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Jordan delays return of ambassador to Israel after synagogue attack

Jordan delays return of ambassador to Israel after synagogue attack

Following Tuesday’s terrorist attack in Jerusalem, officials in Jordan said Amman will delay the return of Jordanian Ambassador Walid Obeidat to Israel. An official source… Read More ›

Riots erupt in East Jerusalem’s Shuafat refugee camp

Residents of east Jerusalem’s Shuafat took to the streets of the refugee camp on Wednesday to protest against Israeli security forces, amid heightened tensions in… Read More ›

More than 135,000 Ethiopians living in Israel at end 2013

More than 135,000 Ethiopians living in Israel at end 2013

At the end of 2013 the Ethiopian population in Israel stood at some 135.5 thousand people – 85.9 thousand who were born in Ethiopia and… Read More ›

Israel approves construction of new homes in capital, as violence flares

Israel approves construction of new homes in capital, as violence flares

Israel on Wednesday approved the construction of 78 new homes in two Jerusalem neighborhoods over the Green Line, likely to aggravate Palestinian anger at a… Read More ›

Tel Aviv are scared after Jerusalem massacre

Tel Aviv are scared after Jerusalem massacre

Panic gripped a stretch of Ben Yehuda Street in Tel Aviv on Tuesday night, when a series of callers told police dispatchers they heard shouts… Read More ›

PA spokesman blasts new Jerusalem construction plan

Nabil Abu Rudeineh, a spokesman for Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said of Israel’s approval of 78 new homes in Jerusalem: “These decisions are a… Read More ›

Air pollution in Israel dropped significantly

Air pollution in Israel dropped significantly

The country’s air pollution levels underwent a dramatic drop between 2012 and 2013, the Environmental Protection Ministry reported on Tuesday. An examination of emissions data… Read More ›

Orthodox Jewish man attacked at Brooklyn train station

Orthodox Jewish man attacked at Brooklyn train station

Three brutes beat a man while hurling anti-Semitic insults at him at a Brooklyn train station, cops said Tuesday. The 53-year-old Orthodox Jewish man was… Read More ›

Four Jewish Victims

Four Jewish Victims

JERUSALEM — The car crawled slowly through the streets of Har Nof, a loudspeaker on its roof, broadcasting psalms and announcing the funeral at 2… Read More ›

Israel is to ease controls on carrying weapons for self-defence

Israel is to ease controls on carrying weapons for self-defence

Israel is to ease controls on carrying weapons for self-defence in the wake of a deadly Palestinian attack on a Jerusalem synagogue, Public Security Minister… Read More ›

Israeli CEOs open London Stock Exchange

Israeli CEOs open London Stock Exchange

The London Stock Exchange was today opened by a delegation of chief executives of Israeli companies and UK ambassador to Israel Matthew Gould. The Israeli… Read More ›

Attack at Jerusalem synagogue

Attack at Jerusalem synagogue

At least four people were killed Tuesday morning in a terror attack at a synagogue in Jerusalem, according to Magen David Adom. Eight other people… Read More ›

Warner Brothers optioned Rabbi David’s new book, “David: The Divided Heart”

Warner Brothers optioned Rabbi David’s new book, “David: The Divided Heart”

Rabbi David Wolpe of L.A.’s Sinai Temple was pleasantly surprised when the call came that Warner Bros., along with Gulfstream Pictures, was optioning his new… Read More ›

Jews and non-Jews join in historic project

Jews and non-Jews join in historic project

The small group of American tourists followed their guide into the main square of Kazimierz, the historic Jewish district in Krakow, Poland’s second-largest city. “Before… Read More ›

Republican Landslide Forces Jewish Activists To Downsize Goals

Republican Landslide Forces Jewish Activists To Downsize Goals

After sounding a collective oy vey over the Republican landslide, Jewish communal activists began looking for ways to make lemonade out of what they perceive… Read More ›

Concerns Over European Anti-Semitism

Concerns Over European Anti-Semitism

Antwerp – The stabbing of a Belgian Jew in the neck on Saturday has led to increased calls for action against rising anti-Semitism in Europe,… Read More ›

Frank-Walter Steinmeier call for calm over Jerusalem  tensions

Frank-Walter Steinmeier call for calm over Jerusalem tensions

A Palestinian state can only be established through negotiations with Israel, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Saturday in Ramallah, as he met with… Read More ›

Israeli Economy Shrinks For The First Time In Five Years

Israeli Economy Shrinks For The First Time In Five Years

Tel Aviv – Israel’s government says the country’s gross domestic product shrank by 0.4 percent in the third quarter of 2014, the first time the… Read More ›

Inagural conference of the Israeli-American Council

Inagural conference of the Israeli-American Council

WASHINGTON — There were bagel breakfasts, a Friday night kiddush in English and Hebrew, and plenty of talk about how to keep the grandkids Jewish.… Read More ›

Hollywood stars raise millions in support of IDF

Hollywood stars raise millions in support of IDF

Last week, Hollywood giants gathered to show their support for the Friends of the Israeli Defence Forces. The FIDF works with orphans, wounded soldiers and… Read More ›