November 11, 2015 RSS feed / Mideast

Is Palestinian incitement responsible for terror wave?

TEL AVIV—Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel of tampering with the status quo on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount. More...

Rabin remembered on 20th anniversary

An estimated 100,000 people remembered Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin at a Tel Aviv rally marking the 20th anniversary of his assassination that featured speeches by President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton.  More...

Site repaired in nighttime operation

Joseph’s Tomb, which was firebombed and vandalized, was repaired in a nighttime operation near the West Bank city of Nablus.  The site was cleaned and painted, the grave marker was restored and the marble covering of the tomb was replaced, More...

Minister backpedals on deporting felines

Israeli Agricultural Minister Uri Ariel has backpedaled on his controversial recommendation that Israel’s population of stray cats be transferred to a foreign country in order to control their numbers in a way that accords with Jewish law.  More...

Israel mourns Yitzhak Navon

Yitzhak Navon, Israel’s first Sephardic president and the first president to visit Egypt, was buried in a state funeral on Mount Herzl.  Navon, who served from 1978 to 1983, died Nov. 6 at 94. More...