Hamas said on Sunday it was abiding by a truce with Israel as Muslims mark the holy month of Ramadan, amid fears the Jewish state might launch a major incursion into the Islamist-ruled Gaza Strip.
Israel decided Sunday to ask Germany to help cover welfare payments to about 8,000 Holocaust survivors waiting for reparations.
Hamas said on Sunday it was abiding by a ceasefire with Israel, amid fears that the Jewish state would launch a major incursion into the Islamist-ruled Gaza Strip.
Israel boasted on Sunday it has recovered its "deterrent capability" after an air strike in Syria triggered warnings of retaliation and intense media speculation over the aim of the operation.
Israel said on Sunday its silence over an air strike in Syria was aimed at easing tensions with Damascus after warnings of retaliation and intense media speculation about the aim of the operation.
Israel is keeping silent on its apparent air strike in Syria to ease tensions with its archfoe, a senior official said on Sunday, after Damascus threatened retaliation.
The cabinet voted yesterday to cancel the visa requirement for tourists arriving in Israel from Russia. Only ministers from Shas voted against Tourism Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch's proposal.
Disagreements have emerged between Israel and the Palestinians before a visit by the American Secretary of State to the region later this week. As Robert Berger reports from VOA's Jerusalem bureau, the point of contention are the parameters of a future Palestinian state.
NEW YORK. The first Herzliya Biennial of Contemporary Art opens in Israel on 23 September (until 1 October). Art will be installed across 16 sites throughout the city including warehouses, bomb shelters, apartments and shops.
A program puts young Jewish Americans in touch with their ancestral land, forging deeper ties and seeking to build future support. As the only Jewish kid in his small New Mexico hometown, Ben Rubin says he was "clueless" about Israel.