Chavi Tucker to Become First Haredi Woman to Serve as Judge

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on February 22, 2018

The Committee for Nominating Judges ratified the appointment of Chavi Tucker, an ultra-Orthodox mother of four, as Israel’s first female ultra-Orthodox judge Thursday. Tucker, 41, holds an MA in law from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She was bo…

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Police Briefly Detain 2 US Congressman Following Temple Mount Visit

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on February 22, 2018

Two US congressmen said Thursday that they were detained by police and searched adjacent to the Temple Mount after picking an olive branch off the flo…

IDF Refutes Report That Soldiers Beat Palestinian To Death

By TPS on February 22, 2018

The IDF refuted Thursday Palestinian reports that soldiers had beaten a man to death while carrying out an arrest in the town of Jericho. The Palestin…

Knesset Hosts Conference to Shore Up Ties Between International Parliaments

By Ashley Obel/TPS on February 22, 2018

  Forty-nine delegates representing 25 countries and their parliaments gathered at the Knesset this week for a three-day conference on parliament…

Bennett: Netanyahu Functioning at ‘Near Superhuman Level’

By TPS on February 22, 2018

Education Minister Naftali Bennett reiterated his support for Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu Thursday, saying that recent discussions between the t…

Israeli Intel Unit Thwarted ISIS Attempt to Blow Up Etihad Flight From Sydney

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on February 21, 2018

The IDF’s Unit 8200 provided intelligence that prevented an Islamic State plot to blow up an Etihad Airways flight from Sydney to Abu Dhabi last July,…

Amichai Gets First Mobile Homes

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on February 21, 2018

Former residents of Amona, the unofficial outpost community adjacent to the town of Ofra, north of Jerusalem, that was demolished a year ago celebrate…

Intel To Invest $5 Billion To Upgrade Kiryat Gat Plant

By TPS on February 21, 2018

Intel executives confirmed Tuesday that the company would invest some $5 billion in expanding production at its Kiryat Gat chip plant, the Economy Min…

Bill Advances To Withhold Tax Collections To PA Over Terror Funding

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on February 21, 2018

The Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee unanimously approved for a first reading a bill that would deduct payments made to terrorists and their fami…

Diaspora Rabbi: Israeli Chief Rabbinate ‘Desecrates God’s Name’

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on February 21, 2018

The leader of the world’s largest Orthodox synagogue, slammed Israel’s state-funded religious apparatus Tuesday, saying the chief rabbinate had …

Long-Time Netanyahu Confident to Testify for State in Bezeq Graft Investigation

By TPS on February 21, 2018

Shlomo (Momo) Filber, the suspended director general of the communications ministry and a long-time confidant of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu who…

Netanyahu Hits Back Over Bezeq Allegations

By TPS on February 20, 2018

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu took to Facebook Tuesday night to issue a video message where he denied any wrongdoing on his behalf in all matters …

Israel Slams Abbas Over UN Speech

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on February 20, 2018

“Doctor Abbas and Mr. Abu Mazen, we all know who you are. One hand pays a salary to terrorists and their families, and the other hand asks for recogni…

Police To Question Supreme Court President As Case 4000 Probe Widens

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on February 20, 2018

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit is expected to allow the police to take testimony from Supreme Court Chief Justice Esther Hayut, following allegat…

Police Chief: Netanyahu Likely to Be Summoned for Testimony in Case 3000

By TPS on February 20, 2018

Chief of Police Roni Alsheich said Tuesday that he expects investigators to summon Prime Minister Netanyahu to testify in Case 3000, the so-called “su…

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