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July 16, 2015 11:02 am

Thief Returns Ancient Roman Artifacts: ‘They Brought Me Nothing But Trouble’

A pair of ancient Roman trebuchet stones were discovered outside a museum in southern Israel on Monday, accompanied by a cryptic note. The artifacts were identified as...

July 16, 2015 12:26 am

Israeli Leaders Join Chorus of Opposition to Iran Nuclear Deal

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu led calls from Israel condemning the deal struck between world powers and Iran on Tuesday over its nuclear activity. The P5+1 group,...

July 13, 2015 1:44 pm

Jerusalem Film Workshop Features Oscar Nominees

The Jerusalem Film Workshop announced that its recently opened 2015 summer program will include playing host to some prestigious guests, as well as the presentation of...

July 10, 2015 1:42 pm

IDF Warns of Growing Cooperation Between Hamas and Islamic State

The Palestinian terror group Hamas has found itself in a seemingly mismatched alliance. In recent months, Hamas has been largely cut-off from the world, thanks mostly to cooperation between Israel and...

July 9, 2015 1:39 pm

Leading International Airline Will Fly to Eilat, But Not Tel Aviv

Budget airline Ryanair will be launching flights to Israel's southern tourist city Eilat, starting this coming winter. Tickets for the six weekly flights are touted to start at...

June 28, 2015 11:41 am

Apple to Open Sales Booths in Every Major Israeli City

Technology giant Apple will open 20 sales points in Israel over the coming months, with almost every major Israeli city covered in the initiative. The...

June 7, 2015 12:59 pm

Documentary Exposes Russian Government Involvement in Neo-Nazi Movement

An explosive documentary burst onto Israeli screens Wednesday evening, grabbing viewers from their armchairs and hurling them into the middle of a forest outside of Moscow. In "Credit...

May 22, 2015 6:27 pm

EU ‘Foreign Minister’ Meets Top Israeli Officials

The EU's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Italian politician Federica Mogherini, concluded her high profile meetings with top Israeli officials on Thursday. Mogherini...

May 7, 2015 11:02 am

Number of Eastern European Jews Making Aliyah Sees Dramatic Increase Over Past Year

The Jewish Agency for Israel said in a new report that immigration to Israel (Aliyah) from Western Europe in the first quarter of 2015 was...

May 7, 2015 10:44 am

University of Haifa to Share $1.3 Million Grant for Pioneering Brain Research

The University of Haifa revealed Wednesday that it has been jointly-allocated a highly prestigious $1.3 million grant from the Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP). The funded research seeks...

May 7, 2015 10:15 am

At Jerusalem Conference, Experts Say Israel Complies With International Law

Shurat HaDin, an Israeli NGO specializing in International Law, hosted a two-day conference in Jerusalem this week, "Towards a New Law of War." The conference dealt...

May 4, 2015 4:16 pm

Israeli Food Tech Startup to Make Sugar Taste Twice as Sweet

Israeli greentech startup DouxMatok believes that they will revolutionize how manufacturers and consumers worldwide use sugar. "DouxMatok's technology will allow for a reduction of 30-60 percent...

May 3, 2015 3:23 pm

‘Unity Day’ to Honor Memories of Slain Israeli Teenagers

Senior Israeli officials will hold two events next month in memory of a trio of teenagers who were abducted and murdered last summer by Hamas...


TV Host Mario Lopez Visits Western Wall in Jerusalem During Israel Visit

Television host and actor Mario Lopez toured Israel this week and stopped by...

George Clooney to Narrate New Shimon Peres Documentary

Actor George Clooney will narrate a new documentary about late Israeli statesman Shimon Peres, Variety reported on Tuesday. “Never Stop Dreaming:...

Activist Showcases 70 Israeli Destinations in Project for Israel’s Independence Day

A Florida-based pro-Israel activist has launched a project showcasing 70 locations...


What Israel’s Gun Policies Can Teach Americans - As American society has become more polarized in recent years, the debate over gun control has reflected this reality,...

Infighting, Diplomatic Struggles Leave Palestinians in Crisis - Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas is not having much success lately. Tensions within his own Fatah movement and with Hamas in...


Tel Aviv University to Research ‘Digital Living’ With Stanford ...

Tel Aviv University (TAU) announced the launch of a collaborative initiative with the University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University...


Tel Aviv Court Judge Accused of Colluding in Bezeq Case Is Officially Suspe... - Tel Aviv Magistrate Court Judge Ronit Poznansky-Katz has been suspended by Supreme Court President Esther Hayut on Thursday, pending...

Middle East

Palestinians Demand That US Ambassador to Israel Be Put on International Te... - The Palestinian Authority demanded on Thursday that US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman be added to a “global terror list,”...