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Capital Jerusalem
Continent Asia
Currency Israeli new shekel (ILS)
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Following World War II, the British withdrew from their mandate of Palestine, and the UN partitioned the area into Arab and Jewish states, an arrangement rejected by the Arabs. Subsequently, the Israelis defeated the Arabs in a series of wars without ending the deep tensions between the two sides. The territories Israel occupied since the 1967 war are not included in the Israel country profile, unless otherwise noted. On 25 April 1982, Israel withdrew from the Sinai pursuant to the 1979 Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty. In keeping with the framework established at the Madrid Conference in October 1991, bilateral negotiations were conducted between Israel and Palestinian representatives and Syria to achieve a permanent settlement. Israel and Palestinian officials signed on 13 September 1993 a Declaration of Principles (also known as the "Oslo Accords") guiding an interim period of Palestinian self-rule. Outstanding territorial and other disputes with Jordan were resolved in the 26 October 1994 Israel-Jordan Treaty of Peace. In addition, on 25 May 2000, Israel withdrew unilaterally from southern Lebanon, which it had occupied since 1982. In April 2003, US President BUSH, working in conjunction with the EU, UN, and Russia - the "Quartet" - took the lead in laying out a roadmap to a final settlement of the conflict by 2005, based on reciprocal steps by the two parties leading to two states, Israel and a democratic Palestine. However, progress toward a permanent status agreement was undermined by Israeli-Palestinian violence between September 2003 and February 2005. In the summer of 2005, Israel unilaterally disengaged from the Gaza Strip, evacuating settlers and its military while retaining control over most points of entry into the Gaza Strip. The election of HAMAS to head the Palestinian Legislative Council froze relations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA). Ehud OLMERT became prime minister in March 2006 and presided over a 34-day conflict with Hizballah in Lebanon in June-August 2006 and a 23-day conflict with HAMAS in the Gaza Strip during December 2008 and January 2009. OLMERT, who in June 2007 resumed talks with PA President Mahmoud ABBAS, resigned in September 2008. Prime Minister Binyamin NETANYAHU formed a coalition in March 2009 following a February 2009 general election. Peace talks are currently stalled.

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Miriam Adelson is Israel’s richest person with $22 billion - JTA NewsMiriam Adelson is Israel’s richest person with $22 billion  JTA News

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Dr. Miriam Adelson, the wife of American casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, is Israel's wealthiest person for 2019, according to a biannual ...



Israeli soldiers discover 3,000-year-old Biblical-era watchtower - Fox NewsIsraeli soldiers discover 3,000-year-old Biblical-era watchtower  Fox News

Soldiers at a paratrooper base in Southern Israel have uncovered a Biblical-era watchtower. The watchtower, which dates back to the 8th century B.C., was ...



Iran may soon try to provoke Israel to gain the upper hand in its conflict with the U.S. - HaaretzIran may soon try to provoke Israel to gain the upper hand in its conflict with the U.S.  Haaretz

Intelligence assessments suggest that Tehran might initiate a provocation along one of Israel's borders in order to exacerbate the crisis, using one of the groups ...



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New York Times says it's testing Democrats' 'willingness to criticize Israel,' claims 'few candidates' would do so.



As Gulf tensions rise, Israel's Netanyahu warns 'enemies' - Yahoo NewsAs Gulf tensions rise, Israel's Netanyahu warns 'enemies'  Yahoo News

Jerusalem (AFP) - With tensions rising between Israel's ally the US and its archfoe Iran, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the Jewish state's enemies ...



Ireland one, Israel nil in the Intel FDI game - The Irish TimesIreland one, Israel nil in the Intel FDI game  The Irish Times

Cantillon: Israeli investment stalled in favour of new Leixlip plant.



Immigration NZ offers Israel apology after map error - NewsroomImmigration NZ offers Israel apology after map error  Newsroom

Winston Peters has slammed a "careless and shoddy mistake" which led to Israel being left off an official map.



