‘The Left is going down’

Leading rabbi attacks Israeli left, and explains why PM should not be criticized for 'Shehecheyanu' blessing during US embassy inauguration.

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Palestinian and Israeli vineyards vandalized in West Bank

Fires erupted over the weekend near a settlement where a cherry plantation was torched last week ...
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‘The campaign against Iran is not over’

PM on Iranian involvement in Syria: 'We are acting against transfer of lethal weaponry from Syria to Lebanon or its ...
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Palestinian president could leave hospital soon: source

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas could leave hospital soon, "most likely" on Monday, after a week of treatment for pneumonia, a ...
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Israeli army kills three Gaza militants after foiling border bombing

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli tank shelling killed three members of the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in ...
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Builder of Bet El, Philanthropist Jean Gluck Passes

Diaspora Jewish leader Jean Gluck passes. She and husband led thousands to support Jewish presence and institutions in Judea and ...
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Pennsylvania lawmakers face Friday deadline for new congressional map

Pennsylvania lawmakers face Friday deadline for new congressional mapRepublican leaders in Pennsylvania’s legislature said they will submit new proposed congressional districts to Democratic Governor Tom Wolf by Friday’s court-ordered deadline, moving closer to a revamped map that could reshape the 2018 electoral battle for Congress. The new map is the result of a Jan. 22 order from Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court, which invalidated the existing district boundaries as an illegal gerrymander by the Republican-controlled legislature. In a 5-2 vote along party lines, the high court’s Democratic majority found the current map’s precisely engineered lines violate the state constitution by marginalizing Democratic voters.


Pence's bid to isolate North Korea at Olympics falls flat

Pence's bid to isolate North Korea at Olympics falls flatPYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — For all of Vice President Mike Pence's efforts to keep North Korea from stealing the show at the Winter Olympics, the images of the two Koreas marching together — and their officials shaking hands — at a time of heightened tensions on the peninsula proved impossible to counteract.


Trump taps U.S. Pacific Commander Harris as ambassador to Australia

Trump taps U.S. Pacific Commander Harris as ambassador to AustraliaPresident Donald Trump on Friday named U.S. Pacific Commander Admiral Harry Harris, who is known for his hawkish views on China’s military expansion, as his pick to serve as the American ambassador to Australia, the White House said in a statement. The naval officer has served in the military for 39 years and is in his seventh command assignment as head of the U.S. Pacific Command, according to the White House. During Harris’ tenure as head of U.S. forces in the Pacific, tensions over North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs increased as President Donald Trump’s administration and Pyongyang exchanged threats.