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Despite pressure from White House, Regulation Law passes in Knesset

The Regulation Law passed by a narrow majority in the Knesset this evening (Monday). The bill passed 60-52. Opposition leader Isaac Herzog criticized Israeli...

Undercover investigation shows high security risk at Western Wall during Shabbat and holidays

A serious security oversight was discovered at the Western Wall in Jerusalem as Channel 2 investigated the security check for ultra-religious men during Shabbat...

Bana Alabed to US President Donald Trump: “Think of the refugees”

7-year-old Bana Alabed of Aleppo has gained worldwide attention once again as she tweeted to US President Donald Trump on Wednesday. “Think of the...

Mexico summons Israeli Ambassador Peled over controversial Netanyahu tweet

Mexican officials summoned Israeli Ambassador Jonathan Peled following Netanyahu's tweet regarding US President Donald Trump's border wall.

Israelis fear US entrance issues due to Trump’s immigration ban

Following US President Donald Trump's executive order banning the entrance of citizens from seven Muslim countries into the US, Israelis who were born in...

Mass resignations reported in US State Department as Trump enters White House

As reported in the Washington Post, several senior-level staff members have formally resigned from the US State Department--many of whom have served under both...