Israel to Attend UNESCO Meeting in Bahrain; Could Change Mind on Leaving Group

By Mara Vigevani/TPS on June 19, 2018

  Israel could reconsider its impending exit from the United Nations Educational, Scientific an…

Eurovision Threat Lifted As Israel Says Will Comply With EBU Rules

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on June 19, 2018

Israel’s government will act in accordance with European Broadcasting Union rules – thus lif…

Israel’s Hosting and Participation in 2019 Eurovision Faces Uncertain Future

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on June 18, 2018

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met with  Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit, Culture Minister M…

Muslim Leader Preaches Compassion, Compromise During Visit to the Holy Land

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on June 17, 2018

Haji Yahya Cholil Staquf, the General Secretary of Nahdlatul Ulama, a global Islamic organization ba…

Broadway Musical Gives ‘Singing Rabbi’ a Gospel-style Makeover

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on June 17, 2018

Even people who were close to Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach don’t know about the singing rabbi’s relati…

Jerusalem Court Says ‘no’ to Bail For Australian Sex Fugitive

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on June 14, 2018

JERUSALEM- The Jerusalem District Court rejected a request by defense attorneys Thursday to release …

Archeologists Uncover Rare 9th Century Clay Amulet With Arabic Blessing

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on June 14, 2018

A clay amulet with a blessing in Arabic, dating back to the Abbasid period (9th-10th centuries CE), …

Israeli Web Series Attempts to ‘Tell the Story of Intimacy’

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on June 11, 2018

A new Israeli web series is beginning to make waves on social media. Created by Ezra Ani and Micah S…

Communications Ministry Says ‘No Politics’ Surrounding 2019 Eurovision

By TPS on June 10, 2018

The Israel Broadcast Corporation (Kan) will have sole jurisdiction over negotiations regarding the 2…

Setting Politics Aside, Turkish Duo Joins Israeli Pianist at Israel Festival

By Mara Vigevani/TPS on June 10, 2018

Diplomatic ties between Israel and Turkey may have deteriorated (again) in recent months, but the po…

Western Wall Officials Warn Women’s Group Not to Violate Site Regulations

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on June 07, 2018

The Women of the Wall organization has rejected a warning by the Ministry of Religious Affairs that …

Arab MKs Move To Get Eurovision Song Contest Taken From Israel

By Mara Vigevani/TPS on June 06, 2018

The Joint Arab List is to petition the European Broadcasting Union to cancel the Eurovision Song Con…

A Family Reunion Every Single Time: Yearot Menashe Festival Brings Together Music Lovers of All Ages

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on June 05, 2018

Thousands of music and art lovers from around the country flocked to the Megiddo Forest in northern …

Haredim, Reform Both Say Will Fight Conversion Proposal

By TPS on June 03, 2018

Non-Orthodox groups were guardedly optimistic about a proposal by former Shas MK Moshe Nissim Sunday…

Beardless and Bareheaded, Matisyahu Continues to Draw Inspiration From Jewish Sources

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on May 30, 2018

The first time I saw Matisyahu perform he was mesmerising. It was 2006, at the height of his chassid…

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