Israel News

(VIDEO) Tel Aviv museum lands Michael Douglas for exhibit sneak peek

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The Museum of the Jewish People in Tel Aviv has launched a new series of videos giving a sneak peek at a few of...
man wearing face mask marches with Israeli flag past a poster of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

In a dramatic shift, AIPAC tells lawmakers it won’t push back if they criticize...

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The leading pro-Israel lobby in the United States is telling lawmakers that they are free to criticize Israel’s looming annexation plans — just as...

Knesset committee on women’s advancement will be led by… a man

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By Sam Sokol Israeli feminist groups responded with outrage on Monday after it was announced that a male lawmaker had been chosen to lead a...

Israelis, angry with police violence at home, protest the George Floyd killing

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By Sam Sokol TEL AVIV — As Kielahtiel Barton stood across from the former American embassy here, on a sidewalk next to a downtown beach,...

Natan Sharansky is using his ‘Jewish Nobel’ winnings to help vulnerable people affected by...

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When Natan Sharansky learned in December that he would become the eighth Genesis Prize honoree, he decided he would use his $1 million prize...

5 key takeaways about the Gantz-Netanyahu deal and Israel’s new government

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Israel finally has a government. On Monday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and chief rival Benny Gantz signed an agreement to form a coalition government together....

Netanyahu and Gantz sign agreement for ‘national emergency government’

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JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White chairman Benny Gantz signed a deal Monday to form a “national emergency government” that...
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Teen Israeli basketball phenom is entering the NBA draft — and could be a...

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JERUSALEM  — Deni Avdija is no doubt aware that ESPN ranks him as the fifth-best basketball prospect in the world, even though he’s only 19. With that...

Benny Gantz gets 48-hour extension of deadline to form Israeli government

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Benny Gantz was given a 48-hour extension of his mandate to form a government. President Reuven Rivlin extended the two-week deadline by another two days...

Israel’s 3rd election in a year improves Netanyahu’s chances of forming a government, exit...

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JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party improved its chances of forming a government after it gained three more seats in parliament than...