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  • Israeli Luxury Hotels on the rise

    October 16, 2013 | 12:21 pm

    The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co. will open its first Israel property in mid-December, joining a select group of luxury hotels that have opened in the country during the past decade.  

    Located in Herzliya, an upscale shorefront town north of Tel Aviv known for its beautiful beaches,...

  • Peres praises U.S. at 4th of July celebration

    July 5, 2013 | 10:16 am

    The United States “remains a beacon of hope for the values of freedom, peace and justice around the globe,” Israeli President Shimon Peres said at a Fourth of July celebration.

    US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro hosted his annual Independence Day party Thursday in the backyard...

  • Startup classroom

    May 22, 2013 | 2:11 pm

    In a twist on the classic academic approach to entrepreneurship, Israeli universities are trending toward classroom-based incubators that allow students to put theory to the test in a sheltering atmosphere. After all, what better way to learn how to start a business than to...

  • Israeli defense official: ‘Shocking dictatorship’ has grown in Egypt

    November 2, 2012 | 9:07 am

    Amos Gilad, an Israeli defense official, said that “a shocking dictatorship has grown in Egypt,” according to reports in Israeli media.

    Gilad, a department director at the Ministry of Defence, reportedly told students in Herzliya that Israel and Egypt “are not talking” to each...

  • Herzliya votes to run buses on Shabbat

    March 21, 2012 | 11:11 am

    The city of Herzliya will ask Israel’s Ministry of Transportation to approve a permit to run city buses on Shabbat.

    The Herzliya City Council voted 12-5 on Tuesday to approve a proposal to operate a bus line from the city center, past a major mall to the beach on Saturdays, the...

  • Israel says Iran seeking U.S.-range missile

    February 2, 2012 | 11:39 am

    Israel said on Thursday Iran had been working on developing a missile capable of striking the United States at a military base rocked by a deadly explosion three months ago.

    The blast on Nov. 12 killed 17 Iranian troops, including an officer regarded as the architect of Iran’s...

  • Israel’s Tug of the Tides

    By Rabbi Harvey J. Fields

    July 10, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    Photo from "The Jews in America," Collins Publishers, 1989.Out along the glistening white, sandy beach in Herzliya, one feels a sense of serenity. The expected is unfolding. The tides gently form the shining blue waters of the Mediterranean into white foaming waves that crash upon...