When planning to drive from Jerusalem to Netanya for a bar mitzvah on a Thursday night in early November, Avi Tuchmayer knew the start of the weekend traffic meant the drive could take a lot longer than the usual hour-and-a-half.
The bodies of five Palestinian terrorists killed when the IDF demolished a cross-border tunnel last week have been discovered on the Israeli side of the border during works to complete the exposure of the ‘terror tunnel,’ the IDF said.
Yuval Rabin, son of assassinated Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, leveled a blistering attack on current Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, accusing his government of maintaining an ever-expanding list of “enemies,” including IDF chiefs of staff, police chiefs, intelligence agencies, artists and others who don’t espouse the “right” views.”
The new Palestinian school textbooks do not prepare Palestinian children for reforms that will build a future with peace and co-existence with the Israelis but, on the contrary, stir up further radicalization and hatred.
Excavations conducted by the Israel Antiquities Authority, with the participation of volunteers, have uncovered in Jerusalem large portions of courses of the Western Wall that have been hidden for 1,700 years.
“I understand why those who support Hamas want to see the Mossad in every uncomfortable place, but Israel had no part in the referendum of the Kurdish people, apart from the deep, natural, longstanding sympathy of the people of Israel for the Kurdish people and their yearnings”.
‘’This murderous attack is the result of – inter alia – systematic incitement by the Palestinian Authority and other elements and I expect Abu Mazen to condemn it and not attempt to justify it,’’ said Israeli Prime Minister at a cabinet meeting, following the killing of three Israelis in a shooting attack by a Palestinian in Har Adar near Jerusalem.
Over the last fives months, the European Union has convened its Association Council with Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt… but still not its Association Council with Israel, a high-level bilateral ministerial body which is normally due to be held every year in the EU Council premises in Brussels.