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"The rehabilitation of Gaza requires the return of our sons and the cessation of all hostilities against Israel.”
While the law prevents enforcement against 2,000 structures belonging to Israelis, it is also making it difficult for the authorities and the IDF to act against more than 10,000 illegal Arab structures.
Former Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon objected to the submarine purchase from ThyssenKrupp AG.
The Israeli Navy in May 2015 ordered four Sa'ar 6-class corvettes, loosely based on the German Braunschweig-class corvette, but with engineering changes that make the baseline platform more robust for military use.
President Reuven Rivlin told the winners: 'The Israeli public does not know how much it owes you.'
The system, jointly developed by Israel and the US, is capable of intercepting and neutralizing ballistic missiles outside the Earth’s atmosphere.
The pressure to go ahead with the bill came from rightwing Likud members, as well as from Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked (Habayit Hayehudi) and Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman (Yisrael Beiteinu).
Traditionally, security officials have objected to usurping funds that are being transferred to the Palestinian Authority, fearing this would further undermine the status of Chairman Mahmoud Abbas.
This is an increase of $800 million (+14%) from the previous year.
EUCOMM Commander Scaparrotti emphasized the U.S. commitment to maintaining Israel's qualitative military edge in the region and defensive capacities.
A number of Israeli prime ministers, including David Ben Gurion, held more than one portfolio, usually pairing the PM's office with the Defense Ministry.
Foreign government-funded 'lawfare' a dangerous subversion of Israel's democracy.
The Defense Ministry's Crossing Authority prevented Hamas from gaining access to countless dual use items in 2016.
If the court now approves of the Civil Administration expropriating lands in Area C to serve an Arab settlement, it might find it difficult in the future to halt similar impounding that would favor Jewish settlements.
Israel has closed a deal to purchase 200 advanced tactical trucks from Oshkosh with US military aid funds at a cost of $200 million.
Israeli security leaders decide bodies of Hamas terrorists will not be returned to their families. They'll be buried in an Israeli cemetery for enemies.
The mixed battalions will be relocated to their own boot camp base, apart from the rest of the infantry's training facilities.