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ARTICLES BY: Jonathan Benedek / Tazpit News Agency

October 20, 2015 11:45 am

Terror Attacks Having Impact on Jerusalem Nightlife

JERUSALEM -- The current wave of terrorist attacks has some Israelis rethinking their daily routines. “They call it terror for a reason,” Udi Kaniel, co-owner of Jerusalem...

October 18, 2015 7:58 am

Terror Attacks Have Jerusalem Residents Learning Self-Defense

The current wave of terrorist stabbing attacks in Jerusalem and elsewhere has left many Israelis on edge. In light of the current security situation, the...

October 12, 2015 7:11 am

Thousands of Additional Police Deployed to Bolster Security in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM - Against the backdrop of a surge in terror attacks across Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has asked security officials to expand police presence throughout the country,...

October 2, 2015 5:37 am

Europe Gives More Money to UNRWA as Part of Its Solution to Migrant Crisis

Against the backdrop of the current refugee crisis that has swamped Europe, the European Union announced on September 30 that it will be providing more...

October 1, 2015 8:39 am

Jerusalem Police Take Measures to Prevent Escalation of Violence During Sukkot Holiday

JERUSALEM - In light of the recent escalation of violence in Israel’s capital, the Jerusalem police are taking measures to preserve stability and order. “Police units are in...

October 1, 2015 7:53 am

Rare Church Mosaic, Uncovered by Israeli Schoolchildren, to Go on Display

Approximately two years ago, an extremely unique 1,500-year-old mosaic, which comprised part of the floor of an abandoned church from the Byzantine era, was discovered...

September 30, 2015 7:36 am

Tourism to Israel Makes Comeback After Gaza-War Slump

Tourism in Israel has made a comeback from its downward spiral during and shortly after last summer's war in Gaza. "The recovery trend after Operation Protective Edge continues...

September 9, 2015 7:51 am

Heavy Sandstorm Strikes Israel, Elderly and Children Seek Medical Aid

A heavy sandstorm hit Israel early Tuesday morning, blowing in from Syria and Jordan in the northwest. The storm considerably raised air pollution levels in northern...

September 7, 2015 7:35 am

Agreement Reached Between Netanyahu and Arab MKs on Integration Plan for Israeli Arabs

Prime Minister Netanyahu convened a meeting last week aimed at finding solutions to help integrate and improve the Arab-Israeli sector. Attendees included Joint Arab List leader MK Ayman Odeh,...


Saluting One of the Last Living Heroes of Israel’s Fight for Independence - When Harold “Smoky” Simon grins at you, it’s hard to remember...

Sukkot: A Jewish Thanksgiving - Sukkot is akin to a Jewish Thanksgiving. On Thanksgiving in America, no matter their religion or background, families...


Path to Israeli Unity Government May Be Opening, With Gantz Indicating a Wi...

Despite the current impasse in the Israeli coalition talks, signs emerged on Wednesday that a path to a unity government...

Middle East

‘Entry of Radical Islamist Forces Into Northern Syria is Disturbing,’ E... - Israel has been closely monitoring Turkey’s brutal offensive against the Kurds in northeast Syria in recent days. Israeli Prime...

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