Contact was lost with the Women's Flotilla to Gaza at mid-afternoon, but the Israeli Navy planned to intercept the vessel.
A mentally ill man tried to attack Rabbi Shteinman in Bnei Brak after the Rosh Hashana holiday was over. Police arrested him.
The new group encourages its constituencies "to pursue guidance from its own rabbinic authorities and to continue the spirit of mutual respect and dignity that Jewish practice demands and engenders."
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.
Yad Vashem closes in deference to arrangements at Mount Herzl for the funeral of former President Shimon Peres.
The Hudson Institute honored PM Netanyahu for his achievements and leadership of the State of Israel.
Former President Shimon Peres continues to slowly improve as doctors reduce his sedation; he is now able to move his hands.
Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked told a conference in NY the BDS movement constitutes an existential threat to Israel.
Israeli police, border guard officers, security personnel and soldiers can never relax their guard; an Arab teen near Jericho is armed and ready to kill.
Pres. Reuven Rivlin made a bikur holim visit to Sheba Medical Center after the Sabbath to visit former Pres. Shimon Peres.
Former President Shimon Peres remains sedated and on a respirator but slowly improving, albeit still in critical condition in the ICU at Sheba Hospital.
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.
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.
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.
The railroad system in the Tel Aviv area is getting a major overhaul -- and commuters must bite the bullet for the next eight days.
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 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.
One of the suspects is contractor and developer Avraham T'shuva, the brother of natural gas and real estate tycoon Itzhak T'shuva.
Advocates, lawmakers and educators are banding together to call for Halal and Kosher lunch options for students in New York City public schools.
Lithuanians marked the 75th anniversary of the massacre of Jews in Moletai by Nazis and local collaborators during World War II.
The public transportation system in Haifa is about to undergo a major expansion, radically improving access in the city.
Four firefighting planes and five units fought the fire in Bara'am Forest in northern Israel.
A young Orthodox Jewish athlete from New York has her sights set on qualifying for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.
According to the union, the Shabbat protocol will permit landings of already scheduled flights from abroad, but no takeoffs.
Rabbi Haskel Lookstein has backed out of offering the convocation for the Republication Convention.