| May 11, 2010
| 4:34 PM
An Israeli national holiday, Jerusalem Day on May 12 commemorates the reunification of Jerusalem and the establishment of Israeli control over the Old City in June 1967. The Chief Rabbinate of Isreal declared Jerusalem...
| Jul 1, 2010
| 10:57 AM
The son of a Hamas founder who became a Christian and an Israeli spy will be granted U.S. asylum after he passes a routine background check, an immigration judge ruled Wednesday.
A deportation hearing Wednesday for 32-year-old Mosab Hassan Yousef...
| Jul 28, 2010
| 2:50 PM
Anglican Archbishop emeritus Desmond Tutu has announced that, after his 79th birthday in October, he is to resign from nearly all of his official commitments and withdraw from public life, the United Kingdom's Guardian newspaper reported last week. He...
| Oct 3, 2010
To the End of the Land
Translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen
Alfred A. Knopf: 582 pp., $27.95
From an American standpoint, the degree of moral authority conferred upon Israeli novelist David Grossman in his homeland can...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 8:36 AM
EILAT, Israel (CNN) -- At least seven Israelis were killed and more than two dozen others were injured in southern Israel Thursday when attackers fired shots at a civilian bus, assaulted Israeli soldiers, and fired mortars and an anti-tank missile,...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 3:18 PM
Israeli political and religious leaders are condemning a weekend protest here in which ultra-Orthodox Jews used symbols identified with the Holocaust to allege they are being unfairly treated by other Israeli Jews over their beliefs.
| Jun 4, 2011
| 5:43 PM
Joseph Farah, an Arab author, wrote: "As an Arab-American journalist who has spent a good deal of time covering the region, I can tell you there is more freedom for Arabs in Israel than in any Arab state."
Salma Abedallah, an Israeli Arab-Muslim, echoed:...
| Feb 11, 2009
Israel is becoming a right-wing country. That is the most significant thing you need to know about Tuesday's election returns.
In a sense, this is no surprise. Israel has been moving right for years. It was not until 1977 -- almost 30 years after the...
| Feb 14, 2009
From 1948 on, the Arabs still living in Israel -- those who didn't flee or weren't driven out when the state was established -- were allowed to become citizens. They could vote in free elections, criticize the government and run for public office,...
| Feb 10, 2009
Change is not in the air in Israel. The public mood is as unyielding as Jerusalem stone after a three-week war against Hamas in the Gaza Strip and a national election campaign that focused more on conflict management than on conflict resolution. Voters...
| Jan 11, 2008
| 12:51 PM
John J. Mearsheimer and Stephen M. Walt are at it again, attempting to poison the well of American politics with their misleading depiction of an Israeli stranglehold on presidential candidates and elected officials like us. In their Op-Ed article, the...