| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Variety's Under the Radar series looks at movies and TV shows that deserve a closer look.
What: "Arab Labor"
Where to watch: KCET, LinkTV, linktv.org/arablabor
Why watch: The first Israeli series to show Palestinians speaking Arabic on primetime was...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Israeli security forces were conducting a large-scale search Friday for three teenagers who disapeared in the West Bank and were feared to have been abducted by Palestinian militants.
Families of the Israeli teenagers – one of whom is believed...
| May 28, 2014
| 11:44 AM
One of the odder moments of Pope Francis’ recent pilgrimage to the Holy Land was an exchange with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The subject was what language Jesus spoke.
According to Reuters:
“Jesus was here, in this land. He...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 7:00 AM
In his deeply reported and compellingly told "hybrid history" of the 1967 Arab-Israeli war, one of the many voices that combat novelist Steven Pressfield presents is that of Boaz Amitai, a reconnaissance platoon commander in the Israelis' perilous push...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 8:23 PM
The Presbyterian General Assembly’s decision to protest Israeli policies by divesting stock in three major companies has triggered condemnations and congratulations, with the Israeli Embassy calling the resolution “shameful.”
| Jun 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Letter writer Ray Gordon conveniently overlooks historical fact and present-day reality when he accuses Israel of failing to accommodate the demands of the Palestinian Authority under the unified government of Fatah and Hamas ("U.S. should hold Israel...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 7:10 PM
Israeli warplanes and missiles struck nine Syrian military positions early Monday in retaliation for an earlier cross-border attack that killed a 14-year-old boy and wounded three other civilians in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, according to the...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:51 PM
The mothers of three Israeli teenagers believed to have been abducted in the West Bank took their plight to the United Nations on Tuesday, as Israel moved to downscale the military search for the teens.
“It is wrong to take children, innocent boys...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:37 AM
At the end of a tense vote that capped one of the country’s messiest political campaigns, Reuven Rivlin was chosen Tuesday to serve as Israel’s next president.
Rivlin, 74, was elected in Jerusalem by members of Israel’s 120-seat...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 11:23 AM
A Palestinian teenager was killed and a Palestinian man was reportedly on life support after being shot by Israeli soldiers in confrontations Friday during West Bank raids in which the troops were searching for three Israeli teens believed abducted by...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Two Palestinians were killed Friday in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian medical officials reported.
Israel’s army said in a statement that the men had beeb involved in launching rockets at Israel over the last week, as well as...