The Samaritans, who share many Jewish traditions, celebrated Passover this weekend with a sheep sacrifice atop Mount Gerizim, a West Bank hilltop outside of Nablus.
Nepal’s devastating earthquake has sent shock waves through a most unlikely group: gay Israelis who are having babies with surrogate South Asian mothers.
Israeli backpackers traded stories of narrow escapes from the massive earthquake that rocked Nepal and dozens of would-be surrogate parents held out hope they could complete adoptions of newborn babies in the Himalayan nation.
A ‘living billboard’ of grains represents Israel at the soon-to-open World’s Fair in Milan. Is the throwback to its agrarian past a good way to brand the start-up nation?
A law that outlaws calls to boycott Israel — or its illegal settlements — has received a green light in court. Is the ruling a blow against free speech — or a ‘no-brainer’ protection of businesses?
Newly minted President Reuven Rivlin admits to worries about Israel’s future. And he doesn’t just blame the Palestinians — he says Jewish hatred of Arabs is tearing the country apart.
Once every seven years, the Bible tells Israeli Jews to let their land go fallow. For Palestinian farmers, that edict has become manna from a strange heaven.
Moshe Kahlon’s Kulanu party is set to join the new Israeli government coalition. But whether the politician has sticking power remains to be seen.
Jerusalem’s legendary Mahane Yehuda market is a famous stronghold for the right wing. After Benjamin Netanyahu’s victory, no one’s voice resounded stronger than that of Yaron Tzidkiyahu, aka The Olive King.
Now that Israelis have voted, meet President Reuven Rivlin. The man who will crown the country’s next prime minister is a lifelong Likudnik who advocates for Arab civil rights.