TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The largest gay pride parade in the Middle East drew hundreds of thousands of revelers and demonstrators from all over to the streets of Tel Aviv on Friday.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Ford has opened a research center in Israel, joining a legion of major automakers racing to develop new technologies for the world of driverless cars.
Tufin: 1Q Earnings Snapshot
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) _ Tufin Software Technologies Ltd. (TUFN) on Thursday reported a loss of $4.4 million in its first quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Tel Aviv, Israel-based company...
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — This year's official international ambassador to Tel Aviv's Gay Pride Parade says he has no interest in being a gay icon.
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Hundreds of Israelis have participated in a mass wedding in Tel Aviv to demand the right to same-sex marriage ahead of the country's Gay Pride week.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister has been a vocal critic of Iran over the years, accusing the Islamic Republic of sinister intentions at every opportunity. But the outspoken Benjamin...
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered in the central city of Tel Aviv Saturday, protesting proposed legislation granting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from...
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — When Zubin Mehta joined the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in 1969, it would be 20 years before Lahav Shani was even born. Now, at the age of 30, the Israeli wunderkind is...
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Queen of Pop has cleaned up her act.
After her much-panned performance in the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv on Saturday, Madonna's official YouTube channel...
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities on Tuesday handed over to Israel some 5,000 documents kept by a confidant of Franz Kafka, a trove whose plight could have been plucked from one of the author's...
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Netherlands won the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv Saturday, with Duncan Laurence's doleful piano ballad "Arcade" crowned champion of Europe's annual music...
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Latest on the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest (all times local):
The Netherlands is the winner of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest.
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Eurovision Song Contest has decided the final 10 contestants who will battle to be crowned Europe's best pop act, following the event's second semifinal...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials say a nonstop flight between Israel and Las Vegas will launch next month.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Wednesday that El Al Israel Airlines will operate a...
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's prime minister on Wednesday condemned what he described as a "xenophobic act of aggression" on the country's ambassador to Israel, who was spat at and verbally...
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The first semifinal of the Eurovision Song Contest came to a close late Tuesday, sending 10 countries' acts to the Grand Final and seven others home.
Madonna rebuffs Israel Eurovision boycott calls
JERUSALEM (AP) — Pop star Madonna has rejected calls for her to boycott this year's Eurovision song contest in Israel, saying she will "never stop playing music to suit someone's political...
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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Supreme Court on Monday ordered Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to allow Palestinians from the West Bank to enter Israel and attend a joint Israeli-Palestinian Memorial...
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israeli researchers reported Wednesday that violent attacks against Jews spiked significantly last year, with the largest reported number of Jews killed in anti-Semitic...
NEW YORK (AP) — An Arizona man and an Israeli woman have been charged with bank fraud for allegedly processing hundreds of millions of dollars for cryptocurrency exchanges illegally.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's winner of last year's Eurovision song contest said Monday there was no place for boycott calls of this year's competition in Tel Aviv, saying that to snub such a popular...
Israel’s election exposes its deep political divisions
JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's apparent election victory has deepened the divisions in an already-divided country.
Bolstered by his base of religious and working-class...
JERUSALEM (AP) — A popular Arab rapper released a fiery new song ahead of Tuesday's Israeli elections, encouraging fellow Arab citizens to push back against their community's calls for a ballot...
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli prime minister warmly received far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday, touting newfound amity between the two countries.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro was leaving Saturday on an official visit to Israel, where he was expected to decide whether he will move the Brazilian Embassy from Tel...
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military expanded its massive manhunt for a Palestinian assailant on Monday as authorities announced that a second Israeli died of wounds sustained in a West Bank...
JERUSALEM (AP) — Cross-border fighting between Israel and Gaza's ruling Hamas group appeared to be winding down Friday, amid reports of an Egyptian-brokered truce and Israeli media saying a...
The Latest: Israel says Gaza rockets fired by mistake
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Israel-Gaza (all times local):
Israeli defense officials said after a preliminary investigation that the Gaza rockets that hit the Tel Aviv...
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Israel-Gaza (all times local):
The Israeli military has concluded that the militant Hamas group of Gaza fired two rockets toward the Israeli...
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli warplanes attacked militant targets in the southern Gaza Strip early Friday in response to a rare rocket attack on the Israeli city of Tel Aviv, as the sides appeared to...
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Air raid sirens wailed late Thursday throughout Tel Aviv, Israel's densely populated commercial capital, after an apparent rocket attack from the Gaza Strip.
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Tel Aviv has taken a small step toward protecting the lives of "smartphone zombies."
The municipality has installed special LED sidewalk lights at a busy crosswalk to...
Hezbollah leader appears on Israeli recycling ad
JERUSALEM (AP) — Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah has invaded the Israeli city of Tel Aviv — as the face of an eye-catching, satirical new recycling campaign.
A gigantic poster featuring the Lebanese militant leader overlooking Tel Aviv's Ayalon highway went up Thursday and encourages Israelis to recycle plastic bottles.
Above Nasrallah's head reads the caption: "I don't recycle bottles." Beneath him, the poster says: "Nasrallah has been stuck in a bunker for 12 years. What is your excuse?"
