Seventy years after the liberation of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, some 100 people personally touched by the history returned to the site to share their memories.
Two friends from Crown Heights who traveled to Nepal on a hiking trip have not been heard from since the devastating earthquake which rocked the country on Saturday.
Four terrorists attempting to plant a bomb along Israel’s border with Syria were killed in an Israeli airstrike.
An Israel Defense Forces emergency aid mission to Nepal was delayed after a runway in the capital city of Kathmandu was damaged by aftershocks.
A Palestinian man from eastern Jerusalem has been arrested in connection with a car ramming attack that injured four Israeli police officers.
The first rescue plane carrying people injured in an earthquake-triggered avalanche that ripped through tents on Mount Everest arrived in Kathmandu on Sunday shortly before a strong aftershock rocked India and Nepal and triggered more snowfalls.
Israel will take part as an observer in a major nuclear non-proliferation conference that opens at the United Nations on Monday, ending a 20-year absence in hope of fostering dialog with Arab states, a senior Israeli official said.
At the gathering he jokingly called “a night when Washington celebrates itself,” President Barack Obama took light-hearted aim on Saturday at a range of political friends and foes, including the people running to succeed him.
Vying for the attention of major donors, Republicans attending a Jewish forum for presidential contenders said they would make better relations with Israel a priority.
Representatives of major Jewish groups in Russia urged Western coreligionists to lobby for peeling back sanctions against Moscow.
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