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Welcome to the Anne Frank House Virtual Reality Tour

The full VR tour offers quotes from Anne's diary, and takes about 25 minutes to complete.

For the First Time Since Hannah Szenes IDF Paratroopers Jump in Eastern Europe

The IDF paratroopers are participating in joint training with the 173rd Brigade of the European Command of the US Army.

Honors for Last Member of Flight Crew to Bring Yemenite Jews to Israel

The 90-year-old from Oregon was honored at a May 30 event, where he was introduced as a "hero of Israel and the Jewish people."

So Many Catastrophes, So Little Time: Nakba Day Is Over, Here Comes the Naksa

"The defeat of the Arabs in the June 1967 war, which was followed by the death of Gamal Abdel Nasser in 1970, constituted the decisive blow that ended nationalism."

New Exhibit Displays for First Time Two-Thousand-Year-Old Tekhelet and Argaman Dyed Fragments of Textiles

A new exhibition follows the thread of the mysterious blue color, tekhelet, from the Mediterranean shores over 3,500 years ago to the national colors of the State of Israel.

Knesset Approves Debate on Recognizing Armenian Holocaust

"Since when does Ankara pull our moral strings? Does history change according the nature of relations with a leader like Erdogan?" Speaker Edelstein wondered.

New Book: Irgun and Arab Propaganda Inflated Deir Yassin Casualty Figures

"For reasons of psychological warfare, the Irgun reported that 200 Arabs had been killed, double the real number."

Letter Across Time to Late Neturei Karta Leader from his Pro-Zionist Nephew

"You will be surprised to hear who is the greatest proponent of the Torah in the world: the Zionist regime. Every year the Israeli government invests billions of shekels in the Torah world."

Cohen of ‘Ali G’ and ‘Borat’ to Play Cohen the Israeli Spy on Netflix

The series depicts Cohen's stunning career from 1961 to 1965, when he succeeded in embedding himself into Syrian high society and rose through the ranks to become Chief Adviser to the Minister of Defense.

Bibi to Ben-Gurion on Eve of 70th Independence Day: ‘We’re Moving Up the Mountain’

The new prime minister also informed the old prime minister of the radical changes in Israel's political map since he had gone to a better place.

Dozens of ‘Freedom Coins’ from the 66-67 CE Jewish Revolt Discovered in Temple Mount...

“A discovery like this—ancient coins bearing the words 'Freedom' and 'Redemption'—found right before the Jewish Festival of Freedom, Passover, begins, is incredibly moving,” Dr. Mazar noted.

Hollywood Star Mayim Bialik Asks to Light a Torch on Israel’s 70th Independence Day

In addition to Bialik, Ivanka Trump and Alan Dershowitz have also been suggested as candidates.
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How Many Jews Saying ‘Polish Holocaust’ Would It Take to Suspend US Relations with...

The video features several American Jews who dare the Polish government to arrest them for daring to pronounce the verboten words: "Polish Holocaust."

Financier’s Daughter Shares Einstein’s Gratitude to her Father for Saving Jews from ‘Calamitous Peril’

"It must be a source of deep gratification to you to be making so important a contribution toward rescuing our persecuted fellow-Jews from their calamitous peril and leading them toward a better future."

Netanyahu Reaching Out to Polish PM after Pro-Nazi Underground’s Wreath Laying

During and after the war, the Holy Cross Mountains Brigade was accused of enjoying the support of the German occupation, and the Home Army, the national underground, described its members as being treasonous and openly fascist.

Warrior Poet Haim Gouri Dead at 94

Gouri's songs are an inseparable part of the Israeli ethos.

Reports: German Scientists Tested Toxic Diesel Fume on Humans (Again)

The reports name the carmakers responsible for this atrocity as being Volkswagen, BMW, and Daimler AG, maker of Mercedes Benz.

New Age Holocaust Commemoration: Meet the Designer

Ahead of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day (Saturday, January 27) I spoke to Edward Jacobs who, with his partner Dr. Michael Berenbaum, specializes in erecting "narrative historical, sociological and Identity Museums."

French Government, Jews, Fear Republication of Disgraced Anti-Semite Céline

For decades, Céline's anti-Semitic pamphlets from the 1930s had not been reprinted because Céline's wife has forbidden their publication. But in 2017 the 105-year-old widow gave permission to Gallimard to publish them.

Western Wall Plaza Excavations Yield First Temple Hebrew-Inscribed Message

"In the register beneath the double line is an inscription in ancient Hebrew: 'LESARAR,' with no spacing between the words and no definite article. It denotes 'Lesar Ha'Ir,' meaning 'belonging to the governor of the city.'"

‘It Happened Only a Few Meters From Where I Stand,’ US Ambassador to Israel...

"I am very excited to stand here in this sacred place to light the second Hanukkah candle in the holy city of Jerusalem, the capital of the State of Israel."

Exhibition Explores the Movement to Free Soviet Jews

The exhibition opened last week on the 30th anniversary of “Freedom Sunday,” a momentous rally that took place on December 6, 1987, the day before Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev’s historic summit meeting with President Ronald Reagan.

Sotheby’s to Auction 14th Century Magnificent Illuminated Hebrew Bible

A manuscript project of this scope and quality represents the collective efforts of a consortium of craftsmen, artists, and scribes for a whole year.

Reconstructed Letter Reveals Auschwitz Inmate Lived to Avenge his Family

"I am not sad that I will die," Nadjari wrote, "but I am sad that I won't be able to take revenge like I would like to."

2,200-Year-Old Edomite Temple Unearthed in Lakhish Region

Two stone incense altars were discovered in one of the rooms. One of them, bearing the carved image of a bull, is depicted as standing in what is apparently the façade of a temple adorned with magnificent columns.

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