Israeli dermatological surgeon specializing in skin cancer wins award

Israeli physician Dr. Baruch Kaplan received an Outstanding Contribution Award for 2020 by the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) during its annual meeting held virtually last weekend. The award goes out... Read more »

Tourism Ministry approves plans to develop cities in the Negev desert

The Tourism Ministry on Wednesday approved plans to develop areas of Beersheba and Mitzpe Ramon as part of its desert tourism project. The ministry intends to construct two new tourism complexes, one... Read more »

Yair Netanyahu: The rise of the son

When IDF medic Elor Azaria shot in the head Abdel Fatah al-Sharif, a neutralized Palestinian who had stabbed an IDF soldier in Hebron, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, defense minister Moshe Ya’alon and... Read more »

Abused women, women's orgs. 'horrified' by MKs' comments on anti-abuse bill

Women who have suffered financial abuse from their partners and women’s organizations reacted with anger and horror to the criticism some MKs levied against a new bill to combat financial abuse at... Read more »

Why is the once rising Joint List falling fast in polls?

Channel 13 stirred waves in the political pool on Sunday evening with the broadcast of a Camil Fuchs poll showing that if elections were held today, a right-center coalition could be formed... Read more »

Sick with COVID-19, Saeb Erekat’s organs start to deteriorate

Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat’s medical condition is worsening, according to the head of Hadassah University Medical Center, where he is being treated. “He remains connected to an ECMO machine to support... Read more »

Erekat’s Hadassah care must be top priority for Israel – comment

Treating chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat in a Jerusalem hospital should serve as a reminder of what it means to be a Jewish state. The PLO official was rushed to Hadassah Medical center earlier this week... Read more »

Never Alone: Prison, Politics, and My People

Born in 1948 in Donetsk, an industrial city in Ukraine, Anatoly Sharansky often encountered the phrase “he has a fifth-line problem” by the time he entered high school. Defining nationality on Soviet... Read more »

How Izhar Shay got Blue and White to step up political, pandemic influence

When Izhar Shay left the comfort of his successful hi-tech career and entered politics, he did not realize he would go through three grueling elections before getting to govern. But he has... Read more »

IDF strikes Gaza after two rockets fired towards southern Israel

The IDF struck sites belonging to Hamas in the Gaza Strip, after two rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip towards Ashkelon on Thursday night. One rocket fell in an open field,... Read more »