Saudi universities outrank Israeli universities for the first time - HaaretzSaudi universities outrank Israeli universities for the first time  Haaretz

Some Saudi universities overtook their Israeli counterparts for the first time ever in international university rankings. The annual rankings are published by QS ...



Israel unveils portable Iron Dome at Paris air show - The Times of IsraelIsrael unveils portable Iron Dome at Paris air show  The Times of Israel

Aerospace company Rafael says new I-Dome is an 'all-in-one' truck-mounted aerial defense battery; US military reportedly interested.



Rivlin says criticism by Diaspora Jews of Israel's gov't is legitimate - The Jerusalem PostRivlin says criticism by Diaspora Jews of Israel's gov't is legitimate  The Jerusalem Post

President Reuven Rivlin earned loud applause accompanied by cheers when he said on Thursday that it was legitimate for Diaspora Jews who have a dispute ...



Israel announces new Golan Heights settlement named 'Trump Heights' - CNNIsrael announces new Golan Heights settlement named 'Trump Heights'  CNN

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced a new settlement in the Golan Heights named after his "great friend" Donald Trump.



The top 30 richest people in 2019 Israel, and where they get their money - HaaretzThe top 30 richest people in 2019 Israel, and where they get their money  Haaretz

Here are the 30 richest people in Israel, according to Haaretz's 2019 ranking: >> Subscribe for just $1 now. 1. Miriam Adelson. Miriam Adelson.



Israeli soldiers dig up watchtower from King Hezekiah’s time in their firing zone - HaaretzIsraeli soldiers dig up watchtower from King Hezekiah’s time in their firing zone  Haaretz

Israeli paratroopers working under the guidance of archaeologists have excavated the ruins of a watchtower from King Hezekiah's time that was discovered ...



Pete Buttigieg says he’d keep the US embassy in Israel in Jerusalem - Vox.comPete Buttigieg says he’d keep the US embassy in Israel in Jerusalem  Vox.com

President Donald Trump moved America's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem last year, a controversial decision that has fueled Democrats' skepticism of the Trump ...



Netanyahu to Israel's enemies: We have power to destroy, do not test us - The Jerusalem PostNetanyahu to Israel's enemies: We have power to destroy, do not test us  The Jerusalem Post

Israel has tremendous destructive capabilities, and its enemies should not test it, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday after viewing a large ...



This Nigerian televangelist is coming to Nazareth, and locals are terrified - HaaretzThis Nigerian televangelist is coming to Nazareth, and locals are terrified  Haaretz

Religious and political officials in Nazareth have demanded that the city cancel a planned visit next week by a Nigerian pastor and televangelist, and his plans to ...



Department of Education to probe anti-Israel bias at North Carolina conference on Gaza - JTA NewsDepartment of Education to probe anti-Israel bias at North Carolina conference on Gaza  JTA News

(JTA) — The U.S. Department of Education will investigate a Middle East conference on Gaza co-sponsored by two North Carolina universities over allegations ...



Netflix to raise prices for Israeli subscribers - The Jerusalem PostNetflix to raise prices for Israeli subscribers  The Jerusalem Post

Israeli subscribers will pay up to 22% more depending on their plan.



Israel isn’t moving rightward — so why can’t the center-left oust Netanyahu? - HaaretzIsrael isn’t moving rightward — so why can’t the center-left oust Netanyahu?  Haaretz

This Sunday will be the 27th anniversary of the last time Israel's center-left won a Knesset election. On June 23, 1992, Labor and Meretz won a combined 56 ...



2020 Democrats on Israel's Record on Human Rights - The New York Times2020 Democrats on Israel's Record on Human Rights  The New York Times

We asked the candidates whether Israel meets international standards of human rights.



Kraft to receive Israel's distinguished Genesis Prize - Patriots.comKraft to receive Israel's distinguished Genesis Prize  Patriots.com

The Patriots owner embarks on a special trip to Israel.



