US Security Aid to Palestinians to End Thursday

Members of the Palestinian Authority security forces disperse a Hamas demonstration in the West Bank city of Hebron, Dec. 14, 2018. Photo: Reuters / Mussa Qawasma / File. American security aid...

Ethiopian Israelis Demonstrate in Tel Aviv Against Police Brutality

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Ethiopian-Israelis protesting against police brutality clashed with police forces on Wednesday after the mostly peaceful protest exploded into a violent clash between dozens of youths who...

Labor’s No. 2 Calls Gaza Strip Disengagement ‘Genius Move’

Maj. Gen. (res.) Tal Russo, No. 2 on the Labor Party’s Knesset list, is praising Israel’s 2005 disengagement from the Gaza Strip as a “genius move.” Russo, who in 2005...

Palestinians Reject Invitation to Attend Mideast Peace Plan Meeting

Palestinian officials have been invited to a US conference on the Middle East hosted by Poland next week, a senior American official said on Friday, but top Palestinian officials...

Two Deputy Mayors, Billiards Champ Among Last 2018 Olim

Approximately 250 new immigrants (olim) from Ukraine arrived in Israel on Monday and Tuesday via flights chartered by the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews. The flights were the...

Israeli Food Security Program Is Changing Lives

Just two years after an Israeli charitable organization teamed up with Israel’s welfare ministry to target the country’s growing poverty and hunger challenge, beneficiaries are crediting the program with...

Israeli PM Hails Burgeoning Economic Ties With Japan

Israel and Japan are currently negotiating free trade agreement, the financial newspaper Calcalist reported on Tuesday. The report came as a delegation of senior Japanese businesspeople — led by Economy,...

El Al to Launch Orlando Route This Summer

El Al Israel Airlines said on Tuesday it was continuing to expand into North America with a nonstop flight during the summer months between Tel Aviv and Orlando. The weekly...

American-Born Biologist to Head Ben-Gurion University

(JTA) — Daniel Chamovitz, a Pennsylvania native and former dean at Tel Aviv University, will assume the presidency of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev on Jan. 1. He succeeds Rivka...

Some Israeli Parents Opting for ‘Dumb’ Phones for Kids

In recent months, more and more parents of elementary school-age children are taking steps to battle smartphone madness by giving their children basic mobile devices not equipped with internet...

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