Netanyahu: ‘According to UN, Maccabees Did Not Liberate Jerusalem, They Occupied Palestinian Territory’
PM Netanyahu says with sarcasm that according to the United Nations, the Maccabees did not liberate Jerusalem, but rather "occupied Palestinian territory."
This year's Jerusalem Unity Prize and Unity Day is set for June 7, 2017. Senior Druze official Amal Assad is joining the Prize Committee.
Colel Chabad is the longest continuously running charity in Israel, founded in 1788 by the first Chabad Rebbe, Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi.
He did not mention that, had the Maccabees redeemed the Holy Temple today, they would surely have been condemned by the UN Security Council, with the US abstaining, because said Holy Temple stood in 'Occupied East Jerusalem.'
Cult icon actress Carrie Fisher, who portrayed Princess Leia in the "Star Wars" trilogy, suffered a massive heart attack just 15 minutes before landing at LAX Friday on a flight from London.
PM Netanyahu says Israel is cutting funds to five UN agencies for a start, and is reevaluating its relationship with the world body.
Austrian police foiled a terrorist attack on the main synagogue in Vienna on the Sabbath. Two Afghan citizens were arrested.
The honorary Israeli consul in western Ukraine says the attack was carried out as a provocation against diplomatic ties.
At the same time, there is a creeping acceptance of intermarriages within the Conservative movement.
Rabbi Haim Sabato tells the tale of the Jerusalem transit camp in which he and his family lived when they immigrated to the Holy Land from Egypt.
People formed a human chain in Tel Aviv from the US Embassy to the Russian Embassy to call for an end to slaughter in Syria.
Rabbis in Englewood, New Jersey are calling on fellow Jews to recite psalms and pray for the innocent in Aleppo, Syria.
Rabbi Levi Shemtov says he is privileged to supervise the "kosherizing" of the most important kitchen in the USA.
Say what you will, the man has great writers and – crucial – can deliver a line.
PM Netanyahu and his wife visited the Great Synagogue in the capital city of Kazakhstan, Astana, "in an Islamic country that honors coexistence."
A new study says the Jewish people are the most educated religious group in the world.
After three-quarters of a century, a phone call changed the lives of two people who thought they were alone in the world.
PM Netanyahu revealed in a speech in Baku that Israel jointly funds Jewish education with the president of Azerbaijan, and his predecessor.
Neither side of the family knew anyone from the other side had survived the Holocaust!
The coin bears on one side a vine leaf and the statement 'Freedom of Zion.' On the opposite side it bears a standing cup and the statement 'Second year of the great rebellion' – the year 67 CE.