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Meet the first lady of Israeli theatre

Meet the first lady of Israeli theatre

The First Lady of Israeli Theater just celebrated her 89th birthday. Lea Koenig-Stolper was born in Lodz, Poland; over the years she appeared in more than 100 plays in Habima and other theaters. She is still one of the most active actresses in Israel. The Magazine recently sat down with her to talk about two new plays she is currently […]

Haneen Zoabi: I will not be running in the coming elections

Haneen Zoabi: I will not be running in the coming elections

Controversial Joint List MK Haneen Zoabi confirmed Saturday she will not run in April’s Knesset elections. Zoabi told members of the Balad Party, one of four parties that make up the Joint List, that she would be concluding a decade of work in the Knesset. Her departure was largely expected after Balad held a primary in July, in which Zoabi […]

Three killed and four wounded in California shooting

Three killed and four wounded in California shooting

Three men were killed and four wounded in a shooting at a bowling alley in the Los Angeles suburb of Torrance and police said early on Saturday they were searching for a suspect or suspects. The incident followed a fight at the Gable House Bowl, a bowling alley and arcade that also offers laser tag, according to local media. The […]

Yachimovich: Nobody wants to see a PM leading from defendant‘s bench

Yachimovich: Nobody wants to see a PM leading from defendant‘s bench

Labor MK Shelly Yachimovich accused Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of calling early elections because ‘‘he knew that police were going to indict him.‘‘ "Netanyahu‘s crime – bribery – is one of the worst,‘‘ Yachimovich said at an event Saturday. "Netanyahu is a strong politician, but nobody in Israel wants to see a prime minister lead the country from the defendant‘s […]

Report: Brother of Ofra terrorist detained by IDF

Report: Brother of Ofra terrorist detained by IDF

The brother of the terrorist responsible for the attack in Ofra last month was detained by IDF forces on Saturday, according to a Palestinian media report. IDF forces entered the Palestinian village of Kobar, north of Ramallah, in the early morning hours and arrested Muhammad Barghouti, the brother of Saleh Omar Barghouti, responsible for that deadly terror attack, and of […]

Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib and other star freshmen crash into Congress

Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib and other star freshmen crash into Congress

WASHINGTON – A diverse, youthful cadre of freshman female lawmakers entered Congress last week much as they had campaigned for their seats: under the spotlight of intense national interest, proudly proclaiming themselves as agents of radical change. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, the youngest-ever member of the House of Representatives at 29, sat for an interview with 60 Minutes and […]

Gantz and Ya‘alon in talks to run together in ‘amphibious‘ party

Gantz and Ya‘alon in talks to run together in ‘amphibious‘ party

Former Chief of Staff Benny Gantz, head of the new Hosen L‘Israel party, and former Defense Minister Moshe "Bogie" Ya‘alon are in talks about the possibility of running together but in an "amphibious" party, in which they are both in and out of the government, according to Hadashot Israel News. The 8 p.m. weekend report noted that Gantz may be […]