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'Why is it permitted to exclude women in Yarkon Park?'

Friday, June 22, 2018
Organizer of Chabad event wonders why Tel Aviv bans gender-segregated event only in Rabin Square but nowhere else.

The post that moved policemen

Friday, June 22, 2018
Police officers in northern Israel attend bat mitzvah celebration after guests fail to show up.

'The Gonen Segev saga - a true tragedy'

Friday, June 22, 2018
Prof. Aviad Hacohen regrets that a man who was a minister and physician in Israel descended into the depths of treason.

Hospital saves homebirth mother's life

Friday, June 22, 2018
Hospital saves life of woman who gave birth at home - after 2 C-sections.

London: Transport Police detain suspect

Friday, June 22, 2018

London police reported that British Transport Police detained a man who was acting suspiciously.

No one was injured, but local police remain at the scene.


London: Police evacuate train station

Friday, June 22, 2018

London police Officers are currently assisting the British Transport Police at Charing Cross train station, following a report of a man acting suspiciously.

The station has been evacuated as a precaution and is currently closed.


Temperatures to rise in central, southern Israel

Friday, June 22, 2018
Heat wave, haze, give way to lower temperatures over the weekend.

Israeli jailed for stabbing sea turtle

Friday, June 22, 2018
Court sentences Israeli man to ten months in jail for stabbing and ultimately killing a rare sea turtle back in 2009.

Strike freezes construction in Judea, Samaria

Friday, June 22, 2018

Civil Administration employees strike, effectively freezing construction of over 1,000 housing units.


8 Israeli companies make WEF’s '2018 Technology Pioneers' list

Friday, June 22, 2018

The Israeli companies included in the World Economic Forum's list are: Water-Gen, Utilis, Vavyar, MX Cyber, Innoviz Technologies, Aqua Security, Precognize, and Ravcatch.


IDF officer injured near Beit Lechem

Friday, June 22, 2018
Rock-throwing Arab rioters injure IDF officer.

ABC to bring back Roseanne but without Roseanne Barr

Friday, June 22, 2018

ABC on Thursday announced that it had ordered a spinoff to comedy series Roseanne, without the involvement of actress Roseanne Barr.

The original writers, producers and cast members will appear in the new show, given the working title The Conners. The network cancelled Roseanne last month following a series of inappropriate tweets by Barr.


Iran to U.S.: Force Israel to denuclearize

Friday, June 22, 2018

Iran is demanding that the United States force Israel to denuclearize as a condition for improving relations between Tehran and Washington.

The demand was part of a list of 15 conditions set out by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in an essay he published in an Iranian newspaper on Thursday.


Report: Hamas prepared for 'comprehensive deal' with Israel

Friday, June 22, 2018

Hamas has told Egypt it is prepared to make a “comprehensive deal” with Israel that will include returning the Israelis it is holding in Gaza in exchange for the establishment of an airport and seaport, the pro-Hezbollah Al-Akhbar newspaper reported on Thursday.

Hamas leaders have been speaking with officials in Cairo in efforts to ease the economic situation in the Gaza, the report said.


Rewinding our trust

Friday, June 22, 2018
What is the connection between snakes, the desert and Israeli faith? Rabbis Shlomo Katz and Jeremy Gimpel with unique insights.

Merkel: Solutions needed for Iran's 'aggressive tendencies'

Friday, June 22, 2018

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday said European countries shared concerns over Iran's ballistic missile program and called for solutions to its "aggressive tendencies" in the Middle East, Reuters reported.

"Iran's aggressive tendencies must not only be discussed, but rather we need solutions urgently," said Merkel after meeting Jordan's King Abdullah in Amman. She announced 384 million euros (US$445 million) of aid to Jordan this year.


Man yells 'Heil Hitler' at Jewish Maryland legislator

Friday, June 22, 2018

A Jewish Maryland state legislator said on Thursday that a man yelled "Heil Hitler" at her while she was campaigning, The Associated Press reported.

The legislator, Shelly Hettleman, told the Baltimore Sun that the man stopped his car and screamed the phrase at her Monday morning. Hettleman, a Baltimore County Democrat, said the man also yelled, "You don't represent us" and uttered several expletives.


Iraq militia vows revenge for deadly Syria raid

Friday, June 22, 2018

A powerful Iraqi militia backed by Iran pledged on Thursday to get revenge for a deadly air raid on its fighters in Syria, blaming the United States or Israel for the attack.

