Israeli leaders are denouncing a resolution passed by UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, that denies Jewish ties to holy sites in Jerusalem, including the Western Wall.
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Danny Danon blamed the international body for attempting to cut Israel off from its homeland and heritage.
A Palestinian terrorist last weekend opened fire on bystanders waiting at a light-rail stop in Jerusalem, killing two and wounding at least five others.
A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip this week landed in the southern Israeli town of Sderot.
One of Israel’s founding fathers, former Prime Minister and President of Israel Shimon Peres, died this week at age 93.
Prior to addressing the United Nations this week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with President Obama for their final meeting before the President leaves office.
Israel’s beloved former President Shimon Peres is in serious but stable condition after suffering a massive stroke.
A parking garage under construction in Tel Aviv collapsed early this week, killing four and injuring dozens more.
Israeli officials responded angrily to anti-Israel comments made by the United Nations’ Middle East envoy, who called Israeli settlement-building “illegal.”
In the wake of this week’s devastating earthquake in central Italy that left 250 dead, the Jewish community in Rome and the nation of Israel have offered their assistance.