Mega-donor Miriam Adelson, now Israel's richest person, is beholden to no one - HaaretzMega-donor Miriam Adelson, now Israel's richest person, is beholden to no one  Haaretz

Israeli-born Dr. Adelson, wife of U.S. casino tycoon Sheldon Adelson, a GOP mega-donor and a Netanyahu supporter, is a new addition to the top-50 list this ...



Racist Soccer Fans Falsely Portrayed as a Mirror of Israel - AlgemeinerRacist Soccer Fans Falsely Portrayed as a Mirror of Israel  Algemeiner

There's no denying that the behavior of a section of fans of the Israeli Premier League soccer team Beitar Jerusalem is an embarrassment to the club. Beitar's ...



White House not inviting Israel to Bahrain summit - CNNWhite House not inviting Israel to Bahrain summit  CNN

Washington (CNN) The White House is scrapping plans to invite Israeli government officials to its economic conference in Bahrain later this month, a Trump ...



Former Mossad chief calls Netanyahu voters 'mindless' - HaaretzFormer Mossad chief calls Netanyahu voters 'mindless'  Haaretz

A former chief of the Israeli espionage agency Mossad, Shabtai Shavit, called Israeli voters who support Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu "mindless people ...



Beyond Tel Aviv and Jerusalem: LGBTQ Pride hits Israel’s suburbs - HaaretzBeyond Tel Aviv and Jerusalem: LGBTQ Pride hits Israel’s suburbs  Haaretz

Ra'anana joins 11 other Israeli cities and towns that held Pride events for the first time this year, despite protest from the city's ultra-Orthodox community.



Hamas chief says ceasefire deal with Israel 'in the danger zone' - The Times of IsraelHamas chief says ceasefire deal with Israel 'in the danger zone'  The Times of Israel

A day after terror group spokesman says Jerusalem abiding by unofficial agreement, Ismail Haniyeh accuses Jerusalem of showing 'no respect' for the terms.



Rapper Bhad Bhabie’s concert in Jordan canceled over alleged Israel support - JTA NewsRapper Bhad Bhabie’s concert in Jordan canceled over alleged Israel support  JTA News

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Bhad Bhabie won't be playing Jordan next month, her concert there nixed over a series of social media posts in which the American ...



When Palestinians dehumanize Jews, the Israeli left is silent - HaaretzWhen Palestinians dehumanize Jews, the Israeli left is silent  Haaretz

Jewish settlers were filmed at a Palestinian wedding. Their host was fired by Fatah and denounced for facilitating a 'despicable act.' Why won't the Israeli left call ...



Israel Air Force holding large-scale drill simulating multi-front war - The Jerusalem PostIsrael Air Force holding large-scale drill simulating multi-front war  The Jerusalem Post

The Israeli Air Force began a week-long drill on Sunday, simulating a multi-front war with all the platforms and squadrons, including for the first time the F-35i ...



Activists Target Birthright Trips to Israel - The New York TimesActivists Target Birthright Trips to Israel  The New York Times

To the Editor: Re “Growing Cultural Rift Disrupts a Time-Honored Trip to Israel” (front page, June 12), about Jewish activists who have objected that the trips ...



Cherie Blair begins new film career with Israel-Palestine drama - Sky NewsCherie Blair begins new film career with Israel-Palestine drama  Sky News

The barrister and wife of former Prime Minister Tony Blair, will serve as an executive producer on The Rock Pile.



Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson is visiting Israel - JTA NewsHouston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson is visiting Israel  JTA News

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson wanted to learn more about Israel, beyond what he hears and reads. So the NFL star ...



Israel Air Force conducts massive drill simulating all-out, multi-front war - JNS.orgIsrael Air Force conducts massive drill simulating all-out, multi-front war  JNS.org

A four-day combat exercise is geared to simulate warfare in Gaza, Syria and Lebanon, and features F-35 jet fighters.



