First-ever remains of Sanhedrin era uncovered

Excavations “are revealing evidence of the life—and death” of the Sanhedrin supreme legislative Jewish assembly in the late first and second centuries, said the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA). By Erin…

Israel bans entry due to Omicron variant

Becoming the first country to completely seal its borders in response to the new and potentially more contagious coronavirus variant, Israel has barred all non-citizens for 2 weeks. By Erin…

Herzog Hanukah visit to Hebron draws Hamas fury

The Islamist leaders of Gaza threatened to retaliate after Israeli President Isaac Herzog lighted the first candle for the Jewish holiday at the Cave of the Patriarchs in the city.…