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New highway to encircle Jerusalem

By Josh Hasten JERUSALEM — Jerusalem has started construction on parts of a three billion shekel (approximately $870 million) major highway that will eventually serve...

Court rules: Pissarro painting belongs to Jewish collector

A French appeals court ruled against an American couple that sought to get back the 1887 painting called La Cueillette des Pois (“Picking Peas”) by French...

Photos capture mystique of the Dead Sea

By Eliana Rudee In honor of 50 years of Earth Day this year, an Israeli-led photo competition by photojournalist and Dead Sea activist Noam Bedein garnered global...

When a saver of lives needs to be saved

By Josh Hasten United Hatzalah of Israel, the country’s largest independent volunteer emergency medical response organization, put on an online telethon on May 3 to...

What does growing scrutiny of China mean for Israel?

By Ariel Ben Solomon Growing calls for an investigation into China’s handling and possible coverup of the coronavirus outbreak have observers debating the potential...

Last surviving Bielski brother: ‘If you see a person who needs help, help’

By Jackson Richman Aron Bielski is the youngest and last living member of the Bielski brigade, which he founded along with three of his brothers. Their activities have...

Many anticipate a baby boom, but infertility stress is heightened by COVID-19

By Orit Arfa Amy Klein thought she had a hard time with infertility, having gone through 10 doctors, nine rounds of IVF in three countries and four miscarriages. But she...

In Israel: from missiles to ventilators

By Yaakov Lappin JERUSALEM — In ordinary times, Israel Aerospace Industry’s Systems Missiles Space group churns out advanced missiles, including interceptors used by...

Knesset sworn in, asked to topple Netanyahu

By Dov Lipman The COVID-19 pandemic cast a pall over the swearing in of Israel’s 23rd Knesset on Monday, March 16, with the Knesset’s 120 lawmakers being sworn in...

How coronavirus affects Jewish businesses

By Faygie Holt Fashion designer Breezy (she goes by her first name only) had it all planned out. In order to get her spring clothing line to stores for the upcoming...