‘Pimping for terrorists’? Sarah Silverman attacked for saying Jews must denounce Israeli wrongdoing

Jewish-American actress and comedian Sarah Silverman is facing an avalanche of criticism and praise online after saying that Jews should denounce the Israeli government for its wrongdoing. Silverman took to Twitter to show her support for detained Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi, who is facing up to 10 years in prison after slapping an Israeli soldier. […]

Israeli warplanes hit Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket attack

Israeli warplanes hit Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip early on Monday. The strikes followed a rocket attack by Palestinians, the army said. According to Palestinian security sources, several missiles were fired at farmland east of Rafah in the south of the coastal enclave. “Fighter jets targeted underground infrastructure… in response to the projectile that […]

Syria’s ‘downing’ of Israeli F-16 marks new ‘strategic phase’ – Hezbollah

The Lebanese Shiite militia Hezbollah said the alleged downing of Israeli F-16 jet by Syrian forces marks “a new strategic phase” that puts an end to the violation of Syria’s sovereignty. “Today’s developments mean the old equations have categorically ended,” the group said on Saturday. Earlier in the day, Syrian officials reported that the country’s […]

‘No Polish law can change history’: Israeli MPs push to criminalize diminishing Nazi collaboration

In the latest spat between Poland and Israel over Warsaw’s introduction of a bill to outlaw blaming Poles for WWII death camps, a group of Knesset lawmakers has proposed criminalizing efforts to diminish cooperation with Nazis. The amendment to the existing Holocaust Denial bill was proposed by a number of Israeli MPs and party leaders […]

Doll heads covered in red paint left at Israeli migration office in anti-deportation stunt (VIDEO)

A number of severed black mannequin heads smothered in artificial ‘blood’ were brought to the door of Tel Aviv immigration officers on Saturday in what is seen as a protest against the looming deportation of African refugees. The ‘bloodbath’ scene outside the Tel Aviv office of the Population, Immigration, and Border Authority (PIBA) included notes […]

Israeli diplomat mocked after revealing parliamentary probe into whether Tamimi family were ‘actors’

The Israeli parliament investigated a conspiracy theory claiming the family of jailed activist Ahed Tamimi were a group of actors hired to promote the Palestinian cause, a new interview has revealed. The probe was initiated two years ago by Michael Oren, deputy minister for diplomacy and former ambassador to the United States, who was mocked […]

The US has a new plan to move its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem by 2019

Carlos Barria/Reuters WASHINGTON — The Trump administration plans to retrofit an existing facility in Jerusalem into an embassy with the goal of moving its staff there from Tel Aviv in 2019, US officials said on Thursday.The New York Times and Wall Street Journal quoted US officials on record, who said the State Department plans to reconfigure an existing […]

Israeli forces kill Palestinian believed to responsible for killing rabbi

A Palestinian allegedly responsible for last week’s drive-by shooting murder of Rabbi Raziel Shevach, was killed by the elite Border Police unit during a shootout in the West Bank city of Jenin Wednesday night, Israeli media report. The Palestinian health ministry confirmed that the Palestinian killed in Jenin was Khamed Nasser Jarrar. During the operation, […]

Israeli troops fire live rounds & tear gas at Palestinian Day of Rage ‘inciters’ (VIDEOS)

At least 46 Palestinians have been injured in clashes with Israeli forces who again deployed tear gas and live ammunition at the weekly “Day of Rage” protests against the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Around 2,000 Palestinians, enraged by US President Donald Trump’s decision to move the American embassy from Tel Aviv […]

2 Palestinians killed in clashes with Israeli troops in Gaza, West Bank – reports

Two Palestinian youths were shot dead by Israeli troops during clashes on Thursday in the Gaza Strip and the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Reuters reports, citing Palestinian medical sources and witnesses. A 16-year-old youth was killed and two others injured in a clash near the Gaza-Israel border fence in which Palestinians threw stones at Israeli troops, […]