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Jerusalem Arab Family Confirms Son an ISIS Hostage but not a Spy

24 Shevat 5775 – February 13, 2015
The brother of the hostage says he does not expect him to return.

Snow, Lightning and Floods in Northern Israel in Photos

Heavy snow forces the Hermon ski slopes to close; Kinneret rises, but slowly.

Palestinian Authority Journalists Learning Hebrew ‘To Know the Enemy’

Approximately 30 Palestinian Authority Arab journalists are brushing up on their Hebrew at a six-week course at a college in Ramallah to improve their...

Saudi King Hands Out $32.2 BILLION in Bonuses to Government Workers

King Salman continues a tradition of new kings taking small change out of the kingdom's treasure chest for the plain folks.

Elie Wiesel to Attend Netanyahu’s Speech in Congress

Rabbi Boteach is buying newspaper ads to promote Wiesel's decision.

Lubavitch Teacher Killed, Rockets Land Near Synagogue In The Ukraine

“This is yet another extraordinarily difficult day that we have endured, and sadly, we have recently known many especially difficult and terrible days."

Poll: Americans Divided by Race and Party on Netanyahu in Congress

24 Shevat 5775 – February 12, 2015
A large plurality disapproves of the Congressional invitation to Netanyahu, but a majority thinks Obama should meet with him.

Elections Committee Narrowly Votes to Ban Marzel’s Candidacy

The Elections Committee tossed out Marzel hours after eliminating Arab MK Zoabi.

Poll Shows Israelis Support Netanyahu’s Planned Speech in Congress

A telephone survey of Israelis, including Arabs, shows that 45 percent of the respondents support the planned appearance and speech by Prime Minister Binyamin...

Ancient Grape Seeds in Negev May Help Re-Create 1,500-Year-Old Wine

The discovery of 1,500 year-old grape seeds may explain why the wine of the Negev so renowned in the Byzantine Empire.

Election Committee Bars Arab MK Zoabi from Running for Knesset

The Supreme Court may reverse the decision. The committee has not decided on Baruch Marzel's candidacy.

Clinton in Tough Spot Over Attending Bibi’s Speech

Will Clinton show for Bibi's speech? Warren's pro-Israel statements may play a role.

Putin Agrees to Cease-Fire in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday morning he has agreed to a cease-fire brokered by France and Germany to end the 10-month stand-off in...

Islamic State Recruitment of Americans Brings War to Home Front

Homeland Committee chairman McCaul is “worried about our ability to combat this threat abroad, but also here at home."

‘Big Apple’ Tim Cook to Visit Israel Next Week

Apple CEO Tim Cook is scheduled to arrive in Israeli next week to launch his company's new Israeli headquarters near Tel Aviv.

Attack on London Kosher Restaurant Appears to be ‘Random’

Obama's term of "random attacks" that "happen" to target Jews may be accurate in one incident in London.

Syria and Hezbollah Launch Attack on Rebels at Israel’s Golan Border

You can’t choose your neighbors, and who would want to choose between Al Qaeda and Assad-Hezbollah?

Remembering Babylon: New Exhibit Explores Roots of Jewish Life in Iraq

Until now we had been unable to tell the complete story of the Babylon Exile and to understand what actually happened to all the Jewish refugees once they were forced out of Judah.

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