'The school was something of a cult. So I incited my students to rebel'

Sat, 2020-08-08 09:27
This week at the Tel Aviv airport: A psychotherapist lays out the advantages and disadvantages of raising kids in Italy, and an educator moving back to Israel from Pennsylvania tries to figure out what's next

‘You Nazi!’: The man who wanted the internet to stop invoking Hitler has a plan to save social media

Sat, 2020-08-08 08:37
Mike Godwin, father of the internet’s most famous adage, says all is not lost for the web, but warns: ‘Never again is not a predication, it's a moral imperative’

Is France helping Lebanon, or trying to reconquer it?

Sat, 2020-08-08 08:00
'France will never let Lebanon go,' Macron said in a visit to Beirut, as unusual petition circulates to restore mandate

Israeli far-right party surges in election poll

Sat, 2020-08-08 06:37
The right-wing block would have a ruling majority and the Labor Party wouldn't even make it to the Knesset

For six years officials warned of explosive chemicals at Beirut port but failed to act

Fri, 2020-08-07 21:55
Officials and politicians knew tons of ammonium nitrate were improperly stored and of the significant danger but corruption and inaction left the city and it residents unprotected

Israeli accused of hunting rape victims by Sea of Galilee indicted for indecent acts

Fri, 2020-08-07 18:36
28-year-old Mohammed Shalbi from near Nazareth in northern Israel is accused of sex crimes against a number of victims, including minors, at beaches along the lake

Israel shoots down own drone over Golan Heights, suspecting it came from Lebanon

Fri, 2020-08-07 18:30
Later in the day sirens sounded in several communities in the Galilee, near Israel's border with Lebanon, in a false alarm

Ruins of ancient Jerusalem help unravel enigmas of Earth’s magnetic field

Fri, 2020-08-07 17:59
Floor tiles from house burnt down by the Babylonians 2,600 years ago yield data that could help better understand the erratic behavior of the planetary shield protecting us from cosmic radiation

Netanyahu and Gantz are already campaigning, and Israel slides into election No. 4 on autopilot

Fri, 2020-08-07 17:03
The prime minister will bang on about the horrible protesters, the imagined violence, the ‘anarchists,’ the wider left and the ‘mobilized’ media

Nasrallah: Beirut warehouse did not contain Hezbollah weapons; we know more about Haifa port

Fri, 2020-08-07 15:08
'We as Hezbollah know perhaps more about what goes on at the Haifa port than what happens in the Beirut port'

Border Policeman shoots, severely wounds Palestinian in the head in case of mistaken identity

Fri, 2020-08-07 14:51
Police were looking for victim's brother during 'operations against car thieves' when they shot him in the eye before asking for a name to confirm his identity

Erdogan says Turkey restarted energy exploration in east Mediterranean

Fri, 2020-08-07 13:44
NATO members Turkey and Greece have long been at loggerheads over overlapping claims for hydrocarbon resources causing tensions last month

Australian Aboriginal activists protested against the Nazis. Time for us Jews to return the favor

Fri, 2020-08-07 13:23
Our Australian Jewish community has persuasive power to make societal change, and we should use it to fight the systemic prejudices that still exist against our Indigenous brothers and sisters

Facebook removes fake account posing as protester comparing Netanyahu to Hitler

Fri, 2020-08-07 13:11
Three accounts taken down as expert says 'posts of incitement against Netanyahu are flooding the internet'

Former President Bush pays tribute to immigrants in new book

Fri, 2020-08-07 13:06
Bush, who served as president from 2001-2009, has often praised the contributions of immigrants, a notable contrast to President Donald Trump’s rhetoric and policies

U.S. envoys 'bite off more than they can chew,' Iranian official says after Hook resigns

Fri, 2020-08-07 12:58
Mocking remark follows Pompeo's surprise announcement that Brian Hook was leaving his post as top U.S. envoy for Iran

Iranians, Russians receive text messages offering cash for info on U.S. election hacking

Fri, 2020-08-07 12:52
Written in Farsi, the Iran text messages say: 'The United States pays up to $10 million for any information on foreign interference in American elections'

Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, groundbreaking Talmud translator, dies at 83

Fri, 2020-08-07 12:36
Steinsaltz, an Israel Prize winner and a highly respected commentator on Jewish religious scriptures, made the Talmud accessible to all with his translations and commentaries

Israel's attorney general seeks court order to stop slander of Netanyahu prosecutor's son

Fri, 2020-08-07 12:29
Likud activist has been harassing Deputy State Prosecutor Liat Ben Ari by publicly accusing her son of having assaulted a police officer, which authorities have stated is false

Facebook removes one of largest QAnon conspiracy groups after false posts

Fri, 2020-08-07 12:26
The group, called Official Q/Qanon and with nearly 200,000 members, had been deleted after many posts had been removed for bullying and harassment, hate speech, and false information that could lead to harm