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Israel rejects ICC probe, saying it lacks jurisdiction

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Thursday said it would formally reject the International Criminal Court's decision to launch a probe into potential war crimes against the Palestinians, denying that it has ...

As vaccinations lag, Israel combats online misinformation

JERUSALEM (AP) — After surging ahead in the race to vaccinate its population against the coronavirus, Israel is blaming online misinformation for a sudden slowdown in the campaign. Now, officials are ...

Israel, a global leader in COVID vaccinations, finds limits

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — When it comes to fighting the coronavirus, Israel is discovering the limits of vaccines. The country famous for its high-tech prowess and spirit of innovation...

Israelis welcome UAE ownership of controversial soccer club

JERUSALEM (AP) — Fans of an Israeli soccer club long associated with anti-Arab racism gathered Friday in a show of support for an Emirati businessman's purchase of a stake in the organization, welcomi...

Israel looks to far-right figure to head Holocaust memorial

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel plans to nominate a far-right former general and Cabinet minister who once called for the expulsion of Palestinians from the West Bank to head the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial...

Israeli museum plans to sell off rare Islamic antiquities

JERUSALEM (AP) — A museum in Israel has sparked outrage with plans to sell dozens of rare Islamic antiquities, including centuries-old carpets, armaments and ceramics from across the Middle East, at a...

With cakes, solitary Sabbaths sweetened for older Israelis

YAVNE, Israel (AP) — For thousands of older Israelis like Sara Weinsten, being housebound alone during the country's second nationwide lockdown is difficult and depressing. “Loneline...

Israeli hospital hosts wedding of COVID-19 patient's son

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli man hospitalized with the coronavirus has been granted the rare chance to take part in his son's wedding after the Jerusalem hospital hosted the ceremony on its grounds, be...

Palestinian hunger striker said to be in critical condition

JERUSALEM (AP) — Relatives and supporters of a Palestinian man held without charge by Israel said he was in critical condition in an Israeli hospital Wednesday following a hunger strike of more than 7...

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

MOTZA, Israel (AP) — An Israeli jewelry company is working on what it says will be the world's most expensive coronavirus mask, a gold, diamond-encrusted face covering with a price tag of $1.5 million...

Swapping the stage for a deli: Israel underemployment rises

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — A year ago, Cijay Brightman was doing sound and lighting for a Madonna performance in Israel. Now, after the coronavirus wiped out live events, he's making sandwiches, slicing ...

No servers, no tables: Israeli cafe is pandemic-friendly

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — As restaurants worldwide struggle to stay open in the coronavirus era, a new Tel Aviv noodle chain offers a pandemic-friendly approach: meals on the go with no human contact. ...

New Israeli espionage TV series tackles shadow war with Iran

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel’s latest hit TV series takes the viewers straight into the heart of the country’s archenemy Iran. “Tehran” tells the story of Tamar Ra...

The Sea of Galilee is full, but the beaches are empty

JERUSALEM (AP) — After an especially rainy winter, the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel is at its highest level in two decades, but the beaches and major Christian sites along its banks are empty. ...

Virus patients at one Israeli hospital are not dying alone

JERUSALEM (AP) — Elisheva Stern wasn't ready to say goodbye to her ailing father, who was succumbing to the coronavirus in an Israeli hospital. But knowing countless others around th...