Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, who has built an educational empire within Modern Orthodoxy over the last three decades in Israel, has designated a potential successor, The Jewish Week has learned.
Jerusalem — Jordan will return its ambassador to Israel three months after withdrawing the envoy over tensions on the Temple Mount.
Israel’s Housing Ministry reissued tenders for the construction of 450 housing units in the West Bank.
Tel Aviv — Hezbollah has sent a message to Israel requesting that the sides avoid an escalation of tensions on the Israel-Lebanon border.
Tel Aviv — The awkward state of Israeli relations with the U.S. administration has been in the mix as an issue in the Israeli election campaign ever since the ruling coalition fell apart in December.
Tel Aviv — The reconstruction of Gaza following last summer’s war has been halted because almost none of the pledged funding has been received.
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