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Government agrees to pump money into Druze communities after protests

2 hours 24 min ago
Statement from Netanyahu's office does not say how much state money will go toward underserved minorities as part of five-year plan

The Trump tweet Israel needs: A blur of thumbs to quash unilateral annexation

2 hours 32 min ago
The US president unveiled a shrewd Mideast peace plan. Netanyahu is set to subvert it, turning it into a smokescreen for one-sided action, rendering it a scam. Will Trump step in?

Gantz defends bill to let cops into homes without warrant, other emergency steps

2 hours 40 min ago
As opposition slams assault on democracy, defense minister says government will ensure individual liberties are protected amid COVID-19 battle, vows to soften parts of proposed law

Minneapolis Jews tend wounds, distribute supplies, caring for a city in turmoil

2 hours 44 min ago
Jewish community members give food and medical aid, board up storefronts even as rabbis urged to remove Torah scrolls in fear of attacks on synagogues

Iran calls on US to ‘stop violence’ against its own people at protests

3 hours 19 min ago
Tehran statement comes as tens of thousands of US protesters demand tougher murder charges over the death of George Floyd; hundreds said killed in Iran's November crackdown

Netanyahu files police complaint over decapitation threat to him and family

3 hours 27 min ago
Prime minister posts screenshot of message calling to hang him, his wife and his two sons

1,800 years ago, sages prohibited drinking from this ‘idolatrous’ waterspout

3 hours 29 min ago
Anxious to prevent bending to worship idols, Talmudic rabbis would have frowned at richly decorated humanized lion gargoyle, uncovered at Tzippori National Park in northern Israel

Cybersecurity ‘pandemic’ is coming in wake of coronavirus, expert warns

4 hours 1 sec ago
As businesses, hospitals, governments scramble to set up online operations amid lockdowns, hackers find fertile ground for attacks, Check Point's CEO says

Social lender raises $30 million for small business loans amid pandemic

4 hours 14 min ago
Ogen Group says funds will also be used to provide low interest and no-interest loans to nonprofit organizations and unemployed and furloughed workers

French envoy: We’re not making threats, but annexation will have consequences

4 hours 19 min ago
Eric Danon also explains why Paris won't outlaw Hezbollah, what's next for French aliyah and how he defied diplomatic tradition to become France's first Jewish ambassador to Israel

Israeli annexation talk ‘must stop,’ senior UAE official says

4 hours 20 min ago
Minister of state, a proponent of Arab-Israeli normalization, says any unilateral move by Jerusalem would constitute a 'serious setback for the peace process'

Australian channel sorry for Hitler pic in TV report on rugby game’s ‘fake fans’

4 hours 42 min ago
Fox Sports Australia apologizes after show superimposes image of Nazi leader over cardboard cutouts that have been populating stadiums amid pandemic

Thousands of students sent into isolation as more virus cases found in schools

5 hours 14 min ago
Staff and children at schools in Hadera, Jerusalem and Beersheba are quarantined as cases continue to rise in the education system

Inside a NY Jewish funeral home where COVID-19 means a regrettable business boom

5 hours 20 min ago
Gutterman's Funeral Home director Dominic Carella says he's seen nothing like the recent doubling in deaths over his 30-year career, and he never wanted to

Israel, Saudis hold talks for Riyadh to join Temple Mount Waqf – report

5 hours 21 min ago
Move comes amid reported concern in Amman over Turkish influence at the site and elsewhere in East Jerusalem

Druze and Circassian protesters push for funding, decry ‘discrimination’

5 hours 38 min ago
Netanyahu instructs Finance Ministry to draft new five-year plan for the two minority communities, whose young men serve in the IDF

First off-grid wastewater treatment unit in Bedouin village piloted

6 hours 10 min ago
Solar-operated unit created at Arava Institute could bring public health benefits to the south of Israel as well as developing countries, where raw sewage kills 1.7 million yearly

A recording session to remember

6 hours 12 min ago
My father thought he was helping preserve Hasidic music for posterity; the singers, however, were busy worshiping God

World Bank: Palestinian economy could shrink by 11% due to virus

6 hours 51 min ago
Global financial institution says PA faces 'monumental task' following economic deterioration caused by measures aimed at stemming outbreak

Farhud Day: Remembering the screams

6 hours 54 min ago
79 years after Muslims rampaged against Jews in Baghdad, killing, maiming, raping and looting, the horrors have yet to be adequately memorialized