To Be or Not To Be

Professor Israel Hershkovitz (above) of the David-Manot Cave project compares a Neanderthal skull (R) and a Homo Sapiens skull (L), outside the excavation cave in...

Black Flags in Gaza

You'd be excused if you thought these armed masked men in pickup truck waving black flags in Gaza were ISIS or a JV team...

Use your Surge Protectors!

A lightning is a massive electrostatic discharge caused by unbalanced electric charge in the atmosphere, either inside clouds, cloud to cloud or cloud to...


Prime Minister Netanyahu and his wife Sara attend a Mimouna celebration in Hadera.

Growing without Soil

Look at these lettuces, growing in a green house without the benefit of a soil. A hydroponics plant growth system basically consists of a...

Roseanne Buddies with Miri Regev in Old City Streets

Anyone out there wants to start a petition? Draft Roseanne to the Knesset?

That’s a Lot of Medals

Outgoing Minister of Immigration, Sofa Landover, walks with Russian-Israeli World War II veterans, in the center of Jerusalem, as they take part in the...

Those Wonderful Folks in their Amazing Flying Machines: Israel’s Multi-Air Force Exercise ‘Blue Flag’

More than 1,500 people from 8 different countries gathered to spend two weeks together as part of the international exercise Blue Flag.

Jordan River Wet T-Shirt Contest

As an Israeli, I'm a bit embarrassed by how muddy and dirty that water looks. On the other hand, it is nice to see...

Ma’ale Adumim

Some photos of the beautiful city of Maaleh Adumim.

Temple Mount Opens for Jews in the Afternoon

After years of struggle, Israeli officials have decided to grant Jews an hour-and-a-half in the afternoons to go up to the Temple Mount.

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.


A crop duster flies over a cotton field in the Hefer Valley.

Efrat’s IDF Training Drill

IDF soldiers, reservists and local security units participated in a massive training drill in the town of Efrat, Gush Etzion, reenacting an infiltration of...

Praying Away from Jerusalem

Muslims praying on the Temple Mount during Ramadan, facing towards Mecca and (disrespectfully) AWAY from the Golden Dome, which is the site of the...

Grave Music

Some musically inclined Jews visit the grave of Rashbi.

Uncle Shmuel Wants You!

Among the 350 olim from the U.S. and Canada who arrived at Ben Gurion Airport on Tuesday with Nefesh Be Nefesh, there were 127...

Safety in Numbers

Hundreds of thousands of Haredi Jews attended a protest in Jerusalem, against a proposed Knesset plan to impose the military service to their young...

The Funeral of Elhai Taharlev

Sgt. Elhai Teharlev (20) was laid to rest on Thursday evening.


Memorial and Dedication Ceremony for Ari Fuld.

Eclipse Watching

Peopley watch today's partial solar eclipse at the Bloomfield Science Museum in Jerusalem on March 20, 2015.

Children in Bomb Shelters

There was a nationwide missile drill today.

Moshe Holtzberg’s First Day of School

On Monday morning, like many thousands of other Israeli kids, little Moshe Holtzberg, resident of the town of Migdal Haemek, about halfway between Haifa...

Jordan Valley Cloned Bananas and BDS

The Ginosar Agro team says they come from a deep understanding of the challenges banana growers are facing worldwide. You may not know this,...

African Refugee Problem Solved

A few hundred female Africans and their children yesterday marched in protest to the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv. They insisted that Israel must...

Local Democracy in Action

Israelis around the country go to the voting booths for municipal elections.

Contemplating the Divine Together

We live on the first floor of a Netanya apartment building, which means that our living room panorama window overlooking the street below is...

The Land of Eternal Summer

The Israelis around me are spreading the rumors about winter being the current season here. As someone who spent 37 winters in New York...


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