Questioning the most powerful person in the country – in his own home

Last week, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sat across from police investigators of the National Fraud Unit for two sessions, in which he was questioned under caution for a total of eight hours, as part of an ongoing corruption investigation. The psychology of these interrogations – and any future questioning of Netanyahu, are highly important to […]


Satisfying State Cup triumph for Hap TA

Hapoel Tel Aviv regained a sense of normalcy for at least a couple of hours on Sunday night, beating Hapoel Ramat Hasharon of the National League 1-0 in Petah Tikva to advance to the State Cup round-of-16. Aaron Schoenfeld scored the only goal of the match in the 52nd minute, starting for the team after […]


Hap Jerusalem, Mac Haifa blow out foes

Hapoel Jerusalem continued to build momentum by moving back above .500 in the BSL on Sunday night, thrashing Maccabi Kiryat Gat 89-50 at the Jerusalem Arena for its third straight win over all competitions. Jerusalem, which improved to 7-6, suffered a 21-point humiliation at Bnei Herzliya in its last league game. But it bounced back […]


Report: Top Israeli newspaper publisher central figure in Netanyahu probe

Arnon "Noni" Mozes, publisher of Israel’s Yedioth Ahronot newspaper, is reportedly at the center of the corruption investigation against Prime Benjamin Netanyahu. According to a Channel 2 report on Sunday, Mozes sought to receive financial benefits for Yedioth Ahronoth and possibly the closure of Israel Hayom‘s weekend edition newspaper in exchange for favorable coverage. Israel […]


Deputy Defense Minister proposes bill set to protect IDF soldiers from criminal prosecution

Deputy Defense Minister Eli Ben-Dahan has proposed a bill that would grant IDF soldiers blanket immunity from any criminal prosecution for their actions in the field. The proposed bill came just days after Sgt. Elor Azaria was convicted of manslaughter in the killing of a wounded Palestinian terrorist in Hebron last year. Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Deputy-Defense-Minister-proposes-bill-set-to-protect-IDF-soldiers-from-criminal-prosecution-477766


Media storm: Israeli official recorded wishing for downfall of anti-Israel British MPs

An Israeli official in London has been caught on camera saying how he would like to “take down” anti-Israel MPs, including foreign office minister Sir Alan Duncan. Shai Masot, a political officer at the London embassy, was recorded by al-Jazeera speaking in a clearly undiplomatic manner about a number of British MPs, including Foreign Minister […]


Netanyahu thanks US House for condemning Security Council action

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked the US House of Representatives on Friday for condemning the UN Security Council’s resolution censuring Israel for its settlement activity. “After the outrageous anti-Israel resolution at the UN, the US House of Representatives voted yesterday resoundingly to support Israel and reject this one-sided resolution,” Netanyahu said. Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/PM-thanks-US-House-for-condemning-Security-Council-action-477738


Extremist haredi anti-enlistment activist arrested

A haredi extremist thought to be a senior activist in a campaign to “shame” haredi men who are serving or have served in the IDF was arrested late Thursday night in Bnei Brak. The activist, 35, is suspected of being behind a new initiative by anti-enlistment campaigners, in which a database of photographs of haredi […]


All sectors of society meet on soccer pitch

In soccer cleats with scraped knees, 150 kids from 12 elementary schools took to a Jaffa pitch on Tuesday for their January tournament organized by an organization called Sha’ar Shivyon, known as “The Equalizer” in English. Kids from nearly every sector of Israeli society – Jewish, Arab, children of asylum-seekers, religious and secular – hurdled […]


Djokovic makes statement in epic win over Murray in Doha

Novak Djokovic made an immense statement in his bid to rule men’s tennis again when he defeated Andy Murray, the man who deposed him as world No. 1, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 in an epic Qatar Open final in Doha on Saturday. Looking back to near his peerless best at times in a game of searing […]

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