August 27, 2008 RSS feed / Mideast

Israeli sailors just miss medal

OLYMPICS

Israeli women sailors narrowly missed a medal at the Beijing Olympics. More...

Ethiopians rally for immigration

JERUSALEM—Hundreds of Ethiopian immigrants rallied in Jerusalem to demand that more Falash Mura be brought to Israel. More...

Music mooves cows to produce

JERUSALEM—An Israeli dairy farmer is crediting classical music with increasing the milk production of his cows. Avraham Sindlis of Givat Haim has seen his kibbutz's cowshed move up to 11th place in Israeli milk production from 102nd. More...

Jewish weddings up in Israel

MAZEL TOV…

The number of Jewish weddings in Israel rose by 8.3 percent in one year, according to a new report. Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics released its figures for the years 2005 and 2006 in honor of Tu B'Av, the Jewish day of love, which fell Aug. More...

'English only' at Technion

JERUSALEM—Israel's Technion Institute will teach its prestigious business courses in English only. More...