January 13, 2010 RSS feed / Mideast

Hadassah hospital director to resign

The top-ranking professional at the Hadassah Medical Organization in Jerusalem will resign.   More...

Iraq will sue over ’81 attack

Iraq is planning to sue Israel for bombing its nuclear reactor at Osirak nearly three decades ago. More...

Reform activist questioned by police

Israeli police questioned a prominent Reform movement activist in connection with the wearing of prayer shawls by women at the Western Wall. More...

Israel’s Cabinet to honor language

Israel’s Cabinet is set to make the birthday of Eliezer Ben- Yehuda, the father of modern Hebrew, National Hebrew Day. The recommendation must pass the Ministerial Committee for Symbols and Ceremonies.   More...

Construction set in E. Jerusalem

The Jerusalem municipality approved the construction of four apartment buildings on the Mount of Olives in eastern Jerusalem. The city’s planning and building committee approved the construction, which has been in the works for several years. More...

Wild & wacky tales from the Israeli press

JERUSALEM—Israel is not just the place of stories about settlement freezes and army operations. This unique country of seven million people has its fair share of zany tales; here are a few from 2009.   More...