Tazpit News Agency On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Israeli Court Rules: Priceless Kafka Collection Goes to Israel’s National Library

After decades of legal wrangling, the Tel Aviv District Court last Wednesday awarded custody of the estate of Max Brod, Franz Kafka’s friend and publisher, to the National Library of Israel in Jerusalem. The More...

Tazpit News Agency On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

U.S. Electronics Payment Company Buys Israel’s Seergate

The American electronic payments company MyECheck has bought Israeli company, Seergate Ltd, which concentrates on electronic payment solutions, for $3 million. The California-based company announced its More...

Tazpit News Agency On Monday, April 20th, 2015

Cooking to Remember: Israeli Moms Recall Fallen IDF Sons through Food

  By Anav Silverman Ahead of Israel’s Memorial Day on April 22, the day on which the Jewish state officially remembers its fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism, a unique cookbook compiled with recipes More...

Tazpit News Agency On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

New and Old Faces in Israel’s 20th Knesset Are Sworn in

  By Anav Silverman The Knesset opening session was buzzing with new faces, as 39 new Members of Knesset joined their veteran colleagues in the swearing in ceremony that took place in the Israeli parliament More...

Tazpit News Agency On Sunday, March 29th, 2015

The Knesset Goes Solar

By Anav Silverman With nearly 50 years of history behind Israel’s parliament building, the Classical stone structure has seen countless historical changes and events. But a new kind of revolution is making More...

Tazpit News Agency On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Ukrainian Jews Fleeing War Arrive in Israel in Time for Passover

By Anav Silverman With one week to go before Passover, 110 new Ukrainian immigrants landed in Israel on Tuesday morning, March 24. The majority of newcomers are refugees who fled the fighting zones in the More...

Tazpit News Agency On Thursday, March 12th, 2015

350-Year-Old Jewish Bible Finds Its ‘Twin’ in Haifa

By Anav Silverman A rare copy of the Tanakh (Old Testament) that reached Israel in a circuitous fashion and was donated to the University of Haifa by the late film producer and well-known Israeli director Micha More...

Tazpit News Agency On Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

Israelis Win Best App of the Year Award at Barcelona Mobile World Congress

By Anav Silverman Two Israelis behind the Fansino app won first place at a prestigious smartphone app competition held in Barcelona last week. Haran Wolfovitz Yaffe and Omri Erez won the 2015 Mobile Premier More...

Tazpit News Agency On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Hamas Stops Palestinian Novelist from Attending Casablanca Book Fair

By Anav Silverman Hamas security forces stopped Palestinian writer, Atef Abu Saif, from attending a book fair in Morocco recently where the noted writer and the fiction award finalist had been nominated More...

Tazpit News Agency On Friday, February 20th, 2015

Jerusalem Welcomes First Snow Baby of the Year

By Anav Silverman A baby girl was born on Thursday night, February 19 in Jerusalem during the snowstorm that swept the capital, Golan Heights and other part of northern Israel as well as Judea and Samaria, More...

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