Life in Israel


Yair Lapid officially becomes Prime Minister of Israel

Yair Lapid officially became Israel’s prime minister after the Knesset dispersed itself and scheduled a November 1 election.

Israeli orchestra appears in Egypt for first time in 40 years

An Israeli orchestra played in Cairo for the first time in 40 years, at the Independence Day festivities in the Israeli Embassy to Egypt.

For first time in 50 Years, Chad welcomes Israeli Ambassador

The African country of Chad accepted the credentials of its new Israeli ambassador, marking the continued development of ties between the nations some five decades after they were severed.

Israel celebrates its 74th Independence Day with free open-air concerts and shows

With the traditional lighting of twelve torches on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem,...

Ahead of Yom Hazikaron, Israeli Army Places 24,068 Flags on Graves of Fallen Soldiers

The Israeli military is placing 24,068 flags on the gravestones of soldiers, police officers, and other security forces who fell in the line of duty ahead of Yom Hazikaron (Memorial Day).

Arab-Israeli delegation departs for Poland to learn about Holocaust

Ahead of Yom HaShoah, a delegation of Arab-Israelis departed for Poland to learn about the Holocaust and participate in a historic ceremony in Arabic at the Auschwitz concentration camp.

Israel appoints Noa Tishby as first envoy for combating antisemitism

Foreign Minister of Israel Yair Lapid appointed Israeli-American actress and writer Noa Tishby as the state’s first-ever special envoy for combating antisemitism and the delegitimisation of Israel.

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At UNESCO and EJC Symposium: Practical guide for educators to combat conspiracy theories launched

EJC Executive Vice-President and CEO Raya Kalenova addressed the international symposium “Addressing Conspiracy Theories Through Education” in Brussels, co-hosted by the EJC and UNESCO.