Latest News Briefs (Page 2)


Shaked: Bennett will bring back Israel's deterrence

Friday, November 16, 2018
'It's essential to appoint Naftali Bennett as defense minister. We can't let the situation continue the way it has down south.'

Netanyahu allies say new elections on the way

Friday, November 16, 2018
Ministers Tzachi Hanegbi, Yariv Levin predict that coalition will fall apart, say that Israel is going to elections.

Watch: Rabbi Yaakov Rapp's weekly Torah portion

Friday, November 16, 2018
Sha'alvim Rabbi reveals new insights about the weekly Torah portion.

Murderer of Rabbi Raziel Shevach's house rebuilt

Friday, November 16, 2018
After IDF demolished the home of Rabbi Raziel Shevach's murderer, terrorist's house is rebuilt anew.

Likud continues slide in new poll

Friday, November 16, 2018
Latest survey finds ruling Likud party dropping after Liberman's sudden resignation, faction led by Benny Gantz would get 12 seats.

Fighting for God and country

Friday, November 16, 2018
Reserve battalion finishes week-long training exercise to better protect western Samaria when the time comes.

'IDF spent 45 minutes on the phone telling Gazan to leave'

Friday, November 16, 2018
British reporter describes the extraordinary lengths IDF went to avoid hurting civilians during the recent flare-up in Gaza.

Palestinian Arab indicted for plotting to kill Daniella Weiss

Friday, November 16, 2018
Qalqilya resident collected intelligence on Judea and Samaria pioneers, including Daniella Weiss and Moshe Zar.

Mother of Barkan terrorist indicted

Friday, November 16, 2018

An indictment was filed against the terrorist responsible for October's deadly terror attack in the Barkan industrial zone.

According to the indictment, the mother knew that the terrorist had weapons and that he was training to carry out the attack. In addition, two weeks before the attack, the terrorist indicated that he intended to carry out an attack and die as a martyr yet did not inform the authorities.

In addition, the brother of the terrorist in charged an additional offense of disruption of court proceedings for trying after the attack to hide the tape recorder of security cameras in their home.


Chief Rabbi permits Muslim to be buried in Jewish cemetary

Friday, November 16, 2018
In first, Jerusalem Chief Rabbi Aryeh Stern says Muslim killed in car crash can be buried in Jewish cemetery because he sold land to Jews.

Bennett and Netanyahu to meet Friday

Friday, November 16, 2018
Naftali Bennett to reiterate his demand while meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu that he will resign if not appointed defense minister.

Aliyah against all odds

Friday, November 16, 2018

A Jew should not feel intimidated about living in their natural homeland.


US lawmakers: Suspend weapons sales to Saudis

Friday, November 16, 2018

Republican and Democratic US senators on Thursday introduced a bill seeking to strike back at Saudi Arabia over the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at a consulate in Turkey as well as for its role in Yemen’s devastating civil war, Reuters reported.

If it were to become law, the bill would suspend weapon sales to Saudi Arabia and prohibit US refueling of Saudi coalition aircraft for Riyadh’s campaign in Yemen against the Iranian-backed Shiite Houthi rebels, the lawmakers said.


Abbas continues diplomatic war

Friday, November 16, 2018

Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday signed accession papers to a number of international organizations and conventions, the PA-based Ma’an news agency reported.

Abbas signed accession papers to 11 international organizations and conventions, including the Universal Postal Union, the Convention on the Nationality of Married Women, Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child, Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.


Toronto-based anti-Semitic publication permanently banned

Friday, November 16, 2018

A Toronto-based publication which repeatedly denied the Holocaust, praised Adolf Hitler and derided Jews as well as Muslims has been permanently banned from distribution through Canada Post, the CBC reported on Thursday.

In 2016, the federal government issued a temporary order banning the publication, Your Ward News, from using Canada Post following a number of complaints about its discriminatory content.

A board of review was struck to review the decision; it held 11 public hearings between April of last year and February 2018, according to the CBC.


The surrounding fires can serve as a beacon of safety

Friday, November 16, 2018
The beacon of safety provides the light and direction along the Trail and to remind us who and what we are.

Man in his 20s shot dead in Be'er Sheva

Friday, November 16, 2018

A man in his 20s was shot dead on Thursday night in Be'er Sheva. Magen David Adom paramedics who were called to the scene pronounced him dead.

Another man in his 20s was severely wounded and a woman in her 30s was moderately wounded in the same incident. They were evacuated to the Soroka Hospital for further treatment.

The background to the incident is unclear.


UNRWA says it has nearly overcome funding crisis

Friday, November 16, 2018

UNRWA, the United Nations agency for “Palestinian refugees” has nearly overcome a funding crisis caused by US President Donald Trump cancelling the US aid contribution, agency chief Pierre Kraehenbuehl said Thursday, according to AFP.

UNRWA had counted on a budget of $1.2 billion for 2018 but faced a gap of $446 million when the Trump administration announced it was cutting support.


Argentina arrests two men with links to Hezbollah

Friday, November 16, 2018

Two Argentine citizens with suspected links to the Hezbollah terrorist group were arrested on Thursday ahead of the G20 summit due to take place in Buenos Aires at the end of the month, Argentina’s security ministry said in a statement quoted by Reuters.

