While a host of African and Middle Eastern nations surprisingly severed diplomatic ties with Qatar this week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in Africa on Sunday forging diplomatic friendships and healing rifts.
The Israeli government gave the go-ahead for a multi-million shekel plan to revamp the infrastructure of the predominantly Arab neighborhoods in the area known as East Jerusalem. The decision came on May 24, Jerusalem Day.
The Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel published a report this week presenting its most recent study, Picture of the Nation 2017, making it clear that Israel’s current sources of economic growth are completely unsustainable.
Israelis are making preparations to celebrate Shavuot, the last of the commanded biblical spring feasts, beginning on Tuesday evening and continuing through to the following evening.
This year, Mark Lampert, a believer who attends a congregation in Beersheba, was one of the recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence, given at the President's Residence in Jerusalem. KNI spoke with Lampert to find out more.
In February, KNI reported on David B., a Messianic Israeli soldier and worship leader who was injured in combat. Three months later, David enthusiastically agreed to share an update with us.
Since KNI reported on the demonstrations in Dimona last week, the Israeli news site Walla! picked up on the story, reporting on the ongoing protests spearheaded by the anti-missionary activist group Yad L’Achim against believers who recently opened a meeting place downtown.
Human Rights Watch, a non-governmental organization that usually displays bias against Israel, released a report saying that the detention of two Israelis who are mentally ill in the Gaza strip is illegal and that the men should be released.
The State of Israel does its best to defend those who help protect Israel’s national security interests, especially those with whom they have worked behind enemy lines.
The British newspaper Daily Mail published an article describing how Jamil Tamimi — a terrorist who murdered a British student in Jerusalem — will receive thousands of shekels from the Palestinian Authority as a salary.