Monday 22 April 2019

Israel bombard Hamas targets in Gaza

Israel Defence Forces bombarded scores of Hamas targets earlier this week after a surprise long-range rocket from Gaza injured seven people near Tel Aviv on Monday. Israeli aircraft hit targets overnight into Tuesday while Gaza militants fired over 100 missiles into...

Bibi leads tributes to Mossad’s Eitan who captured Eichmann

Senior politicians have paid moving tributes to Mossad spy Rafi Eitan following his death aged 92 on Saturday. Eitan famously led a historic mission in Argentina to capture Nazi killer Adolf Eichmann in 1960. A key architect of Hitler’s ‘final solution’...

Trump recognises Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights

US President Donald Trump formally recognised Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights at the White House on Monday. Standing alongside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Trump ratified the presidential proclamation over five decades after Israel captured...

Palestinian terrorist killed by IDF in shootout

After a two-day manhunt, the Shin Bet and IDF Special Forces last night confirmed that they have killed Palestinian terrorist Omar Abu Leila. The...

Manhunt continues for killer of Rabbi and IDF soldier

A manhunt is ongoing for the Palestinian killer of two Israelis in the West Bank town of Ariel on Sunday. Omar Abu Lila, 20 from...

Israel’s military has uncovered a secret terror network on the Syrian side of the...

Israel’s military has uncovered a secret terror network on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights. Set up by Hezbollah “The Golan File” was created to carry out...

Nechama Rivlin undergoes lung transplant after teen tragedy

President Reuven Rivlin’s wife, Nechama, is recuperating following a lung transplant at Beilinson Hospital in Petah Tikva on Sunday night. The President's Residence said her condition was stable. For the family of 19-year-old Yair Yechezkel Halbali however there is heartache after he...

ISRAEL ELECTION APRIL 2019

Covering our exclusive Israeli Election Special for The Jewish Weekly is JAMES MARLOW with his report, news briefs and this week’s poll numbers.      REPORT:   Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit has agreed to release his findings and evidence of...

Eilat in ‘lockdown’ over Sde Dov closure

Eilat was in ‘lockdown’ this week in protest to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu government's controversial decision to close down Sde Dove Airport in Tel Aviv. Border crossings in Eilat, the airport, Egged public bus company, municipality services,...

WJC back Bachelet over West Bank blacklist

World Jewish Congress has praised United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet for postponing the publication of a blacklist of Israeli and foreign...

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