The two men, aged 23 and 25, were arrested in a residence in the capital. Police discovered a small arsenal that included a rifle, one shotgun and a number of pistols, among other weapons.


Pro-PA activists protest against Israeli Consul

Friday, November 16, 2018
Students for Justice in Palestine members try to disrupt Israeli Consul General in New York Dani Dayan's lecture at City College.

North Korea tests new 'cutting-edge weapon'

Friday, November 16, 2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected the site for testing a “newly developed cutting-edge strategic weapon”, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported on Thursday night, citing North Korean state media.

North Korea’s Korean Central Television (KCTV) said that the weapon which Kim oversaw the testing of was “researched and developed for a long time”, and that the test was successful.


The curse of captivity: Jewish exiles and schisms

Friday, November 16, 2018
What happens when the nations wake up and find that they could have been captive children?

Report: US could remove Erdogan rival

Friday, November 16, 2018

The White House is looking for ways to remove an enemy of Turkish President Recep Erdogan from the US in order to placate Turkey over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, NBC News reported on Thursday, citing two senior US officials and two other people briefed on the requests.

Trump administration officials last month asked federal law enforcement agencies to examine legal ways of removing exiled Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen in an attempt to persuade Erdogan to ease pressure on the Saudi government, the four sources said.


MK Moses: Pig's head an incitement

Friday, November 16, 2018
MK Moses speaks strongly against anti-semitic act on a synagogue in Ramat Hasharon.

Danon welcomes US vote on Golan resolution

Friday, November 16, 2018

Israel's ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon, welcomed the American move to vote against the UN resolution that condemns Israel’s presence in the Golan Heights.

"The change in the American voting pattern is another testament to the strong cooperation between the two countries. I thank Ambassador Haley for her continued steadfastness with Israel and the truth. It is time for the world to distinguish between those who stabilize the region and those who sow terror,” he said in a statement.


Runoff in Hof Ashkelon to be held on November 20

Friday, November 16, 2018

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri decided that the runoff in the elections for the head of the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council will be held this coming Tuesday, November 20.

The elections, which were initially scheduled for this past Tuesday, were postponed following the recent escalation in the south.


Revolutionary thought: Israel being tested

Friday, November 16, 2018
The spirit of the Lehi is alive and well, just not in the way you might have imagined.

Netanyahu: We cannot provide the public with the whole picture

Friday, November 16, 2018

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told the heads of the local authorities in the Gaza envelope during a meeting with them on Thursday that "naturally we cannot provide the public with the whole picture.”


US to vote 'no' on anti-Israel UN resolution

Friday, November 16, 2018

The US announced on Thursday that it plans to vote “no” on an annual resolution at the UN condemning Israel's alleged “occupation” of the Golan Heights.

The annual resolution, entitled “The Occupied Syrian Golan”, is scheduled for a vote on Friday, November 16.


Netanyahu meets regional council heads from the south

Thursday, November 15, 2018
Netanyahu promises to promote resilience program for the Israeli communities in southern Israel.

ANALYSIS: What's behind Netanyahu's decision not to invade Gaza

Thursday, November 15, 2018
Netanyahu has the possibility of a 3 front war to take into account.

Netanyahu met with heads of southern regional council

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu, Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon, Interior Minister Aryeh Deri, Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot and Southern Command Chief Hartzie Halevi met with heads of local authorities from the Gaza envelope at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem.

During the discussion, the Prime Minister, the Chief of Staff and the Commander of the Southern Command presented the military efforts against terrorism from Gaza, and discussed the promotion of a resilience program for the Gaza envelope communities for the years 2019-2020, amounting to NIS 500 million.


'Trump peace plan will never happen under Abbas'

Thursday, November 15, 2018
Deputy Foreign Minister says Abbas will never make peace, supports Netanyahu on Hamas ceasefire.

After resigning as Defense Minister, support for Liberman surges

Thursday, November 15, 2018
Survey shows Yisrael Beytenu's support within its base rising after Liberman's resignation, while Netanyahu's popularity drops sharply.

Trail for Florida "mail bomber" set for July 15th

Thursday, November 15, 2018

CNN reported that Cesar Sayoc who is accused of sending mail bombs to prominent liberal figures in the US has had his court date set for July 15th.


Trump to fly to California this weekend

Thursday, November 15, 2018

US President Donald Trump will arrive in California this weekend to look closely at the damage caused by fires and meet people who have been hurt.


Leftists chant 'Free Palestine' outside Ben Shapiro appearance

Thursday, November 15, 2018
Far-left protesters attempt to crash American-Jewish conservative's speech at Ohio State, chant 'Free Palestine', 'Intifada'.

Bnei Brak land expropriated to enable Shabbat construction

Thursday, November 15, 2018
Transportation Ministry removes land from haredi city's jurisdiction to enable Shabbat-desecrating light rail project to move forward.

Moses: Pig's head an incitement

Thursday, November 15, 2018

MK Moses speaks strongly against the anti-semitic act on a synagogue in Ramat Hasharon, where a pig's head was placed on its property.

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