Netanyahu Rejects ‘Moral Turpitude’ Clause in Plea Deal

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). i24 News – Former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu published a video on Monday in which he vowed to remain leader...

Lapid Signs Cooperation Plan With Beijing as Israel Seeks ‘Balance’ on China Ties

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Israel and China on Monday signed a three-year agreement to foster cooperation and dialogue, as the two countries marked 30 years...

Covid Expert Says Omicron Outbreak Has Peaked in Israel

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). i24 News – The spread of the omicron variant in Israel will slow this week as the current wave has peaked,...

Israel Spends $9M More on Yad Vashem to Preserve Testimony From ‘Disappearing Generation’ of...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Israeli government on Sunday approved an increase of $9.2 million in this year’s budget allocation to Yad Vashem, World Holocaust...

Second Earthquake in 12 Hours Shakes Israel

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). i24 News – Early afternoon Sunday, an earthquake was felt in the north of Israel. It is the second time in 12...

Israel’s Attorney General Orders Probe Into Police Spyware Allegations

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Israel’s attorney general has ordered an investigation into police surveillance tactics amid reports that law enforcement improperly used a disputed hacking...

Israel to Scrap Quarantine for Children Exposed to COVID Carriers

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Israel will ditch mandatory quarantine for children exposed to COVID-19 carriers, the government said on Thursday, citing a need to relieve...

Iranian ‘Aggression’ Should Be on Table in Vienna, Says Israel’s Gantz

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Iran’s continued regional aggression should be tackled side by side with the nuclear issue during international negotiations in Vienna, Israel’s Defense...

The Mysterious Israeli Cybersecurity Startup That Has Raised $100 Million Under the Radar

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). CTech – Israeli cybersecurity startup Island has been operating in stealth mode for over a year, raising some $100 million in...

Orca Acquiring Israeli Web Application Security Startup RapidSec

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). CTech – Cybersecurity unicorn Orca Security has announced that it is acquiring fellow Israeli startup RapidSec, which focuses on protecting web...

Israel, US ‘Successfully’ Test Arrow-3 System to Intercept Ballistic Missiles Outside Earth’s Atmosphere

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Israeli and American missile defense agencies completed a “successful” flight test on Tuesday of the Arrow-3 weapon system, which was built...

Report: 70,000 Businesses in Israel Failed to Survive 2021

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). JNS.org – Israeli Finance Minister Avigdor Lieberman said last week that 2021 had been the country’s best year economically in the...

Bennett: Lifting Iran Sanctions Would Lead to ‘Terror on Steroids’

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). i24 News – Israel’s Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Tuesday urged the international community not to financially support the Iranian regime...

Report: Netanyahu Gives Permission to Advance Plea Deal Negotiations

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). i24 News – Israel’s former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave permission to move forward with negotiations for a plea deal, Israel’s...

Israel Cuts COVID-19 Isolation to Five Days

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Israel’s Health Ministry said on Monday it would shorten the mandatory isolation period for those who test positive for COVID-19 to...

Inflation Hits 10-Year High in Israel as CPI, Housing Prices Edge Up

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). JNS.org – Inflation in Israel hit its highest rate in 10 years in 2021, and at 2.8 percent is edging closer...

Israel’s Netanyahu Discusses Plea Bargain in Graft Trial, Source Says

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu is negotiating a plea bargain to end his corruption trial, a source briefed on the...

Israeli Principals Call for Changes in Covid Guidelines in Schools

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). i24 News – School principals throughout Israel sent a letter to Education Minister Yifat Shasha-Biton and Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz on...

Halkbank Prosecution Put on Hold Pending US Supreme Court Appeal

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). A US appeals court put the federal government’s prosecution of Turkish state-owned lender Halkbank for allegedly helping Iran evade American sanctions...

Israel’s Government to Vote on Launching Inquiry Into ‘Submarine Affair’

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). i24 News – A state commission of inquiry into the so-called “submarine affair” will go up for government approval on Sunday,...

In First, Israeli Player Joins Moroccan Basketball Team

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). i24 News – Israeli basketball player Mohamed Abu Arisha signed a contract to play for a Moroccan team, it was announced...

Bedouin Riots Continue for Third Day as Gov’t Considers Plan to Recognize Illegal Towns...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Riots among the Bedouin sector in Israel’s southern Negev region continued for a third day on Thursday, amid reports that Jerusalem...

Hamas: ‘IDF-Trained Dolphin’ Equipped With ‘Device’ is Fishing for Information

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). JNS.org – A representative from Hamas’s military wing, the Al-Qassam Brigades, made an extraordinary claim in a video this week, stating that...

Israeli Scientists Detect a New Type of Supernova

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). i24 News – Scientists at Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science detected the explosion of a massive Wolf-Rayet star, a supernova that...