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European Top Court: Foods From Israel Settlements Must Be Labelled as Such

By Cnaan Liphshiz / JTA Foods made in Israeli settlements that are viewed as occupied by the European Union must be marked as such when...
Israeli and Palestinian flags on a cracked wall

Over 150 Rockets Fired From Gaza After Israel Assassinates Islamic Jihad Leader

By Marcy Oster / JTA Dozens of rockets were fired on southern and central Israel after the Israeli army killed a senior Palestinian Islamic Jihad...
Liad Goldberg and Naama Issachar

Sister of Israeli-American Woman Jailed in Russia: ‘She’s Losing It’

Josefin Dolsten / JTA In August, Liad Goldberg visited her sister in a Russian jail. It had been four months since Naama Issachar had been...
A police car outside a closed Israeli embassy in Moscow

All of Israel’s Embassies Are on Strike

By Ben Sales / JTA As of Wednesday morning, Israel’s embassies and consulates across the globe are on strike. “No consular services will be provided and...
Stuart Bogom with an Israel Connect student and the student's virtual tutor on a laptop screen

Through Israel Connect, Tutors Bridge Language Gap For Teens

Want to make a difference in an Israeli child’s life? All it takes is a computer, an internet connection and the ability to speak...
An Israel flag slightly crumpled

Netanyahu Announces He Is Unable to Form a Government

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that he is unable to form a government coalition. Netanyahu announced Monday evening that he is returning the mandate...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and party leaders

At Inauguration of Knesset, Celebration Dampened by Deadlock

By Dov Lipman / JNS A red carpet was laid in the plaza leading up to the entrance to the Knesset, Israel’s parliament building in...
Benjamin Netanyahu next to an Israeli flag

Netanyahu Tasked With Forming Next Government

By Sam Sokol / JTA Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will get his second try this year to form Israel’s government after talks aimed at creating...
Israel’s baseball team with sign that says "Tokyo, Here we come!"

Israel’s Baseball Team Earns Trip to 2020 Olympics

When you consider the odds, the idea that Israel’s national baseball team could qualify for a spot at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo...
dry lake bed near Israel’s Dead Sea

Climate Change to Add More Instability to the Middle East

As the effects of climate change become increasingly apparent to the world, the chronically unstable Middle East may prove to be one of the...