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Supreme Court Says Human Gene Cannot Be Patented in Myriad Case

By Reuters

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.Read More


Benjamin Netanyahu Opens Shoah Exhibit at Auschwitz Holocaust Museum

By JTA

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opened a new permanent exhibit titled “Shoah” at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.Read More


Israel Pushes Ahead With Settlement Expansion

By Reuters

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.Read More


Gorgeous Miss Israel Wows 'Em in Big Apple

By Chemi Shalev (Haaretz)

Israeli beauty queen Yityish “Titi” Aynaw seemed completely at ease as she mingled with the assembled guests on Tuesday evening on the penthouse balcony with breathtaking views of south Manhattan.Read More


Pope Francis Reunites With Old Rabbi Friend at Interfaith Symposium

By JTA

Pope Francis greeted about 30 Jews and Catholics from Italy and the Americas who took part a symposium on Christian-Jewish dialogue.Read More


Waze Workers Get $1.2M Each From Google Deal

By Haaretz

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.Read More


Birthright Women Marry Later, Tend To Wed Jews

By Haaretz

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.Read More


Rare Superman Comic Fetches $175K at Auction

By Reuters

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.Read More


Spiralling Syria Violence Could Suck In Israel, U.N. Chief Warns

By Reuters

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.Read More


Scantily Clad Israeli Female Soldiers Pole Dance Video Goes Viral

By JTA

A video of female Israeli soldiers’ sexy pole dance has hit the internet just days after a scandal erupted over half-naked Facebook photos. WATCH the video.Read More


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