Israel released billionaire businessman Beny Steinmetz from house arrest without charge on Wednesday, his mining firm BSG Resources (BSGR) and a court spokeswoman said, following his detention over bribery allegations involving BSGR in Africa.
An Israeli military court convicted a 20-year-old soldier of manslaughter Wednesday in the fatal shooting of a subdued Palestinian, ending a saga that riveted the nation for nearly a year.16
Israeli hikers discovered an ancient carving of a menorah and a cross in a water cistern made of chalk bedrock last week in the Judean foothills.7
A Herzliya city councilor is trying to ban a program that distributes free Jewish books to Israeli schoolchildren on the grounds that the books promote acceptance of non-Orthodox Judaism.24
The archaeological excavation of a 2,000-year-old underground road in Jerusalem, inaugurated with much fanfare last week, will probably take another decade to complete. But it is already yielding new insights into the history of the city during the Second Temple period.9
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s security cabinet decided the bodies of Hamas terrorists killed during attacks on Israelis will not be returned to their families and will instead be buried.
Israeli and Palestinian reactions to John Kerry’s anti-settlement speech fell on political lines.65
With Israel in an uproar over the UNSC resolution, Israeli politicians see it as an opportunity to make their case to the voting public.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin marked the third night of Hanukkah by lighting a menorah in Beit El, the West Bank settlement that is supported by Donald Trump’s Israel envoy pick David Friedman.
On Thursday, a man known as the Jordanian Yitzhak Rabin got married in Eilat.
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