September 27, 2017 RSS feed / Mideast

Worried about pluralism in Israel? So are Israelis.

JERUSALEM—For non-Orthodox Diaspora Jews worried by the Israeli government’s unfriendly policies toward them this year, a new poll has some good news. More...

US opens first military base on Israeli soil

The United States opened its first official military base on Israeli soil.  The base started operating following a ceremony to inaugurate the facility that included Israeli and American military personnel. More...

Tamar, Muhammad leading baby names

For the third straight Jewish year, the most popular baby names in Israel were Tamar and Muhammad.  The Population and Immigration Authority of Israel’s Interior Ministry released the figures ahead of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.&nb More...

Israel to host prestigious race

Stressing the chance to show off Israel to the world, Israeli officials joined with their Italian counterparts in announcing that three stages of the prestigious Giro d’Italia cycling race will be held in the country, starting in Jerusalem.&nbs More...

Mitchell Flint dies; helped create Israeli Air Force

Mitchell Flint, a former U.S. Navy fighter pilot who helped create the Israeli Air Force in 1948, has died.  Flint died in Los Angeles at the age of 94.  More...