Israel lost 8-3 to two-time champions and undefeated Japan on Wednesday, ending a brave run in the World Baseball Classic in Tokyo in front of an animated home-team crowd.
The Swiss government voted last week to ban both direct and indirect government funding of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) that have projects supporting the anti-Israel Boycott Divest and Sanction (BDS) campaign, as well as others spreading anti-Semitism and racism more generally.
Paralleling the political-economic sphere is the prayer movement, spiritual revelation concerning God’s heart for Israel, the spread of the Gospel, persecution of believers and manifestation of signs and wonders – indicators of a move of God and all increasingly more prominent in the East than the West.
An Israeli woman whose uncle was killed in a terror attack has criticized the International Women's Strike, held as part of International Women’s Day observations last week, for appointing as one of its organizers, Rasmea Odeh, a convicted Palestinian terrorist.
Russia and China, two of five permanent members on the UN Security Council, vetoed a resolution that would have enforced sanctions on Syria over alleged use of chemical weapons in its six-year civil war - a threat that leaves neighboring Israel concerned.
Israel has discovered 15 new terror tunnels extending into Israeli territory from Gaza, according to unnamed high level security cabinet sources who spoke with Israeli TV Channel 2.
Anyone who has lived in Israel knows that an inescapable cultural feature is the challenge of functioning efficiently and effectively in a highly pressured, fast-paced society. So it is appropriate that the parents of three extremely close in age children, Gilad and Liat Mordechay Hertanu, won Best of the App Store award from Apple in 2014 for their smart personal assistant app – 24me.
The Trump administration is considering pulling the United States out of the United Nations Human Rights Council, according to a report in Politico, an American news outlet.
Specializing in mountain and snow warfare on difficult terrain and located mostly on the snowy slopes of Israel’s highest mountain, Hermon, the elite unit was established in 1983 due to military failings during the 1973 Yom Kippur War, when ill-equipped and under-trained soldiers suffered loss in the area.
Israeli schools performed, for the first time, a comprehensive initiative to prepare children — and their parents — to study from home in the event of war.