Aliyah from Brazil increased significantly, with the arrival of some 760 new immigrants this year, compared with 497 in 2015.
'How would they welcome Christmas, but in tears and anxiety for their future!' one patriarch wrote.
So far, every investigation against the PM that was approved by the AG since his appointment has ended with a dismissal of the case for lack of supporting evidence.
Nothing like it has ever been done before, even during the two Clinton Administrations.
Lavrov warned against bringing the US domestic agenda into the work of the Middle East Quartet and the United Nations Security Council.
The images will be displayed at the Knesset over the next two weeks, and then travel around the world in 2017, providing people everywhere with the opportunity to celebrate 50 years of a unified Jerusalem.
'I urge Secretary Kerry and the Administration not to set forth a formula, which will inevitably disadvantage Israel in any negotiation.'
'John Kerry is a stain on American foreign policy who is ignorant of the issues.'
Following the attack, Meri posted on Facebook a picture of himself with the killer with the caption: 'My praises to the Shahid.'
Our advice to all the foreign missions in Israel is to beat the crowds and start moving their own embassies to the capital, while the rates are relatively reasonable.
"What I’ll say is that we reject the notion that the United States was the driving force behind this resolution. That’s just not true."
Kerry advised Erekat the PA should ask for parameters to a forced permanent solution, after discussion with the Saudis, who a few years ago had advanced a two-state based Middle East peace resolution.
President Rivlin to Israeli Christian Leaders: ‘United Jerusalem Is the Eternal Capital of Israel...
'I stand here today to repeat in the clearest way: the State of Israel is deeply committed to ensure the religious rights of all faith communities in Jerusalem and throughout Israel.'
Donald Trump is about to become the very first US president who has halachically Jewish grandchildren (the Clintons' son-in-law is Jewish, too, but that's just not good enough for Jewish law).
At the AIPAC conference, obviously anticipating the events of last Friday, Trump promised: 'When I’m president, believe me, I will veto any attempt by the UN to impose its will on the Jewish state. It will be vetoed 100 percent.'
'It’s so sad that at this time people should feel that they want to express themselves in such a negative way,' Chabad Rabbi Boruch Rabinowitz said.
MK Lapid said 'Israel's school system must not permit entry of organizations that slander IDF officers and soldiers, calling them criminals and encouraging insubordination. Consider what happens to a student who hears these stories just before joining the Army.'
The Netiv HaAvot neighborhood of Elazar was built in 2001 on land which was later claimed–with the urging and support of Peace Now–by the Mussa family of al-Khader, near Bethlehem.
President Obama personally directed his Administration's lobbying efforts ahead of the expected vote. Obama, vacationing in Hawaii, convened a discussion Thursday with Biden, Kerry and other top national security officials.
PM Netanyahu has reportedly opted out of a meeting next month in Davos with UK Prime Minister Theresa May.
The communications director for President-elect Donald Trump's transition team won't go to the White House; he says family comes before career.
The Movement for the Jewish State says IDF Spokesperson Moti Almoz is inappropriate to head the army's human resources division.
Yad Vashem criticized the bill against blaming Poland for collaboration in the death camps, warning that its approval in parliament would be considered Holocaust denial and a regression in Poland’s efforts to face its dark past.
'The WZO cannot incorporate a man in their ranks who served as Director of B'Tselem USA, an organization that deliberately and explicitly calls for the sanctions on Israel in international institutions.'
White supremacist Richard Spencer's Spencer's Mom recently published an article about being forced to sell her home because of her son’s views. As evidence, she made public her emails with a Jewish real estate agent named Tanya Gersh.