The crisis of the kidnapped teens is dominating Israeli life, prompting a rare thaw in the political and religious debates that typically loom over everything else.
Nimrod Gruber’s Tel Aviv ATM looks like any other cash machine. But instead of dispensing dollars, euros or shekels, it dispenses Bitcoin.
The father of freed Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit cheers the prisoner swap that won Bowe Bergdahl’s freedom. Why is America’s reaction so different from Israel’s?
A bombshell book details Israeli spying on America, including shocking wiretaps of President Clinton. Even more amazing? Author Ahron Bregman was chasing a whole different story.
EDITORIAL : Jason Rezaian’s only crime was being a journalist in Iran. Like life imitating Jon Stewart’s ‘Rosewater,’ his imprisonment makes us doubt that Tehran really wants better ties to the outside world.
When it comes to the details of the Joint Initiative of the Government of Israel and World Jewry, key questions have yet to be answered — including what it will do and who will fund it.
Stanley Fischer was raised in southern Africa and once led Israel’s central bank. Now he is joining Janet Yellen at the Federal Reserve.
The new Palestinian unity government brought together rivals Hamas and Fatah, but it has opened a divide between allies Israel and the United States.
Dovish groups like J Street are built on the premise that negotiations can lead to a two-state solution. What’s their plan now that the Middle East peace process has collapsed?
There were ballerinas, a full dance ensemble, soloists, a harpist, a video tribute to Jewish luminaries in multiple fields, a multimedia orchestra performance celebrating the enduring light of creation, a speech from the prime minister, stand-up from Jay Leno, and an audience packed with top Jewish communal movers and shakers from both sides of the Atlantic.
The most lasting image from Pope Francis’ Mideast trip will be the pontiff praying with his head against a wall. It was the Israeli wall in the West Bank, not the Western Wall.