Israel receives three more F-35 warplanes

Three F-35 stealth fighter jets land in Nevatim Airbase    (Photo: IAF)  YNetNews By: Itay Blumental Three F-35 stealth fighter jets landed on Sunday in Nevatim Airbase in the Negev, joining two others that arrived about four months ago. The three planes will undergo a thorough testing and implementation procedure lasting about a year. Israel

High Court: TLV municipality can allow business openings on Shabbat

Supermarkets in Tel Aviv to be open on Shabbat YNetNews By: YNet Reporters   Judges reject petition that sought to prohibit the municipality from approving the operation of 164 supermarkets and recreation areas on Shabbat, and ruled that there was no cause for intervention.   The High Court of Justice determined on Wednesday that the

Israel to phase out customs duties on some consumer goods

Kahlon (Photo: Motti Kimchi) YNetNews By: Reuters & Ynet reporters   The Finance Minister reveals his financial plan: taxes on the import of baby clothes, shoes, and cellular devices will be abolished. Due to the ongoing rift, Kahlon neglects to inform Netanyahu about the press conference. Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon said on Tuesday he plans

Trigger fingers: The IDF officers responsible for intercepting missiles

Second Lt Chen Shaked, Lt. Dima Kisilov and Lt. Ron Shavit (Photo: Tal Shahar) YNetNews By: Yossi Yehoshua   Army officers barely in their twenties are tasked with the tremendous responsibility of identifying rocket attacks on the State of Israel and launching interceptor missiles within seconds, be they Arrow, Iron Dome or Patriot. Three


Friends attend the funeral of Israeli soldier Elchai Teharlev, H”yd. (Reuters/Ronen Zvulun) JPost By: Tova Lazaroff When the funerhen the funeral was over, nobody wanted to leave. Twenty-year-old Elchai Teharlev , who was posthumously promoted to sergeant, loved to sing and play music. In one photograph, he can be seen standing on the

Family of slain soldier want his murderer ‘to rot in jail’

Elchai Teharlev YNetNews By: Elisha Ben Kimon Sgt. Elchai Teharlev’s family express as much to Minister of Defense Avigdor Lieberman, who comes to visit the mourning family at their home in Talmon; they share stories of a young man whom they describe as being good-natured and calm and who was murdered whilst drinking

UN rights office condemns executions of 3 in Gaza Strip

Gallows erected for the execution in a Hamas police compound YNetNews By: AP The office's spokesperson condemns the executions of three men in the Gaza Strip who were accused by Hamas of collaborating with Israel, calling on the Islamist group to cease the 'barbaric' practice. The UN human rights office is condemning “in

Restarting the peace process by flipping the formula

Arab League summit in Jordan (Photo: AFP) YNewtNews By: Smadar Perry   Analyzing the Arab League summit in Jordan and all the unfolding drama that took place on the sidelines, US President Trump’s advisors would do well to recommend that their boss work towards promoting economic projects before starting peace talks when he meets