Summary of editorials from the Hebrew press

MFASummaryNewHaaretzJerusalem PostYediot AharonotMa’arivGlobesIsrael Hayom    ​The Jerusalem Post examines the “unholy mess” on the Temple Mount, currently a stage of confrontation between Jews and Arabs, and declares:  “Instead of being an inspiration for piety, it is the focus of a turf war over who can worship where.”  The editor argues that Moshe Dayan mistakenly believed that by giving religious sovereignty over the Mount to the Muslims in 1967 he was defusing the site as a centre of Palestinian nationalism, and asserts: “According to Israeli law, the Temple Mount is under … [Continue reading]

Israel’s response to the French Initiative

​The best way to resolve the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians is direct, bilateral negotiations. Israel is ready to begin them immediately without preconditions.   Copyright: GPO/Amos Ben Gershom ​(Communicated by the Prime Minister’s Media Adviser) The Prime Minister’s Office, this afternoon (Thursday, 28 April 2016), released the following statement: "Israel adheres to its position that Full Article … [Continue reading]

Israel’s Response to the French Initiative

The Prime Minister’s Office released the following statement: "Israel adheres to its position that the best way to resolve the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians is direct, bilateral negotiations. Israel is ready to begin them immediately without preconditions. Any other diplomatic initiative distances the Palestinians from direct negotiations." Full Article … [Continue reading]

2CR Soldiers spearhead remote-operated force protection systems in the Sinai

SINAI, Egypt – Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 2d Cavalry Regiment, Task Force War Eagle are spearheading the integration of the Army’s remote-operated Force Protection Systems during a peacekeeping mission in the Sinai Peninsula.TF War Eagle is deployed to the Sinai Peninsula in support of Multinational Force and Observers (MFO). For the MFO, TF War Eagle is responsible for remote sites, the administration of the MFO South Camp, a mobile observation team, various force protection missions and providing special response teams.Although TF War Eagle is deployed to Egypt as part of a … [Continue reading]

2CR Soldiers spearhead remote-operated force protection systems in the Sinai

SINAI, Egypt – Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 2d Cavalry Regiment, Task Force War Eagle are spearheading the integration of the Army’s remote-operated Force Protection Systems during a peacekeeping mission in the Sinai Peninsula.TF War Eagle … [Continue reading]

PM Netanyahu Orders Inquiry into Possible Incitement at Eastern Jerusalem School

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 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered an inquiry into whether activity at a school in the eastern Jerusalem neighborhood of Jabel Mukaber – which invited parents of terrorists who had committed attacks to appear before pupils – constitutes … [Continue reading]

Netanyahu Family Visits Sites in Zichron Yaakov Area

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Photo by Amos Ben-Gershom  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, his wife Sara and their son Yair visited Ramat Hanadiv and Beit Aaronsohn – Nili Museum in nearby Zichron Yaakov. Prime Minister Netanyahu said, "Go and travel around our … [Continue reading]

VP 4 Joins Noble Dina 2016

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (NNS) — Patrol Squadron (VP) 4 participated in exercise Noble Dina, April 5.Noble Dina is a naval exercise designed to increase maritime proficiencies among participating nations U.S., Greece and Israel, and enhance security, … [Continue reading]