Although pandemic restrictions still limit foreign tourism to Israel, there were more than 30 times more Christians this year than last from Israel and the Palestinian Authority who gathered at the Jordan River for the annual celebration of John’s Baptism of Jesus.
Israeli leaders insist they will not allow Iran to get a nuclear weapon. For years, the overshadowing question has been whether Israel would take pre-emptive action to cripple or destroy the regime’s nuclear program.
Israeli police on Wednesday evicted a Palestinian family and demolished their home in the flashpoint Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah following a days-long standoff over the disputed property.
The United States says it no longer supports the EastMed natural gas pipeline project from Israel to Europe, The Jerusalem Post reported on Tuesday, citing an unnamed diplomatic source in Jerusalem.
Israeli lawmakers on Monday called for an official investigation into accusations that police used powerful spyware technology against Israeli citizens, including those who were not suspected of crimes, without oversight from a court or a judge.
Faith leaders from around the world on Wednesday will come together in Berlin to mark the 80th anniversary of the Wannsee conference on Jan. 20, 1942 – when Nazis and German government officials discussed Hitler’s final solution and sealed the fate of 6 million Jews.
Israel’s Defense Ministry on Tuesday said it successfully completed a flight test of its Arrow-3 interceptor, which is designed to intercept a ballistic missile outside of Earth’s atmosphere.
An Israeli hospital on Monday said preliminary research indicates a fourth dose of the coronavirus vaccine provides only limited defense against the omicron variant that is raging around the world.
In November, a group of Israeli students from the AMIT Yeshiva High School in Ashdod flew to Poland to honor the life and death of the Catholic priest Father Gregor Pawlowski.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is considering accepting a plea deal in his corruption trial, Israeli media report.