From Tel Aviv to Iraq With Love

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on June 27, 2017

In a light-filled living room in Tel Aviv’s Jaffa quarter, looking out at the Mediterranean, a group of families sit down to a home-cooked lunch prepared by several of the mothers in the group. The meal is simple, but filling: Fresh Kurdish-style pit…

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Mossad Launches Spy Tech Venture Capital Fund

By Ilan Evyatar/TPS on June 27, 2017

James Bond had Q, the head of the  fictional research and development division of the British Secret Service to develop his spy gadgets. Now Mossad is…

Abbas Rival Dahlan Rumored for Top Job in Hamas-Ruled Gaza

By TPS on June 27, 2017

Mohammed Dahlan, a former critic of Hamas but more recently a ferocious opponent of Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen), may beco…

Defense Ministry to Boost Payments for IDF Reservists

By TPS on June 27, 2017

The Knesset Labor, Welfare and Health Committee marked IDF Reservists Appreciation Day by voting on an agreement to allow the Defense Ministry to incr…

Arrow-3 Developers Win Israel Defense Prize

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on June 27, 2017

The creators of the Arrow-3 Missile Defense System and an unnamed project associated with the Prime Minister’s Office won the 2017 Israel Defense Priz…

IDF Strikes Gaza Targets Following Rocket Fire

By TPS on June 27, 2017

IDF jets struck Hamas infrastructure targets in Gaza overnight between Monday and Tuesday, following rocket fire into open areas in the Sha’ar Hanegev…

Liberman: Israel Won’t Tolerate Any Syria Spillover

By TPS on June 26, 2017

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman issued a stern warning to Syria on Monday that any spillover of fire into Israel would trigger a strong response. “W…

Netanyahu: Israel Beating ‘Dozens’ of Cyberattacks a Month

By TPS on June 26, 2017

Identifying as Israeli is a distinct advantage in today’s cybertech industry, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told an industry meet-up Monday. Speak…

Jerusalem Faces Two-Front Battle At UNESCO Conference

By Ilan Evyatar/TPS on June 26, 2017

Israel will find itself fighting on two fronts at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Committ…

National Union MKs Celebrate Wall Agreement

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on June 26, 2017

Non-Orthodox Jews continued Monday to rail against a pair of Cabinet decisions that reinforce ultra-Orthodox hegemony over the Western Wall and over c…

Construction to Begin on Lebanon Border Wall

By TPS on June 26, 2017

Israeli media reported Sunday that the IDF is expected to start construction of a wall on the Israeli-Lebanese border within the next month, Israeli m…

Netanyahu: Israel Will Outlive Region’s ‘Theocratic’ Regimes

By TPS on June 26, 2017

Israel will remain standing long after the theocratic Iranian government is over, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Sunday evening told thousands o…

Jewish Agency Cancels Netanyahu Dinner Following Western Wall Decision

By TPS on June 26, 2017

The Jewish Agency’s Board of Governors cancelled a dinner with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, scheduled for Monday night, to protest Sunday’s Cabi…

IDF Strikes Syria Again after Further Spillover into Golan

By TPS on June 25, 2017

IDF forces struck Syrian regime targets for the second day in a row Sunday after several projectiles landed in open areas on the Israeli side of the b…

Israel Bars UNESCO From Hebron, Citing ‘politicization’ of Holy Site

By TPS on June 25, 2017

Israel has turned down a request by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to visit Hebron ahead of an upcoming…

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