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Israeli UN Ambassador Danny Danon Welcomes New UN Secy-Gen Guterres

Israel's UN Ambassador Danny Danon urged the UN Secy-Gen-elect to appoint an envoy to combat anti-Semitism.

Israeli Foreign Ministry to Appoint New Ambassador to Turkey

Israel and Turkey will appoint new ambassadors to each other's countries on the same day.

Britain’s PM Theresa May Visits Israeli Embassy to Pay Respects

British PM Theresa May signed the Book of Condolences for Israel's late President Peres, z'l, at the Israeli Embassy.

Justice Minister Shaked Issues Manifesto on Jewish Democracy, Based on the Teachings of Chief...

Alongside the need to restrain the legislator, Shaked sees a dire need to restrain Israel's expansionist Judiciary.

Police Hold Billionaire Lauder for Questioning over Netanyahu Investigation

The attempt to interrogate Lauder suggests police are sitting on solid suspicions against the prime minister, since the permission to detain a foreign dignitary of Lauder's stature likely required the consent of AG Avihai Mandelblit.

Israel’s Iron Dome Sale to Azerbaijan May Balance Russian Ballistic Missile Sale to Armenia

Azerbaijan may have already purchased from Israel the Iron Dome anti-missile defense system. Russia sold a short-range ballistic missile system to Armenia.

Prince Charles Quietly Visits Grandmother’s Grave in Jerusalem

UK's Prince Charles of Wales paid respects to the grave of his grandmother in Jerusalem this weekend.

Report: Israel Paid $20M to Turkey as Compensation for Mavi Marmara

Israel has reportedly transferred the agreed-on $20M compensation payment to Turkey.

Holiday Closure Begins at Palestinian Authority, Gaza Crossings

As happens for every Jewish holiday, the crossings to the Palestinian Authority and Gaza are closed.

PA Military Liaison Officer Arrested After Criticizing Abbas for Attending Peres Funeral

A Palestinian Authority PR officer was arrested after publicly chastising leader Mahmoud Abbas for attending the Peres funeral.

Woman of the Year 5776: Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked

The High Court continues to take notice of Shaked, and has been noticeably mindful of the need to avoid unnecessary friction with a Justice Minister who is probably the most popular minister in Israel.

FULL TEXT: US President Barack Obama’s Eulogy for Israel’s 9th President, Shimon Peres, z’l...

"Shimon's story is ... the story of a people who, over so many centuries in the wilderness, never gave up on that basic human longing to return home."

Eulogies by Shimon Peres’ Three Children

I remember him at the table of a French restaurant, when he whispered in my ear, it’s tastes good, but nothing compares to your mother’s salad. To him, Israel’s cucumbers and tomatoes were the finest of delicacies.

President Reuven Rivlin’s eulogy at the funeral of Israel’s Ninth President Shimon Peres

Your eyes saw far ahead, while your feet covered great distances on the landscape of Jewish and Zionist history.

US Flags Fly at Half-Staff Worldwide for Israel’s 9th President, Shimon Peres

US President Barack Obama ordered all American flags flown at half-staff worldwide on the day Israel's ninth president, Shimon Peres, is laid to rest.

NY Gov. Cuomo, NJ Gov. Christie Cancel Trip to Peres Funeral Due to Deadly...

NY Gov. Cuomo and NJ Gov. Christie both remained Stateside to serve their living constituents after a deadly train crash, rather than go to Israel for the Peres funeral.

Peres Funeral Closed to Public, Security Tightened, Streets Closed in Central Jerusalem

The Peres funeral is closed to the public due to the attendance of PA leader Mahmoud Abbas.

Mahmoud Abbas, Leader of Palestinian Authority, to Attend Peres Funeral in Jerusalem

PA leader Mahmoud Abbas submits a request to attend the funeral of Israel's ninth president, Shimon Peres.

Temple Mount Closed to Jews On the Eve of Rosh Hashana, Due to Minor...

The Israel Police won't allow Jews to enter the Temple Mount on the eve of Rosh Hashana due to a conflict with a minor Islamic holiday.

Updated Ceremony and Traffic Details for Funeral of Israel’s Ninth President Shimon Peres

Main roads will be closed. The public will be able to pay their respects before the coffin at the Knesset on Thursday from 9 Am - 9 PM (or as necessary).

Lying in State [photos]

Shimon Peres was brought to Jerusalem ahead of his funeral.

Israeli Researchers Discover Genetic Evolutionary Signature Associated to Autism

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev discover a unique evolutionary signature in genes associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

AIPAC Mourns Shimon Peres, Indefatigable Advocate for Justice [video]

AIPAC mourns former Israeli president Shimon Peres, 'indefatigable advocate for justice and human progress.'

IAEC Director: Middle East Instability Worsened By Non-State Actors Supported by Syria, Iran

IAEC director Ze'ev Senir warned international nuclear scientists that Syria and Iran are destabilizing the region through non-state actors.

Israel Atomic Energy Commission Praises ‘Contributions’ of Shimon Peres, Mourns His Death

Former President Shimon Peres is mourned by the Israel Atomic Energy Commission, which cites his contribution to the establishment of the Negev Nuclear Research Center.

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