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August 27, 2021, 2:29 pm
At First Meeting, Biden Pledges to Bennett that Iran will ‘Never’ get Nukes
After 50-minute meeting at White House, US leader says he prefers diplomacy with Tehran but there are ‘other options’; hopes for ‘close personal relationship’ with premier.
August 27, 2021, 2:13 pm
Apple Music Marks Rosh Hashanah with Israeli Artists’ Playlists
Berry Sakharov, Omer Adam, Noa Kirel, Miri Mesika, Ravid Plotnick and Ella Lee share the songs that made their year.
August 27, 2021, 1:59 pm
The Jewish Doctor who Escaped the Nazis and Founded the Paralympics
Ludwig Guttmann, who became a leading physician in the UK after the war, was fundamental in introducing sport as a way to rehabilitate paraplegic patients, boost their self-esteem.
August 27, 2021, 1:27 pm
Experts say Current COVID Outbreak being Curbed Thanks to Booster Vaccines
Hebrew University researchers say serious cases on the decline, but expect daily cases to slightly rise again as school year opens.
August 26, 2021, 4:45 pm
Spanish University Axes ‘AuschwitzGaza’ Class Accused of Trivializing Holocaust
Course comparing Nazi extermination program with Israel-Palestinian conflict canceled following criticism from scholars and Jewish groups.
August 26, 2021, 4:37 pm
Germany’s Merkel Cancels Upcoming Israel Trip over Afghanistan Crisis
Bennett tells the chancellor he hopes to host her in future, as Berlin takes part in chaotic operation to evacuate Afghans ahead of looming withdrawal deadline.
August 26, 2021, 4:28 pm
Archaeologists Expose Torah Ark of Vilna Synagogue Destroyed by Nazis, Soviets
Joint Israeli-Lithuanian six-year excavation in ruins of centuries-old Jewish community center unearths prayer platform, silver pointer used when reading the Torah.
August 24, 2021, 4:08 pm
Vaccines don’t Harm Pregnancies, and May Even Help Babies, Israeli Doctors Claim
After looking at data from 3,000 women, Jerusalem doctors say shot not dangerous for pregnant women, but those who contract COVID at higher risk of going into early labor.
August 24, 2021, 4:07 pm
Touting Reset of Ties, Bennett Heads to US to Map out Iran Strategy with Biden
On tarmac, PM says he’s bringing a new ‘spirit of cooperation’ to Washington, which he hopes will bolster Israel’s security.
LAZAR BERMAN and JACOB MAGID
August 23, 2021, 3:50 pm
FDA Gives Full Approval to Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine for Ages 16 and Up
US becomes first country to officially endorse shot; hundreds of millions of doses administered since emergency rollout in December.
LAURAN NEERGAARD and MATTHEW PERRONE
August 16, 2021, 3:32 pm
Fire Chief: Massive Blaze Near Jerusalem on Par with 2010 Carmel Fire
Greece, Cyprus among countries ready to help if blaze on capital’s outskirts surges once more, officials say; Hadassah Hospital now safe after hours-long battle to hold back flames.
August 1, 2021, 4:55 pm
Holocaust Historian Deborah Lipstadt Nominated as US Anti-Semitism Envoy
Diverse array of Jewish groups welcome announcement, which also included tapping of New York LGBT synagogue Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum to Commission on International Religious Freedom.
July 19, 2021, 4:11 pm
Atlanta Participates ‘No Fear’ Rally in D.C.
A bevy of Jewish and interfaith organizations, including those from Atlanta, gathered outside Washington, D.C., to combat anti-Semitism and show solidarity.
July 19, 2021, 1:39 pm
Ben & Jerry’s says it Will End Sales in ‘Occupied Palestinian Territory’
Ice cream giant whips up controversy with the announcement of a change in policy, says flavors will remain available inside Israel; FM Lapid slams ‘shameful capitulation to antisemitism’.
June 27, 2021, 11:06 am
Israel Sends IDF Team to Florida to Assist with Tower Collapse Rescue Efforts.
Home Front Command delegation of 10 reservists flies to Miami; Israel’s United Hatzalah sends psychological assistance team; Bennett speaks to the governor and offers help.