security Camera Network

None of the Arab workers, all of them residents of the Palestinian Authority, have been vetted by security officials in the Defense Ministry or the Shin Bet.

Hasidic Movement Bans EMT Volunteering on Penalty of Expulsion

Deputy Health Minsiter Yakov Litzman (United Torah Judaism) is a senior member of the Gur Hasidic movement.

Pence Scheduled to Address Knesset January 22 Barring Changes

"This speech is one that we will listen to with utmost attention, and here in the Knesset we will make every effort to host Vice President Pence in the most proper and impressive manner."

UNRWA Cutting Services in 13 Jordanian Camps as US Withholds Contributions

UNRWA's labor union rejected the agency's diminishing its role "in preserving the identity of the Palestinian refugee and his right to return to his homeland."

IDF Discovers Phone-Activated Explosives in Crowded Joseph’s Tomb

In September 2000, local Arabs attacked Joseph's tomb, burned the yeshiva there to the ground, set all its books on fire and painted the dome green.

Hamas Test-Fires Missiles into Mediterranean Sea

Defense Minister Liberman said Hamas manages to test missiles despite the humanitarian situation in Gaza.

PLO Central Council ‘Suspends’ Oslo Agreement

The PLO decided to "revoke recognition of Israel until it recognizes the State of Palestine on the 1967 borders and reverses the decision to annex East Jerusalem ..."

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