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Peres Laid to Rest in Front of Israeli, World Leaders

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on September 30, 2016

Israeli President Reuven (Ruby) Rivlin eulogized Shimon Peres Friday, calling his late predecessor an “older brother” and spoke about Peres’ love for the Land of Israel and his dreams for the State of Israel. “You had the rare ability Shimon, to conc…

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Israeli, World Leaders Gather to Bid Farewell to Peres

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on September 30, 2016

World leaders, Israeli politicians and civilians from across the political spectrum of Jewish Israelis gathered Friday for the funeral of former presi…

Gov’t to Provide Holiday Grants to Holocaust Survivors

By Michael Zeff/TPS on September 29, 2016

The Israeli Ministry of Finance announced on Thursday that 9,000 Holocaust survivors will receive more than US$ 700 as a holiday grant for Rosh Hashan…

3 Arab Israelis Convicted of Funding Mourabitoun

By Michael Zeff/TPS on September 29, 2016

Jerusalem (TPS) – The Jerusalem District Court convicted three Arab Israelis Thursday of illegal activity under the Terrorism Funding Act. Muham…

Arab Leaders: Peres’ Legacy ‘Mixed’

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on September 29, 2016

MK Zouheir Bahloul (Zionist Union) praised Shimon Peres as a visionary who wanted to integrate Israel’s Arab community into the country’s social fabri…

Reporters Notebook: 1 Million Expected to Pay Tribute to Peres

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on September 29, 2016

Jerusalem (TPS) – A military cavalcade delivered the coffin of former President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres to the Knesset early Thursday, w…

Residents of Shimon Peres’s Hometown in Belarus Pay Respects to Former President

By Anav Silverman/TPS on September 28, 2016

Residents of Vishnyeva, the birthplace of the late Shimon Peres, gathered outside the Israeli leader’s childhood home to pay their respects to the tow…

Tel Aviv to Assist in Development of Kenyan New Tech Hub

By Ilana Messika/TPS on September 28, 2016

The municipal company Tel Aviv Global and Kenya have announced today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the development of a new “s…

Israeli Researchers Discover Genetic Evolutionary Signature Associated to Autism

By Ilana Messika/TPS on September 28, 2016

A team of Israeli researchers say that the discovery of a unique evolutionary signature in genes associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) could …

First-Temple-Era Gate Shrine Unearthed in Israel

By Jonathan Benedek/TPS on September 28, 2016

Archaeologists in Israel have unearthed a city-gate and shrine dating to the First Temple Era. An Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) team headed by Sa…

Court Adds 8 Months to Olmert Sentence

By Michael Bachner/TPS on September 28, 2016

Jerusalem (TPS) – The Israeli Supreme Court rejected three appeals on Wednesday morning in corruption cases involving former Israeli Prime Minis…

World Leaders Mourn Peres, Prepare to Attend Funeral

By Michael Bachner/TPS on September 28, 2016

World leaders mourned Shimon Peres Wednesday, hailing the late president and prime minister as a visionary leader and moral force.  Peres’ funeral, sc…

Israeli Leaders Mourn Peres

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on September 28, 2016

Israeli politicians from across the political spectrum mourned the death of Shimon Peres Wednesday, calling the former president “the last of Israel’s…

Shimon Peres Dead at 93

By Michael Bachner/TPS on September 28, 2016

Ramat Gan (TPS) – Former president, prime minister, statesman and Nobel Peace Laureate Shimon Peres has died at the age of 93. He passed away du…

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Surveys Israeli Farming Technology

By Ilana Messika/TPS on September 27, 2016

Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Arkady Dvorkovich and Minister of Agriculture Uri Ariel visited today the Agricultural Research Organization Volcani C…

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