A guide to the Jewish Republican House candidates in the 2018 midterm elections

From pro-Israel stalwarts and Trump endorsees Lee Zeldin and David Kustoff to long-shot activists and even conspiracy theorists in blue districts


Israeli jets strike Gaza after rocket lands in Beersheba-army

Israeli jets struck targets in the Gaza Strip early on Wednesday after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants enclave struck a house in the southern Israeli city of Beersheba, the Israeli military said


Ugandan Jew denied visa to study at yeshiva in Israel

Abayudaya community, many of whose members were converted by American Conservative rabbis, have been repeatedly rejected as Jews by the Interior Ministry


Rocket launched from Gaza hits house in southern Israeli town of Be’er Sheva

No injuries were reported although six people received treatment for shock after the explosion ■ The Israeli army said a second rocket fell in the sea


One rocket launched from Gaza hits southern Israeli town of Be’er Sheva

No injuries were reported although residents said they heard the sound of explosions


Israeli jets strike Gaza after rocket lands in Beersheba: army

Israeli jets struck targets in the Gaza Strip early on Wednesday after a rocket fired by militants in the coastal enclave struck a house in the major Israeli city of Beersheba, the Israeli military said


Australia Takes Trump’s Lead, Considers Moving Israeli Embassy To Jerusalem

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has shown no signs of backing down as his decision angers members of the international community


Israel’s only Olympic gold medalist auctioning his medal, needs the money

Gal Fridman took the gold in windsurfing at the Athens Olympics in 2004, looking for an auctioneer to handle the sale


Rocket sirens blare in Beersheba, southern Israel

IDF says it investigating to see if there were any launches from the nearby Gaza Strip


Palestinians win vote to chair group of 77 developing countries at United Nations

The United States, Israel and Australia voted against the move, which is seen as allowing the Palestinians to act more like a full UN member state during meetings in 2019 when they will chair the group


Israel gets top marks for innovation, entrepreneurship in WEF report

Global Competitiveness Report's assessment of how economies are faring in Fourth Industrial Revolution puts the Startup Nation at No


Jacob Weinroth, Netanyahu’s late lawyer: A polymath and a model advocate who loved people

Weinroth's death impoverishes the legal world and Israeli society as a whole


Singapore investment giant buying Israeli cybertech firm Sygnia for around $250 million

In a record exit, the cyber-consultant’s owners will reap more than 50 times their initial investment in the sale to Temasek, a source says


‘Tomorrow it could be your daughter’: Right-wing party campaigns on anti-assimilation in central Israeli town

Street signs in Ramle show a woman wearing a hijab, reading: 'Only a strong Habayit Hayehudi can preserve Jewish Ramle' ■ Habayit Hayehudi's national branch says that 'national character must be preserved but preserve an honorable campaign style'


Turkish police shoot driver ‘planning Israel protest’

Author: AFParticle author: AFPID: 1539727305228061400Thu, 2018-10-18 01:01


Government defends Israel embassy move ‘discussion’ – politics live

Scott Morrison is in damage control after key allies warn Australia against moving its embassy to Jerusalem


UN votes to give ‘Palestine’ extra rights as it heads major bloc in 2019

General Assembly votes extra powers for Ramallah for duration of its presidency of Group of 77, a bloc of 134 nations; Israel, US and Australia opposed


Murders in Arab community are falling but future uncertain, says Israeli police chief

This year, 40 Arabs were murdered from January through August, while 77 such murders occurred in 2017 and 66 in 2016, said Israeli police commissioner Roni Alsheich