For months, France has considered taking a more active role in advancing Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. Israel wants no part of it.
Michael Douglas hadn’t heard of the Genesis Prize when he found out that he’d won it. In fact, the Oscar-winning actor was surprised to discover he was even in the running for an award designed for those who inspire fellow Jews.
Conservative rabbis are protesting Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, claiming that he shut their movement out of a bnai mitzvah ceremony for Israeli children with disabilities.
When Israel’s coalition government formed last month, its constituent parties all but ruled out establishing a Palestinian state in the near future. But that doesn’t mean they can agree on what to do instead.
When haredi Orthodox political parties Shas and United Torah Judaism entered Israel’s governing coalition, they vowed to roll back a raft of recent religious reforms. In turn, the secularist Yesh Atid party raised its voice in protest.
Want to see the Holy Land with your spouse? Honeymoon Israel is a “Birthright” trip for married couples aged 25 to 40.
There’s no shortage of Israelis who want to reform the office of the Chief Rabbinate.
The corruption allegations against the world soccer body FIFA are damning, but frankly, they couldn’t have come at a better time for Israel. With the world distracted, the Palestinians’ long-shot bid to get Israel suspended looks even less likely.
Each month, the Israeli government sends a check to every Israeli family with at least one child. The more children you have, the more money you get.
Former U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman, in an interview with JTA, surmised that the next U.S. administration would be friendlier with Israel than the current one.