Canadian author, Reporters Without Borders get Israeli prize
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prestigious Dan David Prize was awarded Thursday to Canadian author Michael Ignatieff and Reporters Without Borders for their work in promoting democracy amid an authoritarian wave to crack down on academic and journalistic freedom.
First wave of new Ethiopian immigrants arrives in Israel
LOD, Israel (AP) — Nearly 100 Ethiopian Jews landed in Israel on Monday in the first wave of new immigration since the government said last year that it would let some of the 8,000 remaining community members join relatives in Israel.
Local Ethiopian community members welcomed the newcomers after years of delays. Israel recognizes the community's Jewish roots but does not consider them fully Jewish, so they require special approval to immigrate that has not always been forthcoming.
Israel Eurovision hero releases song on newfound fame
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israeli pop star Netta Barzilai, winner of last year's Eurovision song contest, released a new single Friday which she says reflects the highs and lows in the year since her shock victory shook up her life.
Barzilai, 26, spoke to The Associated Press ahead of the release of her new song "Bassa Sababa." She says the song, Hebrew/Arabic slang for "Bummer, that's cool," speaks to the thrills and challenges of her past year.
Ethiopian Israelis rally in Tel Aviv against police violence
JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Ethiopian-Israelis are protesting in Tel Aviv against alleged police brutality after an officer killed an Ethiopian man two weeks ago.
Demonstrators blocked a major highway in Tel Aviv on Wednesday and paraded through major avenues of the city protesting what they consider to be systemic police mistreatment of the minority group. They carried signs saying "police are killing Beita Yisrael," a Hebrew term for the Ethiopian Jewish community.
Israeli ex-army chief launches campaign to replace Netanyahu
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Retired Israeli military chief Benny Gantz on Tuesday launched his campaign to be prime minister, presenting himself as a moderate alternative to Benjamin Netanyahu with a message of unity at home, a search for peace and a tough line against the country's many enemies.
The Latest: Israeli ex-army chief launches campaign to be PM
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Latest on the lead-up to Israel's April elections (all times local):
Former Israeli military chief Benny Gantz has launched his long-awaited run to replace Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Speaking to an ecstatic crowd of supporters in Tel Aviv, Gantz accused Netanyahu's government of dividing the country. Positioning himself as a centrist, he pledged to unite all Israelis.
Roseanne Barr says show canceled over her support for Israel
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Comedian and divisive former television star Roseanne Barr says her sitcom was canceled last year because of backlash against her support for Israel.
Barr spoke Monday at an event in Tel Aviv and said she had been "BDS-ed" by television network ABC. BDS refers to a Palestinian-led movement calling for boycott, divestment and sanctions of Israel.
Hezbollah leader warns Israel over attacks in Syria
BEIRUT (AP) — The head of the militant Hezbollah group in Lebanon warned Israel late Saturday over its continued attacks in Syria, saying a miscalculation could drag the region into a war.
Hassan Nasrallah made the comment during a wide-ranging interview that lasted more than three hours with the Beirut-based Al-Mayadeen TV station.
Nasrallah said Iran, Syria and Hezbollah could "at any moment" decide to deal differently with Israel's actions in Syria and hinted that Tel Aviv might be a target.
New Israeli military chief pledges to lead ‘innovative’ army
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's new military chief took office Tuesday, pledging to lead a "lethal, efficient and innovative army" into the future as it faces grave challenges along its borders.
Trump aide trying to allay Israeli concerns on Syria pullout
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The White House has sent national security adviser John Bolton on a mission to allay Israel's concerns about President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria.
The pullout announced before Christmas was initially expected to be completed within weeks, but the timetable has slowed as the president acceded to requests from aides, allies and members of Congress for a more orderly drawdown.
Israel bids farewell to author and peace advocate Amos Oz
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel's embattled peace movement bid a final farewell Monday to one of its most prominent figures, the renowned author Amos Oz, at a memorial service that tried to restore hope in a political climate that is rapidly shifting rightward.
Oz was revered by Israel's dovish left as an eloquent and outspoken advocate of peace with the Palestinians and a just society within Israel.
Australia recognizes west Jerusalem as Israel’s capital
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia has decided to formally recognize west Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but won't move its embassy until there's a peace settlement between Israel and the Palestinians, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Saturday.
Morrison said in a speech that Australia would recognize east Jerusalem as Palestine's capital only after a settlement has been reached on a two-state solution. The Australian Embassy won't be moved from Tel Aviv until such a time, he said.
Israelis hold mass protests over violence against women
JERUSALEM (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters marched in Tel Aviv on Tuesday against what they see as the Israeli government's inadequate response to violence against women.
Red-capped demonstrators called for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to "wake up" and carried signs reading "Women's blood is not cheap" and "We are killed and the government is silent."
Diamond smuggling scandal spotlights shadowy Israeli tycoon
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — A shadowy Israeli billionaire who made his fortune in the insular world of diamonds has suddenly found his empire in jeopardy after close associates were busted in a massive smuggling ring and an employee mysteriously plummeted to her death from his high-rise Tel Aviv office building.