Israeli excavation reveals new findings about the Ark of the Covenant

Excavations at Kiryat Yearim may show the handiwork of King Jeroboam and suggest that the Ark was a symbol of unity between rival kingdoms


7 Israelis Wounded in West Bank Bus Stop Shooting

A Palestinian opened fire on Sunday near a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, Israeli officials said


New poll shows strong anti-Arab sentiment among Israeli Jews

Intolerance toward non-Jewish minority highest among religious respondents; Survey commissioned by Channel 10 to parallel CNN poll on European anti-Semitism


Yigal Bashan, beloved Israeli musician, found dead at home

Singer/songwriter, 68, had half-century-long career; one of biggest hits was song about losing bid to represent Israel at Eurovision


Blind Israeli-Arab man with disabled girls waits years for his due – public housing

Hassan Abu Riash was born blind and lives in Jaffa with his wife and two disabled daughters ■ Calls from Haaretz seem to finally light a fire under bureaucrats


Hamas praises ‘heroic’ West Bank shooting attack

Hamas spokesman Abdelatif al-Qanou says drive-by shooting that critically injures a pregnant Israeli woman and wounds 6 others affirms the 'legitimacy' of Palestinian resistance


Israel’s deputy foreign minister: I hope Brazilian embassy will move to Jerusalem in January

Tzipi Hotovely made the remarks in the Foreign Ministry's yearly ambassadors' conference, adding that it's important to continue waging the campaign to get more foreign embassies to move to Jerusalem


Criticism mounts ahead of Italian far-right leader Salvini’s visit to Israel

Some in Italy's Jewish community say it's alarming that Netanyahu will 'provide Matteo Salvini with a pro-Israel license' ■ Israeli left-wing activists call for a protest to disrupt his visit to Yad Vashem


Syria denies attack on Damascus airport as local residents hear blasts

Official state media retracts report on incoming strike; Syrian journalists say air defenses were falsely triggered, potentially by Israeli electronic warfare


Israel seeks to leverage op against Hezbollah tunnels to complete Lebanon border wall

Operation may take longer to complete than originally thought ■ On the Lebanese side, Hezbollah's silence is deafening ■ Local incidents have the potential of sparking broader conflict


Jerusalem hospital delivers baby of pregnant Israeli woman shot in terror attack

Mother was in 30th week of pregnancy; baby transferred to premie ward in 'good' condition, hospital says; mother undergoing surgery


Singer Yigal Bashan, a legend of Israeli music, dies aged 68

Musician, found dead in his home, became a national star while still a teenager; Netanyahu says artist was 'an inseparable part' of Israel's music scene


Six Israelis wounded in Palestinian shooting attack: officials

A Palestinian opened fire on Sunday at a group of Israelis standing at a bus stop near a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, wounding six of them, Israeli officials said


IN PHOTOS: Landmines cleared from Jesus’ baptism site, ending 50-year shutdown

The West Bank's Qasr al-Yahud is open to the public after a team of Israeli, Palestinian and Georgian deminers free the site where Jesus is said to have been baptized


Communist, separatist, nationalist: What you need to know about Italian strongman Matteo Salvini

Here are some must-know facts about Rome's anti-immigrant deputy PM, the latest populist leader to be hosted by Israel


Hezbollah tunnel dug from Lebanon is latest found by Israel

Israeli forces announced on Saturday that they discovered another Hezbollah tunnel dug from Lebanon, marking the second cross-border tunnel found since Israel began an operation to "neutralize" attack passageways dug by the Iranian-backed group


India planning to scrap $500 million missile deal with Israel — reports

Massive sale already called off last year in favor of domestic weapons development, but resurrected after diplomatic push by Netanayhu