Messi, Argentina’s national soccer team to play in Israel in November

Friendly match rescheduled over a year after previous one scrapped due to pressure from the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movementSource Link: Read more »

IDF unveils ‘Momentum Plan’ to make it deadlier and faster, if it can pay for it

Army chief intends to spend large sums to outfit troops with better gear and improve air defenses to deal a powerful blow to Israel’s enemies before they can hit backSource Link: Read more »

Israel jumps 14 spots in World Bank’s annual ‘Doing Business’ report

Progress made in tax reforms, access to credit, ease of cross-border trade and corporate registrations, study saysSource Link: Read more »

IDF chief warns ‘precarious’ security situation could lead to conflict in north

Lt. Gen. Kohavi says Iran behind main threats facing Israel, identifies Syria and Lebanon as primary areas of concernSource Link: Read more »

Give Gantz a chance: 7 things to know for October 24

Though Israeli media is largely skeptical the ex-IDF chief can form government after Netanyahu failed, his efforts are seen by some as a breath of fresh airSource Link: Read more »

Nikki Haley to be honored by World Jewish Congress for calling out bias in UN

Former US ambassador to get annual Theodor Herzl Award after she ‘proved to be a giant’ in pointing out anti-Israel discrimination at international bodySource Link: Read more »

After feting Virgin’s maiden voyage, Branson to meet with Israel space industry

Flamboyant travel company founder Sir Richard Branson says he’s wide open for Startup Nation pitches during brief Israel staySource Link: Read more »

IDF chief warns ‘precarious’ security situation in north could lead to conflict

Aviv Kohavi unveils plan to overhaul Israeli military to counter ‘central strategic threats’ from Iran, HezbollahSource Link: Read more »

Hanni Lévy, who survived Holocaust in Berlin, dies aged 95

Lévy, whose story was told in the 2017 movie ‘The Invisibles,’ was hidden by non-Jews honored by Israel after the war; Merkel mourns ‘an impressive woman’Source Link: Read more »

IDF troops unnecessarily launch Iron Dome interceptor missiles in false alarm

Palestinians report terror groups in the Strip fired rockets out to sea, which air defense soldiers falsely identified as heading toward southern IsraelSource Link: Read more »