Life in Israel


Israeli PM Bennett meets with UAE Crown Prince in historic first

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett departed to Abu Dhabi to meet with Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on the first trip by an Israeli prime minister to the United Arab Emirates.

New EU ambassador presents credentials to Israeli President

New EU Ambassador to Israel Dimiter Tzantchev presented his credentials to President Isaac Herzog in Jerusalem.

Holocaust survivors mark Hanukkah at Western Wall menorah lighting

Several dozen Holocaust survivors marked the third night of Hanukkah with a menorah-lighting ceremony at Jerusalem’s Western Wall that paid tribute to them and the 6 million Jews killed by the Nazis.

In Morocco, Gantz signs Israel’s first-ever defense MOU with an Arab country

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz signed a memorandum of understanding with his Moroccan counterpart, the first such agreement between Israel and an Arab state ever, Israeli officials said.

Israeli-American economist Joshua Angrist wins 2021 Nobel Prize in Economics

Israeli-American economist Joshua Angrist was awarded the 2021 Nobel economics prize alongside David Card and Guido Imbens for pioneering the use of "natural experiments" to understand the causal effects of economic policy and other events.

President Herzog to Diaspora Jews on Rosh Hashana: “Israel is your home away from home”

Israeli President Isaac Herzog published a special message to the Jewish communities of the Diaspora ahead of the High Holidays.

Bahrain’s first ambassador arrives to Israel

Bahrain’s first ambassador to Israel arrived to the Jewish state nearly one year after the White House signing ceremony that established diplomatic relations between the two countries as part of the Abraham Accords.

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemoration 2022

The EJC will host its annual International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemoration on 26 January 2022, in partnership with the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union and the Representative Council of French Jewish Institutions (CRIF).