As part of National Mitzvah Day, hundreds of volunteers participated in a chicken soup cook-a-thon for homeless shelters and others in need
Danna Harman, Haaretz’s former Europe correspondent, returned to Israel this year to write feature stories for the paper’s new digital edition. Prior to joining Haaretz, Danna worked for the Christian Science Monitor (CSM) as their Africa Bureau Chief, based in Nairobi, as well as their Washington, D.C.-based national feature writer, and their Latin America bureau chief (in a joint appointment with USA TODAY), based in Mexico City.
Danna has further travelled the globe on special reporting assignments for CSM and other papers and magazines to everywhere from Iraq, Yemen, Burma and Afghanistan to the jungles of Papua New Guinea. She began her journalism career 16 years ago as an Associated Press local hire in her hometown of Jerusalem, and later became the Jerusalem Post’s diplomatic correspondent, covering three prime ministers and half a dozen peace talks. Danna has a BA from Harvard University, and an MA in Islamic Studies from Cambridge University.
Arrested three times in her native Iran, London-based Golazin Ardestani refuses to apologize for her music or lifestyle – or collaborating with Israeli songwriter Idan Raichel
Israeli billionaire Batia Ofer, known for her left-leaning views, slammed the British artist's poster as 'disgraceful' after it earned Banksy praise from the Palestinian tourism minister
When Kentucky Rep. John Yarmuth returns to D.C. in January, he is likely to be heading the House budget committee – which is bad news for the president. Don’t expect him to do Benjamin Netanyahu any favors, either
Lord Balfour reflects on his great uncle's legacy - including what he really thinks of the declaration that gave way to British recognition of the State of Israel
From the Balfour Declaration to the occupation, controversial event on Palestinian heritage, culture and history draws thousands
'This year on the 9th of June we will be celebrating diversity and inclusion,' says Ambassador David Quarrey
Trump condemns 'evil losers' behind attack ■ Netanyahu: Enlightened nations must cooperate to defeat terror ■ Man arrested in connection to attack, BBC reports
Questions about settlements, BDS, Israel’s right to exist and the fate of the two-state solution were tackled by ambassador as demonstrators and counter-demonstrators rallied outside
More than 100 staff at School of Oriental and African Studies call for planned speech by Mark Regev on Thursday to be canceled
Hint: It's all about Brexit
Palestinians, too, as the ultra-prestigious program branches out to students from parts of Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
While the attack near Westminster was still underway, the U.S. president's son took to social media to disparage London's Muslim mayor.
Unidentified assailant runs over pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, crashes into Parliament's parameter fence, exits vehicle, stabs a police officer and is shot dead.
Four people have died and at least 20 were injured in the terrorist attack near the British parliament, including a police officer and one attacker, police say.
Local media reports assailant runs over pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, slams car into Parliament fence, stabs officer, and is then shot; women and officer dead amid manhunt.
Speaking to Haaretz amid lockdown following stabbing and car attack, British lawmaker says MPs and ministers all safe.
The context is important here: Anti-Semitic incidents in Britain rose by more than a third to record levels in 2016, leaving the local Jewish community on edge.
The soft statement follows public pressure over May's failure to speak out initially, following the friendly talks she held with the new U.S. president on Friday in Washington.
While British pundits, politicians and citizens level criticism at their prime minister, U.K. journalists report being temporarily denied access in Washington because their 'reversed' birthdates didn't make sense to U.S. security.
The very first official foreign visit to Pennsylvania Avenue goes to the U.K.'s leader, who is expected there this Friday.
Israeli officials insist matter is closed after public and private apologies to Deputy Foreign Officer Minister Sir Alan Duncan and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, and with Shai Mascot fired and sent home.
At stake, as per usual, is the question of who was promised what, when, by whom and why - and, to the main point at hand - what is Britain going to do about it now.
'This is our country. Ours,' sang people at the celebratory event in New York as they ran out into the street.
A few blocks away from Trump's 'private' event at the Hilton, Clinton plans huge gala with actual glass ceiling.
Israeli author eulogizes his friend with lament for lack of leadership for peace before audience that included both Netanyahu and Abbas.
‘He was so socially low on the pecking order,’ recalls Rachel Johnson. ‘He was not a kibbutznik. He was not a soldier. And he was so pale he couldn’t even go in the sun.’
Army Radio film critic suspended after sparking storm while appearing to play on stereotypes of Jews of Middle Eastern origin as superstitious and backward.
New study from London-based Institute for Jewish Policy Research shows that while intermarriage is broad in scope, the British Jewish community is unlikely to experience runaway assimilation any time soon.
The Israeli Women’s Courtyard provides free hair care to disadvantaged women of all backgrounds, along with therapy, legal assistance and vocational training.