(JNS.org) U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman swiftly condemned last Friday’s “despicable” terror attack in Jerusalem, in which three Arab terrorists killed two Israeli Druze police officers near the Temple Mount.
(Andrew Friedman/TPS) Islamic officials in Jerusalem said mosques around the city would be closed on Friday, and called on Muslims to hold Friday prayers around the perimeter of the Temple Mount compound to protest security measures at the site.
(JNS.org) Israel and the Gaza-ruling Palestinian terror group Hamas are purportedly conducting indirect negotiations, mediated by Egypt, regarding a potential prisoner exchange deal.
(Andrew Friedman/TPS) Sixty-two percent of Jewish Israelis object to the term “occupation” to describe Israel’s presence in Judea and Samaria, a Jerusalem think-tank said Monday.
(JNS.org) A diplomatic row between Israel and Jordan escalated when Israeli Science and Technology Minister Ofir Akunis cancelled a scheduled visit to the Hashemite kingdom for a ceremony highlighting regional scientific cooperation.
(JNS.org) An initiative dubbed the “Sanhedrin Trail,” launched by the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) in cooperation with Israel’s National Religious Education Administration, will see the construction of Israel’s first “smart” hiking trail completed by the spring of 2018.
(Ilan Evyatar/TPS) Europe is undermining its own security by undermining Israel, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Wednesday as he was caught on live microphone bashing the European Union at a meeting with the leaders of Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Slovakia in Budapest.
(JNS.org) The U.S. Senate urged President Donald Trump to fulfill his campaign promise of relocating the American embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, unanimously passing legislation in support of the move Monday.
(JNS.org) U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster declined to say whether the U.S. regards the Western Wall as part of Israel during a press conference at the White House Tuesday.
(JNS.org) Arab states are reportedly prepared to consider improved relations with Israel if the Jewish state makes various concessions to reach a peace deal with the Palestinians.
(JNS.org) The low-cost Icelandic airline WOW announced Tuesday it would begin operating flights to Israel from the U.S. starting Sept. 12.