Israel bakes as temperature climbs to near-record 49.9°C

Heat hits 40°C in Tel Aviv, even higher near Dead Sea; heat wave blamed for massive wave of brushfires


The complete guide to Israel’s summer art shows

This summer, Israel’s numerous galleries and museums are showcasing an especially large selection of art by Israeli and international artists


Biden Campaign Hires Public Speaking Guru After Debate

Joe Biden's campaign spent $5,300 to hire the services of a well-known public speaking coach just one day after his appearance in the first 2020 Democratic debate, which the former vice president was widely viewed to have lost to California senator Kamala Harris


Russia says it can have good ties with both Israel and Iran

In remarks apparently aimed at Jerusalem's effort to build a united front against Tehran, Sergey Lavrov says Moscow won't 'ally' against anyone, criticizes US 'muscle flexing'


Hundreds evacuated after fires break out across Israel amid scorching heatwave

Two moderately injured from smoke inhalation ■ Police block several roads near areas where firefighters are working to control flames


Portugal grants citizenship to 10,000 descendants of Sephardi Jews

After 2015 law opens up opportunity for citizenship, Israelis soar to second place in list of nations requesting Portuguese passports


12 Israelis arrested in Cyprus on suspicion of gang raping tourist

Foreign Ministry confirmed it was aware of the arrests and notified the families of the suspects


Iran slams Britain for seizing tanker off Gibraltar

July 17 (UPI) -- A report by the Iranian government Wednesday said Britain violated international law this month when it captured the Grace 1 oil tanker, which was taken in international waters off the coast of Gibraltar


12 Israelis held in Cyprus on suspicion of raping British tourist

Woman tells police that suspects, some of them reportedly minors, raped her Tuesday night in resort town of Ayia Napa


Suspected drug smuggler killed in shootout with IDF on Egypt border

Two additional suspects injured in exchange, while Israeli security forces unhurt


‘Red Sea Diving Resort’ hits Netflix. Here’s the unbelievable Mossad op behind it

One of the Israeli intelligence agency’s most daring missions is being turned into a movie, ‘Red Sea Diving Resort


9,000-year-old settlement unearthed

A huge Stone Age settlement unearthed outside Jerusalem may have been home to 3,000 people, the Neolithic equivalent of a large city, according to details released by the Israel Antiquities Authority on Tuesday


So you think you know the Startup Nation?

Startup Nation is not all about tech; this week six business and social groups representing Israel at the UN will share solutions to advance environmental and social sustainability