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Former Israeli General and Ex-State Department Official Clash Over Peace Obstacles

WASHINGTON — A former Israeli general and an ex-State Department official presented sharply differing views on the obstacles to Middle East peace during a...

Israeli Shekel Emerges as World’s Second-Strongest Currency

The Israeli shekel is currently the world’s second-strongest currency, according to a new report by the German global banking and financial services company Deutsche...

Israeli President Mediates Between Government, Diaspora

LOS ANGELES — Striking a unifying note against a background that has included some of the most discordant events in relations between the Jewish...

Israeli Start-up Sues Apple over Smartphone Camera Technology Copyright Infringement

An Israeli start-up, Corephotonics, has filed a lawsuit in California arguing that Apple copied its patented smartphone camera technology. Tel Aviv-based Corephotonics, which has raised...

Jerry Seinfeld Returning to Israel in December for Stand-up Comedy Performances

Famed Jewish-American comedian and actor Jerry Seinfeld is slated to return to Israel in December to deliver two stand-up comedy performances. Seinfeld will give back-to-back...

Natalie Portman Awarded Israel’s 2018 Genesis Prize, Proud of ‘Israeli Roots’

Oscar-winning Israeli-American actress Natalie Portman has been awarded Israel’s 2018 Genesis Prize for her commitment to social causes, the prize’s organizers announced Tuesday. The $1...

Netanyahu Questioned for Fifth Time by Investigators Amid Corruption Probes

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was questioned for a fifth time on Thursday amid ongoing corruption probes. Netanyahu was interviewed for four hours at his...

Memorandum of Understanding Opens Gates Between Pennsylvania and Israel

The State of Israel and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), itself a decade in the making, that officials...

3 Millionth Tourist to Visit Israel This Year Got Exclusive Tour with Netanyahu

On Tuesday, Israel received its record-setting 3 millionth tourist in a single year. After being welcomed in a festive ceremony at Ben Gurion Airport, Ioana...

Asthma Treatment Could Be Israel’s Latest High Achievement in Medical Cannabis

In a development that could spark Israel’s latest groundbreaking achievement within the medical cannabis sector, the Israeli-British cannabis biotech start-up CIITECH announced Oct. 24...