The Moroccan exception should become an expectation

The decision of my country, Morocco, to engage in full diplomatic and cultural relations with the State of Israel presents the Middle East with unique and new opportunities for positive change and... Read more »

Gantz says Netanyahu tried to derail permit process for Palestinian construction

Iran asks watchdog not to publish ‘unnecessary’ nuke details Iran has urged the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog to avoid publishing “unnecessary” details on Tehran’s nuclear program, state TV reports, a day after... Read more »

PODCAST: The Daily Briefing – Israel, the VacciNation: Your questions answered

A quick 15-minute podcast with ToI editors and reporters to catch you up on what’s important todaySource Link: https://www.timesofisrael.com/podcast-the-daily-briefing-israel-the-vaccination-your-questions-answered/ Read more »

Cabinet okays Kobi Shabtai as permanent police chief, a job unfilled for 2 years

Cabinet ministers on Sunday approved Kobi Shabtai’s appointment as police commissioner, after the position remained without a permanent appointee for over two years. Shabtai’s appointment is for a three-year term, which can... Read more »

Israeli lenders Hapoalim and Leumi sign accords with National Bank of Bahrain

Israel’s two largest banks, Bank Hapoalim Ltd. and Bank Leumi Le-Israel Ltd., said on Sunday they have signed memorandum of understanding agreements with the National Bank of Bahrain for cooperation between the... Read more »

Pinched by pandemic, artists paint new paths onto Instagram walls

If there’s one thing artists have learned, it’s that Instagram offers the perfect blank canvas. Particularly during a pandemic. Israeli artist Shira Barzilay, better known online as Koketit, has been using the... Read more »

Huldai: Tel Aviv cultural venues to open in February for the fully vaccinated

Tel Aviv mayor and head of the newly formed The Israelis party Ron Huldai said Sunday that he will not wait for government approval to reopen cultural sites in his city, and... Read more »

Hackers attack Atlanta synagogue stream of senator-elect Warnock’s sermon

JTA — Hackers shut down an Atlanta synagogue’s live stream of Senator-Elect Raphael Warnock delivering a sermon to honor Martin Luther King Jr., whose church he leads. Kent Alexander, president of The... Read more »

New Hope’s Sa’ar: If I win, Likud can join me but Netanyahu won’t be a minister

New Hope leader Gideon Sa’ar said Saturday that his former party, Likud, could be “a partner” in the government he hopes to form after the upcoming election, but that current Prime Minister... Read more »

Jews in Morocco ‘already packing their suitcases’ for direct Israel flights

Tickets for commercial flights have yet to go on sale, but many in the community look forward to seeing family members with easeSource Link: https://www.timesofisrael.com/jews-in-morocco-already-packing-their-suitcases-for-direct-israel-flights/ Read more »