Amid coalition row, Lieberman warns Israel could be ‘on its way to elections’

By Yehuda Shlezinger , i24NEWS and Israel Hayom Staff— Former defense minister Avigdor Liberman said on Friday that Israel might be “on its way to elections” after his party refused to join a coalition due to a disagreement over the haredi draft law. Speaking to Israel’s Channel 13, the secular-nationalist Yisrael Beytenu party leader said…

Netanyahu asks for international help as huge fires force evacuation of 3,500

By Jacob Magid and TOI Staff— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu directed the Foreign Ministry to reach out to nearby countries for “immediate” assistance in putting out the hundreds of fires that were ravaging the country Thursday evening, destroying dozens of houses and forcing the evacuation of some 3,500 from their homes. Later, the Foreign Ministry…

One Year Later, the U.S. Embassy Move

By Evelyn Gordon, JNS The first anniversary of the U.S. embassy’s move to Jerusalem sparked multiple articles in the Israeli press declaring it a failure for both U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. From the left-wing Ha’aretz to the centrist Times of Israel, headlines trumpeted the fact that only one minor…