Special Units to Fight Violence Among Israeli Arabs

The Israel Police will set up three special task forces to fight rampant violent crime among Israeli Arabs. The move follows a spike in shootings and murders in Arab communities in recent weeks. Some 600 Border Police officers, special forces … Read More

Israeli Elections Highlight Dramatic Political Change

Israeli elections are traditionally a contest between clearly defined right-wing and left-wing blocs, but this year’s campaigns were different. The changes will likely have dramatic implications for Israel’s political future. Right-wing parties in the past tended to hold hawkish views … Read More

Israeli Officials Slam Turkish Assault in Syria, Back Kurds

Israeli officials are criticizing Turkey over its military offensive in Syria and throwing their support behind the Kurds. Prominent politicians condemned Ankara’s actions in what could signal further deterioration in the strained Israel-Turkey relationship. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced Turkey’s … Read More