Israel

Nearly 300 New Immigrants Arrive Israel from the Ukraine

August 15, 2018 11:20 pm

A chartered flight organized by the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews flew 293 new immigrants from the Ukraine into Ben Gurion airport on Tuesday. According to the IFCJ, the group came to Israel to escape economic hardship and the ongoi...

Trump Approves Largest-ever Aid Package to Israel, Sets up Showdown with Turkey over Detention of Pastor

August 14, 2018 07:37 pm

U.S. President Donald Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on Monday, which includes $550 million in assistance to Israel and temporarily halts the sale of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey. This comes amid tensions between the United...

Philippines Confirms President to Visit Israel Next Month

August 13, 2018 03:19 pm

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is to make an official visit to Israel next month, his government said Monday, nearly two years after he sparked outrage by likening his deadly drug war to the Holocaust. The Septemb...

Israeli, Palestinian support for two states hits record low

August 13, 2018 03:02 pm

A new survey finds that fewer Jewish Israelis and Palestinians now support the two-state solution. And while support for armed struggle against the occupation has dropped, more Jewish Israelis now support a ‘definitive war’...

Israel Lauds U.S. Reimposition of Sanctions on Iran

August 06, 2018 09:28 pm

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who fought tooth and nail against the lifting of economic sanctions against Iran as a result of the 2015 nuclear agreement, praised US President Donald Trump on Monday for reimposing the sanctions, calling it an &ld...

Crowd Gives Nikki Haley Standing Ovation After Rousing Speech on Her Faith in Jesus

July 30, 2018 02:17 pm

At the Christians United for Israel (CUFI) Summit in Washington DC on Monday, United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley was presented with the Defender of Israel Award. The crowd gave her a standing ovation as CUFI founder Pastor John Hagee gav...

US officials blast Palestinian leaders over silence after fatal stabbing attack

July 30, 2018 01:09 pm

Two US officials blasted the Palestinian Authority’s leadership for failing to condemn terror following a fatal terror attack that left a 31-year-old father of two dead, and two others injured. Jason Greenblatt, the Trump administration&rsqu...

South African Christians Stand Up For The Jewish State

July 26, 2018 05:53 pm

More than 5,000 South African Christians demonstrated in Pretoria on Wednesday, calling on the government to reinstate the country’s ambassador to Israel and not to downgrade its embassy in Tel Aviv. The protest, which was led by the...

Record-breaking 2 million tourists visit Israel in first half of 2018

July 26, 2018 05:25 pm

Some 2.18 million tourists entered Israel between January and June of 2018, the most for any half-year period and the first time the 2 million mark has been broken, the Tourism Ministry said in a statement. Tourism Minister Yariv Levin said that m...

Amazon Resumes Free Shipping For Israeli Buyers

July 23, 2018 03:20 pm

(TNS) - Online retailing giant Amazon has reintroduced its free delivery service for Israeli buyers. Amazon first began its free delivery last month although it was halted by the time Prime Day rolled around last week and the shopping frenzy associat...