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Republican frontrunner Donald Trump. Believes Israel should 'keep going' with settlement building (Photo: AP)

Ynetnews - ‎4 hours ago‎
Presumptive Republican candidate Donald Trump said Monday that he supports further Israeli construction of settlements, coming out against the long-standing US demand that Israel halt all building in the West Bank, a demand that both President Barack ...
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Israel to open permanent office at NATO HQ, five years after Turkey blocked move

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Wednesday that Israel would accept an invitation from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to open a permanent office at its Brussels headquarters, a move Turkey claimed it had blocked some five ...
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Jewish author whose Israel 'relocation' map was shared by Naz Shah condemns 'obscene' Labour antisemitism row

The Independent - ‎4 hours ago‎
Entitled “Solution for the Israel-Palestine conflict - relocate Israel to into United States”, it went up on his website on 4 August, the day before the future Bradford West MP shared it on her Facebook page.
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UN official to Israel: You must criminalize torture

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎14 hours ago‎
Along with other members of the 10-person committee of experts, Modvig spent over two hours presenting the Israeli delegation at the meeting with a long list of questions that ranged from Israel's treatment of Palestinians and African refugees to ...
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'Israel paying heavy price for clash with Obama over Iran'

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎14 hours ago‎
Israel is paying a heavy price for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to confront US President Barack Obama head-on last year over the Iran nuclear agreement, former Military Intelligence chief Maj.

Israel's Justice Ministry Drawing Up Law Against Torture

Haaretz - ‎7 hours ago‎
Israel's Justice Ministry Drawing Up Law Against Torture. Attorney general and justice minister must approve legislation, but is already clear that there will be opposition to bill having been presented before the United Nations Convention Against Torture.
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Israel boycott ban: Local councils face legal action at High Court over boycott on Israeli goods made in West Bank

The Independent - ‎6 hours ago‎
Local councils are facing legal action at the High Court today over their decisions to impose boycotts on Israeli goods produced in "illegal" Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Jewish Human Rights Watch (JHRW) is seeking judicial review against ...
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Israel and Egypt Oppose US Proposal to Reduce Multinational Force in Sinai

Haaretz - ‎10 hours ago‎
Egypt, in coordination with Israel, objects to reducing the force, but is ready to consider moving some of the multinational forces from northern Sinai, a region where there are more attacks, to the center of the peninsula and the south, using ...

Living with the past, making a future in Israel

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎10 hours ago‎
“But since we have a state, in my lifetime there was no state, only after the Holocaust because the survivors didn't have anywhere to go, the place is Israel - a Jewish place - in order to remain Jewish.” “The eternity of Israel will not be forgotten ...
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'Most Israeli Jews think country a bad place to grow old'

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎15 hours ago‎
According to the survey released Tuesday, just 28 percent of Israelis said Israel was the best place to grow old, in terms of economic welfare and dignified living, while 60% said they would prefer a Western European country such as Germany ...

Jewish MK slammed for Israel 'ethnic cleansing' claim

The Times of Israel - ‎4 hours ago‎
MK Dov Khenin's comments regarding Israel's practice of destroying Palestinian buildings in the West Bank that do not have construction permits was broadcast at the beginning of the week, although he later said it was recorded some time ago.

What NGOs think about Israel matters

Brookings Institution (blog) - ‎20 hours ago‎
Editors' Note: Today marks World Press Freedom Day. It comes as NGOs and other entities around the world are increasingly condemning Israel's seemingly un-democratic behavior, writes Sarah Yerkes. This post originally appeared on the Israel Policy ...
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Jewish leader asks Michelin to taste Israeli cuisine

Ynetnews - ‎7 hours ago‎
World Jewish Congress leader calls to include Israeli restaurants in the Michelin Guide, implying decision to omit the country may be political; Michelin says no current plans for Israel guide. Associated Press ...
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Tensions in Gaza Are Rising as Israel Gains Edge Over Hamas Tunnels

Haaretz - ‎17 hours ago‎
On Tuesday, Israeli army vehicles near the northern section of the Gaza-Israel border were hit by small-arms fire from the Strip.

Accused Israeli spy released

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎14 hours ago‎
Events in Syria, the situation in the prisons and pressure from relatives and, especially, various entities connected to the case in Israel, brought the situation to the attention of Syrian authorities, which decided to release him in order to decrease ...

Israel's Material Well-Being and National Wealth Stats Up Across the Board

The Jewish Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
Real national disposable income per capita in Israel has gone up by 1.7% in 2014 compared with the year before, reaching a level of 119% compared with the year 2000, Israel's Central Board of Statistics announced on Wednesday. In 2014, the government ...

Ex-Chief of Staff 'compares Israel to the Nazis'

Arutz Sheva - ‎6 hours ago‎
The ex-Chief of Staff added that during 2014 Operation Protective Edge when the IDF defended Israel from a Hamas onslaught, his mother, a Holocaust survivor, told him that Israel must be humane and provide food provisions to Gaza residents, reports ...
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Israel clashes with Palestinians on Gaza border: army

The Express Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
GAZA CITY: Israeli troops fired at a Hamas base in Gaza on Wednesday, Palestinian security sources said, with the Israeli army saying it was responding to mortar fire. “A mortar round was fired at forces during operational activity adjacent to the ...

Israel starts weapons testing for F-35 Adir

Flightglobal - ‎3 hours ago‎
Israel's air force has tested new versions of some of the locally-made weapon systems that will be carried by its Lockheed Martin F-35s.
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