Israel's international Mossad intelligence agency also says it is mourning the death of former President Shimon Peres.
The European Union is using the death of former President Shimon Peres to pressure Israel to accept preconditions for PA Arab talks.
"Through his great strength of will Shimon continued to move forward, imbued with the aspiration to advance the development of the country that he loved so much, and imbued with the aspiration to bring peace."
About 189 thousand babies were born in Israel in 5776, and an estimated 46 thousand passed away.
Minister Miri Regev said “the uncovering of these finds joins a long list of discoveries that enlighten us about our historic past, a past that is manifested in our country’s soil and in the writings of the Book of Books.”
President Obama wrote: "There are few people who we share this world with who change the course of human history, not just through their role in human events, but because they expand our moral imagination and force us to expect more of ourselves. My friend Shimon was one of those people.
Israel's Atomic Energy Commission opens a pavilion to exhibit its civilian nuclear technology at the 60th IAEA General Conference in Vienna.
Pres. Reuven Rivlin told Ukraine lawmakers that no interest will ever supersede the importance of recognizing anti-Semitism for what it is.
Israeli President Rivlin told Ukraine's lawmakers in a special session that his thoughts are "with my friend, Shimon Peres."
Russia's deputy prime minister visited Israel's agricultural research center with Minister Uri Ariel.
The Wine Spectator praised Israel's growing wine industry in its October 2016 cover story.
"Something is happening now, an unprecedented flourishing of our international relations with the countries of the world," Netanyahu said.
Three months ago, a similar program was held in Moscow, and many more such events are anticipated worldwide in the coming months.
Arab terrorists are ramping up attacks against Jewish neighbors in Judea and Samaria.
The governor of Maryland is heading a week-long trade mission to Israel from his state.
For the first time ever, Israel is hosting the OECD Global Education Industry Summit.
Israel's financial report card going into the New Year featured a lot of really good grades.
Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon petitions UN Secy-Gen Ban Ki-moon for kosher food.
Israel's Leviathan consortium signs a groundbreaking $10 billion gas deal with Jordan for a 15-year period.
This represents the culmination of the two-year long "Case 242" that was conducted by the Investigations and Intelligence Division Lahav 433 of the National Fraud Unit, which involved the investigation of 480 individuals.