Israel News

News articles and updates related to current events in Israel and local Israeli news that you may not hear about from the major media outlets.

The unexpected significance of the Dead Sea Scrolls

"It was November, 1947. The learned professor studied the newly discovered Dead Sea Scrolls to try and ascertain if they were as important as he dared to suspect."

Israeli archaeologists discover Yeshua painted on stone

The discovery of Yeshua’s face in a Byzantine church in the Negev Desert shows a more Jewish Jesus than the long-haired Christ portrayed in later European art.

Builder of Noah’s Ark replica hopes to sail it to Israel

Dutch Christian businessman Johan Huibers plans to sail his life-size replica of Noah's Ark to Israel, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency reported last week.

Airbnb caves to BDS, removes West Bank settlement listings

Some 200 hosts are affected. Israel, in response, said it would try to restrict Airbnb in the country and also encouraged affected hosts to...

Understanding the tumultuous week of Israeli politics

A week of political unrest left Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with a razor-thin majority in the Knesset which brings the government closer to the...

Miracle spares the lives of 50 Israeli soldiers

Minutes before the missile hit its mark, the bus was full,with 30 barely-passed-their-teens, IDF soldiers. They had no idea that any minute, their bus would become an inferno.

Netanyahu’s two-headed dilemma: Contain Hamas and save his coalition

Following the decision to accept a ceasefire with Hamas and the subsequent resignation of Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Wednesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu must now address the resulting division within the coalition and between members of his own Likud party.

Israeli Defense minister quits citing ‘surrender’ to terror after ceasefire with Hamas

Israel’s Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman resigned today citing the government’s “weak” response to the terrorist organization Hamas and the “excuses” it made in reaching a ceasefire after nearly 500 rockets were launched at Israel in one day.

PRAYER ALERT: Israel under fire from Gaza as 400 rockets hit the south

Pray for Israelis in southern Israel who just endured the most ever rockets fired at Israel in a single day after Palestinians launched some 400 rockets since Monday.

Looking back at Kristallnacht and the Holocaust

Paul: What is Christian Friends of Yad Vashem? Susanna: Yad Vashem was established in 1953. The Israeli Knesset passed a special law to establish it...