Oct 25, 2016

Israeli church officials say shrine to Jesus robbed, vandalized

A church in Israel built where Christians believe the transfiguration of Jesus took place has been vandalized, with chalices stolen, icons damaged and a donation box robbed, an official said Tuesday. Church officials believe the motive for Monday’s incident was robbery and not Jewish ...

Oct 3, 2016

Shimon Peres passes on

As the world remembers Israeli statesman Shimon Peres, it is important that his committment to peace not be forgotten or left unfulfilled.

Sep 29, 2016

Israeli archeologists find taboo toilet at ancient Jewish shrine

Israeli archaeologists have discovered a stone toilet while excavating a Jewish shrine at an ancient city gate, they said Wednesday, evidence that a biblical king tried to stamp out worship there. King Hezekiah deliberately defiled the eighth century B.C. shrine at the door to ...

Sep 29, 2016

Abe offers condolences to Israel for Peres' death

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe offered his condolences on the death of former Israeli Prime Minister and President Shimon Peres, calling the 1994 Nobel Peace Prize winner a “great leader.” Abe expressed his respect for the Israeli leader’s efforts to forge peace in the Middle ...

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres dies at 93

Sep 28, 2016

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres dies at 93

Shimon Peres, a former Israeli president and prime minister, whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state and who was celebrated around the world as a Nobel prize-winning visionary who pushed his country toward peace, has died, the Israeli news website YNet reported ...

Holocaust 'Avenger' leader Joseph Harmatz dead at 91

Sep 27, 2016

Holocaust 'Avenger' leader Joseph Harmatz dead at 91

Holocaust survivor Joseph Harmatz, who led the most daring attempt by Jews seeking revenge against their former Nazi tormentors, has died. He was 91. His son, Ronel Harmatz, confirmed the death Monday. Harmatz was one of the few remaining Jewish “Avengers” who carried out ...