Jerusalem’s Old City closed after stabbing attack

03/29/2017 11:41 AM

Jerusalem’s Old City has been closed off after a stabbing attack in East Jerusalem Wednesday afternoon. The attacker, an East Jerusalem woman, was fatally shot by


Trump Middle East Envoy Jason Greenblatt meets with Abbas for 2nd time

03/29/2017 10:15 AM

Trump Middle East Envoy Jason Greeenblatt met in Jordan Tuesday with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas as a “follow-up” to their meeting earlier this month. Had


Image of Smurfette removed from Bnei Brak posters

03/28/2017 6:30 PM

Posters of the upcoming Smurfs movie featuring the female character Smurfette have been censored from posters in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community of Bnei Brak. According to


New study shows mice, human relationship goes back 15,000 years

03/28/2017 4:19 PM

While dogs may be man’s first domesticated companion, humans and another, far different species also go back a surprisingly long way. According to a study Monday


Passport signed by Holocaust hero Raoul Wallenberg to be auctioned off

03/28/2017 3:28 PM

The fate of Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who saved tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust, has long been veiled in mystery. According


Temple Mount activist Yehuda Glick seeks removal of Knesset members ban

03/28/2017 12:23 PM

Likud MK and Temple Mount activist Rabbi Yehuda Glick petitioned Israel’s High Court Tuesday to force the government to allow MKs to visit the Temple Mount.


“Days of Israel bashing are over,” U.N. ambassador Haley declares

03/28/2017 10:44 AM

Speaking at the annual AIPAC policy conference Monday, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley delivered an unapologetic defense of Israel. “The days of Israel-bashing are


Israel agrees to provide emergency funding for over 1,000 monkeys at Mazor farm

03/27/2017 4:25 PM Updated: 2 days ago

The Israeli government is coming to the rescue of 1,250 macaque monkeys at the Mazor monkey breeding farm. This week, the Shmurat Hakofim company, which is


Ex-Prime Minister Olmert denied pardon by Rivlin

03/27/2017 1:36 PM Updated: 2 days ago

A pardon request by former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been denied by President Reuven Rivlin. The former PM is currently serving a 26-month prison


Pence, Netanyahu offer AIPAC speeches light on details, heavy on Israel support

03/27/2017 12:11 PM Updated: 2 days ago

    Speaking at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)’s annual policy conference event Sunday, VP Mike Pence described President Donald Trump as a “true


(Video) Watch Pence’s AIPAC speech: “Trump and I stand w/o apology for Israel”

03/27/2017 10:28 AM

Killer of American yeshiva student Ezra Schwartz receives four life sentences

03/26/2017 10:03 AM Updated: 3 days ago

Mohammed Abed Odeh Harub, the Palestinian terrorist who murdered American yeshiva student Ezra Schwartz and two others in November 2015, was sentenced this week to four life


Activist Rasmea Odeh, convicted of terrorist bombing, to leave U.S.

03/25/2017 7:05 PM Updated: 4 days ago

Rasmea Odeh, convicted by an Israeli court of involvement in a 1969 Jerusalem bombing which killed two people and injured nine, has accepted a plea bargain


Scientists believe Dead Sea region suffered from “epic” droughts thousands of years ago

03/25/2017 12:03 PM Updated: 4 days ago

Drilling into the Dead Sea has revealed that the region may have been affected by two “epic,” centuries-long droughts which occurred hundreds of thousands of years


Israeli publisher agreed to tarnish Netanyahu rivals Bennett and Kahlon

03/24/2017 11:53 AM

The publisher of an Israeli paper promised to not only give Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu positive coverage but to criticize his conservative rivals, including the current education


Catch me if you can: Israeli bomb threats suspect arrested due to online carelessness

03/24/2017 10:44 AM

There was a time, when he was sowing havoc at Jewish Community Centers around the world, that 19-year-old Israeli-American Michael Kaydar may very well have felt


Suspect in JCC bomb threats may be suffering from brain tumor, lawyer says

03/23/2017 4:58 PM

An unlikely turn of events took place Thursday when the criminal mastermind behind bomb threats to Jewish Community Centers around the world was revealed to be


Spike in Mexican anti-Semitism noted after Netanyahu supports Trump border wall

03/23/2017 3:22 PM

            Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s support for President Donald Trump’s proposed U.S.-Mexican border wall appears to have triggered an anti-Semitic backlash


(Video) Inside Israel’s surprising alliance with Greece and Cyprus

03/23/2017 12:28 PM

Netanyahu cancels coalition talks due to ill health as crisis looms

03/23/2017 11:54 AM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled coalition talks Thursday to defuse a crisis threatening to tear apart his government. The prime minister’s stated reason for the cancellation