A new rabbinical training program in Jerusalem ordains rabbis from across the Jewish religious spectrum together.5
Remains of an Ottoman-era fisherman’s house and tools were among the findings of recent excavation in Ashkelon, a southern Israeli coastal city which has been used as a port for thousands of years.
Video footage that apparently shows the execution of Israeli spy Eli Cohen in Syria in 1965 has surfaced online, giving a fuller picture of the moments just before and after the secret agent’s death more than half a century ago.
Israel Hayom, Israel’s right-wing newspaper affiliated with the ruling Likud party, surprised some by printing a full-page ad for a Nissan Sentra with two fathers.4
As the American and Israeli leaders prepare to meet today, reactions to a new arms deal tell us a lot about how people view the Obama administration and its Israeli counterpart, Jane Eisner writes.
Given their long, tempestuous and mostly acrimonious relationship over the past seven-and-a-half years, Wednesday’s meeting between Benjamin Netanyahu and Barack Obama, touted as their last, could have been a grand finale. At one extreme, the two leaders might have expressed their true emotions and undergone catharsis, bro-hugging and making up at the end, while at the other they might have finally vented their pent-up frustrations, descending into an unseemly shouting match that their advisers would do their best to stifle.9
Two female Israeli soldiers using the navigation app Waze got stranded in a Palestinian village in the occupied West Bank — and had to be rescued by Palestinian security forces from an angry mob.4
When Yaakov Nagel, Israel’s acting national security adviser, was tasked with heading the Israeli team negotiating a new 10-year military aid package with the United States, Prime Minister Netanyahu set forth the guidelines: “If you reach $3.5 billion a year, you’ll get a gold medal,” Nagel recalled Wednesday, hours before signing the agreement in Washington. “If you get $3.3 billion you’ll get a silver medal; and if you get $3.1 billion you’ll get the bronze.”88
JERUSALEM (JTA) — International photographic artist Spencer Tunick photographed 15 nude Israeli men and women at the Dead Sea to raise awareness of its deterioration. Tunick announced the project on Monday, two days after taking the photograph. He returned with the models to the same place on the shores of the Dead Sea, called Mineral…7
JERUSALEM (JTA) — The son of former Israeli President Shimon Peres gave a sober assessment of his father’s condition following a massive stroke and said the family “will have to make decisions.”
Netanya mayor Miriam Feirberg was arrested for shady real estate dealings on the city beachfront, where she once hoped to lure Donald Trump to build.5
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