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Danny Danon ‘Going Where No Minister Has Gone Before’

29 Iyyar 5775 – May 17, 2015
Thousands of Israeli Facebook fans had a field day when the Likud's Danny Danon became Minister of Space.
Thousands of Israelis take part in the annual flag parade, celebrating Jerusalem Day in the streets of Jerusalem.

Court OK’s Jerusalem Day March Thru Old City’s Muslim Quarter

23 Iyyar 5775 – May 12, 2015
Israel's High Court approves a Jerusalem Day march through the Old City's Muslim Quarter.

New York Nuclear Scare After Explosion at Indian Point Power Plant

22 Iyyar 5775 – May 10, 2015
New Yorkers contemplated the pros and cons of nuclear energy again Sunday after an explosion at Indian Point nuclear power plant in Westchester.

NYPD Cop Dies 2 Days After Shooting, 3rd in 5 Months

16 Iyyar 5775 – May 5, 2015
NYPD Officer Brian Moore, 25, has died after being shot in the face Saturday by an ex-con in Queens.

6 Baltimore Cops Charged with Homicide, Murder of Freddie Gray

13 Iyyar 5775 – May 1, 2015
Six Baltimore cops were charged on Friday with homicide, one also with second degree murder in the Freddie Gray case.

Israel Coalition Deal Means Tax Hike on Investment Housing

12 Iyyar 5775 – April 30, 2015
Likud and Kulanu shook hands on a deal to raise Israeli purchase taxes on investment homes in a new coalition deal.

Baltimore City Curfew Helps Taper Off Riots

10 Iyyar 5775 – April 29, 2015
A 10 pm curfew and strong show of force Tuesday night helped restore order to most of the city, and put an end to riots in Baltimore.

Borough Park Crowned NY City’s Baby Capital

9 Iyyar 5775 – April 28, 2015
The Brooklyn neighborhood of Borough Park holds the record for the highest birth rate in New York City in 2013.

Tears Lead to Triumph: Israel Celebrates 67th Independence Day

4 Iyyar 5775 – April 22, 2015
Israelis moved from tears to triumph Wednesday at sunset as Remembrance Day gave way to the nation's 67th Independence Day celebration.

Women in Green Slam Demolition of Hazzon David Synagogue

25 Nisan 5775 – April 14, 2015
The Women in Green harshly condemn the latest demolition -- #36 -- of the Hazzon David synagogue near Kiryat Arba.

Technion Scientists Reach Breakthrough in Cancer Study

24 Nisan 5775 – April 13, 2015
Israeli scientists have reached a new breakthrough in finding a way to beat back cancer at the Technion Israel Institute of Technology.

40-Yr-Old Hiker Dies in Judean Desert Fall

19 Nisan 5775 – April 7, 2015
A 40 year old man died Tuesday on Chol Hamoed Pesach after falling 50 meters from a path while hiking in the Judean Desert.

Thousands Accompany Rabbi Shmuel HaLevi Vosner, 102, zt’l, to Rest; 1 Killed, More Hurt...

16 Nisan 5775 – April 5, 2015
Rabbi Shmuel HaLevi Vosner (Wosner), zt'l, -- the Shevet HaLevi -- was laid to rest overnight in Bnei Brak. A young man died at the funeral as well.

Israeli Scientists Start to Bring Star Trek Tricorder to Life

13 Nisan 5775 – April 2, 2015
Israeli scientists at Tel Aviv University's School of Electrical Engineering are in the process of bringing the iconic Star Trek “tricorder” to life.

Palestinian Unknowingly Sells Banksy Mural to Gaza Artist for $175

13 Nisan 5775 – April 1, 2015
A Gazan who sold a Banksy painted on his bombed-out doorway to a local artist for NIS 700 (about $175) says he was tricked.
Crossing the Jordan River

A Jewish Twist on ‘Land Day’

10 Nisan 5775 – March 30, 2015
Today on the Hebrew calendar is the 10th of Nisan - the day the People of Israel crossed into their new Land.

Jerusalem to Open ‘Gazelle Valley’ Park Before Passover

6 Nisan 5775 – March 25, 2015
The city of Jerusalem will open Gazelle Valley -- its unique Middle Eastern version of Central Park -- next Monday, just in time for Passover vacation.

Holdup for Har Homa Housing Again Looms

It looks like Israel's PM Binyamin Netanyahu may have begun the two-step back into the world of covert construction freezes.

Sassoon Children to be Buried in Israel

2 Nisan 5775 – March 22, 2015
The 7 children will be buried in Israel.

Arab Teens Nabbed in Horseback Robbery

A couple hiking in the woods near Jerusalem this weekend were robbed by Arab teens on horseback.

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