Israeli President Isaac Herzog was presented on Monday with the results of the annual survey on volunteerism in Israel, which showed that almost half of the population (42.5%) engage in such activities to various degrees. The study, which included 503 participants, found that Israel is one of the leading countries in volunteering, along with Canada […]
Since its inception, the party representing the ultra-orthodox sector in Israel has voted in favor of giving away parts of Israel’s land in hopes of ‘peace’. But the rabbi who now dictates the party’s policies did a 180 and has instructed the party to oppose any future withdrawals.
The goal is to ensure that all parties to the right of Netanyahu pass the electoral threshold.
Israel would benefit from a national unity government while a narrow coalition will continue down the wrong path leading ultimately to a bi-national state
Thirty-five soldiers from the haredi paratrooper company known as Chetz received their red berets on Thursday in a ceremony that took place at Jerusalem’s Ammunition Hill.
A recent article in Kikar Hashabbat (a Hebrew language ultra-Orthodox new service) reported a prominent rabbi’s rather explosive opinion on the role smartphones could play in the end-of-days.
The region grew by 12,964 people in 2018 to 448,672—a 3 percent increase, down from a 3.4 percent increase in 2017, a 3.9 percent growth in 2016, a 4 percent growth in 2015 and a 4.2 percent increase in 2014.
“If you want to become Mobileye then you have to come to Jerusalem,” said Julia Kagan, a senior associate for Jerusalem Venture Partners, referring to the global leader in the development of vision technology for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving. “It’s the holy air.”
Nachi Weiss has written a book about how he has been risking his life night after night to visit the Tomb of Joseph, the Biblical character he has adopted as his personal role model. Weiss does this in the belief that Joseph, more than any other Biblical character, is the key to bringing the Messiah.
There is only one day in the Jewish year when it is quite safe for children to ride their bicycles – of course with a suitable helmet and preferably knee and shoulder pads – in the usually busy streets and highways of Israel. It is Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, which will be observed this year – from sunset on Tuesday, September 18 and will end about 25 hours later on Wednesday 19.