Manchester City unveil deal with Israeli web firm

By Josh Jackman, February 19, 2016

Arab-owned football club Manchester City have announced a partnership with an Israeli company.

The club, bought by United Arab Emirates deputy prime minister Sheikh Mansour in 2008, will collaborate with Tel Aviv-based firm


One dead after two Israelis stabbed in West Bank supermarket

By Naomi Firsht, February 18, 2016

A 21 year-old has died after terror attack in a supermarket in the West Bank.

Two suspected terrorists - thought to be 14 years-old - stabbed two victims inside a Rami Levi supermarket in the Binyamin Region of the West Bank on Thursday.


Blood cancer ‘cure’ originated in Israel

By Josh Jackman, February 17, 2016

A study which cured almost all its patients of advanced blood cancer originated in Israel.

Professor Zelig Eshhar of the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, near Tel Aviv, was at the forefront of a new type of treatment which extracts and genetically modifies white blood cells to help them fight cancer cells.


Jewish PR chief mistaken for footballer in Fifa presidential election row

By Josh Jackman, February 15, 2016

A prominent Jewish public relations director has been falsely accused of being an Israeli footballer as part of an apparent slur.

Bahrain football media officer Mohammed Al Mudaweb posted a series of tweets claiming PR Office founder Shimon Cohen - who is from Wales - was born in Tel Aviv and played football for Israel in the 1960s.


WATCH: Cristiano Ronaldo makes Israeli TV debut

February 10, 2016

Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo announced today that he will soon be an Israeli star...but not for football .

The Real Madrid player was referring to his debut on Israeli TV - in an advert for HOT internet, which will be using the tag line "faster than Ronaldo".


Former LFI head to lead new Israel-Britain alliance

By JC Reporter, February 8, 2016

A former vice-chair of Labour Friends of Israel has been appointed to head the Israel-Britain Alliance, a new project designed to increase support for Israel in Parliament.


EU ratchets up pressure on Israel over house demolitions, settlement expansion

By Naomi Firsht, February 7, 2016

The European Union has called on Israel to stop demolishing Palestinian homes, some of which are EU-funded, and re-stated its opposition to the expansion of settlements.


Soldier wounded in Ashkelon stabbing

By Naomi Firsht, February 7, 2016

An IDF soldier was stabbed and lightly wounded in Ashkelon on Sunday morning.

The attack happened near the city’s central bus station. The attacker was pursued by another soldier for around one mile before being shot by the soldier.

The stabbed soldier, 20, was taken to hospital with light wounds to the upper body, according to a Magen David Adom spokesperson.


Ron Prosor: “UN bias against Israel is very hard to fathom”

By Naomi Firsht, January 22, 2016

Former Israeli ambassador to the United Nations Ron Prosor has expressed his frustration against what he regards as the UN’s bias against Israel.

Mr Prosor, who is also a former Israeli ambassador to the UK, said that at the UN security council, “it is unbelievable the proportion [of debates] that one deals with Israel “


A marvellous conversationalist who befriended them all

By Tom Gross, January 20, 2016

George Weidenfeld was still so intellectually sharp and insightful at the age of 96 that we all thought he’d live for ever.