israeli presidential election

Former PM Shimon Peres dies at 93
World leaders to arrive in Israel for Friday funeral of Shimon Peres

Obama, Prince Charles and Hillary and Bill Clinton are among those due to pay their last respects to the veteran statesman.

Shimon Peres
Shimon Peres, former president and veteran Israeli statesman, dies at 93

Senior statesman dies after suffering a stroke two weeks ago.

Democratic Party Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman-Shultz
Eight US election races the Jewish community is watching in 2016

It remains to be seen how Israel and the consequences of the nuclear deal reached with Iran last year will play out in a number of local and state elections later this fall.

Former president of Israel Moshe Katsav
Katsav is still appealing for early release– maybe

Court gives lawyer 3 days to convince former president to appeal.

Israel's first president Chaim Weizmann
President’s and Prime Minister’s prizes handed out for academic research

This year, the president’s prizes was awarded for research into the life of Israel’s first President Chaim Weizman; and the prime minister’s prize for research into the life of Ariel Sharon.

PRESIDENT REUVEN RIVLIN and his wife, Nechama, pose for a photo with participants
Learning to understand the other

Hinam Center launches ‘My Israeli Brother’ project at President’s Residence.

YMCA
Joint project highlights leadership, coexistence

400 ORT students join with Israel Electric Corporation community outreach program.

Pray at the Western Wall.
Emunah marks its 80th anniversary

Founded before the state was born, in 1935, , Emunah (or HaPoel HaMizrachi Women as it was known then), was led soon after by Tovah Sanhadray- Goldreich.

Chaim Herzog
Zionism is not racism: A speech 40 years ago

The full text of Chaim Herzog's historic speech to the United Nations in 1975.

By CHAIM HERZOG
09/11/2015
Ofakim
Vote distant, vote different

For Israel, the effect of boom in overseas voters would be significant; 10% of Israelis live abroad.

By MARK L. LEVINSON
15/08/2015
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