The Israeli rabbinate is taking steps to end the perception of corruption in its ranks by adopting a new set of kosher standards.
It is considered one of Israel’s highest honors: Lighting the 12 torches at the ceremony marking the opening of the country’s Independence Day celebrations. And this year’s decision to invite two Jewish American leaders to share the torch lighting is already creating a stir.
President Trump’s proposed tax plan may decimate Israel’s high-tech industry, business analysts have warned.
JERUSALEM — Nearly 700 Israeli teens studying in science and technology schools in Israel are teaching Holocaust survivors to use computers and the internet. The students meet weekly in pairs with survivors in 22 cities across Israel through a program called Mechubarim, which means connected. Students have helped the survivors to search for family…
Israelis under 50 who don’t remember a time before Israel controlled the West Bank believe that the contested territory belongs to their state.
With the prospect looming of a Middle East peace initiative by a new U.S. administration more sympathetic to Israel, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has decided to turn the screw on the Hamas group that has kept Gaza out of his control for a decade.
Israel struck an arms supply hub operated by the Lebanese group Hezbollah near Damascus airport on Thursday, Syrian rebel and regional sources said, targeting weapons regularly sent from Iran via commercial and military cargo planes. Israel struck an arms supply hub operated by the Lebanese group Hezbollah near Damascus airport on Thursday, Syrian rebel and regional sources said, targeting weapons regularly sent from Iran via commercial and military cargo planes.
The Yiddish Forverts covered the Six Day War in part by focusing on the Israeli top military staff responsible for Israel’s surprising success.
RIck Jacobs, the leader of the Reform movement, sent Israeli premier Netanyahu a letter protesting the Knesset’s adoption of a BDS travel ban.
Defying attempts to boycott Israeli products, the European Union has, finally, officially rejected all boycott initiatives.