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UN Ambassador Danny Danon Welcomes Colleagues to Israel, Ancient and New

16 Kislev 5777 – December 16, 2016
Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon took 14 of his ambassadorial colleagues on a tour of the Western Wall tunnels.

Kellyanne Conway Says Trump Still Committed to Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem

16 Kislev 5777 – December 15, 2016
A senior adviser to the Trump Transition Team says the US President-elect is still "committed" to moving the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Jews Rally, Counter-Rally outside Hoenlein’s Group’s Hanukkah Party at Trump’s DC Hotel [video]

A pro-Trump protester yelled at Sharon Kleinbaum, clergywoman of LGBT Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, 'You would have been on the side of Antiochus rather than Judah the Maccabee.'

Senior US Officials: Putin Directly Involved in Hacking Election

A former CIA official told NBC News that the US will find it difficult to retaliate by embarrassing Putin, for the same reason the Russians didn't bother to release embarrassing information about Donald Trump.

Knesset Speaker to Set Up Team to Reexamine Dress Code

MK Trajtenberg took off his shirt at the Knesset entrance, cautioning that "tomorrow all of you will have a burqa."

PA Court Sentences Abbas’ Rival Dahlan in Absentia to 3 Years for Embezzlement

Dahlan fell from grace in June 2007 after Hamas trounced his fighters in Gaza street battles, expelling Fatah permanently from the territory.

Obama at Last Hanukkah Party: They Said I Won’t Last 1 Year, I Made...

Say what you will, the man has great writers and – crucial – can deliver a line.

UPDATED: Six Minors Arrested in ‘Amona Protest’ Released for Lack of Evidence

The minors were arrested around 1:30 AM and have yet to be questioned. Also, they have not been provided with proper sleeping arrangements.

Amona Residents Receive Full Relocation Outline, Will Vote

14 Kislev 5777 – December 14, 2016
Should court delays not allow for the relocation plans to swing into motion, the state will prepare temporary housing solutions for the evacuees in nearby Ofra, at the foot of the Amona mountain.

Azerbaijan President: We Bought $4.8 Billion in Israeli Military Equipment

Netanyahu called on the world's nations to "come to Azerbaijan and see the friendship and the partnership between Israel and Azerbaijan.

Trump Announces ExxonMobile CEO Rex Tillerson for Secy of State

14 Kislev 5777 – December 13, 2016
Bill Gates, James Baker and a host of others applauded the choice of Rex Tillerson for Secy of State but GOP senators are wary.

Former ISIS Sex Slaves Receive Sakharov Prize

Sakharov's life inspired several prizes named after him. He worked with his Jewish wife, Yelena Bonner (1923 –2011), who wrote frequently on Russia and human rights.

Knesset Passes Law Requiring Representation of Haredim, Olim, in Civil Service

Proper representation legislation in recent years has used affirmative action to boost public sectors whose presence in the civil service does not represent their share of the population.

Anonymous Tip Helps Jewish Dealer’s Estate Recover Two Dutch Masters from German Auction

In both cases, the sellers agreed to return the works in 'amicable discussions,' according to the Max Stern Foundation.

New Exhibition Shows Poland Using Jewish Gravestones to Build Walls, Sidewalks, Playgrounds

Numerous signs suggest the current Polish government is attempting to rewrite its role in World War II and the Holocaust.

Shaked: PA Must Remove Anti-Semitic Law Sentencing to Death Arabs Selling Land to Jews

Shaked said the sellers would have received 'very high returns' for their land. 'They would have been compensated very well. But they're afraid to sell because of the threat of the death penalty.'

Report: Trump Team Searching for Embassy Site in Jerusalem

13 Kislev 5777 – December 12, 2016
US President-elect Trump has reportedly sent an advance team to search for a Jerusalem site for an embassy.

Netanyahu, Bennett, Mandelblit, Agree on Alternative, Bigger Land for Amona Evacuees

Bennett said: 'We succeeded in keeping the residents of Amona on the mountain as well as achieved the strategic Regulation Act last week.'

Dershowitz: ‘Netanyahu Wisely Enhanced his Ties with Russia’

'I always support the residing president,' Dershowitz said. 'I have a hope that in 2020 I will enthusiastically vote for Donald Trump. I hope he will do a great job as president.'

National Academy Bezalel Posts Image of Netanyahu with Hangman’s Noose

'It's presented as Art, right? Exchange the image for a representative of the left and it would be condemned as incitement, right? Pathetic.'

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