February 28, 2018 RSS feed / Mideast

The Netanyahu accusations: What you need to know

Benjamin Netanyahu is in trouble. Maybe. The Israeli prime minister is engulfed simultaneous in four separate scandals, and each day seems to bring him more bad news. Netanyahu could be indicted or pushed out of office—or both. More...

U.S. to move embassy to Jerusalem in May

The Trump administration will formally move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv in May to coincide with Israel’s 70th anniversary.  “We’re planning to open the new U.S. More...

Personal seal of prophet Isaiah possibly discovered

An impression of what is believed to be the 2,700-yearold personal seal of the prophet Isaiah was uncovered in Jerusalem. More...

Former MK Alex Lubotzky honored for mathematics

Alex Lubotzky, a father of six who once served in the Knesset, has won the Israel Prize for research in mathematics and computer science. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem professor is a leading researcher in group theory.  More...

Place dedicated to preserve history

A center for the historical records of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee was dedicated in the group’s Jerusalem offices.  The Marshall M. More...

Oman minister visits Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque

Oman’s foreign minister visited Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque.  Visits by Arab officials to the mosque, which is in east Jerusalem, are rare because they must be coordinated with Israel, which some Arab countries boycott.  More...