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Israel Brings In 19 Yemeni Jews In Final Immigration Push

Israel has brought in 19 Jews from war-ravaged Yemen in what immigration officials described as the last covert operation to move members of a dwindling Jewish community dating back two millennia. Seventeen people arrived late on Sunday, including a man


OECD: Israelis are Underpaid, Overworked but Happy, Healthy

TEL AVIV – Despite a huge gap between rich and poor, a dismal housing market, and low wages, Israel still ranks high in terms of overall life satisfaction, according to a report released Sunday by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

Matkot is the most popular game on Israel's beaches, with fierce, hard-hitting sessions played on the Tel Aviv waterfront and shores across the country. AFP PHOTO/MENAHEM KAHANA (Photo credit should read MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Remains of Millennia-Old Citadel to be Incorporated into High-Rise Building

TEL AVIV – The Israel Antiquities Authority announced it will incorporate the recently unearthed remains of a 3,400-year-old citadel into a state-of-the-art beachfront tower. An archaeological excavation in the northern coastal city of Nahariya exposed the remains of a millennia-old

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