Citing increased security threats, in particular the situation in Syria, Hezbollah’s acquirement of guided missiles and Iran’s military growth and expansionism, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman has called for an additional NIS 4.8 billion in military spending over the next three years.
Israel's Labor Party Chairman Avi Gabbay said Sunday that he would not have approved the construction of isolated settlements such as Yitzhar, but he added that it would be unrealistic to remove 100,000 people from their homes in Judea and Samaria.
When planning to drive from Jerusalem to Netanya for a bar mitzvah on a Thursday night in early November, Avi Tuchmayer knew the start of the weekend traffic meant the drive could take a lot longer than the usual hour-and-a-half.
The bodies of five Palestinian terrorists killed when the IDF demolished a cross-border tunnel last week have been discovered on the Israeli side of the border during works to complete the exposure of the ‘terror tunnel,’ the IDF said.
Yuval Rabin, son of assassinated Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, leveled a blistering attack on current Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, accusing his government of maintaining an ever-expanding list of “enemies,” including IDF chiefs of staff, police chiefs, intelligence agencies, artists and others who don’t espouse the “right” views.”
The new Palestinian school textbooks do not prepare Palestinian children for reforms that will build a future with peace and co-existence with the Israelis but, on the contrary, stir up further radicalization and hatred.