It is cold and wet now - but the future is hot for Israel

Tue, 2020-01-21 02:45
Meteorological service’s climatology chief says climate change could make Eilat as hot as Abu Dhabi

Haaretz cartoon

Tue, 2020-01-21 02:13

Educator Yaacov Lorch, whose family’s departure for Jerusalem was celebrated by the Nazis, dies

Tue, 2020-01-21 02:04
Lorch, a unique voice in Israeli academia, criticized rote learning and once referred to pedagogical methods in science education as 'a song of praise to violence'

Jerusalem to allow anti-gay signs following Attorney General's instruction

Tue, 2020-01-21 01:50
Signs were not 'extreme and more than is tolerable in a democratic society,' Mendelblit rules

Israeli left-wing alliance split over disqualification of Arab-Israeli parliamentarian

Tue, 2020-01-21 01:35
Labor asks for banning 34-year-old Heba Yazbak from running in elections over controversial comments made on social media ? Meretz disagrees

World leaders descend on Israel for Holocaust memorial

Tue, 2020-01-21 00:18
Netanyahu to meet with France's Macron, U.S.'s Pence and Pelosi and Russia's Putin for international forum to commemorate 75 years since the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp

Israel’s so-called liberals are shamefully spurning the outstretched hand of Israeli Arabs

Mon, 2020-01-20 23:15
Cowered by right-wing incitement, Jewish politicians turn a blind eye to the unprecedented changes they’ve long demanded

Playing foul: Sports spawn sex abuse in Israel, as abroad

Mon, 2020-01-20 22:12
Ties between an athlete and her trainer provide fertile ground for sexual misconduct that's hushed up, new film reveals. Could abusers like Larry Nassar spring up here?

'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Season 10: Our favorite train wreck is back, with a whole new set of pet peeves

Mon, 2020-01-20 22:11
In the season 10 premiere of HBO's ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm,’ Larry at his diabolical, inventive best

Over 560 attacks against Israelis thwarted in 2019, Shin Bet chief says

Mon, 2020-01-20 21:55
Nadav Argaman, the head of Israel's security service, says that ten suicide attacks and four attempted abductions were prevented throughout the past year

Kahanist party won't drop Israeli election campaign despite pressure, leader says

Mon, 2020-01-20 21:25
Itamar Ben-Gvir, whose party was ditched from right-wing alliance, says he was offered important positions in exchange for bowing out of the race

Newly discovered photos show John Demjanjuk at Nazi camp

Mon, 2020-01-20 21:16
Years after he died while his conviction was under appeal, pictures may provide final proof that Dejmanjuk was a guard at the Sobibor death camp

Anti-occupation, pro-religious pluralism activists aim big in World Zionist Congress vote

Mon, 2020-01-20 20:56
U.S. Jewish progressives hope to help decide how $1 billion in annual funding at World Zionist Organization is allocated – including curbing money for West Bank settlements

The online revival of a Jewish community wiped out in the Holocaust

Mon, 2020-01-20 19:22
Some 30 Jews from the Polish town of Sokal survived World War II. They and their descendants, spread around the world, are now reconnecting via a steadily growing Facebook page

As Trump’s impeachment trial starts, Pelosi and Pence will be in Israel for Holocaust Day

Mon, 2020-01-20 19:10
The House speaker tapped several lawmakers to present the case against the president, and the VP’s presence isn’t considered a necessity at every stage of the trial either

Incendiary balloons are launched at Israel – but addressed to Egypt

Mon, 2020-01-20 18:54
Israel believes Hamas still wants a deal ? Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem seen by Hamas as Israeli soft spot

Slave labor, mass shootings and gas chambers: The Roma, World War 2's forgotten genocide

Mon, 2020-01-20 18:48
In comparison to the Holocaust, the mass murder of half a million of Europe's Roma and Sinti communities is unknown and unrecognized. That absence, and their continued persecution, pose questions we still struggle to answer

MLK day injects historic urgency to bond between African Americans and Jews

Mon, 2020-01-20 18:43
U.S. community leaders, religious leaders and historians agree that much still connects the minority groups, despite worrisome trend of anti-Semitic incidents in New York

Honduras formally declares Hezbollah a terrorist organization

Mon, 2020-01-20 18:01
Heavily armed Hezbollah, a Shia-dominated group, has also been designated a terrorist organization by the U.S. and the U.K.

Pope condemns 'barbaric resurgence' of anti-Semitism

Mon, 2020-01-20 18:00
Francis criticizes 'forms of factionalism and populism we see around us, where hatred quickly springs up'