Jewish world weighs in on Ivanka and Jared's piety on inauguration day
"Pointing out how an observant public figure is or isn’t living up to the standards set by others can become awfully judgy."
Trump to develop missile defense system against Iran, North Korea
The administration also stated it would make defeating "radical Islamic terror groups" its top foreign policy goal.
Rabbi Hier remembers Zion and Jerusalem in benediction for President Trump
"By the rivers of Babylon," he recited. "We wept as we remembered Zion. If I forget thee, Oh Jerusalem, may my right hand forget its skill."
President Trump vows to 'unite the civilized world' against terrorism
Trump vowed to "unite the civilized world against Radical Islamic Terrorism, which we will eradicate completely from the face of the Earth."
Washington protests turn violent as Trump assumes presidency
The crowd chanted anti-Trump slogans and carried at least one sign reading "Make Racists Afraid Again," a play on the New York businessman-turned-politician's "Make America Great Again" slogan.
MK Tzipi Livni threatened with arrest if she lands in Brussels
The Brussels prosecutor’s office said that Livni is the subject of a 2010 complaint and that justice authorities “may use her arrival to try and advance the investigation.”
Donald Trump is president
Press secretary says news on moving embassy to Jerusalem coming soon.
Israeli minister: We all pray for ‘serious, courageous’ President Trump
Steinitz added: “I very much hope and believe that he will move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.”
Soros: Trump is a ‘would-be dictator’ destined to fail
“I personally have confidence that he’s going to fail… because his ideas that guide him are inherently self-contradictory,” said Soros.
Trump hears sermon on biblical protection of Jerusalem before swearing-in
This year's version of the traditional pre-inauguration service will focus on when God chooses a leader, specifically the biblical figure of Nehemiah, who rebuilt the walls that protected Jerusalem.
CIA documents reveal immediate lead-up to Yom Kippur War
The morning of the coordinated attack on Israel, US assessments flipped from presuming war was not on the horizon to frantic attempts to prevent Syria and Turkey from attacking the Jewish state, which was warned off any preemptive strike.
Relative claims shot terrorist was mentally ill, not dangerous
The shooter, a naturalized 45-year-old Israeli, was born in Tulkarm; a relative says that he would never hurt anyone and wants to know why the IDF shot him, despite the video of the incident.
Justice minister to propose bill to limit PM's term and defer indictments
Ayelet Shaked is to submit a bill to limit a PM's term to eight consecutive years and freeze indictments for certain white collar crimes until his term's completion; the bill would only take place after Netanyahu leaves office.
Trump, sworn in as US president, promises to put 'America First'
The 45th president of the United States of America, Donald J. Trump, repeats his campaign foreign policy promise in his inaugural address, promising to value the US above all else; he tells the crowd that he was returning power to them from DC; 44th President Barack Obama departs Washington.
Attorney general: It's my duty to deal with the prime minister's investigations
Speaking to a legal conference, Avichai Mandelblit insists that, as long as he holds his position, it is incumbent upon him to deal with the investigations into Benjamin Netanyahu, working both swiftly and effectively.
Netanyahus reportedly insisted on expensive gifts from Milchan
According to Haaretz, the Israeli billionaire gave evidence that claims that the prime minister and his wife insisted on his sending them hundreds of thousands of shekels' worth of cigars and champagne and used code words.
Inauguration Day: Trump to become America's 45th president
On the day of his inauguration, President-elect Donald Trump opens with a celebratory tweet; protestors line up in front of US capitol with signs reading 'Free Palestine' and 'Let Freedom Ring'; swearing-in begins at 11am Eastern.
Palestinians rescue 3 armed IDF soldiers and civilian from Palestinian village
Three soldiers and one Israeli civilian manage to evade a potential harm after they arrive at the Palestinian village of Qusra in the West Bank and began shooting in the air during an altercation with locals; they were extracted by the head of the local council and a local activist; the reason for their being there is still investigated by the IDF.
IDF Chief of Staff Eisenkot underwent surgery to remove cancerous growth
IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot was admitted to Belinson Hospital in Petah Tikva's Department of Urology on Thursday, for a scheduled operation to remove a cancerous growth; The operation was deemed a success, and he is currently in recovery.
Cher, De Niro, Baldwin lead New York rally against Trump
Watch: A list of socially conscious Hollywood A-Listers speak at an anti-Trump rally in New York on Friday, as celebrations for the inauguration are under way in Washington, DC; 'We are the majority. Don't give up. I won't give up,' promises filmmaker Michael Moore.
Sara Netanyahu had billionaire buy her expensive jewelry – report
Report said incident occurred in 2004 and is not part of criminal investigation against Netanyahus, but points to pattern of behaviour
Swedish Jews boycott Holocaust memorial co-organized by nationalist party
In separate incident, Swedish Muslim youth movement dis-invites Muslim Brotherhood speaker after protest from Jewish group
Male circumcision helps prevent all HIV – researchers
New study in West African countries finds that procedure also helps against the more rare, but quickly spreading, HIV-2 virus
Israel hails ‘new era’ of relations with President Trump
Officials vow to make alliance between two nations ‘greater than ever,’ even as security services prepare for possible unrest due to Trump policy changes
Hamas operative killed in Gaza tunnel collapse
Terrorist group says Yussef al-Agha died in the collapse of a ‘resistance tunnel,’ the type dug for attacks against Israel.
President Trump puts fight against ‘radical Islamic terrorism’ at heart of inauguration speech
In uncompromising address, new president promises to ‘reinforce old alliances,’ quotes Bible on ‘how good and pleasant it is when God's people live together in unity’
Russian political elites revel in Trump’s inauguration
Trump’s promises to fix relations with Moscow follow spiraling tensions with Washington over the Ukrainian crisis, the war in Syria and allegations of Russian meddling in the US elections
‘It’s going to be only America First’: Full text of President Trump’s inaugural speech
‘We will reinforce old alliances and form new ones,’ president promises, ‘and unite the civilized world against radical Islamic terrorism, which we will eradicate completely from the face of the earth’
Joy erupts as Italian rescuers pull out avalanche survivors
Two children are among the 10 found alive two days after the massive snow slide buries around 30 people at a ski resort
Donald Trump sworn in as 45th president, vows to put ‘America first’
Trump takes oath of office, says he is ‘giving power back to the people’, promises to ‘eradicate’ Islamic terrorism ‘from the face of the earth’