Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday named a close U.S.-born political adviser with reported links in the past to the Republican party as Israel’s new ambassador to Washington.
Titi Aynaw has not just inspired members of her own ethnic group. Mimas Abdelhai, a Palestinian-Israeli, has been mulling the idea of taking part in Miss Israel since last year.
Arab diplomats signalled on Tuesday they would seek to step up pressure on Israel over its assumed nuclear arsenal but the Jewish state said any attempt to “bash” it would be counterproductive.
A suburban New York rabbi accused of impersonating a police officer is claiming his bipolar disorder led to his attempt to stop and yell at a woman driver who was driving slowly in a school zone.
Cardboard Technologies, a startup founded last year, launched the most ambitious Israeli crowdfunding effort yet, with a campaign via Indiegogo to raise $2 million to produce cardboard bicycles in Israel. Now, these bicycles are already seen in Tel Aviv.
Two Palestinian activists went on trial in an Israeli military court on Tuesday over their involvement in weekly demonstrations against a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank.
Israel has secretly jailed a member of its security services for a grave offence, a prominent Israeli lawyer said on Tuesday, describing the case as riveting and sensational.
King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands visited the offices of the Jewish Community of Amsterdam for the first time since his coronation in April.
Ben Zygier, the former Mossad agent who committed suicide in his guarded cell while on trial for serious security crimes in December 2010, was not the only prisoner being held anonymously at the Ayalon Prison at that time, according to court documents released for publication on Monday at Haaretz’s request.
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