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Palestinian Authority Received $357 Million From US State Dept in 2016

PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah shows his skill at the verbal shell game when he claimed the PA was under "financial siege" by the US, which gave more than anyone in 2016.

Report: Whole Arab Villages in Judea and Samaria Stand Empty as Residents Flee to...

Route 60, which runs from Afula, on Israel's side of the "green line" through Jenin, near Shechem, through Ofra and outside Ramallah to Jerusalem, features ghost villages on either side of the highway.

PEW Survey: Americans Say 9/11 Was their Most Significant Event, Followed by Obama Election

The perceived historic importance of the attacks on New York and the Pentagon span virtually every traditional demographic divide.

Trump’s Orthodox Zionist Ambassador Eager to Serve in ‘Eternal Capital of Israel’

How will the gang in Ramallah take the news from Washington? Not well, most likely.

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

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.

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.

PM and Wife Sara Visit Great Synagogue of Astana in Historic Visit

PM Netanyahu and his wife visited the Great Synagogue in the capital city of Kazakhstan, Astana, "in an Islamic country that honors coexistence."

Jerusalem to Get $50 Million Arts Center

The new Jerusalem center for the arts is part of a project to turn the city into a world capital of culture and the arts.

Palestinian Authority Says US Cut Off Aid to Ramallah in 2016

The United States did not grant foreign aid to the coffers of the Palestinian Authority in 2016, according to Ramallah officials.

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Visits Israel, Will Hire 600

Amazon has also contracted with Israel Aerospace Industries to upgrade its Boeing 767S jets for cargo and drone-based delivery in the US.

Pew Research Study: Jews Are World’s Most Educated Religious Group

A new study says the Jewish people are the most educated religious group in the world.

Trump Announces ExxonMobile CEO Rex Tillerson for Secy of State

Bill Gates, James Baker and a host of others applauded the choice of Rex Tillerson for Secy of State but GOP senators are wary.

Report: Trump Team Searching for Embassy Site in Jerusalem

US President-elect Trump has reportedly sent an advance team to search for a Jerusalem site for an embassy.

‘Mighty’ Adir F-35 Stealth Fighter Jets Arrive Home at Nevatim Air Base

Two shining new 'Adir' F-35 stealth fighter jets arrived in Israel, welcomed with maximum ceremonies.

Defense Sec. Carter in Israel Welcoming F-35 Amidst Trump’s Cost Complaints, Experts’ Hype Accusations

During last month's test flights, symbols on the Elbit helmet display used by pilots in aim air-to-ground attacks were 'unusable and unsafe to complete the planned testing.'

Report: Iran Signs $16.6 Billion Deal With Boeing

Iran's national carrier has signed a multi-billion dollar deal with Boeing, while American lawmakers tighten their sanctions against Tehran.

Trump’s Secy of State Expected to be ExxonMobile CEO Rex Tillerson

Trump Transition Team sources say the president-elect has chosen a man like himself for Secretary of State.

Senate to Vote on Holocaust Restitution as Vienna Philharmonic Returns Looted Painting

The law allows the heirs six years to sue in US court from the day they become aware of the existence and location of the looted object.

Russian diplomat: Moscow, Jerusalem Friendship at Highest Point Ever

According to Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov, President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Netanyahu hold regular telephone conversations.

Chief Rabbinate to List Rabbis Approved for Conversions Abroad

According to the chief rabbis, the plan is to create a system whereby the conversions done by rabbis who meet the chief rabbinate criteria would be approved.

Former Astronaut U.S. Senator John Glenn Dies at 95

The first American to orbit the Earth, former astronaut John Glenn has died at 95. Rest in peace.

Update: 2 F-35 Adir Stealth Fighter Jets to Arrive Monday in Israel [video]

The first two F-35 Adir stealth fighter jets arrive Monday fresh from final US-Israeli tweaks.

Israeli Manufacturers Warn New APC to Cost Thousands of Jobs if Made in USA...

US President-elect Trump is already retrieving jobs for America, while Israeli leaders may be outsourcing jobs in the nation's defense industry.

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