At age 17, Pascale Bercovitch slipped under a train and lost both of her legs. This week, at age 49, she is competing for the third time at the Paralympics.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas responded to a video released by Benjamin Netanyahu, saying it is Israel, not the Palestinians, who are committing “ethnic cleansing.” Abbas made the statement Sunday night as part of remarks for the start of the Muslim Feast of the Sacrifice holiday. “The government of Israel is carrying…
Those that knew him say Daniel Lewin could have been in league with Bill Gates or Steve Jobs had his life not ended on September 11th.5
A Conservative rabbi in Austin, Texas, has become the flashpoint of a controvery over a proposed congregational trip to Israel that would have included a visit to the grave of the late Palestinian leader Yasir Arafat.
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.
The number of unmarried couples in Israel rose by almost a third in recent years, a trend that one Jewish pluralism group say exemplifies public frustration with Israel’s marriage policy.
About 2.2 million Israeli students returned to school last week, with assigned classrooms, readings and homework. But for about 20,000 of them, the first day of school looked radically different. Instead of teachers telling them what to do or study, the students decided for themselves.
The Republican party in Israel is making a campaign push with American-Israelis who live in Jewish-only settlements in the West Bank, the territory that Israel captured in the 1967 War where Palestinians hope to build a future state.5
(JTA) — Benjamin Netanyahu is adhering to a strict policy of silence on the US elections to avoid a repeat of his 2012 troubles over perceived meddling, the New York Times reported. The Israeli prime minister offered no comment on the subject during a recent 3-hour meeting with US political figures, The Time reported Thursday in…
Benjamin Netanyahu isn’t worried about the outcome of the U.S. presidential elections.22
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