Mountain Goats and Foxes Roam Israel’s Empty Preserves

The ibex is a kind of wild goat whose biblical Hebrew name is ya'el.

Haredi Helpers

Israel's Ultra-Orthodox are helping those in need during the coronavirus crisis.

Where’s Waldo?

Here's to the crowded scenes of the future!

Annals of COVID-19: As Israeli Public Spaces Stand Empty Workers Clear Away Kotel Notes...

The Western Wall Heritage Foundation has carried out a site cleaning operation, taking advantage of the sudden lull in visitors

Police Patrol Jerusalem for Violators

The focus is on neighborhoods with a lot of violations of the coronavirus health regulations.

Time to Bake the Matza

Coronavirus or not, Pesach is coming and people need Matza to eat.

Israel’s Ministry of Health Tightens COVID-19 Restrictions – Again.

The bottom line, said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, is still, "Stay at home!"

Pesach Cleaning

All around Israel, the country is being cleaned before the upcoming Passover holiday, like never before in history.

Empty Spaces

Jerusalem's night life under Coronavirus.

On Purim, Chabad of Dead Sea Reads Megillah for a Jew in Quarantine

"And for the Jews there was light and happiness and joy . . . "

Purim in the Upper Midwest: How Esther and Mordechi (sic) Outwit Hayman (sic)

The Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest archive offers several Purim-related images.

Have You Seen those Gorgeous Almond Blossoms in Ayalon Valley?

Naturally, the moon and the sun came to a standstill in the sky, causing the solar system to disperse across the galaxy, on account of those pesky laws of Newton.

Killer Whale Spotted Off Israel’s Northern Shore

Killer whales feature strongly in the mythologies of indigenous cultures, with their reputation ranging from being the souls of humans to merciless killers.

Stunning: Israel’s Southern Canyons after the Floods

I am so grateful to Oded Sahar of the Israel Nature and Parks Authority for these images. I could stare at them for hours.


Whether you're in Venice at the mask festival, flying to Rome, waiting at Ben Gurion Airport, or even in Har Gilo, wearing a mask is in.

600 Schools Remember Gush Katif

In Efrat, students recreated the Gush Katif human chain protest.

Golani in Tzfat

Soldiers from Battalion 51 of the Golani brigade take part in a training drill in the city of Tzfat on February 12, 2020.

Clergy From Around the Planet Gathered to Pray for the Environment at Megiddo National...

According to the Book of Revelation in the Christian Bible, Megiddo (Armageddon) is the prophesied location of a gathering of armies for a battle during the end times.

Did Anyone Say No Settler Will Be Uprooted? Someone Should Tell Bibi

The 150 soldiers and police officers demolished two, count them, two, structures, one of which had been home to a young couple and their baby.

Is There Such a Thing as Israeli Cuisine? Who Cares?

In my humble opinion, one can gain half a pound by just looking at these images, they're so delicious.

Israelis Brave Gaza Rockets to Visit their Kalaniot

Over the weekend, Israelis flocked to the western Negev, to grab an eyeful of the annual miracle of the return of the Kalaniot – the red Anemone which paint the desert red each winter after the big rains.

Warning: Balloon Bombs Ahead

New signs have been posted for hikers in Israel's south, to watch out for balloon bombs.

Celebrating Israeli Sovereignty in Jerusalem

Sadly, this expression of boundless patriotic joy remained a tiny island of light in an otherwise dark sea of doubt, misgivings and outright hostility – and that's Israeli Jews.

Behold: Shuk HaCarmel

The market is open every day of the week except Shabbat, and sells mostly food but also home accessories and flowers.

Kinneret Water Level Up 3.15 Inches Since Friday

The current water level is 2.59 meters higher than the lower red line.

Like Mushrooms after the Rain: Shaggy Manes at Site of World’s Biggest Tank Battle

Israel and especially the Golan have had a whole lot of rain in January, but for the Coprinus mushroom (דיואית) this is actually the end of the season.

Netanyahu Meets Top Democrats, in Jerusalem for Yad Vashem Forum

There are probably Republicans in the picture, too, but Bibi is crowded up by Democrats, three of whom are members of the tribe.

On Tuesday: Forget the Snow, Look at the Rainbows

Despite all the cold emanating from the weather report, I chose to share with you the rainbow pictures we received from the Israel Nature and Parks Authority this morning.

Prestigious Kosher Winery Spills 1,000 Gallons of Boutique Wines in Tithing Ceremony

"Just as the more income tax you pay, the more profit you made, likewise, the more wine you pour out, the more wine you made."


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