Hamas Claims Israeli Captive Suffered Health ‘Deterioration’

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The military wing of Hamas claimed on Monday that the health of one of the Israeli captives held by the terror...

Israeli Knesset Committee Okays Easing of ‘Degrading’ Abortion Regulations

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Israeli Knesset’s Labor Welfare and Health Committee on Monday approved moves to simplify regulations on women seeking to end a...

More Layoffs at Israeli Tech Firms as Japan’s SoftBank Reels

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). CTech — “Information Revolution — Happiness for Everyone” is still the slogan that adorns most of the official advertisements of the...

Bus to the Future: Israeli Tour Shines Spotlight on Periphery’s Female Entrepreneurs

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). CTech – Dozens of senior executives from Israel’s economic sector participated last week in a special tour to support the economic...

‘We Cannot Go Backwards’: Bennett Thanks Coalition Partners for Putting Aside ‘Differences’ During Tenure

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Sunday praised his coalition partners and touted the relative calm along the Gaza border during...

Starburst Acquiring Israeli Startup Varada for Approximately $60 Million

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). CTech – Israeli startup Varada, which develops data lake analytics solutions, is being acquired by U.S. company Varada. The companies did...

SpotitEarly Raises $6.2 Million for Early Cancer Detection Based on Olfactory Abilities of Dogs

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). CTech – The Israeli biotechnology startup SpotitEarly, which is developing a technique for early detection of cancer, has completed a $6.2...

Israel Starts Work on New 28-Mile-Long Security Barrier in West Bank

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Israel has started construction work on a new 28-mile-long security barrier in the northern West Bank to prevent illegal entry by...

Israeli Knesset Votes to Dissolve in Step Towards Snap Election

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Israel moved closer on Wednesday to its fifth election in less than four years after lawmakers gave an initial nod to...

Why Israeli Unicorns With Plenty of Cash Are Making Significant Cuts

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). CTech – In recent days, three Israeli unicorns, Trax, OpenWeb and Cybereason, have announced the dismissal of more than 200 workers....

Israeli Researchers Find Some COVID-19 Patients Are ‘Incubators’ for New Variants

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). In a study about how COVID-19 variants are formed, researchers in Israel have found that patients with a weakened immune system...

Israeli Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked Kicks Off Official Visit to Morocco

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). JNS.org – Israeli Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked landed in Morocco on Monday, where she is scheduled to meet with a series...

‘We Have No Illusions’ About Lapid Premiership, Says PA Official

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). JNS.org – Palestinian officials were taken aback on Monday by Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s decision to call early elections, but said...

Knesset Economic Committee Head Urges Mortgage Pilot Program as Home Prices Soar

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). JNS.org – The head of the Knesset Economic Affairs Committee on Sunday urged the Bank of Israel to launch a pilot...

16 Year Old Israeli Gymnast Wins Gold at European Championship

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). i24 News – On Saturday, Israel won first place at this year’s European rhythmic gymnastics championship held in Tel Aviv, Haaretz...

Palestinian Rocket Fire Draws Israeli Air Strikes in Gaza

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Palestinian militants fired a rocket toward a city in southern Israel on Saturday, drawing Israeli air strikes, the Israeli military said,...

Retired IDF General, Disability Advocate Tapped as Next Jewish Agency Chair

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). A retired Israeli general was unanimously chosen on Thursday to serve as the next chair of the Jewish Agency for Israel. Maj....

Israeli Court Convicts Palestinian Aid Worker After Six Years in Detention

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). An Israeli court on Wednesday convicted a Palestinian aid worker who has been detained for six years on Israeli charges that...

Israeli Energy Minister to Meet With Egypt’s President in Effort to Get Gas to...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). JNS.org – Israeli Energy Minister Karine Elharrar plans to meet Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and other top officials on Wednesday...

Israel Says US Should Helm Mideast Build-Up Against Iran

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Israel and Arab countries that share its worries about Iran should build up their military capabilities under Washington’s aegis, the Israeli...

IDF Chief: Hezbollah Opens Lebanon to ‘Unprecedented Damage’ by Embedding Among Civilians

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The chief of staff of the Israel Defense Forces on Sunday warned that Hezbollah has placed Lebanon in great danger by...

Israel To Start Testing Robotic Combat Vehicle Armed With Drones and Anti-Tank Missile Launcher

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Israel Defense Ministry announced Monday it will begin testing a robotic unmanned vehicle armed with drones for combat ground warfare. The...

Israel, India Prepare to Resume Free Trade Agreement Talks

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Israel and India are preparing to resume talks on a free trade agreement, Israel’s Economy Ministry said on Monday, adding that...

Famed Italian Tenor Andrea Bocelli Visits Western Wall Following Concert in Tel Aviv

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Legendary Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli made a stop at the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Thursday, a day after performing in...