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Israel News for 1-27-2020

News Update Blue and White leader Gantz and PM Netanyahu are set to meet, seperately, with President Trump today at the White House, where Trump will reveal his peace plan to them.  On Tuesday the President will deliver joint remarks with the 2 Israeli leaders. According to a White House official, Trump will tell the […]

Israel News for 1-24-2020

News Update More than 40 world leaders gathered in Jerusalem yesterday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. The event is organized by World Holocaust Forum in cooperation with Yad Vashem and President Reuven Rivlin. Both PM Netanyahu and US VP Mike Pence spoke out against Iran, in addition to global anti-semitism. […]

Israel News for 1-22-2020

News Update Three terrorists infiltrated into Israel from Gaza near Kibbutz Kissufim yesterday. An IDF force intercepted the terrorists and opened fire on them. The terrorists threw at least one grenade at the soldiers. All 3 terrorists were killed. No soldiers were injured. Israel’s state-owned electricity utility said it was ending power cuts to the […]

Israel News for 1-20-2020

News Update PM Netanyahu has appointed ministers to take over the portfolios that he was forced to abdicate as a result of the indictment against him. Tzachi Hanegbi will take over as agriculture and rural development minister, a position he will hold in addition to his role as minister of regional cooperation. Science, Technology and […]

Israel News for 1-17-2020

News Update Terrorists belonging to an independent faction connected to Islamic Jihad fired 4 rockets and one incendiary balloon into Israel from Gaza. In response, The IDF carried out strikes against Hamas targets in the northern part of Gaza. Security officials in Israel say they are concerned Hamas allowed the attack to take place in […]

Israel News for 1-15-2020

News Update Syrian government and opposition sources are reporting that an Israeli missile attack hit a Syrian airbase near Homs, killing at least 3 pro-Iranian operatives and injuring others. The base houses an Iranian weapons depot. It has been attacked several times in recent years. 450 police and Border Patrol troops began demolishing two illegally […]

Israel News for 1-13-2020

News Update Israel’s Left-Wing parties — Gesher, Labor and Meretz — have agree to merge and run under one list in the upcoming election in March. The new faction’s list will be headed by Peretz, with the head of the Gesher party, Orly Levy-Abekasis acting as number two. Meretz leader Horowitz is set to be […]

Israel News for 1-10-2020

News Update Syrian opposition sources and Lebanese media are reporting that Israel carried out airstrikes against a weapons depot near the Syrian-Iraqi border that killed 8 Iranians last night.  There was no comment from Israel. Israel today released two Syrian prisoners, including one jailed for spying for Syria, in what it called a goodwill gesture for […]

Israel News for 1-8-2020

News Update PM Netanyahu reaffirmed Israel’s commitment to stand with the US against Iranian aggression. Yesterday Iran fired 15 missiles at bases that house US troops in Iraq. There are no reports of US casualties, or any other casualties. But the expectation is that President Trump will respond to the attack. Rain continues to fall […]

Israel News for 1-6-2020

News Update Palestinian terrorist Khalil Yusef Ali Jabarin was convicted by the Judea Military Court today in the murder of American-Israeli activist Ari Fuld, as well as for three other murder attempts. Fuld, 45, was stabbed in the upper back on September 16, 2018, outside the Gush Etzion shopping center, by Jabarin, a 17-year-old from […]