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Ombudsman said to tell PM: Publish Gaza war report or I’ll call for probe

Ombudsman said to tell PM: Publish Gaza war report or I’ll call for probe

In ultimatum, state comptroller reportedly warns he will back official inquiry into handling of 2014 conflict if his findings are not made public BY TAMAR PILEGGI, TOI State…

Israeli Ambassador to US to DNC: Israel is Committed to Two-State Solution

Israeli Ambassador to US to DNC: Israel is Committed to Two-State Solution

Ron Dermer, Israel’s ambassador to the United States, spoke at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Philadelphia. Photo: Wikipedia. JNS.org – Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer…

Netanyahu Marks Egypt’s National Day, Praises El-Sisi Peace Push

Netanyahu Marks Egypt’s National Day, Praises El-Sisi Peace Push

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with his wife Sara, and Egyptian Ambassador to Israel Hazem Khairat and his wife. Photo: Kobi Gideon/GPO. JNS.org – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin…

Israeli Navy to Receive State-of-the-Art Patrol Vessels to Bolster Defense Capabilities

Israeli Navy to Receive State-of-the-Art Patrol Vessels to Bolster Defense Capabilities

The Super Dvora Mk3 fast patrol boat. Photo: Borris Schuster/Wikimedia Commons. The Israeli Navy is about receive of three state-of-the-art vessels to bolster its capabilities, Defense News reported…

Abbas Says Fatah, Hamas to Hold Reconciliation Talks in Coming Weeks

Abbas Says Fatah, Hamas to Hold Reconciliation Talks in Coming Weeks

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Fatah and Hamas will hold talks in coming weeks. Photo: Wikipedia. Fatah and Hamas, the two leading Palestinian factions, are to hold…

Clinton Campaign ‘Strongly Condemns’ Burning of Israeli Flag Outside Democratic National Convention

Clinton Campaign ‘Strongly Condemns’ Burning of Israeli Flag Outside Democratic National Convention

Hillary Clinton condemned the burning of the Israeli flag by protesters outside the Democratic National Convention, shown here. Photo: Byron Tau/Twitter. Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton condemns the…

Saudis: Israel Visit Doesn’t Reflect Government Stance

Saudis: Israel Visit Doesn’t Reflect Government Stance

Retired Saudi general Anwar Eshki. Photo: i24News/Screenshot. JNS.org – The Saudi government distanced itself on Wednesday from a recent visit to Israel by a delegation of Saudi citizens,…

Joint IDF, US Marines Exercise Focuses on War Against Islamic State

Joint IDF, US Marines Exercise Focuses on War Against Islamic State

A test of the David’s Sling. The missile defense system was deployed as part of the joint exercise. Photo: Wikipedia. JNS.org – The Israel Defense Forces and the…

Jewish News

Pope Francis Prays in Silence, Walks Alone at Site of Auschwitz Concentration Camp

Pope Francis Prays in Silence, Walks Alone at Site of Auschwitz Concentration Camp

Pope Francis visited the Auschwitz concentration camp. Photo: Casa Rosada via Wikimedia Commons. He walked…

Report: Anti-Semitism, Violence Against Jews Surge on College Campuses

Report: Anti-Semitism, Violence Against Jews Surge on College Campuses

Jewish students targeted ‘for harm’ By Adam Kredo, FREE BEACON Anti-Semitism surged on college campuses…

2 Dead, Up to 16 Wounded in Florida Nightclub Shooting

2 Dead, Up to 16 Wounded in Florida Nightclub Shooting

The scene outside the nightclub in Fort Myers, where a shooting left two dead. Photo:…

Syrian Asylum-Seeker-Turned-Suicide Bomber Injures 15 in Germany

Syrian Asylum-Seeker-Turned-Suicide Bomber Injures 15 in Germany

Ambulances at the scene of the suicide bombing in Ansbach. Photo: Twitter. A failed Syrian…

DNC DISASTER: Hillary Now Trails Trump. Here Are 5 Reasons Why

DNC DISASTER: Hillary Now Trails Trump. Here Are 5 Reasons Why

By Ben Shapiro, The Daily Wire, Donald Trump becomes president, Hillary Clinton will have only…

Munich Shooter Planned Attack for Over a Year, Investigators Reveal

Munich Shooter Planned Attack for Over a Year, Investigators Reveal

Police seen rushing to the scene of the Munich shooter. The shooter planned the attack…

Netanyahu, Putin Discuss Cooperation Against Terrorism in Middle East

Netanyahu, Putin Discuss Cooperation Against Terrorism in Middle East

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in September 2015. The…


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