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Live British Mandate-Era Mortar Shell Discovered on Netanya’s Poleg Beach

12 Elul 5776 – September 14, 2016
A beachcomber discovered a live mortar shell on Poleg Beach near Netanya, but sappers decided it was too unstable to move, so they detonated it at the site.

Historic First: Chassidic Woman Elected to be NY Civil Court Judge

For the first time in U.S. history, a Chassidic woman wins a Brooklyn election, against a man, to become a New York Civil Court judge.

Mighty British ‘Queen’ Rock Band Seizes the Night, the Crowd and Traffic in Tel...

10 Elul 5776 – September 12, 2016
The long-awaited, deeply delightful, hugely majestic classical rock band 'Queen' performed in Tel Aviv's Yarkon Park at last. All is right with the musical world.

Commuter Alert: 3 Tel Aviv Train Stations Close for 8 Days

9 Elul 5776 – September 11, 2016
The railroad system in the Tel Aviv area is getting a major overhaul -- and commuters must bite the bullet for the next eight days.

Ministerial Team Targets Personnel Shortage in High-Tech Sector

A high-level government task force is aiming to bring more new immigrants into the high-tech work force, while training veteran Israelis to enter the field as well.

General Motors Recalling Vehicles Worldwide

General Motors is recalling some four million vehicles worldwide due to a defect that has caused at least one death so far. The company will update the computer software, free, to correct the problem.

Netanya Mayor Remanded for 6 Days on Suspicion of Corruption, Bribes

5 Elul 5776 – September 7, 2016
One of the suspects is contractor and developer Avraham T'shuva, the brother of natural gas and real estate tycoon Itzhak T'shuva.

NYC Lawmakers, Educators and Advocates Calls for Halal, Kosher Public School Lunch Options

3 Elul 5776 – September 6, 2016
Advocates, lawmakers and educators are banding together to call for Halal and Kosher lunch options for students in New York City public schools.

75th Anniversary of Massacre of Jews in Moletai, Lithuania

26 Av 5776 – August 29, 2016
Lithuanians marked the 75th anniversary of the massacre of Jews in Moletai by Nazis and local collaborators during World War II.

Public Transportation to Undergo Major Expansion in Haifa

14 Av 5776 – August 18, 2016
The public transportation system in Haifa is about to undergo a major expansion, radically improving access in the city.

Bara’am Forest in Northern Israel on Fire

12 Av 5776 – August 15, 2016
Four firefighting planes and five units fought the fire in Bara'am Forest in northern Israel.

Orthodox Jewish Teen Girl to Try for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

6 Av 5776 – August 10, 2016
A young Orthodox Jewish athlete from New York has her sights set on qualifying for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Airport Union’s Unique Strike Threat: Shabbat Observance

29 Tammuz 5776 – August 4, 2016
According to the union, the Shabbat protocol will permit landings of already scheduled flights from abroad, but no takeoffs.

Ivanka’s Rabbi Drops Out of Republican National Convention

12 Tammuz 5776 – July 17, 2016
Rabbi Haskel Lookstein has backed out of offering the convocation for the Republication Convention.

Cheese Dreams Turn Sour For Albany Businessman

9 Tammuz 5776 – July 14, 2016
“Investors should be able to trust that their hard-earned money is being is properly managed and is not being pocketed for personal use,” said Schneiderman in a prepared statement.

Tiberias Medical First Response Team Now Trained in Firefighting Too

27 Sivan 5776 – July 3, 2016
The special crew will enhance the hospital's ability to offer first response at a fire event and be able to effect an organized handing over control of the scene once the firefighters arrive on the scene.

Best Israel Commercial Ever – But Is It Too Controversial? [video]

25 Sivan 5776 – June 30, 2016
A witty Hebrew-language Honda commercial plays on the Israeli funny bone but may be too controversial for the market.

Dangerous Gush Etzion Junction Receives Tender Loving Care from Locals

“We took on this initiative with the understanding that normal life, which is what we aspire for here, cannot exist if we feel that we are living in a bunker and with an atmosphere of having to defend ourselves."

‘Photography Activist’ Udi Goren Shares the Beauty of Israel with US College Students

Visual storyteller and photographer Udi Goren tells the tale of Israel through the lens of his camera.

Anti-Semitic Brooklyn Teens Attack Jewish Driver in Midwood

Two teens in Brooklyn yelled slurs against Jews. One threw a rock at a Jewish driver, breaking the car window.

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