Barak: Israel shouldn’t think sanctions will stop Iran

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Defense Minister Ehud Barak told an Independence Day reception that Israel has no reason to believe Western sanctions will stop Iran's race to develop nuclear weapons. He … [Read more...]

Netanyahu seeking delay in Ulpana outpost demolition

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Under pressure from hard-liners in his government coalition, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu intends to ask the High Court of Justice to delay the implementation of its … [Read more...]

PA minister resigns in protest over censorship

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Palestinian Authority Minister of Communications Mashhour Abu Daka resigned on Thursday apparently in protest over his government’s censorship of websites critical of PA … [Read more...]

A 64th birthday party with something for everyone

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—As Israelis picnicked and attended official ceremonies on Thursday celebrating the country’s 64th Independence Day, the leaders of the United States joined the festivities … [Read more...]

PA appeals to Security Council to intervene on settlements

NEW YORK (JWN and agencies)—The Palestinian Authority’s envoy to the United Nations on Wednesday wrote the Security Council and General Assembly condemning settlement in the West Bank and calling on … [Read more...]

Anti-Zionists block national flag display in Beit Shemesh

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Residents of the town of Beit Shemesh near Jerusalem took the law into their own hands on Israel’s 64th Independence Day. They went and strung up Israeli flags along the … [Read more...]

Israel celebrates 64 years of independence

JERUSALEM (JWN)—With the raising of the national flag on Mount Herzl from half-mast to the top of the standard on Wednesday night, the nation of Israel officially ended Remembrance Day for the Fallen … [Read more...]

Armenians mark Genocide Remembrance Day

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)--Armenians throughout the world marked Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day on Tuesday, commemorating the massacres of some 1.5 million Armenians in Turkey between 1915 and … [Read more...]

Israel blasts ‘Guardian’ for insisting Tel Aviv is Israel’s capital

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Israel on Wednesday called a British newspaper’s designation of Tel Aviv as Israel’s capital a “blatant lie” that insults people’s intelligence. The reaction followed … [Read more...]

Israel remembers its fallen

JERUSALEM (JWN)—Israel came to a halt for the second time in a week on Tuesday night at eight, as air raid sirens wailed throughout the country, signaling a minute of silence. Last week the sirens … [Read more...]

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