How Roman Abramovich became the second-richest Israeli - HaaretzHow Roman Abramovich became the second-richest Israeli  Haaretz

Perhaps best known for owning Chelsea FC, he had a modest start in business during Russia's perestroika era, went on to wield political power in the ...



Israel's Far-Right Seizes on Settlement Rape Case to Boost Electoral Prospects - Mintpress NewsIsrael's Far-Right Seizes on Settlement Rape Case to Boost Electoral Prospects  Mintpress News

Signs of blood libel are all over the case of Palestinian Mahmoud Katusa, accused of raping a young Jewish girl in a West Bank settlement.



In first, Israeli wins European fencing championship - The Times of IsraelIn first, Israeli wins European fencing championship  The Times of Israel

24-year-old Yuval Freilich takes the gold in Dusseldorf contest; 'it's the most incredible feeling,' he says.



Egypt to pay $500 million fine to Israel over failed gas deal - The Jerusalem PostEgypt to pay $500 million fine to Israel over failed gas deal  The Jerusalem Post

Egypt will pay a $500 million fine to Israel for backing out of an agreement to provide natural gas, following jihadist attacks on the pipeline in the Sinai peninsula.



Israeli jets hit Gaza after rocket fire into Israel - Al Jazeera EnglishIsraeli jets hit Gaza after rocket fire into Israel  Al Jazeera English

Incident follows exchange of rocket fire between Israel and Hamas on Thursday in most serious escalation since May.



Israel Will Israel's Meretz officially become a Jewish-Arab party? - Al-MonitorIsrael Will Israel's Meretz officially become a Jewish-Arab party?  Al-Monitor

Following its poor results in the April elections, left-wing Meretz considers establishing Jewish-Arab co-leadership for the party.



'The future of Kazakhstan-Israel ties is very bright' - www.israelhayom.com - Israel Hayom'The future of Kazakhstan-Israel ties is very bright' - www.israelhayom.com  Israel Hayom

Newly elected Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has very big shoes to fill. The 66-year-old career diplomat, former foreign minister and prime minister, ...



Israeli artist creates life-size glass motorcycle - ISRAEL21cIsraeli artist creates life-size glass motorcycle  ISRAEL21c

Glass craftsman says his series is 'about the childhood dreams of men, about the toys they never stop dreaming about and their fragile inner world.'



Israel's Arab parties reunite for upcoming elections - Minneapolis Star TribuneIsrael's Arab parties reunite for upcoming elections  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Four political parties representing Israel's Arab minority have announced they will unite for the upcoming parliamentary elections.



Brain Drain In Israel Now Seen Deepening - Jewish WeekBrain Drain In Israel Now Seen Deepening  Jewish Week

Jerusalem — More than three years ago Daniel Shaked and his wife made a difficult decision: they moved from Israel to Silicon Valley with their two teenagers to ...



Israeli court convicts Sara Netanyahu for misusing state funds - The GuardianIsraeli court convicts Sara Netanyahu for misusing state funds  The Guardian

Prime minister's wife admits to lesser charge in plea bargain and pays £12000 fine.



Patriots players accompany Robert Kraft on trip to Israel - The Times of IsraelPatriots players accompany Robert Kraft on trip to Israel  The Times of Israel

New England owner traveling with 15 current and past footballers, to receive Genesis Prize in Jerusalem on Thursday.



Official New Zealand government website wipes Israel off the map - The Jerusalem PostOfficial New Zealand government website wipes Israel off the map  The Jerusalem Post

Immigration New Zealand, an official government website, published a fact sheet with a map of the Middle East that showed a “Palestine,” but not Israel.



Israel's Rafael integrates artificial intelligence into Spice bombs - DefenseNews.comIsrael's Rafael integrates artificial intelligence into Spice bombs  DefenseNews.com

Rafael Advanced Defense System's Spice bombs now have a new technological breakthrough as the Israeli company enables its Spice 250 with artificial ...



