| Dec 26, 2014
| 3:49 AM
Israel’s Supreme Court has ordered the government to demolish the West Bank settlement of Amona within two years and relocate its 300 Jewish residents, moving to end a years-long legal battle.
In the ruling late Thursday, Supreme Court President...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 9:00 PM
A heartfelt message
Thanks to Hobby Lobby for the wonderful, touching Christmas greeting in the Orlando Sentinel's Christmas Day edition. The paid advertisement featured a heartfelt, moving picture, and one that deeply touched me and my husband.
| Jan 3, 2015
| 7:30 AM
After a disastrous 2014, Palestinians are embarking on a risky new gambit for 2015: seeking to internationalize the Middle East peace process.
After decades of American-led mediation efforts, the Palestinian leadership is moving aggressively to court...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 1:56 PM
A U.S. diplomatic convoy was attacked Friday in the West Bank by Jewish settlers throwing rocks, Israeli news reports said.
Diplomats from the U.S. Consulate in Jerusalem had arrived to investigate accusations by Palestinians in the village of Turmus...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 10:48 PM
Israeli leaders on Sunday threatened to take tougher action against the Palestinians over their decision to join the International Criminal Court, a day after freezing the transfer of more than $100 million in tax funds.
Last week's Palestinian...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 6:31 PM
An Israeli military court on Tuesday sentenced a Palestinian man to three life terms in prison for his role in the abduction and killing of three Jewish teenagers in the West Bank, an event that contributed to the escalating cycle of violence leading to a...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 9:33 AM
The U.N. has accepted a request by observer state Palestine to join the International Criminal Court, clearing the way for possible war crimes complaints against Israel. Palestinians hope the tribunal will give them more leverage in a lopsided conflict...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 4:05 PM
Snow fell in parts of the Middle East on Wednesday as a powerful winter storm swept through the region, killing two Syrian refugees in Lebanon and forcing thousands who have fled their country's civil war to huddle for warmth in tents in refugee camps....
| Dec 19, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Jewish families around the world this week are celebrating Hanukkah, lighting the menorah one more candle each night, as the tiny lights glow increasingly against the darkness of winter. While the story of the miracle of illumination oil lasting for an...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 7:45 AM
El Al Airlines hopes to draw winter travelers to Israel with an offer that includes L.A.-Tel Aviv airfare and a hotel stay, starting at $1,459 per person.
Tourism to Israel fell off this past summer after violent conflicts erupted in the Gaza Strip...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 12:36 PM
A week after Ghassan Abu Jamal took part in an attack that killed five Israelis in a Jerusalem synagogue, Israeli officials announced Wednesday that his widow will be stripped of the permit allowing her residence in Jerusalem and that she'll be returned...