July 22, 2015 RSS feed / Mideast

Stolen artifacts left at museum

Two Roman artifacts, each more than 2,000 years old, were left in the courtyard of an Israeli museum accompanied by an anonymous note whose author claimed to have stolen them two decades earlier.  More...

Canadian-Israeli woman returns from ISIS fight

A Canadian-Israeli Jewish woman who joined Kurdish forces in their fight against the Islamic State has returned to Israel.  Gillian Rosenberg returned, Ynet reported, after having been out of contact for most of the last eight months. More...

German language taught in schools

Israeli public schools will introduce a German-language elective for ninth-graders.  The program will start in five schools, the German-language Israelnetz online news agency reported.  More...

Iranians burn Israeli, U.S. flags

Millions of Iranians participated in annual pro-Palestinian Al-Quds Day rallies, which in many places featured chants calling for death to Israel and the United States.  The government-organized rallies, named for the Arabic name for Jerusalem, More...

Hebrew in the huddle: American-style football gains ground in Israel

JERUSALEM—The scent of hamburgers and beer wafted over the field. The fans were bathed in barbecue smoke.  More...