Israel's central bank chief backs new coronavirus economic aid plan

2 hours 10 min ago
Amir Yaron says package could widen deficit to 13% of GDP, but that the government has the ability to fund it

Israeli education minister has yet to take off his military uniform

2 hours 36 min ago
Pick for ministry's director-general is reminder that country's security fetish and army networking means retired male officers are seen as being experts in everything

Matriculation exam results bring relief and joy to Palestinian 12th-graders

2 hours 49 min ago
Recent years have seen growing criticism of exam, with some saying it puts huge pressure on students and families and is factor in high dropout rate

Israel's rate of infection poses new dilemma: If and when to shut down parts of economy

2 hours 49 min ago
Government has little time to choose between options, with hospitals liable to reach limit of capacity within weeks if rate of seriously ill remains low but stable

First coronavirus wave hit Jerusalem's ultra-Orthodox, second wave hit whole city

2 hours 49 min ago
Internal data obtained by Haaretz shows that East Jerusalem, secular Jewish neighborhoods are driving the recent increase in confirmed cases

Return the money, Netanyahu

4 hours 59 min ago

Israel must be ready to live with virus for another year, finance minister says

Sun, 2020-07-12 23:09
In an interview with TheMarker, finance minister promises that this time, in contrast to the pandemic’s first wave, aid will reach those who need it

Supply shortages curtail Israel's coronavirus testing

Sun, 2020-07-12 21:27
Government launches no-bid process to purchase kits at cost of $17 million to deal with shortage ? Labs currently running tests rely on some 20 types of equipment

Netanyahu can’t divert attention from the coronavirus protests. It could be the beginning of his end

Sun, 2020-07-12 20:56
For now, the demonstrators are the usual center-left suspects. But what if the unrest spreads to Netanyahu's base?

Poll: 60 percent of Israelis dissatisfied with Netanyahu's job performance

Sun, 2020-07-12 20:16
Seventy-five percent said government's handling of the coronavirus crisis was 'not good', yet Netanyahu's party holds a secure lead if elections were to be held today

Israel Air Force launches special ops wing to improve prowess ‘deep inside enemy territory’

Sun, 2020-07-12 19:59
The IAF is putting its commando forces under one umbrella, but critics wish the units involved were cooperating with counterparts across the wider military

Bitter brouhaha proves Beinart struck raw liberal-Zionist nerve

Sun, 2020-07-12 19:56
His argument for a non-Jewish one state solution may be flawed but nonetheless exposes deepening angst of two-state supporters

Fire breaks out at petrochemical facility in southwest Iran

Sun, 2020-07-12 19:02
The fire, which comes after a string of explosions similar facilities across the country, was minor and quickly put out, officials say

Russia ramps up bid to break up U.S. alliance with Syria's Kurds

Sun, 2020-07-12 18:22
Moscow promises to make the Kurds an integral part of the diplomatic process and partners in the Syrian government when the civil war ends, but the Kurds aren't biting

Iran blames bad communication for Ukrainian jet shootdown

Sun, 2020-07-12 18:19
The troops who were manning the Russian-made missile battery fired without authorization from commanders, says report by civil aviation organization

Florida sets one-day record with over 15,000 new COVID cases, more than most countries

Sun, 2020-07-12 17:09
The state's daily increases in cases have already surpassed the highest daily tally reported by any European country during the height of the pandemic there

The fight over Holocaust donations that’s blowing up Trump’s evangelical council

Sun, 2020-07-12 16:43
Two prominent Trump-supporting evangelicals, Mike Evans and Pastor Jentezen Franklin, are embroiled in a $3 million lawsuit over alleged funds raised to support Shoah projects in Israel