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International Holocaust Remembrance Day

International Holocaust Remembrance Day, which is being marked today, comes at a time when the number of Shoah survivors is dwindling, virulent antisemitism and Holocaust denial are increasing, and bashing Israel with impunity is becoming acceptable ...

Pay to Slay: Palestinian Authority Paid Terrorists at Least $136 Million for Attacking Jews Last Year

The Palestinian Authority spent at least NIS 502 million ($136.4 million)  on pay-to-slay payments to terrorist prisoners in 2018 alone, according to a report Thursday from the Israeli Research group Palestinian Media Watch. PMW obtained...

Israeli Christians Riot Over McJesus Art Sculpture

A sculpture of "McJesus" — Ronald McDonald nailed to the cross — sparked outrage among Israel's Christian Arab community in Haifa. The sculpture has been on display in the Haifa Museum of Art for months. Some Christians have...

Israel Successfully Tests Arrow-3 Anti-Missile System, Sending Strong Warning to Iran

JERUSALEM, Israel – Israel and the US successfully tested the Arrow-3 anti-missile system early Tuesday, the ministry of defense said. The test came just one day after tensions flared along Israel's northern border with Syria. The Arrow-...

Prayers Desperately Needed For IDF Soldier Wounded In Terrorist Attack And Fighting For Life

Nethanel Felber was shot in the head in a terrorist attack exactly one month ago and, after multiple surgeries, he is still fighting for his life. On December 13, Felber was guarding a bus stop near Givat Assaf in Samaria as part of his army ...

Malaysia Will Not Allow Israeli Swimmers to Compete in Worldwide Paralympics Championship

Malaysia is refusing to allow Israel's Paralympics swimming team to enter the country to compete in the World Para Swimming Championships in July.  The event will be held in the city of Kuching and will be the determining factor for who w...

Israel to Increase Its Efforts Against Iran in Syria

Israel plans to increase its efforts again Iran in Syria, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said just one day after the United States announced its plan to pull its forces out of the war torn country. “We will continue to act in Syria to preve...

Australia Recognizes West Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel

Australia has decided to officially recognize West Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but will not move its embassy until there's a peace agreement reached between Israel and the Palestinians, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Saturday. ...

Merkel Urged Romanian President Not To Move Embassy To Jerusalem

In an effort to stop Romania’s government from relocating its embassy to Jerusalem, German chancellor Angela Merkel called Romania’s President Klaus Iohannis in April, urging him to stop Bucharest’s declared announcement to mov...

Israel: Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman Resigns Over Hamas Ceasefire

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman announced his resignation and his Yisrael Beytenu party’s withdrawal from the coalition at a press conference in the Knesset Wednesday.  "I am indeed here to announce my resignation from the positi...