Jerusalem Court Votes to Extradite Malka Leifer

The Jerusalem Post After six years of court proceedings, the Jerusalem District Court finally ruled Monday to extradite suspected sex offender Malka Leifer to Australia where she is wanted on...

Musical Director of Israel Philharmonic Retires After 50 Years

Legendary conductor and musical director Zubin Mehta is retiring after 50 years of association with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. In a special concert at the Mann Auditorium in Tel Aviv...

12 rockets Launched at Israel From Gaza

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — At least 12 rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip into Israel amid an escalation of hostilities between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants. Israel’s Iron Dome defense...

Body of Sgt. Zachary Baumel Has Returned to Israel

( Close to 40 years after he was went missing in action following the Battle of Sultan Yacub, the body of Sgt. Zachary Baumel has been returned to Israel...

Netanyahu Will Face Witnesses at Corruption Trial in January 2021

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Witnesses will be called to testify in the trial over three corruption cases against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in January 2021, a judge ruled...

Scholars Protest Effi Eitam’s Candidacy As Chairman of Yad Vashem

(JTA) — A broad coalition of Jewish studies scholars and directors of Jewish and Holocaust museums has signed a petition opposing the proposed appointment of Effi Eitam, a far-right...

Israeli-Arab Parties try to Keep Votes After Breakup of Joint List

The coalition of four Arab Parties known as the Joint List was disbanded because of political infighting and rivalries, and now will run as two separate two-Party blocs, which...

Israel Plans Lockdown for Yom HaZikaron, Yom Ha’Atzmaut

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel will go into emergency lockdown on the country’s Memorial and Independence days in an effort to tamp down the coronavirus crisis, raising an outcry from...

Mashiv HaRuach U’Morid HaGeshem in the Age of Super Technologies

By Rabbi Moshe Bloom Torah VeHa’aretz Institute Translated and adapted from an article by Dr. Mordechai Shomron, agronomist at Torah VeHa’aretz Institute, published in “Emunat Itecha,” issue 118 (Shevat 5778). Now that...

Aliyah Chronicle: Draft Day

By Shmuel Katz Well, now we are definitely Israeli. So many milestones over the years: Making aliyah, our first war, a couple of subsequent wars, kids going through various levels...
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