American Conservative and Reform heads, together with Israeli counterparts, to carry Torah scrolls through Jerusalem’s Old City and conduct prayer service at the Kotel.
It isn’t always possible to know whether the KGB really did recruit the people who appear in its documents as spies, or whether the agency exaggerated in describing their connection with it.
Israel unveiled Friday a headstone at the grave of ex-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres who died last month, at a ceremony attended by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The unveiling, which took place at Jerusalem's Mount Herzl national cemetery and was also attended by President Reuven Rivlin, is a ceremony held in line with Jewish tradition 30 days after a person's death. Peres was buried on September 30, two days after he died aged 93 following a major stroke, and a long list of world leaders including US President Barack Obama attended his funeral.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — After the Protestant Reformation five centuries ago, Sweden became a grim place for Roman Catholics: Those who rejected the new Lutheran faith were punished with deportation or death.
Prime minister, Israeli president and Peres family pay homage to Israel’s ninth President Shimon Peres during moving ceremony unveiling his tombstone.
Sixty years after the Israeli invasion of Egypt during the Suez Crisis, Jennifer Boyle recalls her experience as a young secretary at the British Embassy in Cairo.
Rebels in Syria announce an offensive aimed at breaking the government’s siege of eastern Aleppo.
The memorial to Yoav Doron and Yehuda Ben-Yosef on Antenna Hill was desecrated by Arab vandals.