A passenger en route to Saudi Arabia was stopped by authorities in Cairo for attempting to smuggle archaeological relics — including Jewish items — from the North African country into the Middle East.
As the European Union Ambassador to Israel Lars Faaborg-Andersen completed his near four-year term in the country he raised some eyebrows in his parting statements when he declared that the Jewish state could learn from the European Union in dealing with terrorism.
Just north of Jerusalem’s Old City, a project to bring modern, high-tech infrastructure to the area led to an unexpected and extremely unique discovery of an ancient artifact: an almost unblemished mosaic from the sixth century.
While Messianic Jews are not deemed Jewish by the Ministry of Interior and subsequently many have been denied citizenship to Israel, one organization is on a quest to determine Jewishness through DNA testing.
Two Iranian soccer players have been at the center of a media storm in their country following their participation in a game last week where they broke their homeland's protocol and played against Israelis.
The Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project (JWRP) has been making news for the work they do — namely the MOMentum project, which involves subsidizing Jewish mothers who have never visited Israel to be able to do so for the first time.
Unlike Plato’s mythical city of Atlantis that will never be found, the location of the biblical city of Bethsaida — which is quite real — has remained a secret of time, begging to be found.
Following a week of mystery, intrigue, suspense and drama, Neda Amin, a 32-year-old asylum seeker from Iran has arrived safely in Israel.
In an early-morning raid on homes and antiquities stores in the Jerusalem suburb, security forces seized cash, artifacts and other valuable items that implicate the suspects in a smuggling scandal of titanic proportions.
In the wake of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s relationship-building visits to Africa beginning last summer, many African countries, even some with a Muslim majority and leadership, have started to warm up to the idea of diplomatic ties with the Jewish state.