Rambam Annual Alumni Shabbaton in Israel

They came from near and far, from hesder programs and American programs. They all met in Yeshivat Har Etzion (Gush) for the purpose of an inspiring and much-anticipated reunion...

Netanyahu to Head Unity Government in Israel

JNS.org – After nearly a year of political paralysis, Israel is finally on its way towards a national unity government as the nation battles against the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic....

EU Approves ‘Open Skies’ Agreement With Israel

The European Parliament approved the “Open Skies” agreement with Israel late Wednesday, opening the way for greater cooperation in transportation, Israel’s Foreign Ministry announced on Thursday. Israel’s Foreign Minister Gabi...

Israel Revokes Special Visas for Non-Citizen Yeshiva Students

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — With COVID-19 cases on the rise in Israel, the country has changed its mind on letting in non-Israeli yeshiva students to resume their studies. Interior Minister...

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg to Hold Public Event in Tel Aviv

CTech – Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg will hold an open-to-the-public event in Tel Aviv on August 14 during a family visit to Israel. The event is dedicated to...

Pompeo To Rivlin: Israel Has No Better Friend Than The United States

By ILANIT CHERNICK - Jerusalem Post - 03/21/2019 President Reuven Rivlin met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo while he visited the country. At the beginning of the meeting, Rivlin...

Israel, Gaza Trade Cross-Border Fire

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Palestinian terror groups in Gaza fired two rockets into southern Israel following retaliatory airstrikes by Israel that hit several Hamas military targets in the...

2019 Was a Record Year for Israeli Tech Growth

CTech – The past decade saw Israeli tech grow and prosper: the industry as a whole pocketed over $111 billion from 1,210 exits, according to a Tuesday report by...

IDF, Yitzhar Residents Clash Over Palestinian Olive Harvest

JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli soldier was hit and injured with a rock during clashes with residents of the northern West Bank settlement of Yitzhar. The IDF said it used...

Netanyahu Surpasses Ben Gurion As Longest-Serving Prime Minister

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has become Israel’s longest-serving prime minister. Netanyahu, 69, on Saturday surpassed the number of days as prime minister held by David Ben...
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Antisemitic Displays Prevalent at Berlin Rally Against Coronavirus

BERLIN (JTA) – A rally supported by neo-Nazi groups drew more than 20,000 protesters in Berlin Saturday to demand an end to coronavirus restrictions. The...

From the Chassidic Masters: Healing Effect of ‘Heeling’

The Torah portion of Eikev is named for the word “eikev” in the portion’s first verse: “Because (eikev) you listen to these laws and...

Bill Challenging High Court Threatens Israel’s Coalition

JNS.org – The tensions rattling Israel’s governing coalition are likely to worsen this week as a new bill seeking to challenge the judiciary is...

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