NEWS

Latest News

US ‘to move embassy to Jerusalem on May 14’ — day of Independence Declaration

US ‘to move embassy to Jerusalem on May 14’ — day of Independence Declaration

Friday, February 23, 2018

The US is planning to officially move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem on May 14, 2018 — the 70th anniversary of Israel’s declaration of independence, as well as Washington’s recognition of the Jewish state — Channel 10 and Hadashot news reported Friday. According to Hadashot the embassy will officially announce the plans later in … Read More

Eighth-Century Clay Seal With ‘Signature of Prophet Isaiah’ Found in Jerusalem

Eighth-Century Clay Seal With ‘Signature of Prophet Isaiah’ Found in Jerusalem

Friday, February 23, 2018

A historic archaeological discovery near Jerusalem’s Temple Mount may be proof of the life of the biblical prophet Isaiah, according to an article in the Biblical Archaeology Review.  A broken 8th-century BCE clay seal impression, or bulla, appears to be inscribed with the words “Belonging to Isaiah,” as well as a partial word containing letters of … Read More

Two terror attacks, two widows, a shared pain

Two terror attacks, two widows, a shared pain

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Miriam Ben Gal, 27, who lost her husband Itamar in a terror attack in Ariel, and Yael Shevah, 32, who lost her husband Raziel about a month ago in a terror attack in the Havat Gilad outpost, feel like brides too. The brides of mourning, remembering their wedding day together. “When was the last time my … Read More

IDF Reveals It Thwarted Attempted Islamic State Bombing Of Australian Flight

IDF reveals it thwarted attempted Islamic State bombing of Australian flight

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The Israeli army on Wednesday revealed that the Military Intelligence Unit 8200 foiled an Islamic State attempt to bomb a flight from Australia last August. “The unit provided exclusive intelligence that led to the prevention of an air attack by the Islamic State in 2017 in Australia,” a senior IDF officer said. “The foiling of … Read More

Israel EMS team awarded for lifesaving aid in Panama

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

United Hatzalah received an award from the Panama Homefront Command on February 5, 2018, honoring the lifesaving aid the Israeli voluntary first-response organization has helped provide to the small Central American country in recent years. President and Founder of United Hatzalah Eli Beer accepted the award, presented by José Donderis, chief of SINAPROC, Panama’s response … Read More

Haley to Abbas: US wants a peace deal but will not ‘chase after you’

Haley to Abbas: US wants a peace deal but will not ‘chase after you’

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

WASHINGTON — US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Tuesday said Washington would not “chase” the Palestinians to the negotiating table with Israel, following Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s speech to the UN Security Council. Speaking in front of US President Donald Trump’s top two Middle East peace negotiators — Jared Kushner and … Read More

One drug could treat Alzheimer’s, MS, Crohn’s and more

One drug could treat Alzheimer’s, MS, Crohn’s and more

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Could one drug effectively treat incurable inflammatory diseases such as Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis as well as neurodegenerative maladies such as Alzheimer’s disease? Yes, says Prof. David Naor, speaking with ISRAEL21c at the Lautenberg Center for General and Tumor Immunology in Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem. All these diseases, he … Read More

Flying High Downed Israeli Airman Returns To The Skies

Flying High: downed Israeli airman returns to the skies

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

The Israeli Air Force navigator who was lightly injured after ejecting his F-16 while on a mission over Syria, returned to the cockpit Sunday. He was accompanied on his first back-to-service practice flight by IAF Chief Major General Amikam Norkin. The fighter jet was fired on while targeting Iranian targets in Syria as a reaction … Read More

Members of Congress Urge ‘Immediate’ Passage by Senate of Legislation Targeting PA Terrorism Payments

Members of Congress Urge ‘Immediate’ Passage by Senate of Legislation Targeting PA Terrorism Payments

Monday, February 19, 2018

As the US Senate prepares for an imminent vote on the Taylor Force Act targeting Palestinian Authority payments to terrorists, 63 members of Congress have written to House Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer urging its “immediate consideration.” “March 8, 2018, will mark two years since Taylor Force was murdered, … Read More