Israel in the News
Israel mourned the passing of her First Lady, Nechama Rivlin, on Tuesday. Mrs. Rivlin died of a pulmonary illness she has battled for many years.
For the first time in the nation’s history, Israeli leaders are calling for new elections as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed in his efforts to form a governing coalition. Elections will be held on September 17.
Incendiary balloons launched from across the border in Gaza caused at least 11 fires in southern Israel this week
After a weekend of intense fighting and rocket barrages that left four Israelis dead, Israel celebrated her 71st Independence Day, Yom HaAtzamaut, beginning Wednesday night. A fragile ceasefire remains in place between Israel and enemy terrorist groups.
Thousands of Christians from around the world gathered in Jerusalem last week to celebrate Good Friday and Easter.
Three weeks after the Trump administration recognized Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, the U.S. issued the first map including the territory as part of Israel.
With nearly all the votes now counted from Israel’s general election Tuesday, Benjamin Netanyahu has been reelected to a fifth term as Prime Minister.
Hundreds were injured and at least two killed as 40,000 Palestinians gathered along the Israel/Gaza border to protest the Israeli blockade on the Gaza Strip, and to mark the one-year anniversary of the March of Great Return demonstrations.
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