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Bolton book shifts the sands

WASHINGTON — In 2015, the Zionist Organization of America gave John Bolton a standing ovation when he said he wanted to be US president. In 2018, the ZOA gave him its...

Rodent remains point to human migration patterns

New and surprising Israeli research has revealed that migration out of Africa occurred under the cold climatic conditions some 200,000 years ago. Current theory has Homo...

Bolton book: Bibi doubted Kushner

NEW YORK — John Bolton, a former Trump administration national security adviser, says in his new book that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu questioned Jared...

Democrat letter: Do not annex West Bank

WASHINGTON — House Democrats have put together a letter that they hope will unite their entire caucus in warning Israel against annexation of part of the West Bank....

George Floyd protests in Tel Aviv

TEL AVIV — As Kielahtiel Barton stood across from the former American embassy here, on a sidewalk next to a downtown beach, a large crowd around her chanted slogans...

Kushner: Slow down annexation

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a conference call with Jared Kushner and other top White House officials to discuss slowing down West Bank...

Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu trial opens; he’s ordered to be there

JERUSALEM — After more than three years of investigation, charges in three cases and three national elections, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu entered a...

Kotel re-opens with major restrictions

JERUSALEM — The Western Wall Plaza reopened to worshippers on Tuesday morning, May 5. The reopening came after the Israeli government relaxed some of its coronavirus...

In Israel, Ramadan could be an opportunity for cooperation

By Shira Rubin TEL AVIV — On Friday, April 24, the first day of Ramadan, the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem was virtually empty. A handful of masked worshippers kneeling...

Israel’s new goverment; complicated power sharing

JERUSALEM — Israel finally has a government. On April 20, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and chief rival Benny Gantz signed an agreement to form a coalition...