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  • ISRAEL: Parliament comes close to blows over flotilla raid

     
    A discussion in Israel's parliament Wednesday went from heated to a total boil as lawmaker Haneen Zoabi took the stand. Zoabi, an Arab Israeli legislator, took part in the Gaza flotilla and was aboard the Mavi Marmara during the ill-fated......
  • ISRAEL: Arab Israeli lawmaker could lose parliamentary privileges for being aboard Gaza flotilla

     
    As Israel continues to assess the May 31 flotilla raid and its diplomatic backlash in public and behind closed government doors, its parliament continues to deal with one of its own -- Haneen Zoabi, an Arab member of the Israeli......
  • ISRAEL: Parliament might put an end to "Photoshop" models

     
    "You look too thin." It's one thing when your mother says it. When the Israeli Health Ministry says it, they mean a person's BMI (body mass index) is less than 18.5. And when legislators said it Monday, this meant a......
  • ISRAEL: Conversion bill rattles relations with U.S. Jews and Israeli politics

     
    A bill proposing (among other things) that control of conversions to Judaism be given to the country’s chief rabbinate, an orthodox body, is causing political controversy in Israel and threatening a big family feud outside it. The question of "who......
  • Israel Museum to unveil its new look after a major expansion and renovation

     
    JERUSALEM -- The Israel Museum -- home of the Dead Sea Scrolls, the world’s largest trove of Biblical and Holy Land archeology and a broad collection of fine art and Judaica -- will dedicate a $100-million expansion and renovation project......
  • ISRAEL: Jerusalem Pride will march to parliament for equality

     
    The annual Jerusalem Pride march is taking to the streets of Jerusalem on Thursday and taking the community's demand for rights downtown and up to the Knesset, Israel's parliament. In past years, intense controversy surrounding the yearly event,...
  • Why Israel is after me

    Amman, Jordan — I AM A PALESTINIAN from Nazareth, a citizen of Israel and was, until last month, a member of the Israeli parliament. But now, in an ironic twist reminiscent of France's Dreyfus affair — in which a French Jew was accused of...
  • Israel's crisis of leadership

    Israel's crisis of leadership
    Israel is in the throes of a grave crisis of leadership. General elections are scheduled for Feb. 10, and there is no widely respected or overwhelmingly popular leader in sight. Even with the existential threat of a nuclear Iran looming over the country,...
  • Is this a new Benjamin Netanyahu?

    Is this a new Benjamin Netanyahu?
    Bibi is back. Unlikely as it seemed after his resounding electoral defeat in 1999, Benjamin Netanyahu, the leader of Israel's right-wing Likud Party, has returned triumphantly from the political wilderness and was inaugurated -- for the second time --...
  • Hamas' stand

    Damascus, Syria — HAMAS' RESCUE of a BBC journalist from his captors in Gaza last week was surely cause for rejoicing. But I want to be clear about one thing: We did not deliver up Alan Johnston as some obsequious boon to Western powers. It was...
  • Ehud Olmert's failed promises

    With its broken promises and wasted potential for peacemaking, the era of Ehud Olmert is ending. On Wednesday, Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni was chosen to replace Olmert as head of the ruling Kadima party. Brought down by corruption allegations and...