January 15, 2002 10:00am
The shattered economy and tense social crisis have prompted thousands of middle- and lower-class Argentines to think of leaving home. But for those who move to Israel, the adjustment is not always easy.
January 8, 2002 10:00am
Some 60 Jewish politicians from around the globe met with the members of Israel´s parliament to discuss issues of security and terrorism.
January 3, 2002 10:00am
With helmets and gloves strapped on, water bottles filled, the 40 cyclists on Birthright Israel put their bikes in first gear and set out on the 18-mile ascent to Jerusalem.
November 20, 2001 10:00am
With the arrival of two U.S. mediators in the Middle East to try to breathe life back into the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, a look back at 10 years of attempts to achieve peace between Israel and its Arab neighbors.
November 15, 2001 10:00am
The large "Capital-to-Capital" mission — more than 500 strong — arrived in Israel Wednesday for a four-day visit, the first UJC mission since the Sept. 11 terror attacks in New York and Washington.
November 6, 2001 10:00am
Ron Arad, in an undated file photo. () JERUSALEM, Nov. 6 (JTA) — During the last 53 years, more than 400 Israeli soldiers have been designated MIAs. Yet despite the diplomatic and military efforts of seven successive governments, almost no progress has been made in determining their fate. Only nine of these cases are officially…
November 5, 2001 10:02am
JERUSALEM, Nov. 5 (JTA) — An Israeli commission has rejected claims that Yemenite children were snatched from their parents and given away for adoption during the country’s first few years of statehood. The families of the missing children, however, remain unconvinced. According to the report of the Cohen Commission, most of the children who “disappeared”…
October 20, 2001 9:00am
JERUSALEM, Sept. 4 (JTA) — As Congress debates the ethics of federal funding for stem cell research, scientists at the Technion — Israel Institute of Technology hope some of the money will be headed their way. Federal funding would be a potential boon for Technion researchers, who have spent three years studying the beneficial stem…
October 17, 2001 9:00am
JERUSALEM, Oct. 17 (JTA) — When an American immigrant recently asked the Chief Rabbinate for permission to marry her Israeli boyfriend, the Jewish state’s Orthodox establishment turned her down. In order to marry under Jewish law in Israel, the woman, who didn’t want her name mentioned, would have to re-convert to Judaism, rabbis told her….
October 17, 2001 9:00am
JERUSALEM, Oct. 17 (JTA) — Known for his strongly anti-Arab views, Rehavam Ze’evi, 75, became the first Israeli Cabinet minister to be slain by Arab terrorists in the history of the Jewish state. A career officer in the Israel Defense Force, Ze’evi first served in the pre-state Haganah underground and in the Palmach, the Haganah’s…
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