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 ...

U.S., Israel to sign record military aid deal

Sep 14, 2016

U.S., Israel to sign record military aid deal

The United States and Israel have agreed on a record $38 billion package of U.S. military aid and will sign the pact on Wednesday, enshrining defense funding for Washington’s closest Middle East ally for the next decade, officials said. The deal will represent the ...