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Israel's new Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi
Ashkenazi meets with Jordanian FM at border
Washington Wizards forward Deni Avdija speaks on a Zoom press conference after signing his rookie contract ahead of his first NBA season.
Deni Avdija acclimating to life in DC
By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
Acting Chief of Police Motti Cohen speaks at the annual Justice conference in Airport City, outside Tel Aviv on September 03, 2019.
High Court to Government: Appoint a police chief now
A refrigerated truck leaves the Pfizer plant in Puurs, Belgium December 3, 2020.
Health Ministry: Israel to receive Pfizer corona vaccines in weeks
Druze-Israelis protest the Nation-State Law
AG body slams attempt to strike Jewish Nation State Law
SHARON HAREL-COHEN (left) and Maya Amsellem.
Meet the WestEnd girls behind ‘Valley of Tears’
ALTERNATE PRIME MINISTER Benny Gantz keeps his distance from his nemesis, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, during Wednesday’s Knesset debate on ending the government’s tenure and calling a fourth general election in the space of a year and a half.
Netanyahu, Gantz argue their way into an election neither side wants
The Warner Bros logo is seen during the annual MIPCOM television programme market in Cannes, France, October 14, 2019.
Warner Bros to stream next year's movies while they are in theaters
By REUTERS
HERE WE go again.
Israel's fourth election: What will be the same, what will be different?
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the opening ceremony for the Sha’ar Hagai Memorial on the road to Jerusalem on November 29.
How will Israel remember the coronavirus when it's over?
WITH THE leadership and skill of savvy veterans Guy Pnini (left) and Gal Mekel (right), Israel has reeled off four straight victories in its EuroBasket 2022 qualifying campaign.
Israel breezes into EuroBasket in style
By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaking at the Knesset, December 2, 2020
Netanyahu trial - Prosecution to court: Reject motion to dismiss charges
Chairman of the Labor party Amir Peretz seen during a press conference with Meretz leader Nitzan Horowitz and party members in Tel Aviv on March 12, 2020.
Amir Peretz announces run for president
In the opening flight of Operation Rock of Israel, 316 members of the Falash Mura community from Ethiopia arrived in Israel and were greeted by officials including Benjamin Netanyahu.
First immigrants from Ethiopia in Operation Rock of Israel land
UN SPECIAL Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov briefs the UN in New York in 2017.
Mladenov’s Libya appointment on hold until replacement found
Crowds gather for the funeral of Jerusalem Rabbi Aharon David Hadash.
Thousands attend funeral of Mir Yeshiva rabbi, violating regulations
By EVE YOUNG , SARAH BEN-NUN
Malka Leifer, a former Australian school principal who is wanted in Australia on suspicion of sexually abusing students, walks in the corridor of the Jerusalem District Court accompanied by Israeli Prison Service guards, in Jerusalem
Judges express skepticism over Leifer’s Supreme Court extradition appeal
Police set up a checkpoint in Jerusalem as Israel enters its second coronavirus lockdown
Ministry too busy with 'real problems' to investigate rape of the disabled
Special event was held on Thursday to mark the International Day for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Israel holds special event at UN on rights for persons with disabilities
Benjamin Lee
Benjamin Lee: An outstanding oleh
Maru Zawdu, Social Worker and Deputy Director, Canaan-Meron Absorption Center, Safed conducting an activity with newly arrived Ethiopian children at a Jewish Agency absorption center.
Reuniting Ethiopian families: Operation Zur Israel begins
People pose in front of a display showing the word 'cyber' in binary code, in this picture illustration taken in Zenica
Shirbit hackers demand almost $1 million in ransom money to stop leaks
PALESTINIAN PRESIDENT Mahmoud Abbas speaks virtually during the 75th annual UN General Assembly, last month.
UNGA approves five anti-Israel resolutions, but Palestinians lose votes
DR. CHAVA TAMIM and family are all smiles upon arrival in Israel.
