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  • Natalie Portman can relate to 'A Tale of Love and Darkness'

    — So much to talk to Natalie Portman about, so little time. The 33-year-old Oscar-winning actress is at the Festival de Cannes to present her first film as a director, "A Tale of Love and Darkness," taken from the celebrated memoir by Israeli...
  • LinkedIn's Itamar Orgad, on helping students land a job

    Fresh out of college in 2002, Itamar Orgad felt uncertain about what career path to follow. So he took advice from a friend and accepted a job as a product manager at Galor Systems & Software Development, an Israeli company that creates software for...
  • As Israel marks 1967 unification of Jerusalem, Palestinians feel left out

    Sami Albas opened his shop three hours early. By afternoon, he knew, he would have to close or have hell to pay. "Every year, they come and kick the merchandise, break things and ruin our stores and the police do nothing," he said. All over the...
  • Leading Israeli settler figure Moshe Levinger dies at age 80

    Rabbi Moshe Levinger, a leading figure in Israel's settler movement, was laid to rest Sunday in the West Bank city of Hebron, where he helped establish a controversial Jewish community after Israel captured the territory from Jordan in the 1967 Mideast...
  • CANNES WATCH: Portman says new Israeli isn't political

    Natalie Portman's directorial debut, "A Tale of Love and Darkness," is set around the time of the formation of Israel, but the Oscar-winning actress says it doesn't have a political agenda. The film, adapted from an autobiographical novel by Amos Oz,...
  • Yale Divinity Student Arrested For Protesting At Israeli Defense Forces Lunch In Westport

    Yale Divinity Student Arrested For Protesting At Israeli Defense Forces Lunch In Westport
    Two New Haven men, including a student at Yale Divinity School, were arrested Tuesday as they protested at a Westport synagogue that was hosting members of the Israeli Defense Force. Police charged Gregory Williams and Daniel Fischer with first-degree...
  • Go ahead, tick off the Saudis (and the Israelis, too)

    Go ahead, tick off the Saudis (and the Israelis, too)
    In his second term, President Obama has demonstrated a real knack for ticking off putative American friends. First, he annoyed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who registered his complaint by promptly taking it to Capitol Hill. Now (apparently)...
  • Vatican to recognize Palestinian state

    VATICAN CITY The Vatican said Wednesday it had completed negotiations with Palestinian officials on a treaty effectively recognizing Palestine as a state, a diplomatic initiative that attracted immediate criticism from Israel. The Holy See's relations...
  • Boycott the Israel boycotters?

     Boycott the Israel boycotters?
    For years, groups critical of Israel's policies in the West Bank and Gaza have pressed universities and pension funds to divest themselves of stocks from companies deemed guilty of "profiting off of the illegal occupation of Palestinian lands." The...
  • Blatter to visit US in 2016, rejects talk of avoiding FBI

    Sepp Blatter says he has no fear of setting foot in the United States — no matter what the FBI might be doing. The FIFA president insisted Friday he is not avoiding the U.S. despite a reported probe implicating two of his former FIFA colleagues...
  • Frida Ghitis: Learning from errors of pollsters

    Spare a thought for the pollsters and pundits now occupied with the unpleasant task of wiping egg off their faces. The outcomes of a couple of recent parliamentary elections in the United Kingdom and in Israel have left the professional predictors licking...