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Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett addresses the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City, Sept. 27, 2021. Photo by Avi Ohayon/GPO.

Bennett plans to meet with Putin in Russia, in part to discuss Iran aggression

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett is slated to travel on Oct. 22 to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin for the first time, the prime minister’s office announced on Twitter on Tuesday. The two leaders...
Yaakov Hagoel, acting chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel Executive, with new Olim from 26 countries who recently joined the J.A.'s Ulpan Etzion in Jerusalem. Photo credit: Elad Brami.

Race for Jewish Agency’s leadership heats up

The Jewish Agency may soon see a woman at its helm for the first time; five of the eight candidates seeking the chairmanship are women. The Agency’s Board of Governors is expected to announce...
Photo President Herzog : Kobi Gideon/GPO

Headlines from the 10th annual Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference today at the Museum of...

President Isaac Herzog addresses the Jerusalem Post Annual Conference: “Iran is exploiting the world’s inaction, this lack of coordination—a clear threat to international peace and security.” President Herzog spoke of the importance of international dialogue...
Jared Kushner, who served as senior adviser to his father-in-law, former U.S. President Donald Trump, and was a key negotiator in helping to make the accords a reality, and his wife, Ivanka Trump, with Israeli politicians in the Knesset as part of the newly formed Abraham Accords Caucus in the Knesset on Oct. 11, 2021. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Israeli Knesset launches Abraham Accords Caucus on anniversary of normalization agreements

Several hundred dignitaries and guests, including Israeli government ministers, Knesset members, foreign ambassadors and mayors gathered in the Knesset auditorium on Monday afternoon for the launch of the Knesset’s “Abraham Accords Caucus,” whose mission...
Former Israeli minister of Health Yuli Edelstein attends a ceremony for the newly appointed head of the Ministry of Health in Jerusalem, July 13, 2021. Flash90

Edelstein declares intention to challenge Netanyahu for Likud leadership

Former Knesset speaker and Likud Party No. 2 Yuli Edelstein announced on Monday that he will challenge Likud leader Benjamin Netanyahu for leadership of the party. “We have held elections four times. The Likud is...
Ronen Bar, the newly appointed head of the Shin Bet security services, leaves his home in central Israel, Oct. 11, 2021. Photo by Flash90.

Ronen Bar becomes chief of Shin Bet security agency

Israel’s government approved Ronen Bar as the new chief of the Shin Bet intelligence agency on Monday. Responding to the development, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz tweeted: “Ronen, in my name and in the name...
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett attends the Golan Heights Conference on Economics and Regional Development on Oct. 11, 2021. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90.

Bennett: Israel to approve ‘national plan’ for Golan Heights

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Monday that Israel would approve a “national plan” for the Golan Heights in six weeks’ time, calling the development of the area a “strategic goal” for the...
Shaare Zedek Medical Center staff in the hospital's coronavirus ward in Jerusalem, Sept. 23, 2021. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Israel sees spike in number of kids hospitalized with rare post-COVID syndrome

In the past two weeks in Israel, one child has died and 35 have been hospitalized, one in critical condition, due to a surge in cases of Pediatric Inflammatory Multisystem Syndrome (PIMS), according to...
Israelis protest against the country's latest Green Pass restrictions in Tel Aviv, Oct. 10, 2021. Source: Twitter.

Israelis march in Tel Aviv in protest of Covid ‘Green Pass’ rules

Israelis once again took to the streets in Tel Aviv on Saturday night in protest against the government’s Oct. 3 decision to restrict the country’s COVID “Green Pass” to only those who have received...

Angela Merkel Makes a Final Visit to Yad Vashem as Chancellor of Germany

Yesterday, 10 October 2021, the Chancellor of Germany H.E. Dr. Angela Merkel visited Yad Vashem for the sixth and final time as leader of Germany. During her informative and emotional visit to the Mount...