The mayor of London called the movement to boycott all trade with Israel “completely crazy” at the start of a three-day trip to Israel and the Palestinian territories meant to encourage confidence in London’s economy, according to an article in the British newspaper Express & Star.
Hillary Clinton said she would work to strengthen the U.S. relationship with Israel as president in a column for Forward on Thursday.
Archaeologists announced Tuesday that they have discovered in Jerusalem remains of the Acra, a Greek fortress that plays a central role in the story of Hanukkah.
Israeli police are having a more difficult time preventing Israeli civilians from attacking cornered Palestinian terrorists than in dealing with the terrorists themselves, a senior Israeli police officer said on Wednesday.
Israel reportedly bombed a missile base used by President Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria near the country’s border with Lebanon Sunday, destroying multiple missile warehouses.
A store in Gaza named “Hitler” has armed its display mannequins with knives as Palestinians continue to wage knife attacks on Israelis in the region, according to photographs shared on social media.
The Spanish airline Iberia is denying that its pilot announced the arrival of a recent flight in Tel Aviv, Israel, as having landed in “Palestine,” according to a statement issued by the airline.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to speak next week at the Center for American Progress, a liberal think tank that has previously come under fire for its anti-Israel slant.
The brother of the man who assassinated Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin 20 years ago was detained in Israel on Tuesday following his Facebook posting that appeared to threaten Israel’s current president, Reuven Rivlin.