A DNA testing done in 2003 and 2004 of several hundred men of this group showed no evidence of Middle Eastern ancestry.
Many of the project's volunteers this year are Israeli special needs teenagers from Gan Yavne.
Flight paths in the area around Cyprus are being altered, affecting the international lanes to and from Israel.
To be fair to the Israeli PM, the Persian king in the Megillah is in cahoots with Haman's plot to destroy all the Jews in his empire, and the reversal of his position is the essence of the Purim miracle.
Israelis heading to Mimouna celebrations in Or Akiva saw Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his wife Sarah at the party Saturday night.
"If everything is 'apartheid' then nothing is apartheid." South Africa's Chief Rabbi Goldstein says a proposed dual citizenship ban targets Israel.
Hundreds of letters are mailed to Israel annually addressed to "God," "Jesus," "Our Dear Father in Heaven" and "the Western Wall."
Tens of thousands of Jews streamed into Hebron to celebrate the city's annual Passover festival.
"According to the written sources, biblical and post-biblical, there was intense debate as to when Shavuot is celebrated and why."
Zamiri and his sons have invented the Wine pomegranate which is seedless, fire-engine red and sweet beyond belief.
Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman authorized IDF Chief Rabbi Eyal Karim to sell all the IDF's Chametz to a non-Jew.
Rabbi Shmuel HaLevi Vosner (Wosner), zt'l, -- the Shevet HaLevi -- was laid to rest overnight in Bnei Brak. A young man died at the funeral as well.
The signal is given the lambs are slaughtered and the process of preparing them to be roasted whole begins.
Rectification for the Sin of the Spies – "Sovereignty”
A Jewish teen is arrested for pepper-spraying a group of Muslim Arabs who were harassing his family near the Shalshelet Gate in Jerusalem.
Nearly two dozen international members of parliament will arrive in Jerusalem to celebrate its liberation at a conference during Sukkot.
Captain Rabbi Avrumi Levin: In case the Temple is rebuilt, consider this [Tisha B'Av] document null and void.
Give the video a moment to load: WATCH: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's new year's greetings for Rosh Hashanah. Shana Tova! https://t.co/vlJzMwNRry — PM of Israel...
The ambassador visited the Church of the Holy Sepulcher ahead of the Roman Catholic holiday of Good Friday, which is immediately followed by Easter Sunday.
At issue is the agreement with the city of Bnei Brak that prohibits digging and other work on the Light Rail tracks during the Sabbath and on Yom Kippur.
Israeli archaeologists prove Egyptian culture was rife in Israel "for years" after the Exodus.
Weather forecasters are promising partly cloudy to sunny skies through the weekend and at least until the beginning of the Sukkot holiday, which begins...
About two thousand Jewish visitors participated in the event.
The first three Israeli babies born in 5777 entered the world at Ma'aynei HaYeshua Medical Center in Bnei Brak.
An unprecedented Yiddish version by Hindy Nosek-Abelson.