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US Sen. Patrick Leahy Opposes David Friedman’s Confirmation as Ambassador to Israel

17 Adar 5777 – March 15, 2017
Democratic Sen. Leahy doesn't believe David Friedman has the "requisite temperament" to be Ambassador to Israel.

PA’s Abbas Tells Greenblatt It’s Possible to Reach ‘Historic’ Peace Deal With Israel

Greenblatt called the meeting a 'positive, far-ranging exchange about the current situation.'

Israeli Health System to Strike After Nurse Set On Fire

17 Adar 5777 – March 14, 2017
The alleged arsonist, an elderly man who was mentally ill, said he hadn't intended to kill anyone.
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A First: US Asking Jordan to Extradite Sbarro Pizza Murderer Ahlam Tamimi

Tamimi's victims included 13 Israelis, one pregnant American, and one Brazilian, all of them civilians. 130 were injured.

MK Proposes Statutory Intelligence Ministry

“I hope that this time, when the auditor’s report before us and the public demanding the correction of deficiencies, security will win over politics.”

Deputy AG Offers MK Ghattas Plea Deal: Resignation, Prison

According to Nazri, a Ghattas conviction would be considered a 'disgraceful crime,' which would prevent him from seeking public office for seven years.

Assad: Russia Fighting ISIS While Israel, US, EU Support Terrorism in Syria

The Syrian dictator's knight in shining armor is Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Serious Injury in Central Israel Fireworks Factory Explosion [video]

The sound of strings of explosions continued throughout the efforts to put out the fire.

Bennett Agreed to Postpone Vote on Ma’ale Adumim Sovereignty

Bennett made clear that the postponement is only for one week, and not, as Bitan originally requested, three months.

Isidor Kaufmann’s ‘A Young Jewish Bride’ Auctioned

The subject of a Jewish woman is rare in Kaufmann's work, making this particular painting very unique.
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Clashes in Ramallah in Protest Against PA Police Brutality

Protesters held up signs accusing PA forces of working as Israeli "spies" and criticizing the PA for "handing over" Arab terrorists to Israel.

Transcript of State Dept. Baghdad Press Conference on the War Against ISIS

The momentum now here in Iraq is clearly on the side of the Iraqi Security Forces and the Iraqi people.

Report: US Anti-Semitism, Hate Crime Up 20% in 2016

'Jews remain the most targeted faith community, both numerically and proportionally, accounting for 11.4% of all hate crime and 53% of all religious hate crime.'

Turkey Bars Dutch Ambassador, Suspends Ties

This week's clash comes against the background of a Dutch general elections pitting an anti-Muslim candidate against the incumbent prime minister.

Dutch Beat Israel 12-2 in Baseball Classic

The miracle ended on Monday night for the undefeated Israel team. It was finally stopped by the Netherlands, which Israel had beaten in round one.

Ma’ale Adumim Sovereignty Legislation Debated Tuesday

The debate was postponed last week, to allow discussion with Prime Minister Netanyahu.

Family of Dead Jerusalem Terrorist Remanded for 2 Days

Two Israeli officers are in serious condition after being stabbed: the attacker's family was arrested in a probe on the attack.

Former Egyptian Pres. Mubarak to be Released from Prison

Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak has already served his sentence on a separate case.

Northeast US Prepares for a Nor’easter and Snowstorm Stella

16 Adar 5777 – March 13, 2017
At least 4,000 flights have been canceled up and down the Eastern Seaboard in advance of Snowstorm Stella.

Netanyahu Congratulates Mobil-Eye on Largest Deal in Israeli History

Intel Corporation is purchasing Mobileye, an Israeli technology company that develops vision-based advanced driver assistance systems.

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