(Re)-Reading Agnon in Jerusalem … In English

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on December 08, 2017

Out of all the experiences I have had over the 23 years I have lived in Israel, a recent excursion t…

‘West’ Jlem Reference Puts Bike Race in Jeopardy

By Mara Vigevani/TPS on November 30, 2017

RCS Sport, the sponsors of the Giro d’Italia, apologized  Thursday for describing the Jerusalem p…

Jerusalem NGO Expands Sex Abuse Prevention Program in Haredi Schools

By Mara Vigevani/TPS on November 28, 2017

Tahel, a Jerusalem-based crisis center for Orthodox women and children victims of abuse, will begin …

It’s Official: Israelis Are Crazy About Shopping

By Mara Vigevani/TPS on November 27, 2017

Crowds of shoppers filled malls and clogged internet commerce sites over the weekend in a frenzy of …

Dozens Brave Tel Aviv Rain in Anticipation of iPhone X Israeli release

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on November 23, 2017

Hundreds of Israelis braved intermittent rain in downtown Tel Aviv Wednesday evening in order to jum…

Ethiopian-Israelis Celebrate Tradition, Identity at Annual Sigd Festival

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on November 16, 2017

As a small child in a village near Gondar, Ethiopia, the days leading up to Sigd were some of the be…

Labor Pols Slam Gabbay, Say No Contradiction Between Liberal, Jewish Values

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on November 14, 2017

Labor Party Chairman  Avi Gabbay came under fire Tuesday following comments made at a speech in Be…

Israel’s Latest Burgeoning Export – Music

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on November 13, 2017

When Israeli exports come to mind, one might picture tech products, pharmaceuticals or diamonds. How…

Transportation Pilot Programs Aim to Address Traffic Burden in Israeli Cities

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on November 09, 2017

When planning to drive from Jerusalem to Netanya for a bar mitzvah on a Thursday night in early Nove…

Natalie Portman Awarded $ 1 Million Genesis Prize

By Mara Vigevani/TPS on November 07, 2017

Israeli born American actress, director and social activist Natalie Portman was named Tuesday as…

Israeli, Russian State Libraries To Digitize Collection of Rare Hebrew Manuscripts

By Mara Vigevani/TPS on November 07, 2017

A historic agreement will be signed in Jerusalem Tuesday evening between the National Library of Isr…

Report: Hotovely Asks Ukraine To Release Body of Hasidic Rabbi for Burial in Israel

By Mara Vigevani/TPS on November 06, 2017

Israeli diplomats have made an official request to the Ukrainian government to bring the remains of …

Thousands Gather to Remember Rabin Under Cloud of Controversy

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on November 04, 2017

Tens of thousands of Israelis descended Saturday night on Rabin Square in Tel Aviv to mark the 22nd …

A Jerusalem Tattoo Parlour’s Unusual History

By Mara Vigevani/TPS on November 03, 2017

Every morning Wassim Razzouk rides through the narrow streets of Jerusalem’s Old City on his Harle…

Israel Turns To Michelin As It Seeks To Boost Culinary Tourism

By Mara Vigevani/TPS on November 02, 2017

The Tourism Ministry has commissioned the renowned Michelin Guide to produce an independent study on…

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