Headlines from Israel

Gaza's prison warden and the Strip's ever-rising collapse threshold

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 15:53
The isolation of the Gaza Strip and its residents, as a political project rather than a security project, began long before the Qassam rockets did

Abbas’ alarming cry of despair

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 15:45
The Israeli government must see the Palestinian Authority president's words as a final warning before the PA's disintegration

How the Israeli military's courts abandon female soldiers

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 15:39
It appears that the IDF sentences soldiers more harshly for stealing property than it does for take nude pictures of their fellow female soldiers and invading their privacy

Top Palestinian body backs Abbas: End recognition of Israel, reject any peace deal by Trump

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 14:33
The Palestinian Central Council lends its support to President Abbas' speech in which he promised to 'slap back' the Trump admin. and accused Israel of killing the Oslo Accords

Netanyahu and Modi praised Indian soldiers who fought in Haifa. Here's what really happened in 1918

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 13:25
The Indian cavalry unit, carrying only swords and lances, faced off with the Turks, who were armed with machine guns and advanced artillery

Trump's catch-22 with Iran and the Palestinians could blow up at Israel

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 12:26
Like his threats to cut Palestinian funding, the U.S. president’s new demands for the Iran nuclear agreement suffer from inconsistencies that cannot be resolved

Bankruptcy may be best option for Weinstein Company, still reeling from sexual violence fallout

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 11:46
Killer Content Inc said that a bankruptcy may be the best way forward for the U.S. film and TV studio company formerly co-chaired by Harvey Weinstein

Trump thanks Qatar for counterterrorism efforts, months after calling out Qatar for terror ties

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:50
Trump further reiterated his support for 'strong, united' gulf cooperation council focused on countering regional threats

Israeli Arab student stabbed at university in Jenin

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:39
The woman is in critical condition and the motive remains unknown, but her relatives have been arrested by Palestinian police

Jewish cemetery in Eritrea vandalized for first time, dozens of graves destroyed

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:30
Photos received by Haaretz reveal damage to old cemetery in Eritrean capital of Asmara, once home to a small Jewish community

Key Gaza border crossing to be reopened after Hamas tunnel destroyed, Israeli army says

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 09:37
The Gaza Strip's main goods crossing will be reopened amid Israeli security establishment fears of a economic collapse in Gaza

U.S. denies visa for Israeli singer to perform at UN for Holocaust Remembrance Day

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 09:31
Amir Benayoun was not able to convince the U.S. consul that he 'has a strong connection to his country, which ensures his return to Israel after a short visit to the U.S.'

New Jersey divests from Denmark’s largest bank to comply with state anti-BDS law

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 09:00
As of December 2016, New Jersey’s state pension fund held $44 million in the Danske Bank

Abbas exits with one final, outrageous performance. Now, America must contain the damage

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 08:28
After a shameful speech full of bizarre canards about Israel's illegitimacy, the U.S. now knows Abbas can't, and won't, reach a Mideast peace deal. But we must also understand the same is true about Israel's current government

Palestinian man killed by Israeli army fire in West Bank clashes, medical services say

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 08:23
Over the weekend, 2 Palestinians were killed and over 176 injured in protests

Hamas still has tunnels running from Gaza to Egypt's Sinai, Defense Minister Lieberman says

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 08:15
Lieberman also says 'hundreds of millions' coming from Iran to Gaza, and that Abbas is using Trump's Jerusalem decision to leave peace process

Mitt Romney blasts Donald Trump's reported 'shithole' comments as un-American

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 08:09
'The sentiment attributed to POTUS is inconsistent w/ America’s history and antithetical to American values. May our memory of Dr. King buoy our hope for unity, greatness, & 'charity for all''

As party climbs in polls, former deputy Mossad chief joins Yair Lapid’s centrist Yesh Atid

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 07:55
Ram Ben-Barak boosts the centrist party’s security credentials, though Lapid says the new man will also fight the 'corruption and cronyism' that plagues Israel

American rabbi who marched with MLK learned about resistance from pro-BDS group banned by Israel

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 07:11
Rabbi Everett Gendler has protested alongside Martin Luther King and the Dalai Lama, and calls MLK a very ‘savvy field general who was great on strategy.’ The rabbi himself says he learned about protest from the American Friends Service Committee

Netanyahu blasts Abbas speech: He revealed truth about conflict and did Israel a service

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 06:30
Speaking to reporters while visiting India, Netanyahu says he supports economic relief for Gaza; on Iran, the prime minister warns West: Last chance to fix nuclear deal