‘Israel must up the ante against Iran,’ outgoing Mossad chief says

Receiving an honorary doctorate from Bar-Ilan University, Yossi Cohen says the Mossad “is in the war for peace. This task is not always easy, which is why in recent years, the clandestine war against terrorist organizations and against Iran for all its violent activities in our region and its desire for nuclear weapons, has become so important.”

Netanyahu and Bahrain crown prince have ‘very friendly’ first call since accord

PM hails ‘outstanding conversation’ with Salman bin Hamad, week after two countries signed Declaration of Peace

Israeli co NeoTX Therapeutics raises $45m

The Rehovot-based company is leveraging its proprietary Selective T cell Redirection (STR) platform to develop targeted anticancer immunotherapies.

Israeli HR tech co Actiview raises $10m

Actiview today announced the completion of a Series A financing round led by Teddy Sagi Group.

Israel ranked eighth most expensive country in the world

Business magazine says country more costly to live in than Hong Kong, U.K. and U.S., but cheaper than Switzerland, Japan and Luxembourg; ranking calculated using cost of living, rental prices, store prices, restaurant costs and purchasing power

Netanyahu announces plan to build 3,000 houses in Jerusalem settlements

The announcement comes 8 years after the plan to build in Givat HaMatos was initially put forward but halted due to international pressure; 1,000 houses will also be built for Palestinians in Beit Safafa in East J’lem

No greater friend

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Austria shares responsibility for the Holocaust, visiting president says

Alexander Van der Bellen lays wreath at Yad Vashem, tells President Rivlin that his country aims ‘to ensure that Jews everywhere feel safe’

Three young Israeli scientists win $100,000 research prize

A new understanding of the workings of the human retina, microfluids that could help early disease diagnosis, and research toward quantum computing win Blavatnik Award

We Share Responsibility for Holocaust, Austrian President Tells Israel

Ahead of Alexander Van der Bellen’s visit, Israel reiterates that foreign minister Karin Kneissl, who belongs to the far-right Freedom Party, is unwelcome