Al Jazeera Dredges Up Ukrainian Blood Libel

As Israel works to shut down the offices of the Qatari news network Al Jazeera in Jerusalem, the network came out last Wednesday with an “investigative report” that perpetuates a modern-day blood libel from 2013. Read more

‘Stripping Isn’t Entertainment’: Israeli Court Shuts Down Strip Club In Diamond Exchange

In a landmark ruling on Monday, an Israeli court ordered the closure of a strip club in a Tel Aviv suburb, ruling that, “Stripping can in no way be considered entertainment.” Read more

AG Orders Police To Open Probe Against Former Bank Leumi Executives

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit has ordered police to open an investigation against three former Bank Leumi executives alleged to have aided US customers in tax evasion, media reports said. Read more

Israeli Model Injured In Scooter Accident Back To Normal

Israeli model Shlomit Malka, who was seriously injured last Sunday in an scooter accident in Tel Aviv, has returned to normal functioning. Read more

Over 1,500 Rabbis Take Stand Against BDS

Well over 1,500 Orthodox rabbanim from across the United States, hailing from a cross section of communities, have joined the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce’s call to support the Israeli government’s effort to combat the BDS movement, which promotes a boycott of Israel and related individuals and businesses around the world. Read more

Jerusalem – Israel Revokes Al-Jazeera Reporter’s Press Permit

Jerusalem – Israel’s press office said Wednesday it is revoking the credentials of a prominent Al-Jazeera reporter pending a hearing after he told another TV station that the work of Palestinian journalists is part of the “resistance.” Read more

IDF Unit Is Brains Behind Israeli Army Artificial Intelligence

The operational research unit of the Military Intelligence Unit the software unit of the Israeli army’s J6/C4i Directorate’s Lotem Unit doesn’t look like the kind of place where state-of-the art artificial intelligence is being put to work. Read more

Israel Could Become Major Exporter of Medical Marijuana

A joint committee of the Health and Finance ministries recommends permitting the export of medical marijuana, a move that could bring up to $4 billion into the state coffers annually. Read more

Pilot Killed, Navigator Critically Injured In Apache Crash In South Israel

Jerusalem – An IDF Apache helicopter crashed in southern Israel, killing one pilot and critically injuring the second the IDF said on Monday night. Read more

Israel Offers To Take Iranian Blogger From Turkey

Israel offered asylum on Sunday to a Turkey-based Iranian blogger who it said faced forcible deportation to Iran, where she would be at risk given her work for an Israeli news site. Read more