| Dec 12, 2014
| 5:21 AM
A Palestinian man threw a chemical substance believed to be acid at an Israeli family in the occupied West Bank on Friday, injuring a man and four children, Israeli police and the military said.
The assailant was shot and wounded immediately after the...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 2:05 PM
JERUSALEM A senior Palestinian official who died Wednesday after a scuffle with Israeli border police suffered a heart attack that could have been caused by stress, according to a preliminary autopsy report released Thursday by Israel's Health Ministry....
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:50 PM
JERUSALEM A senior Palestinian official died Wednesday after a confrontation with Israeli troops who were blocking a demonstration in the West Bank, sharply raising tensions between the Palestinian Authority and Israel.
Ziad Abu Ain, 55, a firebrand...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 8:16 AM
This column is being written on Dec. 4, my 101 birthday. There will not be a big party tonight like the one that marked my first century. Only five members of my family will be there, but a couple of hundred residents of Harbors Edge will dance and frolic...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Some random thoughts on recent events in Israel and Palestine.
THE JEWS AND TERROR. Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian Authority, dedicated a square in Ramallah to the people that perpetrated the massacre at the Munich Olympic Games in 1972....
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Knife-wielding Palestinian assailants acting hours apart on Monday killed an Israeli soldier in the commercial center of Tel Aviv and a female settler in the West Bank, drawing condemnation from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and praise from...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The U.S. shouldn't support Israel, if Israel continues its settlement policy on the West Bank. That policy is now too costly to the U.S. and the West as a whole to continue to support.
The settlement policy is ethnic cleansing: removing from the land...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Israel uncovered a West Bank network of Hamas militants planning a series of large-scale attacks against Israelis in Jerusalem and other locations, the country’s domestic security agency said Thursday.
The targets were to include Jerusalem’s...
| 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...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 5:20 AM
KAFR BARA, Israel Mohsein Assi was standing on a ladder, raking plump purple olives off a silver-leaved tree, when his phone rang. A worker at his clothing factory had sent him photos of pants and shirts and wanted his approval.
Assi, 39, is from Kafr...
| 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...