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Controversial J‘lem photo gifted to U.S. Ambassador Friedman causes storm

Controversial J‘lem photo gifted to U.S. Ambassador Friedman causes storm

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman was caught off guard on Tuesday when he was presented with a poster-sized photo of Jerusalem during a visit to the haredi (ultra-Orthodox) city of Bnei Brak. The seemingly authentic photo of the capital was in fact edited to depict a rebuilt third temple […]

Cancer remains Israel’s biggest killer

Cancer remains Israel’s biggest killer

Cancer was – as it has been since 1999 – the leading cause of death among Israeli men and women in 2015, according to a new Health Ministry report on the leading causes of death between 2000 and 2015. Malignancies are also the main cause of death among women aged […]

Antisemitism on social media decreases, but still rampant

Antisemitism on social media decreases, but still rampant

Sixty-eight percent of Israelis aged 15-18 have experienced antisemitism on social media networks, and that antisemitism is most prevalent on Facebook, a poll by the Anti-Defamation League has found. The survey, conducted by the Geocartography Institute in March, reported that 58% of those polled experienced antisemitism on Facebook, 46% experienced […]

After Belgium dressed-down Israel’s envoy, J’lem does same

After Belgium dressed-down Israel’s envoy, J’lem does same

Less than a week after Belgium called in Ambassador Simona Frenkel to reprimand her for Israel’s actions on the Gaza border, Jerusalem turned the tables on Tuesday, and called in Belgium’s ambassador to protest that country’s support Friday in the UN Human Rights Council for the establishment of an investigative […]

British politicians: ‘Don’t let Israel be its own judge and jury in Gaza‘

British politicians: ‘Don’t let Israel be its own judge and jury in Gaza‘

British parliamentarians attacked their government for its failure to support the launch of a UN against Israel for the 102 Palestinians allegedly killed on the Gaza border in the last seven weeks. “If you are an ally of the government you can get away with breaking international law with impunity […]

Is that Gal Gadot or a wax figure?

Is that Gal Gadot or a wax figure?

Can you tell them apart? Only those with a discerning eye will be able to determine if they‘re looking at Israeli superstar Gal Gadot – or just her wax figure. A likeness of the Wonder Woman star – in full costume – has just arrived at the famed Madame Tussauds […]

May 23, 2018: The Palestinian dilemma

May 23, 2018: The Palestinian dilemma

The real battle Seth J. Frantzman’s article’s title, “What did the ‘Great March of Return’ achieve?” (May 18) asks the right question, but unfortunately, he gives the wrong answer. Be the first to know – The “Great March” was a stunning success for Hamas! The “Great March” succeeded in burying […]

New law says Israeli schools must always have Epipens on site

New law says Israeli schools must always have Epipens on site

Educational institutions at the preschool, primary and secondary levels, including boarding schools, will be required to have at least one automatic epinephrine (Epipen) syringe for emergency treatment of anaphylactic shock, a serious allergic reaction. This was decided on Monday by the Knesset’s Labor, Social Welfare and Health Committee, which approved […]

UK Jewish Leaders: Livingstone resignation doesn’t absolve Labour Party

UK Jewish Leaders: Livingstone resignation doesn’t absolve Labour Party

The Jewish community leadership in the UK has reacted coolly to the Ken Livingstone from the Labour Party, insisting that his departure does not absolve the party of its urgent need to root out antisemitism from its midst. Livingstone, who has a long history of hostile sentiment to the State […]

Missing couple found thanks to SOS sign made of stones

Missing couple found thanks to SOS sign made of stones

Police rescue volunteers found a missing couple in the Negev after they made an SOS sign out of stones, the Israel Police announced on Tuesday. The couple’s family reported them missing on Monday after they had set off on a trip and had not been in since Sunday morning. Be […]