February 18, 2015 RSS feed / Mideast

Inside V15’s ground game to unseat Netanyahu

TEL AVIV—When he goes door to door in this city handing out campaign materials, Shai Gal doesn’t tell people to vote for Labor, Meretz or the other liberal parties vying for support ahead of Israel’s March 17 election.  He just More...

Netanyahu sounds warning on Iran deal

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel “will take any action” to prevent the world powers from signing a “bad and dangerous” deal with Iran over its nuclear program.  More...

Rabbi Stav named to post

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin reportedly has named a potential successor for his Modern Orthodox educational network Ohr Torah Stone.  Riskin, 74, appointed Rabbi David Stav, founder of the Israel-based Tzohar Rabbinical Organization, as co-chancellor of More...

Speed skater wins gold medal

Vladislav Bykanov won Israel’s first-ever gold medal at the European Short Track Speed Skating championship.  Bykanov, originally from Ukraine, took the 3,000-meter race in the Netherlands, beating Russia’s Viktor Ahn, the world cham More...

Couple welcomes birth of 100th great-grandchild

An Israeli couple welcomed the birth of their 100th great-grandchild.  Michael Mittwoch, 92, and his wife, Marion, 90, celebrated the bris of Dagan Raz, according to Israeli media reports. More...