Let’s use the opportunity of #GivingTuesday to remember that it is more blessed to give than to receive – be it today or at any other time of the year.
The historian Mario Escobar describes historical aspects of the key week in the life of Jesus, whose historicity is sometimes questioned by sceptics.
Fifty-seven countries respond to Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital city.
“It is the right thing to do”, the US President said. He also announced the move of the the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
The motion condemns Israel on several issues regarding Jerusalem and its holy sites. Due to Israeli efforts, no European country backed the motion.
An Israeli soldier has been killed and several other people have been wounded in a gun and knife attack at a bus station in the southern Israeli city of Beersheva.
Fire broke out overnight at the compound housing Joseph's Tomb, a religious site venerated by Jews
Attacks have continued in parts of Jerusalem only hours after Israeli forces launched a major security operation in Arab areas of the city.
Voter turnout (71,8%) was the highest since 1999. Women and Arab representatives are also seen as ‘winners’ of the election. Both Likud and Zionist Union will try to form government coalitions.