Tuesday 4 August 2020

Travel industry ‘positive’ news

Israel’s beleaguered travel industry had positive news today with an announcement that travellers from ‘green’ countries do not have to undergo a quarantine period...

Preparations for Tisha B’Av at the Western Wall

In the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent restrictions, the Western Wall Heritage Foundation is preparing for visitors to the Western Wall...

Chevron enters Israeli energy market

Chevron Corporation has acquired Noble Energy. The $5 billion deal includes Noble’s stake in Israeli offshore natural gas fields. This is the first time a major...

Bibi’s annexation plans hit by pandemic

By Simcha Abir Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's West Bank annexation plans are on hold due to the spike in coronavirus cases in Israel. Netanyahu and Defense...

Litzman will quit if rabbinate ordain women

By Simcha Abir Israel’s Minister of Housing and Construction Yaakov Litzman has warned the new unity government that he will quit his post if the...

Iranian nuclear site suffers “significant” damage

By Simcha Abir An Iranian underground nuclear site has suffered “significant” damage in a recent explosion. Iran had rebuffed the fire incident in Natanz as cyber...

US official Tel Aviv residence for sale

US Ambassador David Friedman’s official residence near Tel Aviv is for sale. The 1.25-acre house has an asking price of around $87 million. The decision...

WJC calls for racism action and slams Khamenei

World Jewish Congress has called on the UN Human Rights Council to stand firm against racism. Reminding delegates during a heated debate of Jewish and...

Israel prepares for second Covid-19 wave

Israel must prepare for a second, “more lethal”, wave of the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made the stark warning during a Likud Party...

Bibi can lead 23rd Knesset

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu can lead a unity government after the Knesset passed amended legislation by 72 votes to 36 this morning. The ruling backs...

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