Articles in "Israeli society"

On the Eve of Rosh Hashanah: Israel’s Population Grows to 9.39 Million

Israel’s population stands at 9,391,000 on the eve of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and grew by 146,000 over the past year, ...

Israeli Minister Has First Son Through Surrogacy

Merav Michaeli, leader of the Israeli Labor Party and the Minister of Transport and Road Safety, had her first son on Saturday. Michaeli ...

20 Years After Deadly Attack, Survivors of Sbarro Bombing Dedicate Shaare Zedek Delivery Room as ‘Symbol of Life’

Exactly 20 years ago this month, one of the most devastating terror attacks to strike Jerusalem occurred when a suicide bomber detonated ...

WATCH: Historic Parachute Commemorates Hannah Szenes’ 100th Birthday

In 1944, the Jews in Europe were in crisis amid the engulfing Holocaust. Hannah Szenes parachuted into Europe on an operation to save Jews ...

Jewish and Muslim EMTs Join to Save a Life in Jerusalem

On Sunday night just before midnight, a couple from the Pisgat Zeev neighborhood in Jerusalem was about to go to sleep when the husband ...

‘Grateful to Save a Life’: The Story of a Local Hero

Shlomo Caap, an EMT volunteer at United Hatzalah, became a hero in Beitar Illit Sunday night. He was in the middle of listening to a ...

Israeli Researchers: Optimism Extends Life Expectancy

Happiness might lead to better health and helps you live longer, researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have found in a ...

Arab Israelis on Strike in Solidarity with Muslim Rioters, Hamas

The High Monitoring Committee of Israel's Arabs has announced a day of strikes on Tuesday, apparently in solidarity with the Muslim riots ...

Israel Celebrates its 73rd Birthday

Israel kicked off its Yom Ha’atzmaut, Independence Day, celebrations on Wednesday evening, making the almost impossible transition from ...

‘Like Ripping Out an Organ’: PM Netanyahu and Wife Sara Discuss Loss with Group of IDF Orphans

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara met on Monday in Jerusalem with a group of youth whose fathers were killed in action ...