The Quilts of Israel is the theme of the six-day event that includes workshops with some of the world's leading quilters, a merchants' mall, the Quilt Cafe and a daily showcase.
The IDF's female controllers sat in the large, darkened Arena Command Post at Ashdod Naval Base, their eyes glued to their screens.
Next month the Water Authority will allow the discharge of 1,000 cubic meters of water per hour from the Kinneret basin into the the Jordan River, with the ultimate goal of letting in 30 million cubic meters of water flow past the Deganiya Dam annually, the Jordan Rehabilitation Administration announced on Thursday.
Last week, Tel Aviv was covered in a thick layer of fog. Unusual for this time of year, the strange weather cast a moody, dreary cloud over local denizens.
The New Vocal Ensemble, together with soloists from Israel and abroad, accompanied by the early music Baroccade ensemble, will perform Handel's Esther on May 21 - 25.
Foreign Office staff around the world are used to dealing with Britons who have fallen ill or been arrested - but what about noisy cockerels? Britons also asked for help with supplying Olympic tickets - and one man in Rome asked staff to to translate a phrase for a tattoo he wanted.
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Ran Shirdan, the Canadian grandson of Leon Shirdan, an Israeli killed by a terrorist four decades ago, wrote the following Tuesday upon news the killer, Mahmoud Mohammad Issa Mohammad, had been deported from Canada.
Police in Jerusalem beat, choked and handcuffed an 85-year-old Coptic priest during a widely reported altercation in the Old City almost two weeks ago, which also involved several Egyptian diplomatic officials, a video revealed.
Alistair Dawber is The Independent's Jerusalem correspondent. The paper's former foreign editor and deputy foreign editor, Alistair joined The Independent in 2008 as a business correspondent.
The Syracuse Common Council dropped plans Monday to sell the closed Hotel Syracuse to a Boston company that has proposed a $60 million renovation.
If you ever see a woman walking down the street sporting a jersey wrap dress, there is one person responsible for that: Diane von FA1 4rstenberg.
It is hard to rate Economy and Trade Minister Naftali Bennett's top achievement.
Israel's Foreign Ministry is taking a novel approach to showcasing its sights, by employing the skills of skateboarder Boaz Arrow Aquino to present Tel Aviv from a new angle.