African migrants gather in Levinsky Park in south Tel Aviv on January 6, 2014.
African migrants gather in Levinsky Park in south Tel Aviv on January 6, 2014. Photo by Moti Milrod
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Dozens of Eritrean migrants have voluntarily left Israel in recent weeks for Sweden, the Interior Ministry announced, as thousands of African migrants in Israel are protesting the government's policies for a third day.

Israeli employers support African migrants' right to strike.

The Foreign Ministry blasts the UN High Commissioner for Refugees for 'unhelpful' remarks on the government's attitude toward African refugees. 

Israeli Arab leaders brush Foreign Minister Avidgor Lieberman's proposal of land and population swaps, as part of a peace deal with the Palestinians.

Haifa University faculty protests denial of honorary doctorate to Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Aumann because of his political views.

Economist Janet Yellen will take over as chair of the Federal Reserve next month, becoming the first woman to take the reins of the central bank of the world's largest economy.

A day after he lost control of Israel’s largest conglomerate, the IDB group, Nochi Dankner learned that he will likely be indicted for manipulating stock prices.

The Rolling Stones are negotiating a debut show in Israel this June. Producers have reportedly offered $4.5 million, the highest amount ever proffered to an international artist.