Author: Daphna Berman

K-Pop makes aliyah

17:14 18 October in Latest

K-Pop has made aliyah. Gangnam Style, the musical hit from Korean rapper Psy, has come to Israel with a Jerusalem version. The Israeli version of the catchy K-Pop tune, “Jerusalem Syndrome Gangnam Style,” debuted on YouTube yesterday and with just 13,000 hits, its still largely overshadowed by...

Arrests at the Western Wall

00:52 18 October in Latest

Anat Hoffman, leader of Women of the Wall, was arrested last night while praying and singing the Shema with a Hadassah group at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. Hoffman was detained and held overnight in police custody on charges of disturbing the peace, her sixth arrest...

Debate spotlight: Israel

17:08 16 October in Latest

  [caption id="attachment_8352" align="alignright" width="270"] Shutterstock / debate photo[/caption] President Barack Obama is looking to regain momentum against Republican nominee Mitt Romney at tonight’s debate, but a leading expert says that on Israel, at least, very few differences between the two candidates will emerge as the two...