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  • Ramadan tours promote coexistence between Israeli Arabs and Jews

    2 weeks ago

    The group of Jewish-Israelis sat in a semicircle on the thick, red carpet of the mosque. The women wore headscarves; everyone’s feet were bare.

    They had come to this Arab town in central Israel to experience a slice of Ramadan, the monthlong daytime fast...

  • 9 more Druze-Israelis arrested in ambulance attacks

    3 weeks ago

    Nine more Druze-Israelis were arrested in connection with attacks on two ambulances carrying wounded Syrians to Israeli hospitals.

    The arrests reported on Tuesday by the Hebrew-language news website Walla bring the total number of arrests in the attacks last month to 21. One...

  • Additional Druze arrested in ambulance attack

    June 25, 2015 | 10:41 am

    Three more Druze Israelis have been arrested in two attacks on ambulances carrying wounded Syrians to Israeli hospitals, including one that left a Syrian dead.

    The arrests early on Thursday come a day after the arrests of five people from the village of Majdal Shams on the Golan...

  • After Nepal quake, Israelis stick together and try to calm their parents

    April 29, 2015 | 9:30 am

    UPDATEAll but one of the missing Israelis have been accounted for, as of Wednesday morning.

    TEL AVIV (JTA) — When the ground began to shake, Inbar Irron was among a dozen Israelis in Nepal who ran outside the building where they had been sitting — and straight into a cloud of...

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  • Israelis mourn after a year of increased attacks

    April 28, 2015 | 3:56 pm

    As Israel marked its traditional day of mourning for fallen servicemen on Yom HaZikaron, the Day of Remembrance on April 22, in a far corner of Mount Herzl in Jerusalem, an intimate ceremony for victims of attacks was underway. Mourners packed elbow-to-elbow under beige tents, each...

  • Four Israelis saved from Mount Everest

    April 27, 2015 | 10:26 am

    An Israeli rescue team saved four Israelis from Mount Everest, where they had been trapped by the earthquake that has devastated Nepal.
    A rescue team sent to Nepal by Harel, an Israeli insurance company, brought the Israeli hikers, who are in good health, to safety on Monday, the...

  • Israelis warned to steer clear of more than 40 countries

    March 24, 2015 | 9:17 am

    Israel’s Counter Terrorism Bureau in its spring travel warnings called on Israelis to stay away from more than 40 countries.

    Recent terrorist attacks by Islamic extremists in Belgium, Canada, Australia, France and Denmark raise concerns over additional attacks against Western...

  • Bereaved Israeli, Palestinian families talking — to each other

    March 18, 2015 | 3:10 pm

    Approximately 13 years ago, I sat in a room in a house in Finchley, North London, on a winter Shabbat afternoon, with approximately 30 other people. We had been invited to hear speakers from what was then a relatively unknown group called the Parents Circle-Families Forum (PCFF)....

  • The views of Israelis voting in Tuesday’s election

    March 17, 2015 | 8:56 am

    Israelis turned out in large numbers for a parliamentary election on Tuesday, with Prime Minister Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu seeking a fourth term but facing a strong challenge from the center-left opposition.

    Nearly six million people are eligible to vote, with turnout expected...

  • Religion and state: Not on Israel’s campaign agenda

    March 9, 2015 | 1:52 pm

    A flyer published in late February declared that liberal Jews — whether liberal Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, or otherwise — account for more than 600,000 Israelis. That many votes, the flyer said, could account for 10 seats in Knesset, a substantial party.

    The flyer’s message...

  • Three Israelis charged with smuggling goods to Gaza

    March 2, 2015 | 8:41 am

    Three Israelis were charged with smuggling goods to Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

    The men were charged on Monday in the Beersheba District Court with contacting a foreign agent, aiding a terror group in its war against Israel, facilitating the transfer of illegal goods to terror...

  • Note to Netanyahu: Stop destroying the US-Israel relationship

    February 26, 2015 | 12:10 pm

    By now it is clear that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s disastrously-timed speech to Congress has seriously damaged the US-Israel relationship – but the danger is that he has embarked on a course that will make that damage much worse and perhaps permanent.

    Countless...

  • Israeli parties hunt ‘caviar vote’ before March election

    February 9, 2015 | 9:02 am

    In this seaside city once ruled by the Greeks and Phoenicians but now largely populated by Russians, the talk in the caviar-stocked delis and jewelry stores is of upcoming elections and Israel's powerful Russian vote.

    After the collapse of the Soviet Union in the 1990s, more than...

  • Amid protests, Rivlin visits Hebron and Kiryat Arba

    February 2, 2015 | 2:40 pm

    Israeli President Reuven Rivlin delivered a speech at the inauguration ceremony for a new Jewish museum in Hebron amid protests.

    Speaking Monday at the Hebron Heritage Museum, which commemorates the 1929 riots in which Palestinians in the West Bank city killed dozens of Jews,...

  • Poll: Most Israelis see a crisis in U.S.-Israel ties

    December 18, 2014 | 9:38 am

    The majority of Israelis believe there is a crisis in U.S.-Israel ties and that the Netanyahu government has harmed the relationship, according to a new poll.

    A poll commissioned by J Street, the liberal U.S. Jewish Middle East policy group, and released on Dec. 15, found that...

