Tal Schneider, The Times of Israel

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The Times of Israel


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Recent articles by Tal:

Slew of fake social media accounts posing as Israeli diplomats found around globe

Platforms cooperated with authorities to remove fraudulent accounts; officials concerned fake accounts could be used for hostile activities → Read More

Israel eases restrictions on defense exports but refuses to disclose its customers

Data shows a large jump in exports following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, yet information about the countries purchasing Israeli systems remains largely hidden → Read More

Demonstrators burn Israeli flag in Morocco amid probe into misconduct at mission

Around 100 protestors rally against normalization in wake of recall of top Israeli envoy after allegations; initial investigation suggests sexual and financial improprieties → Read More

Foreign Ministry probes sexual abuse allegations at Israel’s new Morocco mission

Senior officials fly to Rabat to investigate a series of charges of sexual and financial improprieties → Read More

Making inroads: An unlikely 38-hour drive from Dubai to Jerusalem, via Riyadh

Jewish US businessman Bruce Gurfein is on a three-week round-trip between the UAE and Israel to promote partnerships in food and desert technology. He's doing it all in his car → Read More

After years of blooming trade, some see Israel-China relationship start to sour

Data presented at launch of Israel-China Policy Center shows bilateral economic activity has fallen since 2019, when Israel began scrutinizing deals with Beijing under US pressure → Read More

Israel’s leaders can make friends abroad; why can’t they make things work at home?

There is an intolerable, unfathomable gap between Jerusalem's frequently excellent diplomacy and its Knesset, where dysfunction reigns → Read More

At July 4th event, Herzog sends condolences to US after Chicago parade killings

'Unfortunately, we the People of Israel know too well the reality of happy occasions marred by grief,' president says at US Embassy celebration → Read More

For Israel’s language czar, reviving Hebrew means bringing it down from the tower

Moshe Bar-Asher has brought the Academy of the Hebrew Language to the street with popular input and viral campaigns. But plans for a new home to crown his vision remain unrealized → Read More

Coalition heads announce vote to dissolve Knesset next week, Lapid to be interim PM

In political earthquake, Bennett and Lapid admit efforts to salvage government have been 'exhausted'; will deliver primetime televised statement, as Israel faces new elections → Read More

To save the government, Gideon Sa’ar says, his partners need to sacrifice more

New Hope leader thinks other party heads in flailing coalition should start cracking the whip with rebel MKs; dismisses idea that only its left wing is being required to compromise → Read More

Bennett’s spokesman quits amid rising pressure – 4th aide to go in a month

Matan Sidi's departure follows those of PM's diplomatic adviser, chief of staff and office manager; will be replaced by Yotam Ben Yitzhak → Read More

What Americans don’t talk about when they talk about Israel

A conversation with historian Eric Alterman, whose new book explores critical tension at the heart of US Jewish discourse on Israel and what is missed by debate without listening → Read More

Meretz minister: Rebel MK should’ve resigned from Knesset after quitting coalition

Esawi Frej says he's 'angry, disappointed and embarrassed' by Ghaida Rinawie Zoabi's surprise move, predicts she won't oppose minority gov't in backing bill to hold new elections → Read More

Herzog to ToI on Israel at 74: Celebrate, unify, seize moment for regional dialogue

President hails 'amazing' achievements of 'zestful' Israelis, urges global Jewish unity while predicting further antisemitism surge, sees no prospect of permanent Palestinian deal → Read More

Herzog champions dialogue as key path to warm ties, slams ‘fake news’ stirring hate

In ToI interview for Independence Day, president says he's using the 'immense soft power' of his office to try to foster understanding - within Israel, in the region and among Jews → Read More

Shin Bet chief met last week with PA’s Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah

After weeks of Temple Mount tensions, Israeli officials hold security assessments ahead of final Ramadan Friday prayers, convergence of Eid and Independence Day → Read More

Israel satisfied as US seems likely to keep Iran’s Guards on terror blacklist

Official expresses hope Washington's apparent rejection of Tehran's demand could yet sink nuclear talks -- though it is understood an agreement is still possible → Read More

Yamina MK issues ultimatum to Bennett on remaining in coalition

Nir Orbach puts forth series of right-wing demands as government teeters on brink of collapse; PM's party reportedly considering labeling Chikli a defector in message to Silman → Read More

Smotrich alleged to have written Silman’s letter of resignation from coalition

Religious Zionism party head, a bitter critic of the prime minister, refuses to comment on report → Read More