Israel’s 73rd Independence Day

Israelis today celebrated 73 years since the Jewish State was re-established in 1948. A state ceremony was televised live from Mount Herzl in Jerusalem to mark the start of the…

Israel partially open skies

As Israel further relaxes curbs against the coronavirus pandemic, non-citizens may again visit the country under limited circumstances. Conditions on entry include the presence of “first degree” relatives such as…

Jordanian prince accused of plot

Unusual royal drama in Jordan may have deep reverberations throughout the Hashemite Kingdom, a key ally of the United States and with whom Israel signed a peace treaty in 1994.…

Holy Land prepares for Easter

Israel is traditionally a popular destination this time of year, with tens of thousands of visitors coming to the Holy Land to celebrate the overlapping holidays of Easter and Passover.…

US: Israel occupying lands

Attempts by the administration of United States President Joe Biden to balance its Mideast policy between Israel and the Palestinians is evident in wording of the latest world human rights…

1000s attend Passover blessing

Thousands of Jewish congregants gathered at the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem today and yesterday, to  participate in the Priestly Blessing ceremony. The benediction is conducted the…