Jenin is once again a focus of horror

As the situation in the West Bank city of Jenin heated up, two weeks ago a group of gunmen gathered in a refugee camp for another parade event, threatening Israel. These types of “shows” happen in the city fairly regularly, but this time there was something different. Among the rioters were several Palestinian men in … Read more

Hillel Yaffe Medical Center to operate with limited capacity due to ransomware attack

Hedera’s Hillel Yaffe Medical Center will operate Thursday at a limited capacity due to the recent ransomware attack that paralyzed the majority of the hospital’s systems. Emergency surgeries and treatments will take place as planned, while elective treatments will be postponed. The hospital does not yet know when the attack will end – and it … Read more

Settlers attack Palestinian olive growers, apparently in retaliation

Palestinian officials said a group of Palestinian farmers harvesting olive trees in the West Bank was attacked on Friday by about 30 settlers, lightly wounding four people, in apparent retaliation for an attack by Palestinians on a settler earlier in the day. . The official Palestinian news agency, Wafa, stated that the attack, which comes … Read more

Ambitious Israeli politicians vie for head of the Jewish Agency

The Jewish Agency in Israel is expected to have a new head by the end of the month. The organization, which was founded in 1929 as an executive branch of the World Zionist Organization (WZO), currently focuses on Israel’s relationship with the Jewish diaspora, encouraging Jewish immigration to the Jewish state—or Aliyah—and strengthening the Jewish … Read more

Israel sees coronavirus infection rate fall to its lowest level in nearly three months

The Health Ministry reported Friday that 1,325 Israelis tested positive for COVID-19 out of nearly 90,000 tests taken in the past 24 hours, bringing the country’s infection rate to 1.4% — the lowest number recorded in nearly three months. The number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized in critical condition remained unchanged from Thursday night and stood … Read more

A health expert said Israel’s late implementation of the Green Corridor cost many lives

מסיבת עיתונאים במשרד הבריאות

Photo: Jill Yohanan The chief of public health said that implementing stricter restrictions during the onset of the fourth wave of COVID could have reduced the overall number of COVID cases; Adding vaccines for children may open to public discussion due to controversy .

Israel is able to fund Iron Dome from its own reserves

Opinion: Israel needs the White House to be able to make critical decisions about the Middle East and count on bipartisan support in both houses of Congress. The Biden administration is struggling to advance its policies right now, and is held back by extremists of both parties .

Qatar resumes distributing financial aid to Gaza

חלוקת הכסף הקטארי בעזה

Tens of thousands of poor families in the Gaza Strip began receiving Qatari humanitarian funds on Thursday after Israel agreed to a new distribution mechanism involving the United Nations. Recipients of the funds were queued from the early hours outside the 300 distribution centers scattered throughout the Palestinian enclave ruled by Hamas. Qatari envoy Mohammed … Read more

An Israeli official says the US has made clear its opposition to settlements

A senior Israeli official said Thursday that the United States made clear during talks this week its opposition to Israel’s construction of Jewish settlements on occupied land that the Palestinians want for their future state. In response to a question whether the American side raised the issue during the visit of Israeli Foreign Minister Yair … Read more