Leah Goldin: Netanyahu did not make an effort for us like he did for Naama Issachar'

Mother of IDF soldier whose body is being held by Hamas criticizes Netanyahu's failure in bringing her son's body for burial.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2020, 4:00 AM

'Netanyahu ignores Hadar despite our outcry'

Brother of Hadar Goldin criticizes PM: Netanyahu sent my brother to the battlefield and is now blatantly ignoring him.Ben Ariel, 1/31/2020, 6:45 AM

ANALYSIS: Three historic events for Israel in one week

Three triumphs for Israel - and Netanyahu - mark a historic week for the Jewish state, and one key defeat for the Palestinian Authority.Yochanan Visser, 1/30/2020, 10:12 PM

After being pardoned by Putin, Naama Issachar returns to Israel

After nearly 10 months jailed in Russia, Israeli-American woman returns to Israel on flight with Prime Minister Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/30/2020, 7:29 PM

Naama Issachar boards PM's plane

Journalists moved to tears: 'It feels like we're bringing back the hostages from Entebbe.'Yoni Kempinski, Moscow, 1/30/2020, 1:02 PM

Netanyahu thanks Putin for 'Naama's quick pardon'

Prime Minister meets Russian President who signed Naama Issachar's pardon request, expected to return with Netanyahu on his plane to Israel.Yoni Kempinski, Moscow, 1/30/2020, 11:22 AM

Naama Issachar released from prison

After 10 months in prison, Israeli woman imprisoned in Russia released. She will return to Israel on PM's plane.Mordechai Sones, 1/30/2020, 8:40 AM

Yaffa Issachar: This is the moment I've waited a year for

Mother of Israeli woman pardoned by Russian President Vladimir Putin does not wish for anyone to go through what she went through.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2020, 7:47 PM

Putin pardons Naama Issachar

Israeli woman held in Russian prison to return home with Prime Minister Netanyahu tomorrow.Gary Willig, 1/29/2020, 7:06 PM

'Release of Naama Issachar: A gift to Netanyahu'

Senior official says Russia is not releasing Israeli woman in return for any Israeli gestures.Yoni Kempinski, 1/29/2020, 5:26 PM

Netanyahu to fly to Russia, ahead of Naama Issachar's likely release

Prime Minister to make trip to Moscow before returning home from Washington visit, is expected to bring Naama Issachar with him.Yoni Kempinski, Washington, 1/28/2020, 3:05 PM

Moscow governor backs pardon for Naama Issachar

Governor of Moscow Oblast signs pardon for Israeli-American woman jailed in Russia, sending the request to Vladimir Putin for final approvalArutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2020, 9:51 AM

Russian parole commission recommends pardon for Israeli-American Naama Issachar

Jailed Israeli-American Naama Issachar scores win in bid for release, as Russian commission votes unanimously to back her pardon request.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/28/2020, 7:37 AM

Russian committee to consider Naama Issachar's pardon request Monday

This afternoon, Russian committee slated to hold hearing on Israeli-American woman's request for presidential pardon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2020, 10:56 AM

Jailed Israeli-American Naama Issachar formally requests presidential pardon from Putin

Israeli-American woman jailed in Russia for carrying marijuana in her bag during layover asks President Putin for pardon.David Rosenberg, 1/26/2020, 3:37 PM

Naama Issachar: I believe Putin, there is hope

Israeli woman imprisoned in Moscow meets Russian Human Rights Commissioner.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2020, 6:23 PM

Yaffa Issachar to Putin: I beg you, return Naama

Russian President promises mother of imprisoned Israeli woman Russian Human Rights chieft will visit her daughter today.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2020, 3:25 PM

Putin to meet mother of imprisoned Israeli woman tomorrow

Russian President to meet mother of Israeli woman sentenced to 7.5 years in prison for carrying cannabis at Moscow airport.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2020, 4:01 PM

Israel to hand over sovereignty and possibly prisoners to free Naama Issachar

PM Netanyahu has been pressuring Pres. Putin to release a drug-carrying Israeli backpacker - and Putin may agree. But at what cost?Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2020, 12:36 PM

