Yisrael Katz

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President of Poland Andrzej Duda and  director of the Polin Dariusz Stola: the national conservative Law and Justice government has complained the museum is too political. Photograph:  Celestino Arce/NurPhoto

Six years after it opened, Warsaw’s award-winning Jewish museum finds itself caught in a widening row over political history in Poland – and citizens’(...)

Israeli foreign minister Yisrael Katz: Polish prime minister Mateusz Morawiecki condemned ‘racist, unreasonable and unacceptable remarks’ by Mr Katz. Photograph: Sebastian Scheiner/AFP/Getty Images

Poland has pulled out of a summit planned for Jerusalem on Tuesday, in an escalating diplomatic row over Israeli accusations of Polish complicity in t(...)

Israeli-Gaza border on May 29th, 2018:  smoke billows from the Gaza Strip following an Israeli air strike on the Palestinian enclave. Photograph: Jack Guez/AFP/ Getty

Militants fired more than 50 mortar shells and rockets at southern Israel and Israel pounded targets across Gaza on Tuesday in the most serious violen(...)

Hamas leader Sheikh Ismaeil Haneiya flashes the victory sign during his visit near the border with Israel in the east of Gaza Strip. Photograph: Mohammed Saber/EPA

Israeli tanks destroyed a Hamas observation post in the northern Gaza Strip on Wednesday after the army said shots were fired at troops on the border.(...)

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu: may opt for early elections this year to cash in on his popularity in the polls before the attorney general rules on an indictment. Photograph: Jim Hollander/EPA

Binyamin Netanyahu, now in his fourth term as prime minister, is the only leader in Israel’s history to have been elected three times in a row. If his(...)

Palestinians with pictures of their relatives held in Israeli jails during a supportive rally calling for their release, in the West Bank city of Hebron on Monday. Photograph: Abed Al Hashlamoun/EPA

Marwan Barghouti, the leader of a mass hunger strike of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, has been moved to solitary confinement amid warnings b(...)

White House press secretary Sean Spicer tried to suggest that even Adolf Hitler had not used poison gas on his own people. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

Israeli politicians and commentators have reacted with fury and incredulity to comments made by Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, in whic(...)

An Israeli border policeman detains a Palestinian protestor during clashes in east Jerusalem on Saturday ahead of Land Day yesterday. Land Day, observed by Israelis, commemorates the killing by security forces of six Arabs in 1976 during protests. Photograph: Reuters\Amir Cohen

Israel failed to release a fourth batch of Palestinian prisoners over the weekend, puttin(...)