Rivka Paluch—Netanyahu's adviser on ultra-Orthodox affairs—tested positive after her husband was hospitalized with the virus.
The Namaste greeting, traditional in Indian culture, involves placing one's hands together in a gesture of acknowledgment.
"This is a night of great victory," Netanyahu said to his supporters. "We won against all odds. They eulogized us, but we prevailed."
Bloomberg, who received a standing ovation when introduced at AIPAC, demanded bipartisan support for Israel from Democrats but never directly criticized Republicans or President Donald Trump by name.
Senator Bernie Sanders pledged to support Israel but called Isreali Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a "reactionary racist" that ignores the "suffering of the Palestinian people" during the Democratic presidential debate in South Carolina Tuesday.
A 24-hour barrage of rockets from Gaza is the last thing the beleaguered prime ministers needs.
Many in the international community are deeply alarmed by the Trump/Kushner plan.
"This is a political ploy by both leaders to distract from their abuse of power," IfNotNow's Emily Mayer said, referring to Trump and Israel's Netanyahu.
The vice president made the remarks at the 2020 World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem.
Numerous world leaders, dignitaries and royals have traveled to Israel for the World Holocaust Forum marking 75 years since the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp.
Benjamin Netanyahu said Trump acted "swiftly" and "forcefully" in his decision to assassinate Soleimani.
The longtime Israeli prime minister is at risk of losing both his chair and his party leadership—while his rival Benny Gantz is continuing to grow on the electorate.
Netanyahu is facing criminal charges for bribery, fraud and breach of trust, having also twice failed to build a coalition following two inconclusive general elections.
Charged with bribery, Israel's PM intends to go down fighting—even if this means what little trust Israelis have in the rule of law along the way.
"The Trump administration was never focused on promoting peace, but instead on propping up Netanyahu's and Trump's careers," Rabbi Alissa Wise said.
Baha Abu Al-Atta, a top commander for the Islamic Jihad organization, was killed alongside his wife on Tuesday in an Israel airstrike.
After years of budget cuts, Israeli diplomats and military attaches have gone on strike, leaving embassies and consulates closed.
Naama Issachar, a 25-year-old Israeli-American woman, was sentenced to seven and a half years in prison on a narcotics smuggling charge after less than a third of an ounce of cannabis was found in her luggage.
Brothers Simon and Salim Matari decided they "won't take a cent" from the 95-year-old Rosa Meir.
Neither Netanyahu nor his challengers are able to form a government, for the second time in a row—and Netanyahu himself may soon be up on corruption charges. There's no playbook for this.
Erdogan claimed that Israel is an aggressive, expansionist power and that it is inflicting great injustice on the Palestinian people.
Netanyahu lost in April, forced a rerun and lost even worse. Now the only question is will he step away into retirement, or toward trial and potentially prison.
Netanyahu delivered a tempered speech where he refused to concede the close race. "Israel needs a strong, stable, Zionist government committed to Israel as a national state for the Jewish people," he said.
Netanyahu made his pledge on Tuesday in a bid to win over right-wing voters ahead of next week's election, which is expected to be close.
Netanyahu also promised to annex the West Bank, home to controversial Israeli settlements, just prior to his last election in April. "I'm going to extend sovereignty," he said in an interview with Israeli Channel 12 at the time.
Losing the election rerun might spell out more than a fall from power for Israel's longest-serving prime minister. It might land him in jail.
President Donald Trump is dead wrong to stand in the way of a congressional delegation.
The spouse of the Israeli PM reportedly demanded to see the pilot during the flight to Ukraine.
Their joint effort to ban U.S. congresswomen from visiting the West Bank aligns the U.S. and Israel with the global authoritarian right.
"I know many Jews that are in favor of a two-state solution or are pro-Palestinian and they're not against themsleves, or anti-Semitic," Leslie Marshall said.