  • Stabbing outside West Bank supermarket injures 2

    December 3, 2014 | 9:44 am

    A Palestinian teenager stabbed two people in a supermarket near an Israeli settlement in the West Bank on Wednesday and was shot by a security guard, police and an ambulance service said.

    "The terrorist was apparently neutralized. There are two wounded, in addition to the...

  • Israel’s attorney general orders explanation of Palestinian bus ban

    October 28, 2014 | 1:25 pm

    Israel’s attorney general, Yehuda Weinstein, has called for an explanation of a proposed order that would prevent Palestinian workers from riding Israeli buses.

    On Tuesday, Weinstein ordered Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon to explain the new guidelines, which will effectively ban...

  • Israeli emigration to Berlin: It makes sense

    October 20, 2014 | 2:38 pm

    The uproar in Israel about the so-called “Milky” affair has two distinct aspects. First, it calls attention to Israel’s current economic situation which has caused both real and perceived problems, especially for young people. The other, and rather darker, issue is that it has...
  • The man with the mustache, the Sukkah, and Israelis’ emigration to Berlin

    By Shmuel Rosner

    October 7, 2014 | 5:03 am

    Israelis – once again – are having a Berlin moment. That is, they have discovered – once again – that life in Berlin is so much cheaper, and they are perplexed and angry and terrified – once again – by the fact that some young Israelis have decided to immigrate to Berlin because of...

  • Israel’s counterterrorism bureau issues travel warnings

    September 15, 2014 | 11:17 am

    Israel’s National Security Council Counter-Terrorism Bureau issued warnings to Israeli travelers for the heavy travel season during the fall holidays.

    “There is — at this time — an increasing potential threat as a result of the recent Operation Protective Edge during which there...

  • For Israelis in the western Negev, each day is ‘Russian Roulette’

    By Jared Sichel

    August 18, 2014 | 3:47 am

    When the tzeva adom, red alert, screams its siren as Yasmine Parda eats out in Ashkelon at her favorite restaurant, she waits and hopes for the best—no rocket shelters are reachable by foot within the siren’s reported 15-second warning interval.

    “We sit in the restaurant and...

  • What a dying business in Sderot looks like, even during cease-fire

    By Jared Sichel

    August 15, 2014 | 7:24 am

    In a narrow alleyway just next to Begin Square in the center of this Israeli city, shops, cafes and bakeries are so tightly packed together that with every few steps brings a new business.

    These merchants have, for years, been accustomed to the inhospitable reality of life in...

  • “While God Weeps”

    By Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater

    July 30, 2014 | 11:47 am

    While God Weeps,

    The children of Abraham continue to slaughter one another,

    As it was before, so it is now, hatred and mistrust fogging our ability to see the humanity in one another.  Palestinians unable to see the humanity in Isaac, Israelis unable to see the humanity in...

  • Finding unity in a bomb shelter

    July 22, 2014 | 11:38 am

    When the siren sounded, the Rolling Stones’ tortured 1969 track “Gimme Shelter” popped into my head, oddly enough.

    That haunting song offered a stunning reminder of the endless horrors of war, reawakening a sleepy world with a vivid musical picture of human pain in times of...

  • Israeli commandos clash with Hamas gunmen in Gaza raid

    July 12, 2014 | 9:07 pm

    Israeli navy commandos clashed with Hamas gunmen during a raid on the coast of the Gaza Strip on Sunday, the first such gunfight of a six-day Israeli offensive on the territory aimed at stopping Palestinian rocket fire.

    The Israeli force was attacking a site in northern Gaza used...

  • When Jews murder

    By Dennis Prager

    July 9, 2014 | 9:45 am

    With the announcement that six Jews were arrested in the murder of Muhammad Hussein Abu Khdeir, a 16-year-old Palestinian, it is difficult to describe the sense of despondence that I (and I presume nearly all Jews) feel. Most Jews have a sense that certain things are truly foreign...

  • Calendar November 30-December 6

    By Laura Donney

    November 26, 2013 | 12:05 pm

    SUN | DEC 1

    CLIPPERS JEWISH HERITAGE DAY 

    A Chanukah miracle couldn’t hurt as the Clippers face off against the top-ranked Indiana Pacers. Stephen S. Wise Temple’s Cantor Nathan Lam opens the game with the singing of the national anthem. There will also be a menorah lighting, a...

  • Leaving Israel is becoming a trend, so why do I choose to stay?

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    October 23, 2013 | 12:11 pm

    After spending Friday nights in Tel-Aviv and calling each other “brother” or “sister,” comes the most recent Israeli trend: leaving Israel.

    It is now THE Israeli thing to do: pack, fly, start anew abroad. This phenomenon is not new, but it has recently become impossible to...

  • Gilad Shalit- two years later

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    October 15, 2013 | 12:13 pm

    Two years ago, the people of Israel finally sighed. Gilad Shalit has returned home.

    It took more than five years and a great fuss for the Israeli Government and Shalit's captors (the terror organization: Hamas) to sign on this controversial deal. Some would say we gave up on too...

  • Skeptical yet hopeful- the days after Kerry’s announcement

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    July 22, 2013 | 6:03 am

    Kerry's announcement on Friday surely drew everybody's attention. It came out of nowhere. While the people of Israel were sitting on their couches, loosening their belts after their Shabbat dinners, and glancing at their Smartphones, it suddenly hit us- the negotiation is being...

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