Friday, 5 August 2022 | The Jewish Agency, which helps Jews immigrate to Israel, stands on shaky ground in Russia, as a Moscow court is set to hold a trial on its dissolution August 19. Even though it is operating under a cloud of uncertainty, and immigration to Israel has skyrocketed, the Agency continues toContinue Reading »
Thursday, 4 August 2022 | Israelis living in communities near the Gaza border have been told the security restrictions in the area will remain in place throughout Thursday over fears of attacks from the Palestinian enclave following an arrest of a known terrorist. Egypt, meanwhile, has been trying to mediate between Israel and Gaza inContinue Reading »
Thursday, 4 August 2022 | High-level negotiations to revive the 2015 nuclear agreement will resume this week in Vienna, according to officials from both countries, who on Wednesday downplayed hopes for a breakthrough. According to state media, Nasser Kanaani, a spokesman for Iran’s foreign ministry, said that Tehran was prepared to reach a deal thatContinue Reading »
Thursday, 4 August 2022 | Israeli security cabinet ministers were briefed on Wednesday, on the US-mediated negotiations in the maritime border dispute with Lebanon. According to some ministers, despite progress having been made, not all outstanding matters have been resolved. US mediator Amos Hochstein was due to return to the region next month. The ministersContinue Reading »
Thursday, 4 August 2022 | The “Lightning Shield” international exercise involving F-35s from the Israeli and Italian air forces, held in late July in Israel, marked a significant moment in Israel’s military cooperation with partners, an IAF [Israeli Air Force] source has said. The exercise began on July 24, when four Italian F-35 fighter aircraftContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 3 August 2022 | The military said on Tuesday its forces in southern Israel were on high alert, fearing retaliation from the Gaza Strip after the arrest of a senior Islamic Jihad operative a day earlier. Railway services in the Ashkelon area have been suspended and some roads along the Gaza border were closedContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 3 August 2022 | Israel’s Ambassador to Morocco David Govrin signed a construction contract on Tuesday for building a headquarters for a permanent Israeli embassy in Morocco. “I am very happy to share with you this photo, which witnesses one of the historical moments I lived with my team, as the construction contract forContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 3 August 2022 | US envoy mediating between Israel and Lebanon on the maritime border dispute arrived in Israel late on Monday and met with Prime Minister Yair Lapid. His visit was extraordinary because Amos Hochstein usually returns to Washington after visiting Beirut. Israeli officials say his visit is [an] indication of American resolveContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 3 August 2022 | Israel has started granting Palestinians in Judea and Samaria a new kind of entry permit, designed to decrease the number of illegal border crossings, Israeli media reported on Monday. The “Job Seeker” permit is being issued to Palestinians who pass security screenings, and enables them to enter Israel 15 timesContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 2 August 2022 | Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid on Sunday sent a letter to the head of the United Nations [UN] calling upon the international body to disband the Commission of Inquiry (COI) investigating Israel and the Palestinians due to anti-Semitic remarks made by one of the members. In his letter to UNContinue Reading »
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