Life in Israel


Israel ranked 4th happiest country in the world

Israel is the fourth happiest country in the world, according to a report by a UN office on happiness. The study released by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network is based on data from global surveys of people in more than 150 countries.

Israel appoints first ambassador to Turkey since 2018 as countries restore ties

Israel appoints Irit Lillian as their Ambassador to the Turkish Republic. There has not been an ambassador in the country since 2018.

Emirati foreign minister wished PM Lapid a Happy New Year

United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan wished Prime Minister Yair Lapid a happy Jewish New Year in a phone call. Al Nahyan also thanked the prime minister for the warm reception during a recent visit he made to Israel to mark the two-year anniversary of the signing of the Abraham Accords.

Israel and the EU sign intelligence sharing agreement in bid to tackle terrorism

Israel Police concluded an agreement with the European Union to share intelligence...

Israel and Türkiye restore full diplomatic ties

Following a conversation between Prime Minister Yair Lapid and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan – Israel and Türkiye restore full diplomatic ties.

Israel and Morocco sign legal cooperation agreement

Morocco and Israel agreed to establish legal cooperation, a new step in the normalization between the two allied countries, during Israeli Justice Minister Gideon Sa’ar’s visit to Rabat.

Israel prepares for Maccabiah Games 2022

About 10,000 athletes from 80 countries competing in the quadrennial event will participate in 42 sporting events watched by tens of thousands of spectators.

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European Jewish Congress and Conference of European Rabbis call on all parties in Israel to pursue dialogue over conflict

As representatives of the leading Diaspora organisations in Europe, and in affirming our unwavering affiliation and commitment to the security and welfare of Israel as a Jewish and democratic state based on the principles of its Declaration of Independence, we express our deep concern and sadness as we witness the current sharp divisions in Israel and the subsequent threat this has on the unity of the Jewish People and the security of our one Jewish State.