PM Netanyahu Decides to Appoint Nadav Argaman as the Next Director of the ISA

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today decided to appoint Nadav Argaman as the next Director of the Israeli Security Agency (ISA). Nadav Argaman is 55, married, the father of three and currently serves as the Deputy Director of the ISA. He joined an elite IDF unit in 1978. In 1983 he joined the ISA and has since Full Article … [Continue reading]

Summary of editorials from the Hebrew press

MFASummaryNewHaaretzJerusalem PostYediot AharonotMa’arivGlobesIsrael Hayom   The Jerusalem Post comments on a recent speech by IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot, in which he delivered a welcome measure of reassurance to some Israelis who think they hear digging underneath their homes, and welcomes his declaration that Israel’s counter-tunnel technology is ‘the best in the world.’ The editor notes that Israel’s countermeasures are mostly hidden from public view, and adds: “it is reassuring to hear from the head of our military, the one charged with actually confronting … [Continue reading]

Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee Chairman Hanegbi to Azeri delegation: ”Our countries face similar challenges”

The Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, headed by MK Tzachi Hanegbi (Likud), hosted on Wednesday a delegation of the Azeri National Assembly`s International and Interparliamentary Relations Committee, headed by Samad Seyidov. MK Tzachi Hanegbi Hanegbi welcomed the guests and mentioned the warm relations between Israel and Azerbaijan, which he said are based on a Full Article … [Continue reading]

MK Zohar on Alon Liel: ”It is unthinkable that a person who slanders Israel wherever he can is responsible for our high school students”

The Knesset Education Committee met on Tuesday to discuss a report from last month on a secret recording of a December 2015 meeting between former Foreign Ministry director-general and ambassador to South Africa Alon Liel and activists from Breaking the Silence, which collects testimony from former IDF soldiers claiming Israel committed war crimes. Liel serves Full Article … [Continue reading]

President of the Chilean Chamber of Deputies at the Knesset: ”Israel showed how to build a democratic society which respects its past and looks to the future”

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The President of the Chilean Chamber of Deputies, Marco Antonio Nunez Lozano, visited the Knesset Wednesday morning. Following a welcome ceremony at Weil Plaza, Lozano laid a wreath at the foot of the memorial for fallen Israeli soldiers and signed … [Continue reading]

MK Livni: ”Foreign media`s coverage of terror attacks creates the sense that these are road accidents”

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The Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee`s Subcommittee on Legal Warfare discussed on Tuesday the foreign media`s coverage of the current wave of Palestinian terror in Israel. Subcommittee Chairperson MK Tzipi Livni (Zionist Camp) convened the … [Continue reading]

Knesset salutes Israel Police; Public Security Minister Erdan: ”Officers displaying courage and level-headedness during these tense times”

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The Knesset saluted Israel Police on Tuesday with a special ceremony held in Dov Shilansky Auditorium. Prior to the ceremony, the Internal Affairs and Environment Committee, as well as the Constitution, Law and Justice Committee, held meetings with … [Continue reading]

President of the Chilean Chamber of Deputies visits Israel

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The President of the Chilean Chamber of Deputies, Marco Antonio Nunez Lozano: “Israel is an example of a country which showed how to build a democratic society which respects its past and looks to the future.”   Copyright: The Knesset The … [Continue reading]