Ancient Copper Fishing Hook, Discovered in Ashkelon, to be Put on Display
The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has announced that an ancient copper fishing hook, among the oldest ever found and probably used for deep sea expeditions 6,000 years ago to catch sharks, was discovered in the Israeli coastal city of Ashkelon.
In the News
Cabinet to consider creation of ‘national guard’ under Ben-Gvir
The new force is a “basic and vital need for the State of Israel,” says Israeli National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir.
Israel to accelerate adoption of 5G wireless technology
Delivery drones, smart traffic lights that avoid traffic jams and “smart hospitals” are in the country’s future.
Yad Vashem Unveils ‘New Book of Names’ with 4.8 Million Holocaust Victims Listed
Yad Vashem, the Holocaust museum and memorial in Jerusalem is working on a painstaking project – the recording of every name of every Jew – men, women, and children – murdered in the Holocaust.
The Lions’ Den Terrorist Group Has Raised Its Head Again
Lions’ Den has carried out about 100 shooting attacks in which Israeli soldiers and civilians were killed and wounded.
Israeli airstrike wounds two soldiers in Damascus – Syrian state media
Attack causes material damage, sets off air defenses, report says, after two strikes on Aleppo airport in recent weeks
Law & Order's Diane Neal makes aliyah
Having left Hollywood behind, the actress moves to Israel with the help of Nefesh B’Nefesh organization, the Aliyah and Integration Ministry, and the Jewish Agency.
Features, Analysis & Opinion
Gulf and African delegates arrive in Israel to discuss ties
More than 20 guests, some from countries that have no diplomatic ties with Israel, arrive for a historic conference in Jerusalem tackling war on terror and radicalization, desalination and food security
Israel launches new Ofek-13 spy satellite into orbit
Reconnaissance asset developed with Israel Aerospace Industries will provide military with better quality images than its predecessors
Hebrew University researchers discover how pancreatic cancer spreads through body
Study published in Nature holds out hope for patients by pointing to an existing drug that could undergo trials for use in fighting metastases