- Report: Violence against Jews dropped in 2015 Updated: May-04-16 12:14 pm
JERUSALEM - A Tel Aviv University report has found a drop in violent attacks against Jews last year, but said the number remains high and that "institutional anti-Semitism" is on the rise.
- Jewish leader asks Michelin to taste Israeli cuisine Updated: May-03-16 11:28 am
JERUSALEM - The leader of an umbrella organization representing world Jewry has asked the Michelin travel guide company to evaluate Israeli restaurants with its famous rating system, implying that the decision to omit the country may be political.
- Amid violence, Israel promotes Arab police officer Updated: Apr-13-16 3:02 pm
TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel promoted an Arab police officer to deputy commissioner on Wednesday, making him the highest-ranking Muslim ever to serve in the force at a time when authorities are battling a wave of attacks by Palestinians that has frayed relations between Jews and Arabs.
- Handwriting study finds clues on when biblical texts written Updated: Apr-12-16 8:15 am
JERUSALEM - Israeli mathematicians and archaeologists say they have found evidence to suggest that key biblical texts may have been composed earlier than what some scholars think.
- As attacks subside, Jerusalem tries to return to normal Updated: Apr-12-16 2:17 am
JERUSALEM - One of Jerusalem's most popular Palestinian hummus joints, Lina, used to serve about 100 Israeli diners a day - the majority of its clientele. But after the outbreak of Israeli-Palestinian violence last fall, the place saw business drop to about three or four Israeli diners a day, and even many Palestinians abandoned the landmark Old City establishment.
- Holocaust survivor sues Israeli airline over gender bias Updated: Apr-07-16 3:33 am
JERUSALEM - An 82-year-old Holocaust survivor is suing Israel's national airline over what she says is a seating policy that discriminates against women.