Yitzhak Herzog Named Next Jewish Agency Chairman

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on June 21, 2018

Opposition leader Isaac (Bougie) Herzog is to be named the next Chairman of the Jewish Agency, despite the opposition of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. Herzog will replace Natan Sharansky who has been in the post since 2009. On Thursday, the Jewi…

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Strategic Affairs Ministry Unveils BDS ‘Map of Hate’

By TPS on June 21, 2018

  Minister of Strategic Affairs and Public Diplomacy Gilad Erdan revealed a map of the network of ties between 42 of the most prominent BDS organ…

Prime Minister’s Wife Charged With Fraud Over Gourmet Dinners

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on June 21, 2018

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit issued an indictment against Sara Netanyahu on Thursday, charging the Prime Minister’s wife with fraud with aggrav…

Hamas Paid Parents Of Gaza Baby To Lie And Blame Israel For Death, Says Cousin

By TPS on June 21, 2018

Hamas paid the parents of an eight-month old baby who died of a blood disorder to say that she had been killed as a result of tear gas fired by IDF so…

Elbit Systems Lands $17 Million European Contract

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on June 21, 2018

Haifa-based Elbit Systems (TASE: ESLT, NASDAQ: ELST) announced Thursday that the defense contractor has landed a two-year, $17 million contract with a…

Cabinet Ministers: Gaza War May Be Inevitable

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on June 21, 2018

There is a good chance that Israel will launch a wide scale military operation on the Gaza Strip in the near future, Homeland Security Gilad Erdan (Li…

Hamas and Islamic Jihad: Israeli Airstrikes Will Be Answered With Rocket Fire

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on June 20, 2018

Terrorist factions in the Gaza Strip, including Hamas and the Islamic Jihad warned Wednesday that Israeli airstrikes on the Strip will be met with roc…

Hanegbi Distances Government From Bahrain Expectations

By TPS on June 20, 2018

Regional Cooperation Minister Tzachi Hanegbi hastened to distance the government from reports that Bahrain is considering establishing diplomatic rela…

Livni: Government is ‘Talking Tough’ Instead of Solving Problems

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on June 20, 2018

Instead of messing with kite strings, the government should work on finding a solution to the situation in Gaza, former Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni t…

Netanyahu: Cyber Threats Present Danger, Challenge for Israel

By TPS on June 20, 2018

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu suffered an embarrassing moment at the Cyber Week conference at Tel Aviv University Wednesday when the premier’s mic…

Erdan: Criminalizing Cannabis Users Has Failed

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on June 20, 2018

The policy of treating cannabis use as a criminal offense has failed, Homeland Security Minister Gilad Erdan told a Knesset Labor, Welfare and Health …

45 Rockets Fired at Israel Overnight, IDF Attacks 25 Hamas Targets

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on June 20, 2018

Five missiles hit towns around the Gaza Belt district overnight between Tuesday and Wednesday as Palestinians from the Gaza Strip fired dozens of proj…

Netanyahu, Danon Praise US Decision to Leave UNHRC

By Mara Vigevani/TPS on June 20, 2018

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu thanked the Trump administration Wednesday for the decision to withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council…

IDF Drone Falls in Syria

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on June 19, 2018

The IDF confirmed Tuesday that an ‘Sky Rider’ drone crashed over Syrian airspace in the Quneitra region, near the town of Hader, several kilometers fr…

Court Nixes Confessions Obtained Under Torture in Jewish Terrorism Case, but Follow Up Admission Stands  

By Ilan Evyatar/TPS on June 19, 2018

Confessions obtained through the use of “enhanced interrogation” techniques were inadmissible as evidence, the Lod District Court ruled Tuesday. Howev…

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