Everyone knows that King David elected to have the city of Jerusalem as his capital.
Tolerance is only worth the sum of its motives.
November marked the start of something new–our seven-day hike along the southern portions of the Israel National Trail.
The Israeli capital has a new mayor following a cliff-hanger of an election.
During the first week in November, the Ethiopian Jews in Israel celebrated the festival of Sigd.
“The Jewish State of Israel has no better friends than the Evangelical Christians,” Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in front of some 200 representatives of Christian media worldwide.
The municipal political scene in Israel was rattled in November when the Jerusalem-area religious city of Beit Shemesh for the first time ever elected a female mayor.
It has become increasingly common for local Arab media to present unrelated photographs as evidence of purported Israeli crimes. In other words, “fake news.”
When Maya Kadosh, Israel’s current ambassador to India, joined the diplomatic corps, she never imagined that the job requirements would one day include modeling.
Every year, the Palestinian Authority marks the anniversary of the publication of the Balfour Declaration by disparaging the British Empire for promising the Jewish people a restored national home in the Middle East.
One wouldn’t expect a country officially choosing its “national snake” to make headlines, especially in the international media.
While the international community remains in an uproar over the brutal killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, similar and worse human rights abuses by the Palestinian Authority have for years gone almost entirely unnoticed.
Now, Iran is doing the same with southern Syria.
One of the largest arms deals signed this year was between Israel Aerospace Industries and India.
The murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul allegedly by agents of his own country failed to make any genuine waves in the Arab world.
Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan spoke in favor of closer cooperation with Israel at the Tel Aviv Innovation Festival in October.
If Israel’s a racist state that exists only to the benefit of its Jewish residents, then why are so many non-Jews ready to lay down their lives for her?
Whether it be the result of a sense of political correctness, or just plain fear of an international backlash, the Jewish state can often be its own worst enemy.
Israel’s creative entrepreneurs are improving nearly every aspect of our lives.
It is not politically correct to even hint at the possibility of one ethnic group excelling over another.
Israel is often accused, by those on both sides of the debate, of being its own worst enemy.
Menachem Mendel Schneerson, known simply as “the Rebbe,” was appointed the seventh leader the Lubavitch dynasty in 1951.
Many people know our father Ludwig Schneider from quite different times.
Covering Israel is not an easy task.
Ludwig, I was only 16 when I met you for the first time.
The new Yaacov Agam Museum has opened in the seaside town of Rishon LeZion.
This month, we have chosen for you a slightly older song that deals with God’s creation and an earlier time of pristine landscapes reminiscent of Paradise.
Stan Lee, the revolutionary comic writer, died on November 12 at the age of 95. Lee is regarded as the founder of the modern comic genre.
Military cooperation between Israel and the island nation of Cyprus has been growing of late. In October, Israeli army units traveled to Cyprus to participate in a joint week-long maneuver.
Israel Border Police officers are often the targets of knife attacks.
It never becomes less awe-inspiring to see immigrants from all over the world meld into a single fighting force in the Israeli army.
While a growing percentage of the Israeli public rejects their brand of religion, as evidenced by the dwindling number of Orthodox Jewish Members of Knesset, the rabbis continue to insist that they are doing God’s work in opposing the secular authorities of the state.
Guy Cohen grew up in an Orthodox Jewish family and became a follower of Jesus at age 23. He now leads a Messianic Jewish congregation in the city of Akko (Acre).
Israel Today obtained a letter from Baruch Maoz published on October 21 to a closed Facebook group.
It’s been 40 years since the Israel Today news agency was established in Jerusalem.
There is no passage in the Bible that describes the longing of the children of Israel for Jerusalem more tangibly and in such a heart-rending fashion as the verse in Psalm 137: “By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down and wept, when we remembered Zion.
In Genesis, God addresses man and explains his role in creation: “And God blessed them. And God said to them, ‘Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it, and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth.
The concept of forgiveness is something that resonates in the psyche of each human being differently.