Monday, 2 January 2023 | The Israeli military’s annual review shows a record number of terror activities that emanated from the West Bank [Judea and Samaria] in 2022. According to the report, 285 shooting attacks occurred in the West Bank over the past year, compared to 61 in 2021 and 31 in 2020. Some 31Continue Reading »
Monday, 2 January 2023 | Israel’s population reached 9,656,000, said a report published Thursday by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) ahead of the new year. According to the CBS, 7,106,000 residents of the state are Jews (about 73.6% of the population), 2,037,000 are Arabs (about 21.1%), and 513,000 (5.3%) are defined as other—i.e. ChristiansContinue Reading »
Friday, 23 December 2022 | In two days’ time, Christians around the world will celebrate the birth of Jesus (Yeshua) on Christmas. Even though there are many theories about the time of Jesus’ birth and the exact date is not known, the Christmas season is a time set aside to marvel and rejoice at theContinue Reading »
Friday, 23 December 2022 | The Israeli Air Force was accused of striking a Hezbollah drone development site on Sunday in Syria near the Lebanese border, Saudi Al-Arabiya channel reported yesterday, citing unnamed sources. The drone site was located at the al-Qusayr military airport, which lies between the border with Lebanon and the southwestern SyrianContinue Reading »
Friday, 23 December 2022 | Some 70,000 people from 95 different countries immigrated to Israel in 2022 with the assistance of the Jewish Agency for Israel, in cooperation with the Ministry of Aliyah and Integration. It was the most olim [immigrants to Israel] in 23 years and a dramatic increase from 2021, when about 28,600Continue Reading »
Friday, 23 December 2022 | The US “continues to oppose” any efforts to add more businesses to a United Nations [UN] database that effectively acts as a blacklist of companies operating in Israeli settlements, calling it a “genuine threat” to business in the region. And the Americans are taking active stand against the list. InContinue Reading »
Thursday, 22 December 2022 | “I’ve done it.” Incoming Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took to Twitter shortly before midnight last night with the announcement that after five elections in three years and a political deadlock rendering the country effectively leaderless since 2019, he was back in the driver’s seat as the head of a 64-seatContinue Reading »
Thursday, 22 December 2022 | A confidential document composed by the European Union’s [EU] mission in eastern Jerusalem and obtained by JNS shows that Brussels is actively working with and on behalf of the Palestinian Authority [PA] to take over Area C of Judea and Samaria, with the overall objective of integrating the region withContinue Reading »
Thursday, 22 December 2022 | The Fedayeen Twitter account published a video of Fatah [leading secular Palestinian political party] soldiers participating in urban combat training in the West Bank [Judea and Samaria] city of Jenin on December 18, coming after months of violence emanating from the Palestinian city. Last week, an Israeli military investigation foundContinue Reading »
Thursday, 22 December 2022 | Fifteen graduates of a school for special needs children in the southern Israeli city of Ashdod had a very exciting day last week, when they were recruited to serve in the Israeli military. They reported to the IDF [Israel Defense Forces] recruitment center in Rehovot along with their parents andContinue Reading »
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