Today in History, May 4: 1910: According to some sources this was the date on which Tel Aviv was founded. The confusion stems from the fact that the land company to purchase the acreage for Tel Aviv was formed in 1909.


Israeli Stars Rally for Hevron Soldier Charged with Manslaughter

Eyal Golan, David D'Or and Subliminal join thousands in a Tel Aviv protest for the IDF soldier after his indictment for shooting a terrorist.

Gal Gadot: Israel’s Real Wonder Woman

While Gadot isn’t the first sabra model to create an international splash, nor the first to co-star in an American blockbuster, she has risen to fame in uniquely Israel style.

WATCH: Beyonce Wore an Israeli Designer's Dress to the Grammys

Beyonce looked stunning in her dress by Inbal Dror.

QUIZ: How Advanced is Your Grammy Knowledge?

How much do you know about Jewish Grammy winners and participants?

Human Interest

Freed Terrorists Open First-Ever Food Truck in Palestinian Authority Region

The two men worked at the canteen while serving their time in prison and decided to use the skills that they learned to make a living upon their release.

WATCH: Tightrope Walker Soars 100 Feet Over the Old City

Larson bravely walked a 20-meter-long tightrope approximately 100 feet in the air above the Tower of David Museum in the Old City of Jerusalem.

9 Great Quotes From Golda Meir

In honor of her birthday, nine of our favorite quotes from Golda Meir, one of our most beloved leaders.

That Time ‘Hamilton’ Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda Sang in Hebrew

It’s possible that no performance will top the one he orchestrated at his own wedding.



Sushi for Passover: the New Kosher?

Finally there is cause to celebrate! You know, besides that whole freedom from slavery thing.

6 bizarre frozen let it go parodies for passover

6 Bizarre "Let It Go" Passover Parodies

Behold: The good, the bad, and the terrifying.

Tel Aviv

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Israel's Cities?

From Eilat to Kiryat Shmona, Israel's cities are incredibly diverse. How much do you know about their respective cultures and histories?

Bibi and Obama

Poll: Does Israel Impact Your U.S. Votes?

How do Israeli issues factor into the votes you cast in the American elections?


Mayim Bialik: It's Tough to Keep Shabbat in Hollywood

The Hollywood star reveals what it's like to be an Orthodox Jew in the decidedly irreligious television and movie industry.

Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo Are Pregnant!

This kid is definitely set up for success.

Amy Schumer's New Boyfriend

Comedian Amy Schumer and furniture maker Ben Hanisch seem very smitten with each other.

Guaranteed Hit "American Hustle" Takes Over Theaters

In American Hustle, FBI agent Richie DiMaso employees Jewish criminal Irving Rosenfeld and his girlfriend, Sydney Prosser, as they are thrust into the dangerous underbelly of corruption with NJ government, the Mafia, power-brokers, and many more.

Soul Food, May 4

“I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” -Elie Wiesel