Direct Flights to Morocco

Israeli carriers launched direct flights to Morocco! In light of normalized ties between the two countries, El Al and IsrAir began direct flights to Marrakesh this week. This is a welcomed development, especially as a … Read More

Syria Intercepts Israeli Air Attack

Syrian State Media reported that Syria’s air defense systems intercepted an Israeli air attack in the Homs area. Homs province borders Lebanon, where the Iranian-backed Lebanese group, Hezbollah, actively operates in that terrain. It has … Read More

Third COVID Shots Given in Israel

Israel became the first country to administer a third COVID vaccine to immunocompromised individuals. Amid rising infections due to the Delta variant, Israel’s Health Ministry approved giving the booster earlier this week. The Health Ministry … Read More

Israeli Researchers Find Promising Drugs for COVID

A group of Israeli researchers at Hebrew University have identified 18 existing medicines that could successfully treat COVID-19. These scientists, led by Prof. Shy Arkin, tested these medicines based on their known ability to inhibit … Read More

Ben & Jerry’s Caves to BDS

In a sad display of misguided “solidarity” with Palestinians, the Vermont based ice cream company, Ben & Jerry’s, announced it will no longer sell its ice cream in Jewish settlements in contested territory. Furthermore, it … Read More

Extreme Heat Wave

Israel is bracing for another extreme heat wave early next week. Temperatures could reach up to 111 F (44 C) in certain places within the country. The UV index is also expected to be quite … Read More

Contagion Rate Rises

The Coronavirus contagion rate in Israel rose to %1.38 after Israel reported over 700 new cases this week. The Delta variant is responsible for many “breakthrough” illness in fully-vaccinated patients. It is reportedly 50% more … Read More

New Coronavirus Restrictions?

With over 700 new cases reported earlier this week, Israel’s coronavirus cabinet is mulling new restrictions. The Delta variant is responsible for Israel’s latest outbreak, infecting even some fully vaccinated people. The Health Ministry is … Read More

IDF Thwarts Drug Smuggling in North

The IDF thwarted an attempted drug smuggling operation from Lebanon to Israel. The operation took place in the northern town of Ghajar, where police spotted someone attempting to smuggle 300,000 NIS worth of narcotics. This … Read More

Palestinians Fire on Border Police

A firefight broke out between Palestinians and Israeli Border Police recently. This happened in the Palestinian city of Jenin after officers arrested three suspects for undisclosed terror activity. The suspects were transferred for questioning by … Read More