Israel News

News articles and updates related to current events in Israel and local Israeli news that you may not hear about from the major media outlets.

Israel advocate, father killed in terror attack

A 17-year-old Palestinian from a town near Hebron stabbed Fuld in the back then fled. Fuld chased his assailant and opened fire before succumbing to his wounds. The attacker was taken to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds.

Israel welcomes US move to close PLO’s DC office

Prime Minister Netanyahu ended the two-day Rosh Hashanah holiday Tuesday night by praising the “correct decision” made by the United States earlier in the week to shut down the offices of the PLO in Washington.

August sets new record at Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport

Israel set another 70th anniversary record in August with 2.7 million arrivals and departures at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion International Airport. It's the airport's biggest month in its history and a 10 percent increase from August 2017, Globes reported.

Israel praises US decision to cut aid to Palestinian refugee organisation

Israel praised and welcomed the United States’ decision to cut off funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA).

Israeli schools ‘sideline’ theory of evolution, TV report says

The Times of Israel headlined a story Wednesday, "Israeli schools largely avoid teaching evolution – report."

Jewish Agency expedites loans to small businesses hurt by Hamas

The Jewish Agency is offering low-interest loans to business owners in southern Israeli communities who have suffered losses from rocket and arson attacks by Gaza-based Islamic terrorists.

US signals new pro-Israel shift in policy

Signaling yet another major policy shift in the American approach to the Israel-Palestinian conflict, U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said the Palestinian claims to a “right of return” should be off the negotiating table.

Israeli Immigration Appeals Court rules foreign tour leaders are not missionaries

The Ministry of Interior refused to allow the entry into Israel of a Christian married couple who have served as tour leaders, bringing thousands of tourists to Israel in the past decades. A successful appeal to the Jerusalem Immigration Appeals Court overturned the decision.

Seaborne solidarity mission sets sail for Israel’s shores

A highly unusual voyage has just been launched in Scandinavia’s far north. On Saturday August 25, 2018, a remarkable sea voyage with Israel as its final destination set sail from Gothenburg, Sweden.

PepsiCo acquires Israel-based SodaStream for $3.2 billion

PepsiCo announced its acquisition of SodaStream, an Israeli-based company, on Monday for a whopping $3.2 billion.