More than 2,000 people will gather at the Tel Aviv port this Friday night with the hope of setting a new world title.
Aliyana Traison is the deputy editor of Haaretz.com.
Australian ultramarathoner and former parliamentarian Pat Farmer is crossing 1,400 kilometers in the hopes of inspiring citizens across the region and bringing a message to their leaders.
The season kicks off on January 10 with the Tiberias race, the oldest annual sporting event in Israel.
Group calling itself the Islamic Cyber Resistance says it stole the personal details of more than 2,000 top Israeli officers and Defense Ministry personnel; details of 1,000 Saudi officers also said to be taken.
If you’re the kind of runner who prefers a low-key, low-cost, corporate-free kind of race, there is an alternative. In fact, there’s one tomorrow, October 17.
If you have a car with a bike rack, or take the train, there are satisfying routes from the Galilee to the Negev.
The weather is wonderful and there are many alluring bike paths. Just make sure to bring your own helmet and watch out for pedestrians.
They work hard; they play hard. A new generation of Diaspora Jews have set up home in the White City. These are their stories.
Responding to a Google challenge to grab HD footage from the moon's surface, a team of Israeli volunteers aims for a 2015 launch.
Deb Houben was taken aside by police after concluding a prayer service celebrating the beginning of the Hebrew month.
I am as afraid to live in the Israel of 2012 as any right-minded German should have been in 1938, or as any right-minded American should have been in the 1960s.
Jewish Student Union, an umbrella organization encompassing several campus groups, voted November 16 to exclude the left-leaning group.
For a NIS 70 entrance fee, guests will receive a wine stem and the chance to sample dozens of varieties from vintners across the country.
Jimmy Wales talks to Haaretz as annual Wikimania conference gets underway in Haifa.
Account named '@Israel' lay dormant after owner Israel Melendez discovered his racy posts invariably returned a stream of anti-Semitic comments.
Israel and the Palestinians need to get out there, spell the rules of the game, and let the referee blow the whistle.
YouTube clip shows students reading When the Shark and the Fish first met, written by Shalit at age 11.
In used book shops, your money goes further, the choice is often greater and you may find some amazing surprises. Haaretz went on a tour of some of the country's leading secondhand English-language bookstores.
On Monday, The Yellow Submarine in Jerusalem is hosting Acharei HaMilchama ["after the war"], a benefit concert for relief organizations.
More than 500 North American Jews arrived in Israel on Wednesday on two chartered flights from New York and Toronto, representing the largest number of Americans and Canadians to immigrate to Israel in a single day.
Two planeloads bring first of some 3,200 immigrants due to arrive with Nefesh B'Nefesh this summer.