Despite Rabbinic Pronouncements, Religious Zionist Commitment to IDF Remains Strong

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on January 19, 2018

Two prominent religious Zionist rabbis roiled the country this week by calling on observant men to boycott the IDF until the army agrees to create gender-segregated units. Rabbis Shlomo Aviner of Jerusalem and Shmuel Eliyahu of Tzfat ran into a solid…

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Soldier Lightly Injured In Attempted Vehicle Ramming in Jordan Valley

By TPS on January 19, 2018

One soldier was lightly injured Friday morning near the Qasr el Yahud baptism site on the Jordan River when a Palestinian man tried to ram a group of …

Netanyahu: Embassy in Jordan to Reopen Immediately

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on January 18, 2018

“The Israeli embassy in Jordan will return to full activity immediately,”  Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s office said in a statement …

US Think Tank Offers $1 Million to UNRWA, Contingent on Organization Reforms

By TPS on January 18, 2018

A conservative American think tank said Thursday that it would donate $1 million to United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in t…

IDF Forces Leave Jenin After 12-Hour Operation to Find Shevach Killers

By TPS on January 18, 2018

IDF forces left Jenin Thursday afternoon after a 12 hour operation in which the suspected killer of Rabbi Raziel Shevach was killed and two additional…

When Saddam Hussein Bombed Tel Aviv

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on January 18, 2018

Moshe Arens, Israel’s defense minister at the time of the 1991 Gulf War, wanted to launch a ground operation against Iraqi missile launchers firing mi…

Yedioth Publisher, Zionist Union Mk Questioned By Police

By TPS on January 18, 2018

Yedioth Ahronoth publisher Arnon Mozes and Zionist Union MK Eitan Cabel were questioned at the Lahav 433 Serious Crimes Unit on Thursday as part of an…

Widow of Rabbi Raziel Shevach: Our consolation is not revenge, but building the land of Israel

By Mara Vigevani/TPS on January 18, 2018

Yael Shevach, the widow of Rabbi Raziel Shevach, a 35-year-old father of six murdered by Palestinian terrorists in a drive-by shooting earlier this mo…

Killer of Raziel Shevach Shot Dead In Overnight Raid in Jenin

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on January 18, 2018

The IDF, Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet) and Border Police special forces shot dead the suspected killer of Rabbi Raziel Shevach and arrested two ot…

Breaking News: IDF Troops Clash With Palestinians in Jenin

By TPS on January 17, 2018

Breaking News: IDF troops clashed with Palestinian gunmen in Jenin Wednesday evening. Injuries are reported. 23:38 Police foreign press spokesman: Dur…

Political, Diplomatic Echelons At Odds Over Trump’s UNRWA Budget Cut

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on January 17, 2018

Is there a clash brewing between Israel’s political establishment and the security establishment and diplomatic echelon over US President Donald Trump…

Hotovely: After three Generations , Palestinians are ‘Fake Refugees’

By Mara Vigevani/TPS on January 17, 2018

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely dismissed the children and grandchildren of Palestinians who fled Israel during the 1948 War of Independence as…

Social Justice Activists Ready to Hide Illegal Immigrants

By Mara Vigevani/TPS on January 17, 2018

Social justice activists, including rabbis, said Wednesday that they would create a network of safe houses and “adoptive” families in order to protect…

Netanyahu: Spike Missile Deal Back on Table

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on January 17, 2018

  India’s $500 million purchase of “Spike” Anti-Tank missiles from Israeli defense firm Rafael, is “back on the table” Prime Minister Binyamin Ne…

IDF Court Denies Bail to Palestinian Women Charged With Attacking Soldier

By TPS on January 17, 2018

The Judea and Samaria Military Court denied bail Wednesday for Ahed and Nariman Tamimi, the 16-year-old Palestinian girl from Nebi Salah and her mothe…

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