Israel's Question: Why is the FBI Investigating the Israeli Defense Forces?
November 17, 2022 — Many Israelis are increasingly concerned and even angry that the FBI is investigating the Israel Defense forces (IDF) following the shooting death of Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh, a US citizen, in a firefight in the northern Israeli city of Jenin last May.
Israel deploys remote-controlled robotic guns in West Bank
November 17, 2022 — The IDF says the system is being tested at this stage and fires only ‘non-lethal’ weapons used for crowd control, such as sponge-tipped bullets and tear gas
Israel swears in new parliament as Netanyahu readies government
November 16, 2022 — Netanyahu’s coalition talks may grind on for days or even weeks, despite the broad ideological consensus within the bloc supporting his premiership, as he faces complex talks with far-right leaders demanding key ministerial roles
The 25th Knesset to be sworn in today
November 15, 2022 — A celebratory meeting will be held in the afternoon (Tuesday) at the end of which the 25th Knesset will be launched. 23 new MKs set to join the Knesset.
3 Israelis murdered in stabbing attack at Ariel gas station
November 15, 2022 — Magen David Adom national emergency services say three other people were wounded, some seriously; alleged assailant neutralized while trying to flee; Lapid says security forces fight war against terror ‘everyday anew’
Netanyahu tasked with forming coalition, vows to be PM for ‘all Israel’s citizens’
November 14, 2022 — Dismisses ‘doomsday talk that this is the end of the state’; president says he’s ‘not oblivious’ to Likud leader’s trial, but notes clear election results and MKs’ support for him
Netanyahu endorsed by majority of legislators in bid to form next government
November 11, 2022 — After president meets political parties to hear who they support as PM and majority name Netanyahu, he is expected to give the Likud leader a mandate to do so as early as Sunday
Israel approves final blueprint for new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem
November 11, 2022 — The main embassy building to be 10 stories high, and the compound to include office buildings, parking spaces, residential buildings for employees, as the construction of the project expected to take no less than a decade
Israeli President Herzog to Commission Netanyahu Sunday to Form Government
November 10, 2022 — After consulting with party leaders in the Knesset, President Isaac Herzog is expected on Sunday to officially commission Former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with the task of forming Israel’s next government.
Troops arrest suspect involved in death of Israeli commando in Jenin
November 10, 2022 — Security forces say apprehended Tzdaki Marai who took part in shootout that killed Sergeant Major Noam Raz of the elite counterterror unit Yamam in May; arms seized in raid
Holocaust survivors warn of antisemitism, hate speech on Kristallnacht anniversay
November 9, 2022 — On 84th anniversary of ‘Night of Broken Glass,’ Claims Conference relaunches campaign to educate on role antisemitic language played in Holocaust
With election result now official, Herzog to grant mandate to form government Sunday
November 9, 2022 — President says Israel ‘must not under any circumstances give up our togetherness,’ calls on parties to behave responsibly to ensure this