April 13, 2016 RSS feed / Mideast

Aid or political meddling? Israel, EU clash over Palestinian buildings

In a ramshackle village off a dirt road in the West Bank’s central hills, near an inhabited shack with a cloth roof and tin walls, stands an outhouse bearing a peeling sticker with the European Union flag. More...

New NY envoy Dani Dayan walks back comment

Dani Dayan, Israel’s newly named consul general to New York, walked back comments he made about the liberal pro-Israel group J Street in a series of tweets.  “Contrary to the headlines, I never called @jstreetdotorg ‘unJewish&r More...

Why Gal Gadot is Israel’s real-life Wonder Woman

Israel’s famously partisan papers have finally found something to agree on: They all love Gal Gadot. More...

Israel will investigate those named

Israel’s Tax Authority will investigate the Israeli companies and individuals that were identified as having offshore accounts in a dump of leaked documents known as the Panama Papers.  The Tax Authority said it will look into whether the More...

Helen Mirren to present Genesis Prize

Academy Award-winning actress Helen Mirren will host the 2016 Genesis Prize award ceremony in Jerusalem.  At the June 23 ceremony, Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu will present the $1-million Genesis Prize to Itzhak Perlman, an acclai More...

Orthodox rabbis draft gay inclusion guidelines

An Orthodox rabbinic organization in Israel drafted what it said is the first Jewish legal document by such a group on how Orthodox communities in the country could include homosexuals.  More...

For parents of soldiers lost in Gaza, the war never ended

KFAR SABA, Israel—One family lost their son in late July 2014. More...