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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.

1,320 lbs. Lioness Statue Discovered near the Kinneret

"The lioness statue is completely whole, starting with the short mane, the big fangs, the tongue sticking out and even the carved tail along the hind legs."

Diverse Hebrew Language Public School Students from US Thrilled with First Israel Visit

'From going to the bullet factory to seeing religious sites it has been truly amazing and I am so grateful.'

Yigal Amir’s Wife Organizing Appeal for Retrial of Rabin’s Assassin

If you’re a conspiracy theory fan, you may enjoy it.

Netanyahu Honors WWI Soldiers from Australia, New Zealand, Who Liberated Holy Land

"This momentous occasion was a historic milestone in the natural kinship between our peoples."

Labour’s Shadow Foreign Secretary Urges Celebrating Balfour Centennial by Recognizing Palestinian State

She supports BDS, although remains very careful as to the language she uses.

YIVO Announces Discovery of 170,000 Lost Jewish Documents Thought Destroyed in the Holocaust

Rare and unpublished works represent the collective memory and cultural history of Eastern European and Russian Jews.

Ukrainian President in Hot Water over Presenting Lodz Ghetto Jews as Nazis

Poroshenko's government relies on the Svoboda party, which is inspired by a Ukrainian Nazi collaborator. Party members wear Nazi symbols and organize Nazi-style rallies.

Einstein’s Musings on Leading a Good Life Fetch $1,560,000 in Jerusalem Auction

In October 1922, Albert Einstein took a trip to Japan to deliver a series of lectures. While travelling from Europe to Japan he was...

Yad Vashem Uncovers 200,000 Previously Unknown Names of Hungarian Holocaust Victims

Some 600,000 Jews from Greater Hungary were murdered during the Holocaust.

The Most Spectacular Mosaics Exposed in Israel to Receive the Most Spectacular Permanent Home...

Construction of the Shelby White and Leon Levy Lod Mosaic Archaeological Center is underway to display world-class archaeological finds inside a modern complex.

Sen. Cruz Pushing Resolution Confirming Jewish Connection to Jerusalem

Senator Cruz's resolution proposes that the Senate condemns any past, present, or future efforts at UNESCO to delegitimize Israel through attempts to rewrite and deny the history of Jerusalem.

World Invited to Help Pick IDF’s 70s Anniversary Logo

The IDF press release says only Israelis may choose the logo, but when we went in and picked our choice, the website made no attempt to verify that we are card carrying Israelis.

Watch: British Neo-Nazi Comes Out as Gay, Jewish

What turned him around, he confessed, was the way his own extremist brothers (and sisters) were treating him for being gay.

Jewish Museum of Florida Celebrates Adventurous Journalist, Photographer Ruth Gruber

Photographs included in the show span more than 50 years and four continents, from Gruber’s groundbreaking reportage of the Soviet Arctic in the 1930s and iconic images of Jewish refugees on the ship Exodus 1947, to her later photographs of Ethiopian Jews in the midst of civil war in the 1980s.

Amazing New Discoveries in Western Wall Tunnels, Including Ancient Theater

Excavations conducted by the Israel Antiquities Authority uncovered large portions of courses of the Western Wall that have been hidden for 1,700 years, including an ancient Roman theater.

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