The ‘Community of Stuff’ rents household items to Tel Avivians who have no room in their apartments, boosting the city’s lending economy.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a video statement urging Israeli Arabs to play a greater role in Israeli society.
Israel’s former prime minister Shimon Peres doesn’t use a smartphone or even read news on the internet. But at 92 years old, the statesman is now among Israel’s biggest tech champions.
Thousands are predicted to march in the Jerusalem Pride March on July 21, which will mark one year since an ultra-Orthodox man murdered 16-year-old marcher Shira Banki and wounded six others at the 2015 parade. But Jerusalem’s mayor, Nir Barkat, will be nowhere in sight. Barkat said he will not be joining out of deference to ultra-Orthodox sensitivities.
Shiloh, West Bank — On a Thursday in June, a group of Christian tourists from San Jose, California, stood in a shady grove in Shiloh, a Jewish settlement in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.
Wearing blue shirts that read “Occupation is not Our Judaism,” a group of 45 American Jewish activists protested in the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron on July 15 in a demonstration that ended in the detention of six people by the police, five with dual American-Israeli citizenship and one Canadian-Israeli.
Public health officials trying to fight breast cancer in Australia find the country’s Jewish population especially challenging.
For the last 28 years, the Western Wall Jewish holy site has been the staging ground of a battle between pluralistic Jews who want equal prayer rights for men and women and ultra-Orthodox Jews who want to maintain the strict, gender-segregated status quo at the wall. Now, another Jewish sector has fired an opening salvo into the ongoing intra-Jewish battle: Orthodox nationalists
Mutasim Ali always believed that he would succeed in his fight to secure refugee status for the thousands of asylum seekers in Israel. He just never thought that he would attain the status himself.
As tensions rise on the Temple Mount, the mother of Temple Mount activist Yehuda Glick explains why she doesn’t share her son’s beliefs in ascending the holy site, and why she’s afraid for his life.