January 2014 Headlines

Poll: Jewish Home Party Jumps Five Seats

It appears Economy Minister Naftali Bennett's opposition to the concept of Jews living under Palestinian Authority sovereignty is shared by many Israelis.

Senior P.A. Official Renews Ties with Iran

Senior Palestinian Authority and Fatah Central Committee member Jabril Rajoub says the P.A. is ready to renew ties with Iran.

Holocaust Survivors' Memories Never Fade

The world remembered the Holocaust at ceremonies from Auschwitz to the United Nations. But for survivors, the memories never fade.

Col. North: Israel's Enemies Are Our Enemies

Col. Oliver North told CBN News that Americans need to understand the connection between Israel and the United States.

Hezbollah Turning Lebanese into 'Human Shield'

Israel Air Force chief Maj.-Gen. Amir Eshel says Hezbollah has further expanded its military installations in Lebanese residential areas, now estimated in the thousands.

No 'Jews' in EU's Official Holocaust Statement

E.U. High Representative Baroness Catherine Ashton made no mention of Jews in her official statement on International Holocaust Memorial Day.

Netanyahu: Why Not a 'Jewish Minority' in Palestine?

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would not uproot one Jewish community or resident in the context of a peace agreement with the Palestinian Authority.

Scarlett Johansson Stands by Israel Soda Co.

Actress Scarlett Johannson is standing by her endorsement of an Israeli soda company, despite criticism by pro-Palestinian activists.

Netanyahu: 'Good News' from Davos

Netanyahu's meetings with leaders in the hi-tech and cyber defense world promise to generate new business opportunities for Israeli companies.

Knesset: Holocaust Victims Cry 'From the Depths'

Monday marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day, commemorating the horrors of the Nazi genocide in World War II.

Israeli Archaeologists Uncover Sixth Century Church

Israeli archaeologists have uncovered a 1,500-year-old church that could be the first used for Christian community worship.

Netanyahu: 'Israel's What's Right in the Middle East'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says a strong Israeli economy benefits both Israelis and Palestinians -- and the peace process itself.

Netanyahu: Iran Deceiving the World with Smiles

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is deceiving the world with smiles, while continuing to spin a web of lies, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned.

Shin-Bet Thwarts Major Terror Attacks

Israeli security has stopped an al Qaeda plan to attack a U.S. Consulate and a conference center in Jerusalem.

Islamic Jihad Warns Israel

Islamic Jihad swore to avenge the deaths of two Gaza-based terrorists behind a series of recent rocket attacks on southern Israel.

P.A.: No Extension of Peace Talks

Palestinian Authority officials say they will not extend peace talks with Israel when the nine-month timeframe expires in April, not even by a day.

Israel, Canada Form Strategic Partnership

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper concludes his four-day state visit to Israel Wednesday.

Netanyahu, Peres Leave for World Economic Forum

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu left Wednesday for the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Netanyahu: Nuke Deal Won't Stop Iran Bomb

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shrugged off Iran's purported agreement to stop enriching uranium above 5 percent.

Canada Stands with Israel through 'Water and Fire'

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's unflinching support of Israel is a rare commodity these days.

Israeli Delegation to Mark Holocaust in Auschwitz

More than half the members of the Israeli Knesset are planning to travel to Auschwitz-Birkenau next week.

Netanyahu: UNESCO's Decision Doesn't Promote Peace

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu criticized UNESCO's decision to cancel an exhibit depicting the historical Jewish connection to Israel.

Canadian PM Hailed as 'Great Friend' of Israel

Israel rolled out the red carpet to welcome Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, his wife, and a 250-member delegation Sunday.

Netanyahu: EU's Criticism of Israel 'Hypocritical'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chastised the European Union Thursday for its criticism of Israeli building in biblical Judea and Samaria.

Israeli Schools Closed over Rocket Threat

Some 3,500 students in the Israeli coastal city of Ashdod stayed home Friday due to an increase in rocket attacks from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip.

Hamas Trains Next Generation of Jihadists

Thirteen thousand high school students in Hamas graduated this week from jihadist training camps.

Iranian Official: We Can Reverse Deal in One Day

Iran's deputy foreign minister said the concessions it made in the nuclear deal could be reversed in less than a day.

US Demands Apology from Israeli Defense Minister

The Obama administration demanded and got an apology for Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon's criticism of Secretary of State John Kerry.

Israel Becomes Full Member of CERN

Israel has been admitted as a full member of CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research.

Iron Dome Intercepts Rocket Barrage

An Iron Dome anti-missile battery intercepted five rockets overnight Wednesday fired at the coastal city of Ashkelon by Gaza-based terror cells.

Israelis Celebrate Tu B'Shvat

Thousands of school children will spend today planting saplings with their classmates in observance of Tu Bishvat, the New Year of the Trees.

PA Prime Minister Demands Apology for Speeding Ticket

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister demanded an apology from Israel Police after being pulled over for speeding.

Israeli Defense Minister to Kerry: 'Leave Us in Peace'

While U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry presses ahead with trying to create a Palestinian state, a senior Israeli government minister says he doesn't know what he's talking about.

Boycott Campaign Hurts Jordan Valley Farmers

Israeli farmers are being hurt by a boycott campaign designed to punish Israel.

Israel's Ariel Sharon Laid to Rest

Leaders from around the world gathered in Israel Monday to say a final farewell to former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.

Netanyahu: Ariel Sharon 'Forever' in our Hearts

At the weekly cabinet meeting Sunday morning, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke briefly of the late Ariel (Arik) Sharon.

Israeli Pres. Peres Eulogizes Ariel Sharon

Israeli President Shimon Peres delivered a stirring eulogy at the funeral Monday of former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.

Lost Tribes of Israel: Indian Families Make Aliya

For nearly 2,700 years, a tribe called the Bnei Menashe in India has maintained their Jewish roots. They believe they're part of the lost tribes of Israel.

World Leaders Pay Homage to Israel's Ariel Sharon

Leaders from around the world gathered in Israel Monday to say a final farewell to former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.

Proposed Peace Agreement Endangers Israel's Borders

One reported part of a proposed peace agreement between Israelis and Palestinians has many Israelis worried.

Israel: Palestinians Fed Daily Anti-Israel Propaganda

According to a new report released by the Israeli government, Palestinian leaders are spreading a different message to their own people.

Critics Fear Kerry Putting Israel at Risk

State Secretary Kerry will return to Israel to try and broker an Israeli- P.A. peace deal. But some fear his efforts might put Israel's security at risk. 

Pope Francis to Visit Holy Land

Pope Francis will make his first trip to Israel, the West Bank, and Jordan in May.

Netanyahu: Peace Talks Require a Willing Partner

Secretary of State John Kerry launched a second day of talks with Israeli and Palestinian negotiators as he ramps up another attempt at a peace deal.

Israel Faces Threats on all Sides

Israel is facing a host of challenges in this new year. From the Iranian nuclear threat to negotiations with the Palestinians -- the pressure is ramping up.

Israel Leader Ariel Sharon in Kidney Failure

Ariel Sharon, one of Israel's most famous leaders, may have only days left to live.