Iraq's Hezbollah Brigades militia has said 22 of it fighters were killed in an air strike on Sunday on a military base in eastern Syria that reportedly killed more than 50 people.


What will attract more immigrants to Israel?

Friday, June 22, 2018
Certain things brought on Aliyah may be crucial in the process of adjustment.

Jordan's King to meet Trump

Friday, June 22, 2018

Jordan's King Abdullah II set off for the United States on Thursday for talks with President Donald Trump on Middle East issues, including the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace process, the palace said, according to AFP.

Accompanied by his wife Rania, the monarch is also scheduled to meet with senior officials from the Trump administration and members of Congress, the palace said in a statement.


Fox News contributor Charles Krauthammer passes away

Friday, June 22, 2018

Longtime Fox News contributor Charles Krauthammer passed away on Thursday at the age of 68.

Krauthammer, a Pulitzer Prize winner and best-selling author, wrote a heartbreaking letter to colleagues, friends and viewers on June 8 in which he revealed he is in the final stages of cancer, and has just weeks left to live.


Pompeo to meet North Korean official as soon as possible

Friday, June 22, 2018

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo plans to meet with North Korean officials "at the earliest possible date", State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said on Thursday, according to Reuters.

The goal of the meeting will be to implement the outcome of President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s summit in Singapore.


Bye bye Human Rights Council

Friday, June 22, 2018
Ari Abramowitz & Jeremy Gimpel explore the consequences of the US withdrawal from the UN Human Rights Council.

Motorcyclist killed after being hit by vehicle on Highway 57

Friday, June 22, 2018

A 23-year-old motorcyclist was killed on Thursday night when he was hit by a vehicle on Highway 57 near the Yanuv junction.

Magen David Adom paramedics who were called to the scene pronounced him dead.


Hamas' money exchange company blacklisted as terror organization

Friday, June 22, 2018
At recommendation of Shin Bet, Defense Minister Liberman declares Gaza-based Hamad company a terrorist organization.

Pedestrian hit by vehicle in Nazareth, moderately injured

Thursday, June 21, 2018

A 29-year-old pedestrian was moderately injured on Thursday evening when he was hit by a vehicle near the Galilee Hotel in Nazareth.

A team of Magen David Adom paramedics evacuated him to the English Hospital in the city.


For the second time this week: Terrorist throws explosives at Border Police in Hevron

Thursday, June 21, 2018

An Arab terrorist on Thursday evening threw an explosive device at Border Police officers stationed at the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hevron, and then fled the scene.

The explosive device fell in the yard of a Palestinian home near the fighters' post. This is the second time this week that a terrorist has thrown an explosive device at Border Police officers. IDF and police forces are searching the area to locate the terrorist.


Two seriously wounded in Yavneh home invasion, shooting

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Gunman broke into apartment in city of Yavneh, shot man and pregnant woman. Police searching for shooter.

Hundreds protest: 'Ask forgiveness from Yemenite families'

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Hundreds of people demonstrate near PM's residence demanding that government acknowledge abduction of Yemenite children.

Kushner, Greenblatt meet with Qatari leaders

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Senior Advisor Jared Kushner and Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt returned to the State of Qatar and met today with Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. Building on previous conversations, they discussed increasing cooperation between the United States and Qatar, ways to provide humanitarian relief to Palestinians in Gaza, and the Trump Administration’s efforts to facilitate peace between the Israelis and Palestinians.


'According to Foreign Sources'

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Military commentator Amos Harel discusses Israel's security situation. Will terror kites spark the next Mideast war?

Billionaire helps brings ill Israeli kids to World Cup

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Russian Jewish billionaire Roman Abramovich donates large sum to help bring children with serious illnesses to see soccer World Cup.

ANALYSIS: Iran's endgame in Syria has begun

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Only change in Iran's bid to form land bridge from Iran to Israeli border is switch to Syrian uniforms by Hezbollah terrorists.

Lapid praises choice of Herzog to lead Jewish Agency

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid praised the election of Isaac Herzog to the posotion of Jewish Agency Chairman."Bujie is a talented man whose appointment will honor the Jewish Agency among the Jews of the world and the State of Israel," said Lapid.


Trump suspends prosecution of illegal migrant parents at border

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Administration seeks to reunite children with parents arrested when illegally crossing US border.

IAI gets new CEO

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Reserve General Nimrod Shefer had been named as the CEO of Israeli Aircraft Industries, the country's largest weapons maker.

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