Yad Vashem closes in deference to arrangements at Mount Herzl for the funeral of former President Shimon Peres.
Thousands of police are being deployed in Jerusalem as tens of thousands arrive for the funeral of former president Shimon Peres.
PA leader Mahmoud Abbas hailed Israel's late former president, Shimon Peres, while his PA government issued an obituary filled with hate.
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.
During a political career that spanned 73 years, Peres served as prime minister, president, and Knesset member for 47 consecutive years, the longest anyone has served in the Israeli parliament. H
Nobel Prize winner Shimon Peres, who took part in establishing Israel's security apparatus and served 48 consecutive years as MK passed away following a stroke.
The situation took a severe turn for the worse on Tuesday, Peres' neurological condition rapidly deteriorating.
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.
The windshield of the lead car on the Jerusalem Light Rail was damaged in a stoning attack.
Road terror has resulted in one Israeli injury and a damaged windshield in the Binyamin region.
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.
NY Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer slams BDS as "modern-day anti-Semitism."
The Wine Spectator praised Israel's growing wine industry in its October 2016 cover story.
"Israeli tourists by now have figured that every place is dangerous, which is why economic considerations overcome security concerns."
His medical team is afraid of an approaching collapse of his systems since there hasn't been a significant improvement in his condition.
"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.
When asked in cross examination to describe Azaria's shooting, Zakai testified, "I've seen in my life people who shot just to kill. To my delight, none of them were IDF soldiers."