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Cousin of Michelle Obama to serve as ‘black chief rabbi’

Cousin of Michelle Obama to serve as ‘black chief rabbi’

Relative of first lady nominated unanimously to serve as ‘titular head of a worldwide community of Black Jews’   Rabbi Capers Funnye of Chicago was… Read More ›

Israeli-Canadian woman returns from fighting with Kurds in Syria

Israeli-Canadian woman returns from fighting with Kurds in Syria

IDF vet Gill Rosenberg back in Israel after 6 months in Iraq, Syria battling Islamic State; released after questioning by authorities   An Israeli-Canadian woman who… Read More ›

Nuclear talks require ‘some more work,’ says Zarif

Nuclear talks require ‘some more work,’ says Zarif

Iranian negotiator rejects reports that deal can be signed Sunday, but says no extension; Rouhani announces ‘settlement of nuclear issue’ is ‘very close’   The… Read More ›

Coffee with Omar Sharif

Coffee with Omar Sharif

Great Egyptian actor, who died Friday, told Yedioth Ahronoth correspondent Smadar Perry about his Jewish and Israeli ties during a casual 1980s meeting at a… Read More ›

Art student applies sci-fi touch to future IDF

Art student applies sci-fi touch to future IDF

Pavel Postovoit’s stunning artwork imagines a time in which conflict has not abated and Star-Wars-like creations patrol the land. Pavel Postovoit imagines and illustrates the… Read More ›

Blindness has no political color

Blindness has no political color

Op-ed: Why are so many people struck by such incredible blindness when the facts are so obvious? Iran will become more dangerous if an agreement… Read More ›

Torah scroll dedicated in honor of lone soldier who fell in Gaza last summer

Torah scroll dedicated in honor of lone soldier who fell in Gaza last summer

The Torah scroll dedicated in Max’s honor will ideally be used by other soldiers in the army.   A year after lone soldier St.- Sgt.… Read More ›

US considering drones in North Africa to monitor Islamic State

US considering drones in North Africa to monitor Islamic State

A North African base near Islamic State strongholds in Libya would help the United States “fill gaps in our understanding of what’s going on” in… Read More ›

With looming budget cuts, Kahlon, haredim clash over promises

With looming budget cuts, Kahlon, haredim clash over promises

United Torah Judaism’s Gafni says coalition agreement to restore child welfare benefits cannot be broken   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s governing coalition faced a potential… Read More ›

Ministers to vote on smoking ban in public parks

Ministers to vote on smoking ban in public parks

Health Ministry statistics indicate that in 2011, 64 children came to hospitals after swallowing cigarette butts they found in parks or ashtrays at home.  … Read More ›

Ministers to consider death penalty for terrorists

Ministers to consider death penalty for terrorists

Bill sponsored by opposition Yisrael Beytenu party garners support of ministers in Likud and Jewish Home   A key cabinet committee is set to consider… Read More ›

China’s government still has options to steer its stock market

China’s government still has options to steer its stock market

Chinese equities are undergoing a sharp correction, and the volatility could last for some time. But we think policymakers have both the tools and the… Read More ›

Everyone freaking out about China’s stock-market crash is missing one thing

Everyone freaking out about China’s stock-market crash is missing one thing

  The Shanghai Composite Index has exhibited tremendous volatility, exploding to all-time highs in June and then crashing in the weeks after. And this big… Read More ›

The CEO of one of the fastest-growing business apps ever used an ingeniously simple analogy to explain why companies succeed

The CEO of one of the fastest-growing business apps ever used an ingeniously simple analogy to explain why companies succeed

  Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield is an intelligent guy. Before building his $2.8 billion startup Slack, which many consider the fastest-growing business app ever, Butterfield… Read More ›

Washington – Poll: White House Contenders Trump, Bush In Virtual Dead Heat

Washington – Poll: White House Contenders Trump, Bush In Virtual Dead Heat

  Washington – Donald Trump, who became the center of attention in the race for the 2016 Republican U.S. presidential nomination with his denunciation of… Read More ›

Cairo, Egypt – Islamic State Says Behind Bombing At Italian Consulate In Cairo

Cairo, Egypt – Islamic State Says Behind Bombing At Italian Consulate In Cairo

  Cairo, Egypt – Islamic State claimed responsibility for a car bomb attack at the Italian consulate in central Cairo on Saturday, in an escalation… Read More ›

Tel Aviv – Film Sparks Scandal For Portraying Family Life Of Assassinated Israeli Prime Minister’s Killer

Tel Aviv – Film Sparks Scandal For Portraying Family Life Of Assassinated Israeli Prime Minister’s Killer

  Tel Aviv – A new documentary has set off an uproar in Israel for its peek into the family life of the country’s most… Read More ›

Solar Impulse’s round-the-world journey delayed by battery damage

Solar Impulse’s round-the-world journey delayed by battery damage

  Solar Impulse 2’s attempt to fly around the world without a drop of fuel has been delayed by serious battery damage, raising questions over… Read More ›

Confederate flags stolen in Georgia, Delaware

Confederate flags stolen in Georgia, Delaware

  It was a media event when the Confederate battle flag come down Friday in South Carolina, but apparently nobody was watching when flags were… Read More ›

North Korea names new defense minister

North Korea names new defense minister

  Seoul, South Korea – North Korea has named a new defense minister nearly two months after rumors surfaced that the last man to hold the… Read More ›