Israel News

Jerusalem Car Ramming-Shooting Attack Injures Palestinian Bystander

03/09/2016 - 11:13

Jerusalem — A Palestinian bystander was seriously injured when two Palestinian residents of eastern Jerusalem allegedly tried to run over and then shoot police officers and civilians at a Jerusalem light rail stop.

Israeli security at scene where a man was seriously injured when a Palestinian attacker drove his vehicle into pedestrians. JTA

American Tourist Killed In Tel Aviv Attack

At least 10 wounded in stabbing spree at Jaffa Port; Biden was nearby.

03/09/2016 - 08:59

Jerusalem — An American tourist was killed and as many as 10 people were wounded Tuesday evening after a stabbing attack at the Jaffa Port in Tel Aviv.

Israeli security and medics at the scene of a stabbing attack Tuesday night where one person was murdered, left Taylor Force.

‘Oy Vey For The Western World’

Israelis fearful of a President Trump on many levels.

03/08/2016 - 13:01
Contributing Editor

Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump has been a grand marshal of New York’s Celebrate Israel parade and his daughter Ivanka is an observant Jew, but that hasn’t allayed deep concerns of Israeli analysts about how a candidate with a volatile personality and no foreign policy experience will perform as leader of the free world.

Donald Trump and daughter Ivanka, right.

American Tourist Killed, Up To 10 Injured In Jaffa Attack

03/08/2016 - 13:50

Jerusalem — An American tourist was killed and as many as 10 people were wounded in a stabbing attack at and near the Jaffa port in the Tel Aviv area.

Israeli police look for evidences near the scene of a stabbing attack on March 8 in the neighborhood of Jaffa. Getty Images

3 Israelis Seriously Injured In 2 Terror Attacks

03/08/2016 - 13:33

Jerusalem — Two Israeli police officers and an Israeli man were seriously wounded in separate attacks in Petach Tikvah and Jerusalem.

Israeli policemen hold their weapons as they monitor a street in Jerusalem's Old City following a stabbing attack. Getty Images

Israel’s ‘Other Half’

The Jews of Arab lands in the Jewish state.

03/07/2016 - 13:20

Growing up in Israel in the 1950s as a child of Yemenite émigrés, I learned the standard Zionist Israeli narrative. It was of the great sacrifices made by Ashkenazi European Jews — settling and cultivating the land, building kibbutzim and the city of Tel Aviv out of the sand. All of this, decades before the State of Israel won independence in 1948.

Musician Mike Karuchi, from Morocco, photographed in his home in Beersheva, 2015. Zion Ozeri

A Villa In The Jungle

Ehud Yaari Deconstructs Israel’s Situation in Today’s Middle East.

03/03/2016 - 12:47
Write On For Israel

Ehud Yaari characterizes his friend Bernard Lewis, the eminent scholar of the Middle East, as possessing “this ability to see into the future.” Over a recent dinner in Israel, Yaari asked Lewis what he thought the Middle East would look like in fifty years. Without hesitating, Lewis leaned over the table and said decisively, “Any Arab who can will be out of here.”

Write On students meet Ehud Yaari

Israeli Father Of 5 Attacked Outside His West Bank Home Saves His Children

03/02/2016 - 12:24

Jerusalem — A father of five who was attacked by two Palestinian teens said he managed to shove his assailants out of his West Bank home before they could hurt his family.

Roi Harel, an army reservist who lives in the West Bank settlement of Eli, being treated at the Shaare Zedek Medical Center. JTA

New Fears Over Russia’s Role In Syria

Is policy reassessment imminent?

03/01/2016 - 22:30
Contributing Editor

Tel Aviv — The Quneitra Overlook rest stop at the eastern edge of the Golan Heights border with Syria offers a front-row-seat look into a country decimated by five years of civil war.

Syria’s Bashar Assad: A boost from Putin.

Holocaust Survivor Suing El Al Over Seat Change Request

Eighty-one-year-old Renee Rabinowitz's lawsuit serving as test case for Reform movement's Israel Religious Action Center.

02/29/2016 - 11:44

Jerusalem — An 81-year-old Holocaust survivor is suing El Al airlines after she was asked to move her seat because a haredi Orthodox man refused to sit next to her.

An El Al flight seen at the airstrip at the Ben Gurion International Airport, Aug. 5, 2013. JTA
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