The Jewish National Fund will reconsider a plan to forest parts of the Arava desert, following the request of environmental organizations to consider the impact of trying to alter the native ecosystem.
The (Conservative) Rabbinical Assembly shares remarks, photos from Yair Lapid’s address to its 2012 convention.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned Israel and western countries not to attempt to stop Iran’s nuclear program through military means.
Israeli stocks and bounds advanced following elections, “as investors bet Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition would weaken ultra-Orthodox factions as the nation seeks to narrow its budget deficit,” according to a report by Bloomberg business news.
Yesh Atid perceives a possible peace process as a response to an ensemble of threats looming over the State of Israel.
TEL AVIV – His party shrunk, his opponents grew and his challengers multiplied. But with the results in, it seems Benjamin Netanyahu survived the Knesset elections Tuesday to serve another term as prime minister.
JERUSALEM – With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, head of the Likud-Yisrael Beiteinu slate, still expected to be tapped by President Shimon Peres to form Israel’s 33rd government, its makeup will look different from the outgoing coalition.
Rock music festival Lollapalooza, which was scheduled to take place August 20-22 at Tel Aviv’s Yarkon Park, has been cancelled.
Boris Gelfand, Israeli chess grandmaster, and the University of Haifa have teamed up to prove that chess can make you smarter and better adjusted.
These are the final results for the elections to the 19th Knesset.
Who's in, who's not in the 19th Knesset.
Yair Lapid will be calling the shots at this point.
Is the Likud in danger?
In the past, Chareidi (Ultra-Orthodox) participation in election voting has never topped more than around a third of their potential voters. Chareidim have avoided voting...
Someone in the Civil Administration in Judea and Samaria is paying attention.
A Channel 1 survey reported that 20% of voters remain undecided until the last minute. Many will only be deciding on the party to...
In what is turning in an almost nightly event, Arabs from next door Beit Fajr shot at the southern entrance of Kibbutz Migdal Oz...
On Saturday night, Rav Ovadia attacked the Jewish Home party saying it was not the home of Jews but of goyim.
Indian Chief of Air Staff Norman Anil Kumar Browne is in Israel for talks with the highest ranking Israeli military officials as ties deepen between the two countries’ defense establishments.
Still deciding who will get your vote? The Jewish Press team has interviewed several of this election's most newsworthy candidates - hear what they have to say about the issues affecting you most, and cast your ballot on January 22.
Ron Nachman, the Mayor of the Samarian city of Ariel, passed away after losing his battle to bladder cancer.
Politics junkies and sports fans alike will enjoy the new up-to-the-minute poll updates being made available for this Tuesday’s Knesset elections.
Shas party spiritual leader and former Sephardic chief rabbi Ovadia Yosef is urging Israelis not to vote for the party headed by Naftali Bennett, the Bayit HaYehudi Jewish Home party, calling it not a home for Jews but a home for gentiles.
"My engagement in medicine has taught me that in order to heal one must come in contact with the most repulsive things you can imagine."
Livson, 30, the Israeli-born son of Finnish immigrants, was officially installed as chief rabbi on Jan. 13, taking over from Rabbi Moshe Edelman.