With the festivities of Rosh Hashanah behind us, we have completed five of seven appointed times, or convocations, of the biblical calendar as set out in Leviticus 23.
All over the country, family, friends and strangers alike are exchanging the cheerful greeting Hag Sameach (happy holidays). From neighbors to teachers, bus drivers, cashiers and street sweepers, no one is excluded from a happy new year greeting.
Arad is no stranger to conflict. Messianic Jews in particular have come under attack at the hands of the very same aggressors. KNI spoke to believers from the Negev city who were able to share background, insight and eyewitness testimony to some of events leading up to today’s situation.
The Messianic community in Israel is abuzz following reports that a Messianic Jewish Israeli couple was denied a marriage license by the Jewish court last week.
In September 2015 Iceland’s capital city submitted a motion to boycott all products made in Israel. Fortuitously for Reykjavík, that particular bill was not passed, and two years later, that very city is benefiting from an Israeli project that is delivering food to them via drone.
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.