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Report: Arab MKs Pressuring Druze Youth to Dodge IDF Draft

26 Sivan 5777 – June 20, 2017
In 2016, a 'History of Palestinian Druze' seminar was hosted by Bladna in the Druze town of Daliyat al-Karmel, which stressed the 'importance of refusing to enlist.'

Netanyahu: We Don’t Help Syrian Rebels

Netanyahu was speaking, of all places, at Ziv Medical Center in Tzfat, to which many a wounded Syrian rebel had been rushed over the past six years.

1,500 Mats to Cover Rabin Square Wednesday as Israel Celebrates International Yoga Day

An official ceremony at 8 PM will include a message from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Rabbinate Report: Jerusalem Leads Israel in Divorces

Jerusalem led in 2016 in number of divorces: 725 couples. Meanwhile, Modi'in Illit saw a 45% rise in divorces. In all, in 2016, 10,841 couples were divorced in Israel, compared with 10,653 in 2015.

Jewish Student Imprisoned in North Korea Dies at Home

Physicians at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center concluded that Otto had suffered extensive brain damage, which is consistent with a cardiopulmonary event rather than a head injury.

Pants on Fire: Municipality Proves Netanyahu Freezing 6,000 Jerusalem Housing Units

25 Sivan 5777 – June 19, 2017
These interventions take place mainly in the district committee, where there are not many politicians, and whose meetings are conducted behind closed doors, the freezing orders are usually passed quietly, and in most cases the public does not even hear about it.

Minister Levin Attacks Justice Na’or for ‘Illegally’ Keeping Files on Judges

The Justice Ministry believes the President of the Supreme Court never received authorization to possess the database in her computer.

Report: IDF Accelerates Deployment of Thousands of CCTVs in Judea and Samaria

In less than a year, by last April, some 2,200 Arab terrorists had been identified using these methods, while at various stages of planning and carrying out terrorist attacks.

Hamas Boosting Ties with Iran, Hezbollah, Disgruntled Fatah Boss

In June 2011 Dahlan was expelled from Fatah because of repeated claims by Abbas that he had murdered Yasser Arafat.

Revenge Served Cold: MK Hazan Bill to Block Speaker’s Presidential Hopes

The fact that the new President is elected by the Knesset creates the possibility that 'the Knesset Speaker's rulings would be influenced by his intention to run for president.'

Embattled Trump Sends Peace Tidings with Kushner, Greenblatt, to Tormented Middle East

Kushner, too, is reportedly under investigation by Mueller, who is looking into his business dealings with Russian bankers and diplomats.

Syrian Rebels: We Wouldn’t Have Survived Without Israel’s Assistance

Israel wants to keep Hezbollah and other Iran-sponsored terrorist groups fighting on the side of the Syrian government away from the Israeli Golan Heights border.

Ministers Approve Bill Requiring Judea, Samaria Arab Land Petitions to Start in District Courts

25 Sivan 5777 – June 18, 2017
The bill would reduce the great burden borne by the Supreme Court in its role as High Court of Justice, for which the justices would surely be grateful.

Bennett to Propose Supermajority to OK Jerusalem Moves

"It is important to make clear, before the start of a diplomatic process, that Jerusalem will never be divided under any circumstance."

Bennett Doubles Ariel University’s Size, Adelson Pays for New Medical School

With a $20 million donation from the Adelsons, Ariel will become home to Israel's sixth medical school.

Haredi Coalition Partners’ Kotel Compromise Also Tacit Recognition of Reform, Conservative

The deadline for government's response to the high court's order is next Sunday.

Source: Netanyahu Rejects Trump’s Plan to Use Obama Security Assessments for Peace Initiative

In 2014, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and then-Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon rejected the same plan outright.

Police Arrest 2 Muslim Rioters as Jews’ Temple Mount Visits Proceed Peacefully

Police have been on hand throughout the month to preserve law and order, which resulted, not surprisingly, in enhanced law and order.

Knesset Committee Hears Israel Must Adjust Policy to Comply with US Jews’ Politics

Alon Friedman of the Hillel organization waxed philosophical: 'A Jew is not someone whose grandfather was a Jew but someone whose grandson would be a Jew.'

Report: Greenblatt Advocates Toning Down Graham’s Anti ‘Pay to Slay’ Bill

Greenblatt told the leadership of the OU the President sees the peace effort as his top priority, and as far as he is concerned, it is part of his overall commitment to help Israel and make it stronger and more secure.

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