Israel handily won the most medals at the 19th Maccabiah Games, which came to a close in Jerusalem.
A suspected arson attack damaged the main club house of Israeli Premier League side Beitar Jerusalem on Friday, a day after four fans were charged in court in connection with racist incitement against the team's recruitment of Muslim players, police said.
Snow and hail began falling in the Jerusalem area and continued to fall in the north of the country.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the Jerusalem neighborhood of Gilo following an international outcry over the approval of nearly 800 apartments there.
Nir Barkat, the mayor of Jerusalem, spent part of his recent visit to Los Angeles trying to sell entertainment industry moguls on the virtues of filming in Jerusalem.
Here are some recent stories out of Israel that you may have missed: Race to the (wrong) finish With all the twists and turns in Jerusalem, perhaps it was no surprise that the first three runners to complete the city's first official marathon ended up at the wrong finish line.
Secular businessman Nir Barkat appeared to be the new mayor of Jerusalem, according to exit polls.