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Rivlin, Deri Inaugurate Haredi Business Hub in Jerusalem

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on February 23, 2017

President Reuven (Ruby) Rivlin said Thursday that rising numbers of ultra-Orthodox men who are joining the work force is a “special blessing” for the State of Israel and called on employers not to discriminate against haredi men seeking employment. “…

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With or Without Trump, Int’l Community Favors Two-State Solution

By Ilana Messika/TPS on February 23, 2017

Outgoing French President François Hollande added his voice Thursday to an international chorus pledging allegiance to a two-state solution in the Mid…

Plan to Bring Syrian Orphans to Israel Frozen

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on February 23, 2017

Israel has frozen a plan to bring about 100 orphaned children from Syria, Israel Radio reported in Hebrew Thursday. The plan was revealed about a mont…

Erdan Concedes Umm al-Hiran May Not Have Been a Terror Attack

By Ilana Messika/TPS on February 23, 2017

Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan contradicted what until now has been the official police version of the incident, when he described the incident …

Four New Supreme Court Justices Appointed

By Yoni Ariel/TPS on February 23, 2017

The Judicial Selection Committee, which convened last night (Wednesday), reached agreement on the appointment of four new justices to the Supreme Cour…

Netanyahu Contradicts COS Over Azaria

By Yoni Ariel/TPS on February 23, 2017

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanayhu has said he favors pardoning Elor Azaria, the IDF soldier who was sentenced yesterday to an 18-month prison term aft…

An IDF Soldier Lightly Injured During Nightly Operation in Judea and Samaria

By Ilana Messika/TPS on February 23, 2017

The IDF Spokesperson stated that an IDF soldier has been lightly injured in the hand when an explosive charge was thrown at the army during a nightly …

Netanyahu Talks Tech, Terror with Turnbull

By Ilana Messika/TPS on February 22, 2017

Prime Minister Netanyahu stressed mutual interests and values between Australia and Israel on the first day of the first official visit Down Under by …

Haifa Ammonia Tank to Close in 3 Months

By Yoni Ariel/TPS on February 22, 2017

The Ministry of Environmental Affairs has announced it will not renew Haifa Chemicals  Hazardous Materials license, which expires next month. The mini…

Netanyahu May be Mulling Breaking Left

By Yoni Ariel/TPS on February 22, 2017

Could Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu be considering taking a leaf out of former PM Ariel Sharon’s book, and like him go from  being the settl…

Hanegbi Appointed Acting Communications Minister

By Ilana Messika/TPS on February 21, 2017

The Cabinet approved on Tuesday afternoon the appointment of Regional Cooperation Minister, Tzachi Hanegbi, as acting Communications Minister for a pe…

Antiquities Robbers Caught Red-Handed in Southern Israel

By Ilana Messika/TPS on February 21, 2017

Inspectors of the Israel Antiquities Authority Unit for the Prevention of Antiquities Robbery caught on Monday a cell of antiquities robbers while the…

Political Opposition Lambasts Government Handling of Azaria Case

By Ilana Messika/TPS on February 21, 2017

Israeli political opposition strongly reacted to the Military Court’s verdict, which sentenced Elor Azaria, the IDF soldier convicted of manslaughter,…

Tech Investment in Israel Outstrips All of Europe

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on February 21, 2017

If you ask Jon Medved, CEO of the Jerusalem-based Our Crowd venture capital group, the “issue” of Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria is no more …

Elor Azaria Gets 18 Month Sentence

By Yoni Ariel/TPS on February 21, 2017

Elor Azaria, the IDF soldier convicted of manslaughter for the killing of a neutralized terrorist last March, has been sentenced to a year-and-a-half …

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