January 17, 2018 RSS feed / Mideast

Israeli liberal arts college has Zionist mission

JERUSALEM—From the rooftop of Shalem College, students have a sweeping view of the Old City of Jerusalem. The golden-topped Dome of the Rock, an Islamic shrine, sits atop the Temple Mount, where the ancient Jewish temple once stood. More...

Knesset passes law on Shabbat closings

Israel’s Knesset by a one-vote margin approved a bill that will keep supermarkets and other businesses closed on the Sabbath.  The so-called mini-markets bill passed in a 58-57 vote on its second and third readings following a 15-hour fili More...

Israeli hospital sends delegation to aid Zambia

Medical professionals from Israel are helping to treat cholera victims in Zambia, which is battling an outbreak of the disease.  More...

VP Pence’s visit set for Jan. 19-23

Vice President Mike Pence will visit the Middle East Jan. More...