Parasha & Herzl: To Egypt or to Israel? - The Jerusalem PostParasha & Herzl: To Egypt or to Israel?  The Jerusalem Post

This transformation is recognized by Caleb and Joshua in the parasha and later recognized by Herzl.



Israel and American Jews need synchronization - The Jewish StandardIsrael and American Jews need synchronization  The Jewish Standard

This week, a couple who belong to my congregation returned from a trip to Israel. In itself, this is not an extraordinary event, traveling to Israel in our day, but it ...



Israel's National Library launches new exhibition of ancient ledgers - Jewish NewsIsrael's National Library launches new exhibition of ancient ledgers  Jewish News

Special handwritten 'pinkas', which were used by Jewish communities from the 16th to the 19th century, go on display.



Israel to demolish Palestinian-owned house in East Jerusalem - WAFA - Palestine News AgencyIsrael to demolish Palestinian-owned house in East Jerusalem  WAFA - Palestine News Agency

JERUSALEM, Thursday, June 20, 2019 (WAFA) – Staff from the Israeli municipality of West Jerusalem handed a Palestinian resident a demolition notice for his ...



Trump's UN pick vows to fight anti-Israel bias, anti-Semitism - JNS.orgTrump's UN pick vows to fight anti-Israel bias, anti-Semitism  JNS.org

Kelly Craft said “there's no place” for the United Nations to establish a blacklist of businesses that work with or are in Israel, an effort by some to further the ...



Israel becomes latest hotbed for auto tech - Automotive NewsIsrael becomes latest hotbed for auto tech  Automotive News

Since General Motors opened an Israeli r&d center in 2008, dozens of automakers and Tier 1 suppliers have followed to tap into the country's high-tech talent, ...



Is Israel trying to hide arms exports to neo-Nazi militias in Ukraine? - +972 MagazineIs Israel trying to hide arms exports to neo-Nazi militias in Ukraine?  +972 Magazine

Human rights activists are hoping to use the courts to expose Israeli arms exports and security know-how to neo-Nazi militias fighting in Ukraine.



From start-up to scale-up: Israeli high tech in the UK - The Times of IsraelFrom start-up to scale-up: Israeli high tech in the UK  The Times of Israel

The start-up landscape has changed dramatically over the last decade with both opportunity and challenge for companies. Practically speaking, it's never been ...



In Israel, with Netanyahu at her side, Miriam Adelson places her bet for 2024 – if not sooner - HaaretzIn Israel, with Netanyahu at her side, Miriam Adelson places her bet for 2024 – if not sooner  Haaretz

Increasingly involved in politics and now the richest person in Israel, Sheldon Adelson's wife has always been keen to support pro-Israel Republicans, and none ...



US to sell Israel aerial refueling planes – report - The Times of IsraelUS to sell Israel aerial refueling planes – report  The Times of Israel

Air force said looking to purchase 8 Boeing KC-46 Pegasus aircraft using American defense aid, to replace its aging tanker fleet.



Iran says Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone - The Times of IsraelIran says Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone  The Times of Israel

State media says Global Hawk hit as it enters Iranian airspace in southern Iran's Hormozgan province; US military declines to comment.



Sarah Idan: ‘Peace and Love From Miss Iraq and Miss Israel’ - Jewish JournalSarah Idan: ‘Peace and Love From Miss Iraq and Miss Israel’  Jewish Journal

In 2017, Sarah Idan was crowned Miss Iraq, becoming the first woman in 45 years to represent her country in the Miss Universe pageant. While rehearsing.



Imam on BBC Tory leadership debate called for relocation of Israel to US - The Times of IsraelImam on BBC Tory leadership debate called for relocation of Israel to US  The Times of Israel

Presenter Nicky Campbell apologised after Abdullah Patel, who had accused politicians of being on 'Zionists' payroll', questioned prime ministerial hopefuls.



