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American filmmaker and actor Quentin Tarantino with his Israeli wife Daniella Pick, at the opening night of the Jerusalem Film Festival at the Cinematheque near the Old City of Jerusalem, on July 7, 2016. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90.
Film director Quentin Tarantino spoke to Yediot Achronot in a full-length interview published last week about his new “wonderful” life in Israel with his wife, Israeli singer and model Daniella Pick, who is pregnant with their first child. The “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” director told the publication, “Really, my life here is so wonderful.” He said he has some...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a rally in his support in Jerusalem ahead of Likud Party primaries, Dec. 22, 2019. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.
Former Trump campaign aides Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie have left Israel after a month of working on the election campaign of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli media reported on Tuesday. Lewandowski was U.S. President Donald Trump’s first campaign manager in the 2016 election, and remains a close confidant. Bossie was also involved in the 2016 Trump campaign. Netanyahu had...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at a Likud Party conference at the International Convention Center in Jerusalem, on Jan. 21, 2020. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Tuesday that if he wins Israel’s March 2 elections, he will annex not only the Jordan Valley, but also all settlements in Judea and Samaria, “immediately” and “without exception.” His remarks came during a speech launching his Likud Party’s campaign, and just hours after Blue and White Party leader Benny Gantz announced that if he...
French President Emmanuel Macron at the Prime Minister's Residence in Jerusalem on Jan. 22, 2020. Photo by Marc Israel Sellem/POOL.
Israeli officials on Tuesday expressed displeasure over the decision by French President Emmanuel Macron, who is on a three-day visit to the country for the Fifth World Holocaust Forum, to meet with Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah during his stay. “We didn’t think it was a great idea to visit Ramallah,” a Foreign Ministry official told Israel Hayom. “We told...
Blue and White Party leaders Benny Gantz (center) and Knesset member Moshe Ya’alon (right) during a visit to the Vered Yeriho observation point in the Judean Desert on Jan. 21, 2020. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90.
Blue and White Party chair Benny Gantz announced on Tuesday that his party will work to annex the Jordan Valley after the March general elections, a potential significant move geared to wooing right-wing voters. “We again establish that the Jordan Valley is the eastern defense shield of Israel, no matter what happens in the future,” he said in his announcement...
Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet) head Nadav Argaman attends the Defense and Foreign Affairs Committee meeting at the Knesset, on March 20, 2017. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.
Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet) head Nadav Argaman announced on Monday that the agency had prevented more than 560 “significant” terror attacks last year, including 10 suicide attacks. Speaking alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Shin Bet’s annual awards ceremony, Argaman said 2019 “was full of security challenges on all the fronts in which we operate. We foiled...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu exposes files smuggled out of Iran which Israel claims detail the Islamic Republic's illicit military nuclear program, April 30, 2018. Credit: Amos Ben-Gershom/GPO.
A secret document seized during a raid by Israeli intelligence on a compound in Tehran in 2018 proves Iran was building a nuclear weapon back in 2002, according to an exclusive report by the British newspaper MailOnline. In the newly revealed document, which is addressed to Tehran’s top nuclear official, Moshen Fakhrizadeh, Iranian scientists outline their plans for a warhead to...
Israeli Defense Minister Naftali Bennett presents his party list to the election committee at the Knesset in Jerusalem on Jan. 15, 2020. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90.
Israeli Defense Minister Naftali Bennett on Saturday issued restraining orders barring members of a radical left-wing group from Judea and Samaria. Activists with a group called “Anarchists Against the Wall”—an anti-Zionist movement founded in 2003 to protest Israel’s security barrier—have been instigating “violent provocations” each week in a number of Palestinian villages, said Bennett, adding that there was evidence that...
View of Wadi Malha in the Jordan Valley on March 9, 2019. Photo by Yossi Zamir/Flash90.
Israel’s Defense Minister Naftali Bennett approved on Wednesday the creation of seven new nature reserves in Judea and Samaria. This is the first time that new nature reserves have been declared in the disputed territories since Israel signed the Oslo Accords with the Palestinian Authority in 1993. Bennett’s office said in a statement that the plan was put off for years because...
Yamina Party members Naftali Bennett and Rafi Peretz during a special memorial session for Rehavam Ze'evi at the Knesset, in Jerusalem, on Oct. 29, 2019. Photo by Flash90.
In a last-minute merger late Wednesday night, Israel’s Jewish Home Party broke its unity deal with the far-right Otzma Yehudit to join forces with National Union and New Right. The three parties will run together as the United Right in the upcoming March 2 elections. Jewish Home leader Rabbi Rafi Peretz on Thursday offered an apology to Otzma leader Itamar...

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