Israeli police officers in civilian clothes savagely assaulted an Arab supermarket worker in central Tel Aviv on Sunday after he refused to identify himself because he didn’t know who they were, according to eyewitnesses.
Prominent cultural historian Prof. Catherine Hall of University College London declined to receive the prestigious Dan David Prize, which was due to be awarded on Sunday in a ceremony at Tel Aviv.
The death penalty for murder in a terror act that incoming Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman seeks will only apply to military courts, said a Likud source involved in the talks to bring Lieberman’s Yisrael Beiteinu party into the governing coalition.
The Israeli Defense Ministry is help the right wing settler movement Amana, is planning a new settlement near Shiloh in the northern West Bank. The new construction is intended for the 40 families now living in the outpost of Amona, which is set to be evacuated by the end of the year.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has come out in favor of Israel building new settlements in occupied territory.
U.K. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn denied Thursday that his party was facing an anti-Semitism crisis or had an anti-Semitism problem, following a political uproar and the suspension of two prominent party figures in as many days over comments deemed anti-Semitic and anti-Israel.
The attorney for Israeli Rabbi Eliezer Berland, a fugitive accused of serial sex crimes, closed his case at the rabbi’s bail hearing in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, mounting an impassioned plea that the rabbi be given bail, especially since it is Passover.
The executive-director of the Israeli office of the Hadassah women’s organization pursued a secret deal that would have given U.S. casino magnate Sheldon Adelson and his wife Miriam control of parts of Hadassah University Hospital, Army Radio reported on Monday.
Mourad Laachraoui, brother of terrorist Najim Laachraoui, who blew himself up in Brussels airport on Tuesday, is a medal-winning sportsman who won the Israeli Open Taekwondo Championship in Ramle in September.
American-Israel businessman and Hillary Clinton supporter Haim Saban ripped into Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump, saying he would be “dangerous for the world” and thus to Israel as well.