Plunging Shekel Could Boost Israel Economy Amid Election Uncertainty

The collapse of Israel’s government will keep investors on edge at least until new elections are held in March, adding to the economic hit to tourism and growth from the July-August Gaza war.

Oil Spill Damages Israel Desert Nature Reserve

An oil spill from a pipeline into a desert nature reserve near Eilat is being called one of Israel’s worst environmental disasters.

8 Best (and Worst) Mel Brooks Movies

A monthlong retrospective honors Melvin James Kaminsky, otherwise known as Mel Brooks. So here’s our ranking of Mel Brooks movies, going from worst to best.

7 Things To Know About Helena Rubinstein

The Jewish queen of beauty, Helena Rubinstein, had many secrets. The biggest one is that she wanted to change the world.