KKL-JNF helps doctors make aliyah from France
By NOA BAR
Deni Avdija, drafted by the NBA's Washington Wizards
Wizards' Deni Avdija: Fired up and excited to play in world's best league
‘FOR THE majority of the Jewish world, Jonathan Pollard (pictured in 2016 in New York) was toxic.’
Come home, Jonathan Pollard
LOVE AFFAIR(S)
Jerusalem Film Festival to light up the Hanukkah season
Coronavirus vaccine under development (illustrative)
Obama, Bush, Clinton volunteer to get COVID-19 vaccine on camera
Jerusalem in purple
Jerusalem lights up in purple to honor disabled children
Ben-Gurion Airport is empty amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Israeli lawyer arrested for smuggling erectile dysfunction gel
TEDxJaffaWomen event
Israeli company Bizzabo raises $138 million amid demand for event software
Malka Leifer, An Ultra orthodox teacher wanted in Australia for child sex abuse, seen on a screen via a video link during a court hearing at the Supreme Court in Jerusalem on July 29, 2020.
How can pedophiles be stopped from entering Israel? - analysis
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaking at the Knesset, December 2, 2020
Netanyahu: Gantz 'needs to stop dragging Israel to elections'
Israelis are seen in Jerusalem wearing masks in accordance with coronavirus restrictions, on December 1, 2020.
Who's at fault for Israel’s third coronavirus wave? - analysis
 Elderly man alone disabled, using a walker to help him walk.
Israeli public's attitude towards disabled people improving - survey
Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi (R) and Bahraini Industry, Commerce and Tourism Minister Zayed bin Rashid Al Zayani, December 2, 2020
Bahraini minister: We will make peace with Israel a success story
A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a "Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine" sticker and a medical syringe in front of displayed Novavax logo in this illustration taken, October 30, 2020.
Israel in negotiations with Novavax to purchase COVID-19 vaccine
Israel National Cyber Directorate Chief Legal Adviser Amit Ashkenazi
With no cyber law, can gov’t stop Shirbit-style cyberattacks?
The IDF's new Sa'ar 6-class corvette warship
Israel's new Sa'ar 6 warship arrives in Haifa from Germany - WATCH
MALKA LEIFER, surrounded by Israel Prison Service guards, covers her face in Jerusalem District Court on February 14, 2018.
Leifer extradition appeal set for Supreme Court
Defense Ministry's Civil and Social Issues Minister Michael Biton touring the Gaza Strip area, August 20, 2020.
Biton: No budget to legalize West Bank settler outposts
Sudanese protesters shout slogans and wave flags during a rally honouring fallen protesters at the Green Square in Khartoum, Sudan July 18, 2019
Sudan puts Israel ties on hold until US grants immunity
Orna Hozman Bechor
Orna Hozman Bechor wins second term as Chair of Ashdod Port
ISN Training Camp 2020
Israel Start-Up Nation finalizes roster for 2021, introduces Chris Froome
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seen during the preliminary vote to disperse the Knesset on December 2, 2020.
Netanyahu, Gantz need action to back up their words – analysis
Tomáš Petříček, Czech Minister of Foreign Affairs
Czech Republic to open ‘diplomatic office’ in Jerusalem
Palestinian women walk past a money changer in the West Bank city of Ramallah February 16, 2010. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman/File Photo
Israel gives Palestinians tax funds, despite terrorist payments
Israel's Netanyahu meets Ukrainian President Zelensky in Jerusalem
Israel, Ukraine free trade agreement to go into effect New Year's Day
Aircraft crashes near Mishmar HaNegev, Nov. 24, 2020
Preliminary report received on crash that killed instructor, cadet
A Visa credit card is seen on a computer keyboard in this picture illustration
Visa, Keren-Shemesh program to support small businesses
THE RAHMAN family with Dr. Samuel Moscovici (far right).
