Judith Mergui Finds Funny Side of Sephardic French Exodus to Israel

Judith Mergui is part of a new generation of French immigrants to Israel. She’s returning to her homeland — and creating quite a buzz with her cross-cultural mashup.

'Twas the Night Before Hanukkah

Some of the most popular Christmas tunes were written and/or sung by American Jews, notably the children of immigrants, like Irving Berlin, who composed the iconic ‘White Christmas.’

Authorities investigate after Palestinian man tosses acid on Israeli family at a West Bank checkpoint.

Palestinian Pours Acid on Israeli Family

A Palestinian man threw a chemical substance believed to be acid at an Israeli family in the occupied West Bank on Friday, injuring a man and four children, Israeli police and the military said.

Greek police officer investigates shots fired at Israeli embassy in Athens.

Shots Fired at Israeli Embassy in Greece

Unidentified assailants opened fire on the Israeli embassy in Athens with a Kalashnikov assault rifle in the early hours of Friday, police said, but no injuries or damage were reported.

'Get' Divorce Drama Scores Golden Globes Nod

An Israeli film that scrutinizes Israel’s heavily slanted divorce laws has been nominated for the Golden Globes as one of the Best Foreign Language Films.