Attorney General Rebukes Bennett Over ACRI Attack

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on December 12, 2017

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit rebuked Education Minister Naftali Bennett Tuesday for recent attacks on The Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI). In a letter to Bennett, Mandelblit wrote “the ACRI is a veteran human rights organization,…

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Haifa Girl Finds Chanukah-era Candle Holder During Pre-Holiday Hike

By joelle lewitan on December 12, 2017

It’s that time of year again: Chanukah! A time to remember Jews’ suffering during the Greek occupation. A time to remember the Maccabean revolt …

IDF Revises Order for Mixed-Gender Combat Units; Rabbis Pleased, But Say ‘long way to go’

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on December 12, 2017

IDF Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Gadi Eizenkot will sign an revised Joint Service Order Tuesday to address concerns of Religious Zionist rabbis t…

Extremist sentenced to Four Years For Torching Sea of Galilee Church

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on December 12, 2017

The Nazareth District Court sentenced 23 year old Yinon Reuveni from Beer Sheva to four years in prison on Tuesday for the 2015 arson of the Church of…

Two Islamic Jihad Operatives Reported Dead in Gaza Strike; IDF Denies Involvement

By TPS on December 12, 2017

The IDF has denied that it carried out a strike in the northern Gaza Strip after Palestinian sources said two people were killed when a missile hit a …

Breaking News: Stabbing Attack Thwarted in Samaria

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on December 12, 2017

14:11 The would-be attacker was transferred to Beilinson Medical Center in serious condition. A Palestinian man brandishing a knife approached an IDF …

Old City Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Allenby Visit to Jerusalem

By joelle lewitan on December 12, 2017

It happened 100 years ago and it is still relevant. Maybe now more than ever. On December 11, 1917 the soldiers of the British Imperial Army, led by G…

IDI Poll: Half of all Israelis Feel Democracy Under Threat

By Mara Vigevani/TPS on December 12, 2017

Most Israelis believe the Knesset has legislated undemocratic laws and oppose taking powers of judicial review away from the Supreme Court, a leading …

Knesset Approves First Reading of ‘Minimarkets Bill’

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on December 12, 2017

The Knesset approved the first reading of a bill to limit commerce on Shabbat early Tuesday morning following an all-night debate. The measure gained …

Iron Dome Shoots Downs Missile Above Ashkelon; IDF Retaliates

By TPS on December 12, 2017

Palestinians in the Gaza Strip fired two rockets at the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council overnight between Monday and Tuesday. Iron Dome missile defense …

Thousands Accompany Rabbi Steinman, Haredi Leader, On Final Journey

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on December 12, 2017

Hundreds of thousands of people thronged the streets of Bnei Brak Tuesday to pay their respects to Rabbi Aharon Yehudah Leib Steinman, the head of the…

IDF Strikes Hamas Targets In Gaza

By TPS on December 11, 2017

The IDF  struck Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip Monday evening after rockets were fired at Israel earlier in the day. “The IDF fired tank shells and t…

Three Israeli Weapons Manufacturers Sold $7.8 Billion Of Arms in 2016 As Global Demand Rises

By TPS on December 11, 2017

Israeli defense manufacturers grabbed a 2.1% share of the global arms market in 2016 as demand for weapons increased for the first time after five con…

Video Shows Masked Rioters Getting Out of Red Crescent Ambulance in Samaria

By TPS on December 11, 2017

The IDF Spokesman’s Unit released a video Monday showing a group of men with their faces covered with traditional keffieh scarves exiting a Pale…

Bahrain Delegation Visits Israel Amid Jerusalem Declaration Rage

By Mara Vigevani/TPS on December 11, 2017

Amidst the anger in the Arab world following US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, an official delegation fro…

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