Israel News

Adin Steinsaltz made the Talmud more accessible

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  By Ben Harris Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz, the acclaimed scholar whose landmark translation of the Talmud enabled a vast readership to access one of Judaism’s...

With refugees hit doubly hard by the pandemic, Jewish groups step up aid efforts

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Sponsored By Michele Chabin Nearly 80 million people around the world are refugees, asylum seekers, or internally displaced. Already marginalized and at elevated risk of malnutrition, disease...

Deluged by pandemic needs, Israeli doctors get help from unlikely source: robots

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Sponsored By Larry Luxner JERUSALEM — Orthopedic surgeons at Jerusalem’s Hadassah Medical Center on Mount Scopus recently welcomed a newcomer to their team. She’s incredibly efficient, never...

Despite crises at home, US Jewish charities keep sending money to Israel

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SPONSORED By Larry Luxner Some 200 Israeli foster children with emotional and physical needs are riding out the coronavirus pandemic at the Ahava Children and Youth...

(VIDEO) Tel Aviv museum lands Michael Douglas for exhibit sneak peek

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The Museum of the Jewish People in Tel Aviv has launched a new series of videos giving a sneak peek at a few of...
man wearing face mask marches with Israeli flag past a poster of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

In a dramatic shift, AIPAC tells lawmakers it won’t push back if they criticize...

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The leading pro-Israel lobby in the United States is telling lawmakers that they are free to criticize Israel’s looming annexation plans — just as...

Knesset committee on women’s advancement will be led by… a man

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By Sam Sokol Israeli feminist groups responded with outrage on Monday after it was announced that a male lawmaker had been chosen to lead a...

Israelis, angry with police violence at home, protest the George Floyd killing

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By Sam Sokol TEL AVIV — As Kielahtiel Barton stood across from the former American embassy here, on a sidewalk next to a downtown beach,...

Natan Sharansky is using his ‘Jewish Nobel’ winnings to help vulnerable people affected by...

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When Natan Sharansky learned in December that he would become the eighth Genesis Prize honoree, he decided he would use his $1 million prize...

5 key takeaways about the Gantz-Netanyahu deal and Israel’s new government

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Israel finally has a government. On Monday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and chief rival Benny Gantz signed an agreement to form a coalition government together....