Israel


Lufthansa Adds Routes to Eilat

Lufthansa will be adding two new routes to Eilat, from Munich and Frankfurt, Globes reported on Wednesday. The announcement reflects the Israeli Tourism Ministry’s campaign to expand connections between Eilat…

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Moetzes Sets Deadline With Regard to Draft Law

Following a request by the government to the High Court to postpone the deadline for a new military draft law for another seven months, the Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah of Agudas…

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Datorama Makes $850 Million Exit

Another major hightech exit was announced on Monday, as Salesforce moved to acquire Datorama in a deal estimated at $850 million, Globes reported. Datorama software enables advertisers to monitor the…

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BD”E, Hagaon Harav Sroya Deblitzky, Zt”l

Klal Yisrael mourned the petirah of the renowned Mekubal and Posek, Hagaon Harav Sroya Deblitzky, zt”l. Rav Deblitzky, who was a mechaber of many sefarim on Kabbalah, was niftar on…

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El Al Adds Wi-Fi to European Flights

El Al Airlines announced on Thursday the formal introduction of WiFi service on its flights to and from Europe, Calcalist reported. The Carlsbad, California-based satellite broadband company ViaSat has contracted…

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Study Links Desalination to Heart Disease

The desalination technology which has largely enabled Israel to escape the ravages of several consecutive years of drought may be putting people at greater risk for heart disease, according to…

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Study: Road Rage Rampant on Israeli Roads

The phenomenon of road rage is practically everywhere on Israeli roads, a new study documents. The study, commissioned by the nonprofit road safety organization Or Yarok (Hebrew for Green Light),…

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Reb Moshe Gewirtz, Z”l

Reb Moshe Gewirtz, z”l, General-Secretary of the Vaad Hapoel of the World Agudas Yisrael based in Yerushalayim was niftar on Monday night. He was eighty-six. The son of a devout…

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Prince William Lands in Israel

Prince William began the first official visit by a British royal to Israel and the Palestinian Territories on Monday, facing the challenge of navigating deep political and religious divides in…

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Case Against Mrs. Netanyahu May Be Unconstitutional

Lawyers for Mrs. Sara Netanyahu have adopted the argument that the state’s charges against her for misuse of funds is itself unconstitutional. The line of defense was initially put forth…

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Herzog Chosen to Head Jewish Agency Over Netanyahu Pick

Isaac Herzog, head of the Knesset opposition parties, has been chosen as the next chairman of the Jewish Agency, winning out over Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s candidate, Energy Minister…

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