More than 70 years ago, a group of Jewish prisoners dug a tunnel using mostly their hands and spoons to escape their Nazi captors. A team of archaeologists has recently discovered the tunnel in Ponar forest outside of Vilnius, Lithuania. The discovery is the subject of a new documentary.
If only passports could talk, they would have stories to tell. By digging into the historical aspects, the dates and the travel stamps, passport collector Tom Topol has made some interesting discoveries.
Israeli researchers say they have developed a variety of cannabis that can fight disease without inducing the effects associated with smoking a preparation of the plant's dried leaves known as marijuana.
Israel's hunt for the killers of three teenaged boys has focused squarely on Hamas, who Israel blames for the murders. But one suspect's family says the search for Hamas members has wrongly pulled them in.
In the midst of the ongoing and divisive war in Gaza, some Israelis have made their anti-war sentiments known. Sometimes, though, that's easier said than done. A left-leaning couple in Jerusalem shares their story of ostracization after vocalizing their anti-war opinions.
“I was at a friend’s house today, and she just had a baby,” one 26-year-old says. “She is looking into acquiring a foreign passport and moving to Europe. And she says she just doesn’t want to raise her kid in this racist country.''
Israel’s prime minister came out with swift and sharp condemnation of the Iran nuclear deal announced this week, calling it a bad deal that threaten's Israel's existence. But while many Israelis are with him, some are more optimistic about the agreement.