Rivlin to Outstanding Soldiers: 1948 was great beginning but more work to be done

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on April 19, 2018

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, President Reuven (Ruby) Rivlin, Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot, Kne…

Sirens, Ceremonies Mark Memorial Day Around Country

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on April 18, 2018

1.5 million people are expected to visit military ceremonies throughout the country Wednesday as the…

Israel Pauses, Bows In Silence as Memorial Day Siren Sounds

By TPS on April 17, 2018

Israel ushered in Memorial Day Tuesday with a minute-long siren in tribute to 23,645 soldiers and ci…

Last Jew of Peki’in to Light Independence Day Torch

By Mara Vigevani/TPS on April 17, 2018

For 2,000 years, the Zinati family lived in the Galilee village of Peki’in, first as a Jewish fami…

To Sign or Not to Sign: Jerusalem Theater Troupe Brings Nazi-Era Dilemma to the Stage

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on April 11, 2018

It is the type of tortuous dilemma the Nazis were famous for, one that could have been worthy of the…

Residents of Unauthorised Negev Village Agree to Move to Permanent City

By TPS on April 11, 2018

Residents of Umm al-Hiran, an unrecognised Bedouin village in the Negev, have signed an agreement to…

Rabbi Avichai Ronsky, Former Chief IDF Chaplain, Dies at 66

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on April 01, 2018

Former IDF Chief Rabbi Avichai Ronsky died Sunday following a long battle with cancer. He was 66. Ro…

Jerusalem Light Show Tells Story of Bible’s Most Intriguing Character

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on March 29, 2018

King David’s Tower, also known as the Jerusalem Citadel, is an ancient fortress located inside the…

Diaspora Affairs Ministry Report Says Millions Around World Descended From Jews

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on March 27, 2018

A committee appointed by Israel’s Diaspora Affairs minister says that there are close to 100 m…

‘Freedom Coins’ from Jewish Revolt against Rome Discovered Near Temple Mount

By TPS on March 26, 2018

Dozens of bronze coins, the last remnants of a four-year Jewish revolt against the Roman Empire were…

Former Chief Rabbi to Receive Guardian of Zion Award

By TPS on March 25, 2018

Former Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi Israel Meir Lau will receive the 2018 Guardian of Zion Award from the I…

Dozens Arrested as Hundreds Protest Arrest of Draft Dodger

By TPS on March 22, 2018

Hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Jews blocked traffic and more than 30 arrested in Bnei Brak Thursday as m…

Defense Ministry, British NGO Clearing Mines from Christian Holy Site

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on March 20, 2018

The Defense Ministry began work Tuesday on a year long project to clear some 3,000 mines, booby trap…

Western Wall Gets Passover Cleanup

By Mara Vigevani/TPS on March 20, 2018

If you wonder what happens to the hundreds of thousands of notes placed into the cracks of the Weste…

No Time Like the Present for Russian Jews, Moscow Chief Rabbi Says

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on March 20, 2018

Judaism in Russia has undergone a fundamental overhaul since the fall of the Soviet Union, with the …

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