The Palestinian Authority objects to changing the configuration of the Temple Mount plaza in order to accommodate an egalitarian prayer area, a PA official said.8
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday issued a mixed ruling in a case concerning patents held by Myriad Genetics Inc over the closely watched issue of whether human genes can be patented.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opened a new permanent exhibit titled “Shoah” at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.
Israel is pressing on with plans for more than 1,000 new homes in two West Bank settlements, officials said on Thursday, moves that could complicate U.S. efforts to persuade Palestinians, seeking a construction freeze, to return to peace talks.
Pope Francis greeted about 30 Jews and Catholics from Italy and the Americas who took part a symposium on Christian-Jewish dialogue.
The 100 employees of the Israeli navigation app developer Waze stand to receive a total of $120 million, as a result of Google’s acquisition of the company, making this the most lucrative exit ever for employees of an Israeli startup.
Women who went on Birthright trips to Israel tend to marry later than other Jews and are more likely to marry within the faith, a new study shows.
A rare 75-year-old comic book featuring the debut of Superman found in a Minnesota home’s wall fetched $175,000 at auction, comic book seller Comicconnect.com said on Wednesday.
Escalating violence in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights is jeopardizing a four-decade old ceasefire between Israel and Syria, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a report to the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday.3
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