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Moshe Leon, center, is headed for a Nov. 13 run-off for Jerusalem mayor.

New mayors throughout Israel in municipal elections

By Ilanit Chernick It was a night filled with several surprises and drama as Israel’s municipal election results poured in overnight Tuesday, Oct. 30-Wednesday, Oct....

One of the building hit by rockets in Beersheba on Oct. 17, 2018. (Ran Dahan/TPS)

Beersheba struck; IDF strikes back

BEERSHEBA — The IDF scrambled its fighter jets early on Wednesday morning, Oct. 17, and hit 20 targets across Gaza following an overnight rocket attack. Sirens...

Beitar Jerusalem fans, May 9, 2018. (TPS)

Beitar Jerusalem documentary nabs Emmy

By Mara Vigevani “Forever Pure,” an Israeli documentary about the controversial Beitar Jerusalem’s hardcore fan club, known as La Familia, won an Emmy Award in the...

Thousands of women gathered in Jerusalem to rally for peace, Sept. 20. (David Michael Cohen/TPS)

Thousands of women gather to wage peace

By Mara Vigevani Some 4,500 women — Jews and Arabs, religious and secular, all dressed in white and turquoise —made their way from Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem’s Old...

Selichot at the Kotel, 2018

Awe & inspiration at midnight selichot at the Kotel

By Ilanit Chernick The sound of the shofar was loud and strong. Every few moments a man dressed in white, wearing a Breslov kippah, blew into the ram’s horn as people...

David Bakare

Breaking poverty in sub-Saharan Africa

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5779 SECTION B PAGE 12 By Ilanit Chernick TEL AVIV — In a crisp suit, David Tosin Bakare eludes confidence as we sit in a McDonald’s restaurant...

Gonen Segev, in light blue shirt. (Amit Shabi/TPS)

Former Israel minister accused of spying for Iran

JERUSALEM — The trial of Gonen Segev, a former Israeli minister accused of spying on the state on behalf of Iran, commenced at the Jerusalem District Court July 5....

Gino Bartali (Wikipedia)

Giro champion Gino Bartali will be posthumously awarded Israeli citizenship

By Mira Vigevani Gino Bartali, three-time winner of the Giro d’Italia and twice of the Tour de France in the 1930s, will be posthumously awarded Israeli citizenship...

Amir Peretz (Miri Tzachi/TPS)

Israel confirms 2007 strike on Syrian nuclear reactor

PASSOVER EDITION 5778 SECTION A PAGE 9 By Yona Schnitzer In March, 2007, Israel’s spy agency Mossad obtained information that Syria was building a nuclear reactor in...

Western Wall employees remove notes from between the stones of the wall before Passover, March 20. (Hillel Maeir/TPS)

Passover cleaning at the Western Wall

By Mara Vigevani If you wonder what happens to the hundreds of thousands of notes placed into the cracks of the Western Wall, here’s the answer: Twice a year, before...