It's a boom: some 100,000 housing units will replace military camps in the high-value center of Israel.
US President-elect Trump has reportedly sent an advance team to search for a Jerusalem site for an embassy.
The last time IDF combat recruitment was this low was recorded immediately after the 2006 Second Lebanon War.The trend was eventually corrected in 2010, when demand for combat service surged to an 80% peak. But it has since been declining consistently.
In Ashkelon, candidtae Tomer Glam is mayor Shimoni's attorney, who represents him in the criminal case against him. Talk about too close for comfort.
“Just as the US has always stood by our side ... Israel will always stand with America in the fight against terror."
Canadian Chabad rabbis accompanied Harper on his trip.
The folks in Ramallah, meanwhile, declared the US Vice President persona non grata, because of the president's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. So no laying a wreath on Chairman Arafat's grave for now.
Trump originally wanted a 37% reduction in the State Department's budget, but gave in to pressure from Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
The 140 participants on the “Remember Hebron!" tour were English speakers from places like Jerusalem, Ra’anana, Tel Aviv, and Modi’in. For 50 shekels (45 for Jerusalemites) they got to take a luxury bus for a tour of Hebron organized by Likud Anglos and Young Likud, and give "a show of support for the Jewish community of Hebron and Jewish settlement in all the Land of Israel!" There was no mention of the fact that Likud Prime Minister Netanyahu in 1997 delivered most of Hebron into the hands of the PLO.
Israel's 2012 Aviation Services Act compels airlines to provide passengers whose flight was delayed by at least two hours with food and drink as well as communication services.
According to US law, there’s a huge difference between tapping foreigners, even very friendly ones, like Netanyahu, and tapping US elected officials without their knowledge.
Schultz declared: “There is nothing, and I mean nothing, in the Republicans’ right wing social agenda that appeals to the American Jewish community.”
In the Jewish State, religious Jews are kept by secular politicians on the command of Arab executives from setting foot on the holiest place on Earth.
“The events outside Manhattan are drawing large crowds and attracting GOP Primary voters, building the enthusiasm we need to win.”
So we searched the text of this socially conscious, alternative prayer, and discovered it has no mention of three words: "Jews," "Jewish," and "Israel."
Following the minor storm that erupted on Monday over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's request to rearrange his portfolio which is in a blind trust—a request he eventually rescinded—Forbes Israel decided to dig into that portfolio, to find out how rich is Bibi. It turns out he's not crazy rich, and incidentally, close to half of the Netanyahus wealth is invested in their penthouse in the affluent neighborhood of Rechavia in downtown Jerusalem, and a villa in Caesaria.
MK Uri Maklev (United Torah Judaism) addressed the demand for competition in the kashrut certification market and said that, by the same token, we can ask for competition in the issuing of health and fire certifications for hotels.
Yisrael Beytenu introduced his list, and even added a native English speaker, even if he stuck him in an unrealistic spot.
The new bill seeks to permit a first-degree relative or guardian to review the adoption file of family members who have disappeared, been kidnapped or whose fate is unknown.
'Hundreds of thousands of Israeli citizens in Galilee, the Negev, Jerusalem, and other areas in the center of the country routinely and daily suffer from the noise of the Meuzzin cries in the mosques.'
The American delegation is scheduled to arrive in the region at the end of August, and will include US peace envoy Jared Kushner, US Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt, and deputy national security adviser Dina Powell.
The high court has to either demolish the road paved on illegally obtained land – or risk having to approve thousands of disputed Jewish-owned homes.
Former US Pres. Jimmy Carter is again working to destabilize the security of Israel in a ninth-hour appeal to outgoing Pres. Obama.
“In his speech, Abu Mazen (the PA leader’s nom de guerre) will detail all the planned steps of the next stage ahead of the UN bid.”
There have been ongoing disturbances in several areas of Judea and Samaria on Friday.