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PM delays razing of West Bank Bedouin village ‘following international pressure’

3 hours 13 min ago
Settler leaders outraged after Netanyahu reportedly postpones indefinitely the scheduled demolition of Sussiya ahead of Kushner and Greenblatt's visit to Israel

Amid torture claims, court to rule on use of confessions in Jewish terror trial

3 hours 18 min ago
Decision regarding admissions by 2 suspects, allegedly made under duress, comes nearly 3 years after firebomb attack that killed 3 members of Palestinian family in village of Duma

Minister urges probe of Arab MK for attending event held by terror groups

3 hours 44 min ago
Gilad Erdan brands Ayman Odeh an 'enemy of the state' after the Joint List party leader took part in PFLP and DFLP conference in Jerusalem that police closed down

Author and social media guru emphasizes personal connection as route to peace

3 hours 52 min ago
At the Jerusalem book launch of her 'Jerusalem Drawn and Quartered,' The Times of Israel's Sarah Tuttle-Singer recounts first-person tales of humanity under duress

Attorney general says Gazan fire kites a ‘legitimate military target’

5 hours 7 min ago
But Mandelblit mum on legality of firing at those behind launches, as politicians step up calls for direct attacks

Woman with knife shouting ‘I want to kill all you Jews’ arrested in London

6 hours 4 min ago
Police detain 47-year-old in Stamford Hill on suspicion of racially aggravated public order offense, reports the Jewish News

Israeli-led IBM project pits computer against human debaters

6 hours 7 min ago
Company say Project Debater, built out of Haifa lab, able to use AI to conduct complex human practices like rhetoric and analysis

‘Maktub,’ an Israeli gangster comedy, makes it to Netflix

6 hours 25 min ago
Film tells of mobsters who decide to retire after surviving a terror attack, but switch careers following a visit to the Western Wall

Olympic paddler raises $30,000 for memorial to murdered Polish Jews

6 hours 35 min ago
Ceremony in Kroscienko dedicates monument with names of 246 Holocaust victims; Dariusz Popiela spearheaded project to remember 'forgotten neighbors'

Saudi World Cup team’s plane suffers engine fire midflight

6 hours 59 min ago
'It was a simple malfunction,' says soccer player Hatan Bahbir after plane lands safely after scare

Iraq denounces mysterious Syria airstrike attributed to Israel

7 hours 52 min ago
Iraqi military denies positioning Iran-backed fighters in Syrian territory after paramilitary group says 22 of its members among the dead

Israeli use of live fire in Gaza causing ‘unprecedented crisis,’ Red Cross says

8 hours 51 min ago
With more than 13,000 wounded, caseload from seven weeks of protests has surpassed that of 2014 war, officials say

Man gets 10 months in prison for stabbing rare sea turtle, causing its death

9 hours 41 min ago
Dmitry Kendler shoved a sharpened stick into neck of female green sea turtle that had come ashore to lay eggs

Photographer captures eerie pictures of bird in burnt Israeli field near Gaza

10 hours 21 min ago
Egret seen rummaging around land blackened by blazes caused by incendiary kites and balloons

Emancipation congregation: Slaves’ exodus celebrated with NYC Juneteenth seder

11 hours 39 min ago
Complete with ceremonial food and a unique hagaddah, hundreds gather to fuse two familiar stories of freedom into a brand new ritual organized by the Jews of Color caucus

Italy’s hard-line interior minister takes aim at Roma people

11 hours 43 min ago
Matteo Salvini calls for registry of community members, drawing immediate condemnation and warnings that Italy has a 'terrible' history with its Fascist-era census of Jews

Iranians back ex-minister accused of spying, troll Israel on Twitter

12 hours 35 min ago
After news breaks of Gonen Segev's arrest on allegations of espionage for Tehran, social media is filled with messages of support from denizens of the Islamic Republic

Fans urge FIFA to ban Iranian player over anti-Israel tweet

Mon, 18/06/2018 - 23:41
After outcry, Mehdi Taremi deletes old retweet of a Khamenei post anticipating destruction of Jewish state, but soccer fans say he violated tournament's rules against hate language

Israel-Syria spy thriller screens in Tel Aviv before US debut

Mon, 18/06/2018 - 23:33
'Damascus Cover,' based on the 40-year-old novel by Howard Kaplan, has seen a long road to release

If convicted, ex-minister will head long list of top officials revealed as spies

Mon, 18/06/2018 - 23:06
While certainly not the first senior official charged with espionage, Gonen Segev is the highest-ranking -- and the only one who allegedly worked for Iran