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Greek Jews gather to celebrate the 72nd anniversary of Auschwitz deportations

Greek Jews gather to celebrate the 72nd anniversary of Auschwitz deportations

Some 2,000 Greek Jews on Sunday commemorated the 72nd anniversary of the first forced deportations to Auschwitz from Thessaloniki. Among them were more than 200… Read More ›

Eight suspected Islamic militants in a dawn raid were arrested in Spain

Eight suspected Islamic militants in a dawn raid were arrested in Spain

Spanish police arrested eight suspected Islamic militants in a dawn raid who were planning attacks in Spain and were recruiting fighters to send to Syria… Read More ›

Finally women gain power in Israeli politics

Finally women gain power in Israeli politics

For decades, the identikit for a top Israeli politician has been a tough-talking man with a decorated military past who’s big on security. The exceptions… Read More ›

After receiving threats US embassy in Saudi Arabia shuts

After receiving threats US embassy in Saudi Arabia shuts

The US embassy in Saudi Arabia said it had suspended consular services in the kingdom for two days due to “heightened security concerns”, after warning… Read More ›

Hodaya’s Mouse By: Tirza Ashkenazi

Hodaya’s Mouse By: Tirza Ashkenazi

My name is Tirza, I live with my husband Amazia in Timrat which is a community settlement. We have 4 children and 3 grandchildren and… Read More ›

Chinese tourists will come to Israel

Chinese tourists will come to Israel

In anticipation of additional direct flight route between Beijing and Tel Aviv set to launch this fall, Israel’s ambassador to China, Matan Vilnai, vowed to… Read More ›

Economic disaster could engulf Europe if Jews decide to leave

Economic disaster could engulf Europe if Jews decide to leave

 Europe is on the verge of a serious economic crisis if the European Union does not introduce new legislation to counter anti-Semitism, according to the… Read More ›

FIDF raises $24M at annual GALA in NY

FIDF raises $24M at annual GALA in NY

The Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) raised $24 million at the annual gala held at New York’s historic Waldorf Astoria, the organizers said. The… Read More ›

Despite tensions between Israel and Iran, Jews live in peace

Despite tensions between Israel and Iran, Jews live in peace

Despite the increasing tension between Iran and Israel, many may be surprised to find out there is a rather large Jewish community in the Iranian… Read More ›

ISIS is responsible for a bomb attack in Libyan capital

ISIS is responsible for a bomb attack in Libyan capital

Islamic State militants claimed responsibility for a bomb attack on a police station in the Libyan capital on Thursday in a statement posted on Twitter… Read More ›

Two Israeli entrepreneurs bring home a prestigious award

Two Israeli entrepreneurs bring home a prestigious award

The big winners of the  Mobile Premier Awards (MPA) at the Mobile World Congress this year went to two Israelis who took first prize in… Read More ›

Israeli intelligence officer visits the United States

Israeli intelligence officer visits the United States

Israel’s top intelligence officer will visit the United States this week, sources with knowledge of the itinerary said; a sign that security cooperation continues despite… Read More ›

Arab states look to Israel as their best hope for confronting threats from Iran

Arab states look to Israel as their best hope for confronting threats from Iran

Major Arab states like Egypt, Jordan and Saudi Arabia have lost confidence in the White House, and now look to Israel as their best hope… Read More ›

A sold-out London play ‘Bad Jews’ has had it posters banned from the subway

A sold-out London play ‘Bad Jews’ has had it posters banned from the subway

A sold-out London play that received a favorable 5 star review from the London Jewish Chronicle has had it posters banned from the London subway.… Read More ›

Benjamin Netanyahu makes a surprise campaign tour in Jerusalem

Benjamin Netanyahu makes a surprise campaign tour in Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a surprise campaign tour at Machne Yehuda Market in Jerusalem, for the first time in 6 years. The visit… Read More ›

Libya’s request for weapons is put on hold

Libya’s request for weapons is put on hold

Libya’s request for UN approval to buy fighter jets, tanks and other weaponry to fight Islamic State militants has been put on hold at the… Read More ›

China jailed two men for selling military secrets

China jailed two men for selling military secrets

China has jailed two men for selling military secrets, including hundreds of photos of the country’s lone aircraft carrier. The state-controlled Dalian Daily said foreign… Read More ›

Apple watch for Jewish and Kosher use

Apple watch for Jewish and Kosher use

Apple may not have had Jews in mind when they created the watch, but a new app makes this gadget a must have for halachically-minded… Read More ›

Food prices in Israel dropped

Food prices in Israel dropped

The cost of food in Israel is falling, and has been for several months, data from the OECD confirmed. According to the data, food prices… Read More ›

Celebration of Purim in Jerusalem

Celebration of Purim in Jerusalem

Thousands of Jerusalemites took to the streets of the downtown neighborhood of Nahlaot for a festive Purim party on Friday. Sporting creative costumes that feature… Read More ›