Jared Kushner, an Orthodox Jew and grandson of Holocaust survivors who arrived in America in 1949, is to be Trump’s senior White House adviser.
ISRAELIS have never before been faced with such conflicting predictions about who will be sitting in the Oval Office.
WHEN 70 countries assembled in Paris to talk Middle East peace on Sunday, there was one notable absence: Israel.
The Prime Minister has reportedly been recorded trying to cut a deal that could have made his arch nemesis millions of shekels.
Four Israeli families have found themselves sitting shiva this week, after a Palestinian man slammed a truck in to their loved ones on Sunday.
In his farewell address, outgoing US President Barack Obama listed the Iran nuclear agreement as one of his administration's signature accomplishments, stating that it "shut down Iran’s nuclear weapons program without firing a shot".
Israeli detectives launched a criminal investigation against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this week, arriving at his residence in a police car and questioning him for more than three hours.
Mourners are streaming to the central Israel city of Tira to comfort the family of a 19-year-old woman killed by ISIS.
Naftali Bennett, champion of the settler cause and leader of the rightist Jewish Home party is positioning himself as the man who has answers to international criticism.
As the news from Aleppo sinks in, Israeli politicians are responding angrily, members of the public are demonstrating, and a furious monologue by a Tel Aviv-based Arab journalist is going viral.