Israel to Sign Release Agreement Only After Receiving Report on Ron Arad

Israel has announced that although the cabinet has voted to approve the prisoner exchange deal with Hizbullah, the agreement will not be signed until...

Petition to Supreme Court Against Prisoner Deal

The families of 12 Iranian Jews are petitioning the Supreme Court on Monday morning against Sunday’s cabinet decision to approve the prisoner exchange deal...

Danny Yatom Resigns from Knesset

MK (Labor) Danny Yatom announced on Monday that he is resigning from Knesset in a showing of no-confidence in Prime Minister Ehud Olmert. Yatom told...

Inna Kern: It was a Mistake to Release Kuntar

Inna Kern, 84, told Israel Radio on Monday that since Samir Kuntar murdered members of her family in 1979, she has been living with...

Bar-On Has Real Concerns Following Regev-Goldwasser Deal

Finance Minister Roni Bar-On, one of three government ministers who opposed the Regev-Goldwasser deal on Monday explained the deal leaves him with concerns, concerns...

Gaza Periphery Leaders Demanding a Ministerial Committee

The heads of five councils comprising the Gaza periphery communities (Greater Sderot Area), the closest areas to Hamas-controlled Gaza, on Tuesday morning sent a...

Israel: Admiral Mullen Visits Northern & Southern Areas

United States Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Michael Mullen on Sunday was given a tour of northern areas as well as...

Eiland: Time to Establish Criteria for the Return of Bodies

Retired IDF major-general and a National Security Council director, Giora Eiland, is calling for the establishment of parameters that would guide the government in...

Amos Gilad: No Connection Between Prisoner Deals

Senior Defense Ministry official Amos Gilad, who played a major role in the Regev-Goldwasser prisoner deal and has a pivotal role in talks to...

Prof. Asher Kasher Calls for New Ethical Guidelines

Prof. Asher Kasher is credited with being the father of the IDF’s Code of Ethics, the moral backbone of the army which guides Israel’s...

Former Air Force Commander: Time to Declare Ron Arad Dead

Former Israel Air Force Commander Avihu Bin-Nun told the media that after 22 years, the time has come to declare air force navigator Ron...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Morning News Roundup – 6/30/08

(Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel) SECURITY/DEFENSE: *Sunday, day 12 of the virtual Gaza ceasefire. *Arabs hurled rocks at Jewish motorists in Chawarah on Sunday night. There were...

Gas Prices Rising in Israel Too – Oil Smashes All Records!

9:15AM EST: While North Americans are beginning to think twice before starting their cars for a non-essential trip, Israelis, who are generally accustomed to...

Israel: Paramedic Ambulance Overturns – 1 Dead & 5 Injured

12:23PM IL: A Magen David Adom paramedic ambulance overturned at Ben-Gurion Junction in Beersheva a bit over an hour ago. As a result, the...

Israel Also Agrees to Landmine Maps

As part of Sunday’s Regev-Goldwasser deal approved by the government, cabinet ministers also voted to provide terrorists with maps of remaining minefields in southern...

9 Chabadniks get Smicha in Poland

Nine young men on Sunday night were given smicha in Poland, marking the first time that such an event occurred in Poland since the...

Woman Killed by Truck in Betar Illit Sunday Night

At about 12:30AM, a chareidi woman said to be 55 was struck by a truck and killed at the entrance to Betar Illit a...

International Arrest Warrant Against Israeli Gov’t Ministers

Foreign Ministry officials have warned a number of cabinet ministers against traveling to Spain after learning an international arrest warrant for alleged war crimes...

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