Tuesday 4 August 2020

Supreme Court rejects HRW appeal against activist Shakir

Israel’s Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by Human Rights Watch activist Omar Shakir to expel him from the country.  The court cited insufficient evidence...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Shin Bet discover terror agents

Israel’s Shin Bet security service have discovered Iranian attempts to enlist terror agents in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Operatives operated fake social media applications according to Israeli authorities. "Security forces will continue in their...

Bibi leads tributes to Rona

Rona Ramon has died after a long battle with cancer surrounded by family and close friends.  An educational...

Kochavi succeeds Eizenkott as head of IDF

Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi took the helm as Israel Defense Forces' Chief of Staff on Tuesday morning. His appointment heralded a new era as Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot stepped down from his post after four...

Satmar Rebbe in Israel

The Satmar Rebbe Rabbi Zalman Leib Teitelbaum is currently visiting Israel, where he will be distributing millions of dollars to followers. The community affiliated...

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