Interior Ministry to deport Israel's all-time top-scoring foreign soccer player - The Times of IsraelInterior Ministry to deport Israel's all-time top-scoring foreign soccer player  The Times of Israel

Argentinian Pedro Galvan played in country for 10 years, will be deported in 2 weeks with wife and 4 daughters; ministry sees 'no reason' to let him stay after ...



Israel's crosswalks prove dangerous to pedestrians, especially elderly and kids - The Times of IsraelIsrael's crosswalks prove dangerous to pedestrians, especially elderly and kids  The Times of Israel

Israeli drivers have killed 43 people on foot since start of 2019, with 80% of those hit on marked crossings, and over half of fatalities children or seniors.



Israel ready to help India in dealing with water shortage - India TodayIsrael ready to help India in dealing with water shortage  India Today

At a time when several parts of India are facing acute water shortage and drought situation, Israel has expressed its keenness to share its experience in dealing ...



At Paris Air Show, Israel displays its next-gen drones - HaaretzAt Paris Air Show, Israel displays its next-gen drones  Haaretz

World's leading aviation exhibit started on Monday amid highest levels of defense spending in more than 30 years.



A high-tech facelift takes the sting out of an Israeli checkpoint — but not out of the occupation - The Washington PostA high-tech facelift takes the sting out of an Israeli checkpoint — but not out of the occupation  The Washington Post

QALANDIA, West Bank — Inside the airy hall, people step calmly up to the electronic barrier and allow their ID cards to hover for a second over a green laser ...



Israeli tech company says it can unlock all iPhones ever made, some Androids - The Times of IsraelIsraeli tech company says it can unlock all iPhones ever made, some Androids  The Times of Israel

Cellebrite, believed to be the company hired by the FBI to hack into San Bernardino killer's phone in 2016, has faced criticism for hiding phones' vulnerabilities ...



Israel lays fourth water pipeline to Gaza, the largest yet - The Times of IsraelIsrael lays fourth water pipeline to Gaza, the largest yet  The Times of Israel

New pipe could up the amount of water Israel sends into the enclave, if its poorly maintained infrastructure can handle it.



Palestinians wary of Israel's checkpoint changes - Al Jazeera EnglishPalestinians wary of Israel's checkpoint changes  Al Jazeera English

Israel says renovations could boost West Bank economy but Palestinians say measures are self-serving propaganda.



Lessons from Israel's First US Ambassador - besacenter.orgLessons from Israel's First US Ambassador  besacenter.org

BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 1,202, June 17, 2019. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Following Harry Truman's recognition of the Provisional Government of ...



Israel to deport 100 Filipinas with their Israeli-born children this summer - HaaretzIsrael to deport 100 Filipinas with their Israeli-born children this summer  Haaretz

One hundred foreign workers from the Philippines, along with their children, who were born in Israel, are set to be deported from Israel this summer by the ...



Liberal pro-Israel groups accuse Israeli envoy of politicizing US support of Israel - JTA NewsLiberal pro-Israel groups accuse Israeli envoy of politicizing US support of Israel  JTA News

WASHINGTON (JTA) — An off-the-record speech by Israel's ambassador to Washington noting gaps in support for Israel between Republicans and Democrats ...



Israel’s ultra-Orthodox are starting to surrender - HaaretzIsrael’s ultra-Orthodox are starting to surrender  Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently tweeted a promise that Israel wouldn't be a state of Jewish law. The public doesn't believe him. Didn't Netanyahu ...



Thank You @NarendraModi, Says Netanyahu After India Picks Israel Over Palestine in UN Vote - News18Thank You @NarendraModi, Says Netanyahu After India Picks Israel Over Palestine in UN Vote  News18

India voted in favour of a decision introduced by Israel, objecting to granting consultative status to a Palestinian group at the UN's Economic and Social Council.



