Israel triumphs over major BDS move

The Israel licensee of the Ben & Jerry's bought the ice cream business from Unilever, which announced last year it would stop marketing products to the “Occupied Palestinian territories.” By…

Suriname to open embassy in Jerusalem

Both the South American country and Israel have announced the landmark development. By Erin Viner The declaration came as Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Yair Lapid hosted the Foreign Minister…

Turkish FM makes rare visit to Israel 

Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu is on a two-day trip to Israel and the Palestinian territories that marks the first visit by a Turkish Foreign Minister in 15 years.  By Erin Viner Israeli…

Palestinian rocket from Lebanon draws IDF response

The missile landed in an open area in northern Israel overnight, in an apparent spillover violence related to Palestinian-Israeli confrontations at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque. By Erin Viner The IDF said…

Gantz, Abdullah hold talks in Jordan

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz met with King Abdullah II at the Royal Palace in Amman to discuss regional and security challenges, just ahead of another visit to the Hashemite…

Jordanian King meets with PA President Abbas

King Abdullah II of Jordan traveled to the Ramallah headquarters of the Palestinian Authority (PA) on Monday for a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. By Erin Viner “We and…

Lapid meets King Abdullah in Amman

The second meeting between the two leaders comes amid growing tension in Jerusalem just ahead of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. By Erin Viner Jordanian King Abdullah II hosted…

Sheikh Jarrah tensions spike

[Ed. Note 19 January 2022:  the court-approved eviction order of "illegal buildings built on grounds designated for a school for children with special needs" was enforced this morning, according to…

Herzog Hanukah visit to Hebron draws Hamas fury

The Islamist leaders of Gaza threatened to retaliate after Israeli President Isaac Herzog lighted the first candle for the Jewish holiday at the Cave of the Patriarchs in the city.…