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Lebanese Journalist: ‘Israel Supersedes the Arabs at an Astronomical Rate’

In a Nov. 25, 2017 article marking the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, published in the London-based daily Al-Hayat, Lebanese journalist Karam Al-Hilu compared the meager accomplishments of the Arab world in the past century with those of the rest of the countries, particularly Israel.


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

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)

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

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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

Jerusalem Waldorf Astoria

Jerusalem Waldorf Astoria Ranked Among Top World Hotels in 2015

Israel reached a global milestone in the hotel industry in 2015 as the Jerusalem Waldorf Astoria was ranked the seventh best hotel in the world in the Conde Nast magazine’s 2015 Readers’ Choice Awards Survey, which included 128,000 rankings. The