Naama Issachar: Touching that so many people pray for me

The Israeli who is imprisoned in Russia excited to receive letter from the activists pushing for her release.Ben Ariel, 1/21/2020, 12:11 AM

Netanyahu on Putin meeting: Hoping for good news

PM to meet Russian president Thursday, will discuss possible release of Israeli woman held in Russian prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2020, 8:13 PM

Naama Issachar's mother meets Netanyahu

Mother of Israeli woman imprisoned in Russia meets PM upon returning to Israel to discuss efforts to free her daughter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2020, 4:59 PM

Kremlin: Putin to discuss Naama Issachar case with Netanyahu

'This issue likely to come up during Putin's close contacts with Netanyahu,' Kremlin Spokesman notes, declining to provide details.Mordechai Sones, 1/20/2020, 3:56 PM

Naama Issachar's mother: Stop the planned protests, this is a sensitive time

Naama Issachar's mother thanks supporters but asks them not to protest during the Russian President's visit to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2020, 4:57 AM

Why Russia's Putin has a soft spot for Israel and Jews

How could Russian President Vladimir Putin's personal feelings towards Israel - and the Jews - impact Russian policy on key issues?Yochanan Visser, 1/19/2020, 8:10 PM

Naama Issachar's mother lands in Israel, hopeful that Putin will release her daughter

Mother of American-Israeli woman jailed in Russia returns to Israel, hopeful that her daughter will receive presidential pardon.David Rosenberg, 1/19/2020, 5:50 PM

A hint at the future? Naama Issachar's mother to return to Israel

Yaffa Issachar to return to Israel - after promising to remain in Russia until Naama's release.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/18/2020, 8:58 PM

Netanyahu on Naama Issachar: I am much more optimistic

Netanyahu says he spoke with Russian President about Israeli being held in Russia.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/17/2020, 8:52 PM

Phone call with Putin strengthens PM's optimism on Naama Issachar release

Report comes amid conflicting reports regarding Moscow's intentions vis-à-vis Issachar: 'Conversation was warm, to the point.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2020, 1:09 PM

Report: Russia not considering deal to release Naama Issachar early

Russia's Dep. Min. Ivanov says exchange not on the table. 'She was convicted of criminal charges.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2020, 12:09 PM

Rabbi Amar in letter to Pres. Putin: 'May you have mercy on Naama Issachar and her family'

Rabbi Shlomo Amar sends letter to Russia's Pres. Putin asking him to 'have mercy' and pardon Naama Issachar for possessing marijuana.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/14/2020, 11:52 AM

Prime Minister pens letter to Naama Issachar: 'Investing relentless efforts for release'

Naama, imprisoned in Russia, receives letter from Prime Minister; says it greatly strengthens her and gives hope.Mordechai Sones, 1/13/2020, 5:40 PM

Naama Issachar's mother: I will physically block Putin from entering President's Residence

Yaffa Issachar writes to Rivlin that the state dinner for Putin at the President's Residence is a 'national & personal humiliation.'Sara Rubenstein, 1/4/2020, 7:07 PM

Russia transfers Naama Issachar back to Moscow prison

Backtracking on move to place Israeli-American woman in remote prison, Russia transfers Naama Issachar back to Moscow.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2020, 4:00 PM

Naama Issachar moved to remote prison under poor conditions

Israeli woman held in Russia relocated to new prison with worse conditions, banned from seeing her mother, bringing warm clothes from familyArutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2019, 7:35 PM

Naama Issachar permitted to light Hanukkah candle in Russian prison

Mother of Israeli imprisoned in Russia says daughter fought for right to light Hanukkah candles in prison.Yoni Kempinski, 12/26/2019, 8:06 PM

Netanyahu speaks with Putin about imprisoned Israeli woman

PM, Russian President discuss Iran, Syria. Netanyahu requests release of Naama Issachar.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2019, 6:02 PM

PM Netanyahu says he's asked Putin 'many times' to pardon marijuana-smuggling Israeli

