June 22, 2016 RSS feed / Mideast

Israeli film to be made into TV series

An Israeli film about women serving in the Israeli army will be adapted into a U.S. More...

Terror law passes Knesset after attack

After Palestinian terrorists killed four Israelis in an upscale Tel Aviv food court, the Knesset passed wide-ranging new anti-terrorism legislation to replace all previous anti-terror laws and regulations.  More...

Remembering the Six Day War and Israel’s fight for survival

This May, Israel celebrated its 68th year of independent statehood. On June 5th, Israel commemorated the 49th anniversary of the Six Day War, in which it liberated the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem’s Old city, including the Western Wall. More...

‘Rare cache’ of ancient coins

A trove of 16 silver coins dating back more than 2,000 years has been uncovered in an excavation in the Israeli municipality of Modiin- Maccabim-Reut.  The Hasmonean-era coins, which were found in April, were hidden in a rock crevice against a w More...

Israel’s envoy elected chairman of UN committee

Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations was elected chairman of the U.N. More...

Israeli feminist icon Anat Hoffman asks Americans to join civil rights fight

Famed Israeli social activist Anat Hoffman’s campaign to expand civil rights for all Israelis has been a multiple-front battle: Fought on land, in the skies and, of course, at the Western Wall, Judaism’s most sacred site. More...