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U.S. lawmakers to 'review' Biden's multi-billion weapons sale to UAE

Wed, 2021-04-14 23:45
The $23 billion weapons sale, including F-35 jets, was given the green light by the president earlier in the week, but the Foreign Affairs Committee chairman raises concerns

Canaanite inscription found in Israel is ‘missing link’ in alphabet’s history

Wed, 2021-04-14 23:05
The tiny inscribed pottery shard unearthed at Lachish dates to 3,500 years ago and is the oldest text from the Southern Levant to use alphabetic writing, rather than pictographic, archaeologists say

In Israel, these fallen soldiers get two memorials every year

Wed, 2021-04-14 19:13
As the sirens sounded over Jerusalem, two IDF lieutenant-colonels saluted the graves of 24 Jewish soldiers buried in the British War Cemetery on Mount Scopus

The Jewish women who posed an 'existential threat' to Israel by marrying Arab men

Wed, 2021-04-14 17:54
Hundreds of Jewish women married Arab men in the Mandate period. They were branded enemies of Israel, and to this day their families find it hard to talk about them. No wonder, then, that these stories were buried in the archives and are only now coming to light

Israel marks 73rd Independence Day with ceremony honoring healthcare workers who battled COVID

Wed, 2021-04-14 16:59
The main official ceremonies marking 73 years of Israeli independence are being held Wednesday evening on Jerusalem’s Mount Herzl

UN nuclear watchdog inspectors visit Iran's Natanz enrichment site

Wed, 2021-04-14 15:50
Agency doesn't comment on n the extent of the damage at Natanz caused by what Iran says was an act of sabotage by Israel

Your next trip to the Sea of Galilee must include this spot

Wed, 2021-04-14 14:20
The Eshkol Forest provides a bird’s-eye view of the Jordan Valley and Lake Kinneret

Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff dies in prison, report says

Wed, 2021-04-14 13:39
Madoff died at the Federal Medical Center in Butner, North Carolina, apparently from natural causes, AP source says ? Madoff admitted swindling thousands of clients out of billions of dollars in investments over decades

Israel at 73: Alive, kicking and ailing

Wed, 2021-04-14 13:08
The country is descending into quasi-authoritarianism, led by a prime minister who is facing a corruption trial and spewing incendiary rhetoric. But not all is bleak

Fox News host praises 'iconic' Biden eulogy for slain Capitol officer

Wed, 2021-04-14 13:07
Biden, who also met with the family privately, said William Evans was 'defined by his dignity, his decency, his loyalty and his courage,' and he spoke of his own experience losing two children

Independence Day witch hunt: Israel's scandal-hit top honor

Wed, 2021-04-14 13:04
The education minister's decision opposing giving the prestigious Israel Prize to Prof. Oded Goldreich over his alleged support for BDS is only the latest in a string of controversies that marred the festive award ceremony

On ‘Promising Young Woman,’ consent, and a harrowing ending

Wed, 2021-04-14 12:53
Emerald Fennell and Carey Mulligan sat down recently over Zoom to discuss their film, the gratifying recognition they’ve gotten, and that harrowing ending

European powers: Iran's enrichment move jeopardizes nuclear talks

Wed, 2021-04-14 12:33
'Iran's dangerous recent communication is contrary to the constructive spirit and good faith of these discussions,' say Britain, France and Germany after Tehran decides to enrich uranium to 60 percent in wake of Natanz attack

Ethiopians head home after Yemen migrant life becomes untenable

Wed, 2021-04-14 11:46
More than 32,000 migrants, mainly Ethiopians, remain stranded across Yemen in dire circumstances, UN says

In twilight of the Netanyahu era, Israel changes the rules on Iran

Wed, 2021-04-14 11:39
Israel seems to be suffering a total breakdown of responsibility among its security chiefs, whether they seek to create a sense of emergency or for self-aggrandizement

Greek prime minister agrees to talks with Libya on maritime zones

Wed, 2021-04-14 10:45
Mitsotakis said Athens aimed to reset relations with Libya, which were soured by the Tripoli government's signing a maritime boundary accord in 2019 with Turkey, Greece's regional rival

NATO forces to leave together from Afghanistan, U.S. says

Wed, 2021-04-14 10:37
President Joe Biden is expected to announce a complete U.S. withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan by September 11

On Memorial Day, dozens protest in solidarity with Israeli army vet who set himself on fire

Wed, 2021-04-14 10:10
Itzik Saidian, 26, is in critical condition with extensive burns, after he self-immolated in front of the Defense Ministry's Rehabilitation Department

Former ADL chief Abe Foxman says he would still give an award to Rupert Murdoch

Wed, 2021-04-14 09:54
Days after his successor at the Anti-Defamation League said he would not honor Rupert Murdoch today in the wake of Tucker Carlson's latest controversy, Abraham Foxman said he stands by the award

Rockets began falling in this Israeli city 20 years ago. This is the story of the first fatality

Wed, 2021-04-14 09:47
In Sderot, near the Gaza border, 'We all suffer from post-traumatic stress,' said Mordechai Yosepov's son. 'My children grew up with the Qassam rockets'