January 31, 2018 RSS feed / Mideast

Moving to Israel? These towns would like you to consider them

JERUSALEM—Many Jews who move to Israel only have eyes for Tel Aviv or Jerusalem. More...

Mike Pence prays at Western Wall in private visit

Vice President Mike Pence made what was billed as a private visit to the Western Wall. Pence and his wife, Karen, spent about 10 minutes at the Jewish holy site, the last stop on the Israel leg of the vice president’s Middle East trip. More...

Israeli embassy set to reopen after shootings

Israel and Jordan agreed on the resolution of deadly incidents that shut down the work of the Israeli embassy in Amman, officials in both countries said.  Officials in Jerusalem announced the agreement, saying it means that “the Israeli em More...

Helmsley Trust to build new medical center

The U.S.-based Helmsley Charitable Trust has awarded an $18-million grant for the construction of the Helmsley Health Discovery Tower on the Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa.  More...

Israeli minister bans chief rabbi from ceremonies

A meeting between Israel’s Sephardic chief rabbi and the Israeli army’s chief rabbi was canceled after the defense minister banned the chief rabbi from military ceremonies. More...