PM Netanyahu says he hopes Pres. Putin will pardon Naama Issachar. 'I believe a miracle will happen and she'll come home soon,' mother says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2019, 7:20 PM

Naama Issachar intends another appeal

After Moscow district court dismisses her appeal on 7.5 year prison sentence, Israeli intends appeal to higher court.Mordechai Sones, 12/24/2019, 6:22 PM

'Bring my daughter back home'

Mother of Israeli imprisoned for drug smuggling asks Pres. Putin to pardon and release her daughter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2019, 10:18 PM

Naama Issachar's appeal rejected by Russian court

The Moscow court deliberated for only 25 minutes in case of Israeli woman who received 7.5 years in prison for 'smuggling' cannabis.Sara Rubenstein, 12/19/2019, 6:05 PM

Naama Issachar appeal: 'I didn't confess'

Naama Issachar brought to Moscow Court of Appeals where hearing began for her drug possession conviction and severe sentence.Mordechai Sones, 12/19/2019, 12:07 PM

Netanyahu: Naama's release will take time

Source close to Prime Minister say he is committed to bringing Naama Issachar back to Israel, but this requires patience.Nitsan Keidar, 12/19/2019, 4:37 AM

Netanyahu 'promises' to bring back Naama Issachar

Prime Minister tells Haifa supporters about special relationship with Russian President Putin, promises to bring back Naama Issachar.Mordechai Sones, 12/17/2019, 10:31 PM

Imprisoned Israeli's mother has hope for Hanukkah

Naama Issachar's mother meets in Moscow with the Chief Sephardi Rabbi of Israel and the Chief Rabbi of Russia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2019, 3:36 AM

Min Katz to Russia: Consider pardoning Naama Issachar

Foreign Minister Katz holds series of meetings at Med Dialogues conference.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/8/2019, 12:16 AM

Chabad emissary visits Naama Issachar in Russian prison

Chabad emissary in Moscow, Rabbi Shaya Deitch, says Israeli woman held in Russia 'in good spirits.''Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2019, 4:38 PM

Russian Ambassador: We condemn Israel’s public strikes in Syria

Russian Ambassador to Israel on Israel’s actions in Syria, Israeli prisoner Naama Isschar who has yet to be released from Russian jail.i24News, 11/28/2019, 8:14 AM

Israel's political situation has no bearing on Na'ama

The Russian Ambassador to Israel responds to reports that Putin is waiting for a government to be formed to discuss Na'ama IssaharArutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2019, 7:40 PM

'Naama is a hostage in a Russian jail'

Attorney for Naama Issachar says his client is 'completely innocent,' hopes Putin will pardon her.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2019, 10:01 AM

Russian court to hear Israeli-American woman's appeal next month

Naama Issachar, Israeli-American woman jailed in Russia on drug charges, to receive appeal hearing in December.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/25/2019, 2:35 PM

Greek Orthodox Patriarch to Putin: Release Naama

Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III meets Russian president, asks for release of Israeli woman held on cannabis charges.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2019, 8:35 AM

'Mom, I'm still here: Give me hope'

Mother of Naama Issachar unexpectedly meets daughter in judge's office. 'She cried from behind the bars.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2019, 8:07 PM

Report: 'Putin doesn't want to give Netanyahu a gift'

Putin 'keeping options open' regarding jailed Israeli-American, while Israel remains in political deadlock, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2019, 10:49 AM

Supreme Court rejects Russian hacker appeal against extradition

Israel's top court upholds extradition order of Russian hacker Aleksey Burkov to the United StatesAFP, 11/10/2019, 2:59 PM

Sister of Israeli-American jailed in Russia: ‘She’s losing it’

Naama Issachar, Israeli-American jailed in Russia over possession of pot, 'can't take it anymore,' says her sister.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 11/6/2019, 7:12 AM

'Naama will not be a political tool for Russian hacker'

Mother of Israeli held in Russia seeks to end petition against extradition of Russian hacker, has 'full confidence' govt will bring her backArutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2019, 4:32 PM