Mohamed Morsi could have been Israel's worst nightmare, but turned out to be more pragmatic than expected - Jewish ChronicleMohamed Morsi could have been Israel's worst nightmare, but turned out to be more pragmatic than expected  Jewish Chronicle

There were fears the deposed Egyptian president, who died suddenly in a Cairo courtroom on Monday, would have upended peace with Israel.



Israel's EcoMotion Looks Like An Early Stage CES Aiming To Stimulate Winning Mobility Tech - ForbesIsrael's EcoMotion Looks Like An Early Stage CES Aiming To Stimulate Winning Mobility Tech  Forbes

Supporters wave Israeli flags before an election campaign event with Benny Gantz, leader of Israel's Blue and White Party, in Herzliya, Israel, on Sunday, March ...



Israeli families struggle as their kids move back to Germany and Austria - The Times of IsraelIsraeli families struggle as their kids move back to Germany and Austria  The Times of Israel

In documentary 'Back to the Fatherland,' descendants of a survivor and a Nazi team up to examine the trend of young people returning to countries that ...



How to End Israel's Political Impasse - Foreign PolicyHow to End Israel's Political Impasse  Foreign Policy

Israel just experienced one of the worst political crises in its short history. Less than two months after voters went to the polls, coalition negotiations collapsed ...



Touchdown in Israel III: Robert Kraft and Patriots tour Holy sites along the Sea of Galilee - Patriots.comTouchdown in Israel III: Robert Kraft and Patriots tour Holy sites along the Sea of Galilee  Patriots.com

Patriots Chairman and CEO Robert Kraft is joined by Patriots past and present as they tour Holy sites along the Sea of Galilee during Touchdown in Israel III.



Pro-Israel activists convicted for 'wholly unacceptable behaviour' during demonstration - Jewish ChroniclePro-Israel activists convicted for 'wholly unacceptable behaviour' during demonstration  Jewish Chronicle

Two Zionist activists have been fined and hit with restraining orders after being convicted of “aggressive, bullying behaviour” during an anti-Israel demonstration.



Israel’s Election Do-Over - The Wall Street JournalIsrael’s Election Do-Over  The Wall Street Journal

Benjamin Netanyahu suffered a stunning setback Wednesday as he failed to form a governing coalition, plunging Israel into a new election campaign less than ...



How Greece Became One of America's—and Israel's—Closest Allies - Washington MonthlyHow Greece Became One of America's—and Israel's—Closest Allies  Washington Monthly

With Turkey's descent into authoritarianism, a one-time U.S. headache is now an increasingly valuable and reliable partner. by Eric Cortellessa. June 18, 2019.



Throngs of Israeli nationalists march in Jerusalem Old City - ABC NewsThrongs of Israeli nationalists march in Jerusalem Old City  ABC News

Thousands of Israeli religious nationalists paraded through the streets of Jerusalem and into the main entrance of the Old City's Muslim Quarter to mark ...



Israel scrambles jets as drone from Lebanon enters Israeli airspace, turns back - The Times of IsraelIsrael scrambles jets as drone from Lebanon enters Israeli airspace, turns back  The Times of Israel

Military says aircraft was under Israeli military surveillance the entire time; aerial infiltration follows reports of Israeli strike on Hezbollah site in Syria.



Mayor Bowser Is Headed To Israel. A Coalition Of Progressive Groups Is Not Pleased - DCistMayor Bowser Is Headed To Israel. A Coalition Of Progressive Groups Is Not Pleased  DCist

Mayor Muriel Bowser is headed on a diplomatic and trade delegation to Israel next week, where she will join the D.C. Chamber of Commerce in trying to attract ...



Making scientific waves far beyond Israel's borders - The Jerusalem PostMaking scientific waves far beyond Israel's borders  The Jerusalem Post

The Ministry of Science and Technology might not be the most well-financed of Israel's governmental bodies, but it is certainly making waves far beyond Israel's ...



