Israel News

Santiago Chile

Israel excluded from charity event in Chile thanks to the Palestinians

Michal Hayat, the wife of Israel’s Ambassador to Chile, Eldad Hayat, was recently excluded by the Palestinians from an annual charity event hosted by the diplomatic community in the country’s capital Santiago, creating a minor diplomatic crisis with consequences.
November 21, 2016

Why are Jews from Brazil flocking to Israel?

The increase in Aliyah is taking place in the midst of an economic crisis in Brazil, but is also rooted in the Brazilian Jewish community’s strong ties to Israel.
November 21, 2016

President Rivlin embarks on state visit to India

Israel's relationship with India is growing and strengthening, with leaders from both countries visiting the other, and business, academic and economic ties are growing deeper.
November 14, 2016

UN adopts more anti-Israel resolutions

The United Nations continues to serve as a stage for Israel-haters and anti-Semites as well as for those countries that hide their good ties with Israel with a show of fake disdain.
November 9, 2016
Netanyahu Trump

Netanyahu congratulates Donald Trump on victory

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu published a statement congratulating President-elect Donald Trump on winning the US national elections, expressing hope that the US-Israel alliance will continue to grow in strength.
November 9, 2016
Syria civil war

Iran commands 25,000 fighters in Syria, Israeli official says

Avi Dichter, a former director of the Shin Bet (Israel's Security Agency) and chair of Israel's Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, said that Iran has thousands of fighters in Syria in an effort to suppress the forces opposing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
November 6, 2016
Admiral Kuznetsov

Israel alarmed by Russia’s military buildup in Syria

Israel is greatly concerned by the arrival of a Russian carrier that can detect all military movements in Israel, essentially exposing all Israeli military activities and can convey the information to hostile parties, such as Iran.
November 3, 2016
IDF medical

IDF to train UN Peacekeepers in life-saving techniques

Recognized for its vast experience in emergency medical care and first aid, and its international humanitarian efforts with numerous missions to disaster zones, Israel has been chosen to teach first-response skills to members of the UN peacekeeping forces.
November 2, 2016
Netanyahu Knesset

Israeli Arab lawmakers storm out of Knesset session 

As Israel's Knesset winter session got underway, Israeli-Arab lawmakers stormed out in an attempt to make a show over a plan by other factions to boycott their speeches for their refusal to attend the funeral of the late Shimon Peres.
November 1, 2016