Jewish Journal

Cataloging Tel Aviv’s enduring shopkeepers

by Rachel Neiman, Israel21c

14 hours ago

From left: Proprietor Zosha Rivkin and coworker Nurit, who for many years helped Rivkin at his restaurant Jeshurun, at the corner of Allenby and Mazeh streets in Tel Aviv. Photos by Assi Haim

A few years ago, photographer Assi Haim was wandering the streets of Tel Aviv, camera in hand, in search of a project topic. It was at the corner of Allenby and Mazeh streets that he found... read full article

  • Israeli motorist killed in West Bank shooting, IDF says


    19 hours ago

    An Israeli man was killed in a shooting attack on a civilian car near the city of Hebron in the West Bank on Monday, the eve of the Jewish holiday of Passover, military sources said.

    Israeli media reported the car was carrying a family to see relatives for the Passover seder...

  • Jewish Home: We’ll leave coalition if Israeli Arabs walk

    by JTA

    6 days ago

    The Jewish Home party will leave Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s governing coalition if he releases Arab Israelis from jail, party bosses said.

    Ayelet Shaked, a lawmaker and senior member of Jewish Home, said Friday that the party’s position on the issue was a result...

  • Oslo Accords pioneer Ron Pundak dies

    by JTA

    6 days ago

    Ron Pundak, an Israeli historian who helped engineer the Oslo Accords, has died.

    Pundak, who died Friday of cancer at the age of 59, was an expert on Jordanian and Palestinian history who, through his contacts, began talks with Palestinian leaders in 1992 with the permission of...

  • Adelson donation helps Israeli moon mission meet $37m budget

    by JTA

    6 days ago

    Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson and his wife have pledged $16.4 million to fund the Israeli SpaceIL mission to the moon.

    The donation by the American Jewish couple’s Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson Family Foundation was reported Thursday on the Israeli science news site,...

  • Naftali Bennett: Annex settlement blocs in response to Palestinian actions


    1 week ago

    Israeli Economy Minister Naftali Bennett called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to annex the large settlement blocs.

    Bennett, the head of the Jewish Home party, sent a letter to Netanyahu late Wednesday night asking him to call a Cabinet meeting to discuss the possible...

  • Israel imposes economic sanctions against Palestinians

    by Crispian Balmer, Reuters

    1 week ago

    Israel imposed economic sanctions against the Palestinians on Thursday in retaliation for their leadership signing international conventions, moves that further complicate U.S. efforts to keep peace talks from collapsing before an April 29 deadline.

    An Israeli official, speaking...

  • Gaza runner barred by Israel from Bethlehem marathon


    1 week ago

    Israel’s Supreme Court upheld a decision by the IDF to bar a Palestinian runner from Gaza from participating in a marathon in Bethlehem.

    In the case of Nader Masri, a 2008 Olympian, the court ruled April 8 that it could not overrule a military decision. But the court also...

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