Israelis, you better get ready to sing ♬ לואי, לואי, לואי ♬ because Louis C.K., New York’s most irreverent comedian, is packing up and heading for the Holy Land. And no joke is off limits.
(JTA) – The interior minister of France criticized his country’s recent vote at a U.N. agency for a resolution that critics said ignored Jewish historical ties to Jerusalem and its holy sites. Bernard Cazeneuve spoke of his objection to France’s April 16 vote at UNESCO, the Paris-based U.N. organization dealing with education, culture and heritage, at…
JERUSALEM (JTA) — A United Nations official in the Middle East turned down Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s offer to host a seminar on the Jews’ connection to the Temple Mount. The offer came more than two weeks after the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization adopted a resolution which denies a Jewish connection to…
An Israeli man convicted of murdering a Palestinian teenager in Jerusalem, a crime that helped trigger the 2014 Gaza war, was sentenced on Tuesday to life in prison.
Israeli police are hunting for the attacker who stabbed a man in Jerusalem’s Old City, moderately injuring him.
Jewish activists who aim to rebuild the Second Temple in Jerusalem reveled in the slaughter of a lamb for Passover. The movement is gaining popularity — but will it spark new conflict, too?
Tens of thousands of people flocked to the Western Wall on Monday morning to attend a priestly blessing ceremony. The prayer was conducted under heavy guard due to security tension in the capital.
The Women of the Wall group held Passover holiday prayers at the Western Wall, but did not hold a priestly blessing ceremony, after being banned by Israel’s attorney general.
Israeli police detained seven Jewish men suspected of planning to sacrifice goats in the Old City of Jerusalem in honor of Passover.
Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit prohibited Women of the Wall from holding a female version of the priestly blessing ceremony at the Western Wall during Passover, which starts Friday evening.