The story behind the miracle story
Jerusalemites wearing face masks for fear of coronavirus  walk on Jaffa road in the City Center of Jerusalem on July 12, 2020. Israel has seen a spike of new COVID-19 cases,  cabinet ministers imposed new restrictions on public gatherings in a bid to stem the rising infection rate of the coronavirus
Health professionals: there are no easy answers to coronavirus crisis
Some 50,000  flathead grey mullets found a new home in the Kinneret, December 2, 2020
Mullets find new home in Kinneret, help preserve lake's ecosystem
NAFTALI BENNETT in the Knesset – he can best woo Netanyahu’s voters by never mentioning him in any legal or personal context.
Knesset pushes off vote on custody bill
Ask Jess: To gift or not to gift
By JESSICA FELDMAN
Arab students 390
Court uses Jewish Nation-State Law to block funding for Arab students
President Reuven Rivlin is seen meeting with disabled IDF veterans on December 2, 2020.
Rivlin hosts injured IDF veterans to raise awareness for disabilities
Conserving your cash: More tips
PRIME MINISTER Benjamin Netanyahu, US President Donald Trump and United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed display their copies of signed agreements normalizing relations between Israel and the UAE, in Washington, in September.
UAE expects 'warm peace' and progress with Israel and Palestinians
SIX-YEAR-OLD Dareen, from Silwan in east Jerusalem, gets a lesson in Palestinian national identity.
Children’s hope of a better future
CEO of Check Point Technologies, Gil Shwed, with Avi Jorisch’s book, ‘Thou Shalt Innovate: How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs the World’ (Gefen Publishing House)
Grapevine December 4, 2020: Rahav of Rehavia
Getting away with the Israeli Land Rover Club
By AMI YACHIN
JEFF KOONS at Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Tel Aviv Museum of Art reopens
Man in wheelchair, illustrative
People with disabilities disproportionately hurt by coronavirus pandemic
 Israeli judoka medalists pictured alongside Canadian-Israeli philanthropist Sylvan Adams, Israeli Judo Association President Moshe Ponte and Culture and Sports Minister Hili Tropper.
Israel to host judo Grand Slam in Tel Aviv
ACTIVISTS PROTEST against recent cases of violence against women at Habima Square in Tel Aviv last week.
In 24 hours: 1 woman dead, 1 injured, partners arrested in both cases
Activist from the Social Justice Centers with a facemask of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hands out a Band-Aid to protest the quick fix of the government's policies, Tel Aviv, December 2, 2020
'Gov't distributes Band-Aids instead of solutions' - activists
A woman walks next to a light rail sign
Israel ranked 31st in gender equality out of 100 countries
Israeli national flags flutter in front of an office tower at a business park housing high tech companies, at Ofer Park in Petah Tikva.
Gov't to invest NIS 50m. to help companies impacted by COVID-19
Blue and White leader Benny Gantz announces that he will be supporting opposition leader Yair Lapid's Knesset dispersal bill, Tuesday, December 1st, 2020.
Blue and White to vote to disperse Knesset today as elections loom
Israeli tennis player Mika Dagan-Fruchtman
Mika Dagan-Fruchtman first Israeli invited to UAE tennis tournament
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Alternate Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Benny Gantz at the weekly cabinet meeting, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem on June 28, 2020.
The Knesset dispersal bill will inevitably be an anti-climax - analysis
Effi Eitam, seen at the Jerusalem Supreme Court during a hearing on oil searching in the Golan Heights, on December 23, 2014.
‘No chance’ for vote on Yad Vashem chair, says Blue and White
Benny Gantz
Blue and White propose gay surrogacy bill, opposed by Netanyahu faction
Preschool children from the southern city of Ashkelon, celebrating with the Israeli flag, on 18 April, 2010 the Independence Day.
Education Min. will operate 'holiday schools' during Hanukkah vacation
Head of Public Health Services, Sharon Alroy-Preis, during a media briefing, Tuesday, December 1st, 2020.
