Marco Frigatti, Head of Records for Guinness World Records, presents Israel Kristal his certificate of achievement for Oldest living man on 11th March 2016, Haifa, Israel. Picture credit: Dvir Rosen/Guinness World Records

World’s oldest man finally has bar mitzvah

The world’s oldest man, 113-year-old Yisrael Kristal, a Holocaust survivor living in Israel, has celebrated his bar mitzvah a century late.

Jeremy Corbyn.

MPs slam Labour over anti-Semitism

The British Labour Party has been accused of “demonstrable incompetence” in addressing anti-Semitism in a stinging report by a cross-party group of MPs.

The UNB’Tselem’s director Hagai El-Ad addressed the UN for more than 20 minutes.

B’Tselem slammed over UN appearance

An Israeli human rights group has caused a furore, for lambasting Jerusalem’s policies from the podium of the UN Security Council.


Two killed in latest terror attack

Terrorism reared its ugly head once again in Jerusalem this week – and two families are mourning their loved ones as a result.

US Secretary of State John Kerry with Benjamin Netanyahu last year.

Washington, Jerusalem clash over settlements

The United Nations is expected to intensify Israel’s diplomatic woes on Friday with a special meeting about the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

Dave Sharma at the Ozraeli Gala.

Diplomacy with a difference

IN one of the most unusual diplomatic functions that Israel has seen, 350 people packed into a Jaffa courtyard to toast Australia-Israel “mateship”.

Peres Obama

The end of the era of giants

For all the ­high-profile mourners at Shimon Peres’ funeral in Jerusalem, it was his daughter who summed up the man in less than a dozen words.


Bibi in the States

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is back home from a high-stakes trip to America. The visit put Israel’s most important alliance under a microscope, with so much riding on it. But how much of what he hoped to achieve from the visit will come to pass?

Labour MK Jeremy Corbyn. (Photo: REUTERS)

Lord quits over Corbyn re-election

Re-elected Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn insisted that Labour was united in tackling anti-Semitism as a senior peer member quit the party, claiming the leader was surrounded by allies who were “hostile to Jews”.

Shimon Peres.

Peres serious but stable

Doctors noted a slight improvement on Monday in the condition of former president Shimon Peres, as the 93-year-old remained in a serious but stable condition nearly a week after suffering a stroke and bleeding on the brain.