Israel US, Israeli, Russian security chiefs to meet in Jerusalem - Al-MonitorIsrael US, Israeli, Russian security chiefs to meet in Jerusalem  Al-Monitor

The upcoming meeting of Israeli, American and Russian national security leaders in Jerusalem is a major diplomatic achievement for the Israelis, particularly ...



Intel launches project to help Israeli tech start-ups - ReutersIntel launches project to help Israeli tech start-ups  Reuters

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Intel Corp launched a project on Sunday to help start-ups in Israel develop technologies in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous ...



Robert Kraft and a group of current and former Patriots are traveling to Israel - Boston.comRobert Kraft and a group of current and former Patriots are traveling to Israel  Boston.com

A crowd of past and present Patriots players, led by Robert Kraft, are visiting Israel this week as part of what the Patriots are calling “Touchdown in Israel III.”.



10 of the best Mediterranean beach hotels in Israel - ISRAEL21c10 of the best Mediterranean beach hotels in Israel  ISRAEL21c

Visiting Israel's glorious west-coast beaches is so convenient when you stay at a hotel where the sand and waves are just on your doorstep.



What You Need to Know About Israel’s New Elections - The New York TimesWhat You Need to Know About Israel’s New Elections  The New York Times

Israeli lawmakers voted early Thursday to dissolve the Parliament barely a month after it was sworn in, plunging Israel into unprecedented political chaos and ...



Political chaos in Israel deals blow to Jared Kushner's peace plan - The GuardianPolitical chaos in Israel deals blow to Jared Kushner's peace plan  The Guardian

Snap polls threaten Trump's 'ultimate deal' as Netanyahu reveals gift of map from his son-in-law during visit.



Israel arrests stowaway suspected of arson on ship en route from Turkey - HaaretzIsrael arrests stowaway suspected of arson on ship en route from Turkey  Haaretz

The Israeli Navy stormed a cargo ship on Sunday that was making its way from Turkey to Israel's northern Haifa Port, arresting a man who is supected of ...



Israel Israel campaigns against Abbas ahead of Bahrain conference - Al-MonitorIsrael Israel campaigns against Abbas ahead of Bahrain conference  Al-Monitor

Even before the Bahrain conference started, Israel is busy explaining why Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is no partner for a peace process.



'Israel has dozens of nuclear warheads,' Swedish research institute claims - Israel Hayom'Israel has dozens of nuclear warheads,' Swedish research institute claims  Israel Hayom

"There are 13,865 nuclear warheads worldwide, and they are owned by nine countries," a report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute in ...



Bahrain conference may succeed, but not at bringing Israeli-Palestinian peace - The Times of IsraelBahrain conference may succeed, but not at bringing Israeli-Palestinian peace  The Times of Israel

Economic meet will bring Israelis and representatives of 6 Arab states together, an extraordinary feat. But don't expect the same level of support once it's time to ...



Hoping to thwart new political initiative, Israel's Arab parties to announce joint Knesset run - HaaretzHoping to thwart new political initiative, Israel's Arab parties to announce joint Knesset run  Haaretz

The four Arab-majority parties in Knesset – Hadash, Ta'al, Balad and United Arab List – are expected to announce a joint run in Israel's September 17 election ...



Israel Elections expose the Pandora's box of Israel's religious right - Al-MonitorIsrael Elections expose the Pandora's box of Israel's religious right  Al-Monitor

The ideological differences and open hostility among the national religious and ultra-Orthodox parties exposed by the April elections could backfire on Prime ...



The Dark Side of Israel’s Cold Peace With Saudi Arabia - BloombergThe Dark Side of Israel’s Cold Peace With Saudi Arabia  Bloomberg

When Israeli and Saudi officials publicly acknowledged their quiet thawing of relations in 2015, the U.S. and other Western allies were encouraged. Yes, the ...



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Young Haredim men, who are strictly observant Jews, have long been exempted from Israel's compulsory military *service*. A disagreement over stopped ...