The Church of the Holy Sepulchre reopened Wednesday following a three-day standoff between Christian churches in Jerusalem and the government over the issue of unpaid back taxes for church-owned commercial properties in the capital.
In 1990, Geris enlisted into the Border Police, where he joined its undercover counter-terrorism unit. Almost three decades later, Geris is still serving in the IDF and at 47 years old, he is the first Christian Arab to reach the rank of Chief Superintendent in the Border Police unit.
A worker in the Jezreel Valley community of Moshav Yogev discovered a 700-year-old bronze ring, bearing the image of a bald man with a staff next to him, the Israel Antiquities Authority said Monday.
The IDF's Unit 8200 provided intelligence that prevented an Islamic State plot to blow up an Etihad Airways flight from Sydney to Abu Dhabi last July, the army revealed Wednesday.
Two U.S. congressmen said Thursday that they were detained by police and searched adjacent to the Temple Mount after picking an olive branch off the floor atop the holy site.
Israel will not hesitate to attack Iran if Tehran's aggression against Israel continues unchecked, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu warned at the Munich Security Conference Sunday.
In a decision that could set a precedent regarding the status of Eritrean asylum seekers, the Jerusalem Appellate Court ruled Thursday in favor of an Eritrean national who appealed the state's rejection of his asylum request on the grounds that desertion from the Eritrean army justifies receiving protected refugee status.
Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit threw his backing behind the Israel Police Thursday, saying investigators conducted their inquiries into Cases 1000 and 2000 in a professional and satisfactory manner.
The program was the first time Christian-Israeli soldiers received presents from a community abroad, just like Jewish soldiers who often get presents from Jewish communities in the Diaspora.