Coronavirus crisis: ‘This is the beginning of the third wave’
Ciril Kahlon in his clinic in Jerusalem.
Money returned to family of the deceased: 'I knew I had to return it'
By JOSH ARONSON/ MAARIV
Alternate Prime Minister and Defense Minister Benny Gantz
Gantz’s dilemma: Fight now or hope luck will shine once again - analysis
HAPOEL HAIFA (in black) and Hapoel Beersheba played to an exciting 2-2 draw on Monday night in Premier League action at Teddy Stadium.
Maccabi Tel Aviv overwhelms Kfar Saba
By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
Israir
Netanyahu, Regev congratulate Israir for first commercial flight to Dubai
STEVE CARELL and Rose Byrne from ‘Irresistible’ by Jon Stewart.
The Jerusalem Film Festival will light up the Hanukkah season
[Illustrative] A man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him.
Personal information leaked in suspected cyberattack on Shirbit insurance
PRIME MINISTER Benjamin Netanyahu gives a press statement ahead of the start of his trial at the District Court in Jerusalem in May.
Can PM get 2nd court to show evidence undermining key state’s witnesses?
AN EL AL plane carrying Israeli and US delegations to Abu Dhabi departs from Ben-Gurion Airport on August 31.
Saudi Arabia officially approves Israeli flights over its airspace
MK Miki Zohar, 2019.
Divorced men's group threatens coalition chair
The first shipment of David adhesive tape is seen having arrived at the Jebel Ali Port in Dubai.
Dubai Port receives first shipment of goods from Ashdod
Odelia Fitoussi
Israeli Odelia Fitoussi elected to UN panel for persons with disabilities
Members of Lev Tahor in Guatemala
Lev Tahor cult member fled Israel to Guatemala despite stay of exit order
By MATAN VASSERMAN/MAARIV
An Israeli soldier wearing a face mask walking in Jaffa Gate, outside Jerusalem Old City on July 5, 2020.
Coronavirus pandemic brings dark times to Jerusalem's Old City
By REUTERS
Regional Affairs Minister Ofir Akunis alongside Bahraini Industry, Commerce and Tourism Minister Zayed bin Rashid Al Zayani, Ben-Gurion Airport, December 1, 2020
Israel welcomes Bahraini trade delegation: ‘Meeting as equals'
KGI's largest initiative, Sifriyat Pijama, which runs in partnership with the Education Ministry, works towards improving and promoting literacy across the world.
Keren Grinspoon Israel names new executive director
Israelis wear protective face masks as they shop for food at the Carmel market in Tel Aviv on August 12, 2020
Health Ministry working to survey children's diets during COVID-19 crisis
Even at 37 years old, Guy Pnini is a big contributor to the Israel National Team, and it was his late three-pointer that helped ice Poland in last night’s 78-72 win
Israel clinches EuroBasket 2022 berth
By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
A general view of the US Supreme Court building at sunset in Washington, US, November 10, 2020.
Amit Eastman nominated as next state attorney by Justice committee
Members of the Falash Mura community in Ethiopia
500 members of the Falash Mura community set to come to Israel
MK Yair Lapid, Leader of the Opposition and Chair of Yesh Atid-Telem in conversation with Yaakov Katz
Lapid downplays option he will add Blue and White MKs to Yesh Atid
Former IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot
A new left wing party won't change the country's fortunes - analysis
L to R: Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Abdullatif Al Zayani, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, US President Donald Trump and United Arab Emirates (UAE) Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed participate in the signing of the Abraham Accords. September 15, 2020
Jerusalem Post, Khaleej Times team up for first-ever Dubai conference
Israeli soldiers at the IDF Corona Task Force Headquarters as they conduct epidemiological investigations as part of the army's effort to trace chains of infection to curb the spread of coronavirus, Ramle, Israel, September 17, 2020
App could replace Shin Bet tracking of COVID-infected citizens
Tatra vehicles handle difficult off-road conditions
Czech trucks to the rescue
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