Israel has told Syria it is willing to trade land for peace and is waiting to hear whether President Bashar al-Assad would cut ties with Iran and hostile guerrilla groups in return, Israeli officials said on Friday.
A former speaker of Israel's parliament considers the country a "Zionist ghetto" whose self-definition as a Jewish state is the key to its ruin, in an interview published on Friday.
An Israeli newspaper said on Friday that Israel has told Syria it is prepared to withdraw from the Golan Heights in return for lasting peace, adding to growing signals that Israel is looking to resume negotiations.
President Bush discusses the creation of the Department of Homeland Security with federal workers in Washington July 10. With U.S. lawmakers now focused on the creation of a Department of Homeland Security, Israel is hoping to play a pivotal role.
A UK education minister flies to Israel and the Palestinian territories to cement educational links.
The junior class of Jess Schwartz Jewish Community High School just returned from a life-changing trip. The 17 teenagers took a 79,000-mile journey to Israel and traveled throughout the country for 49 days.
UNITED NATIONS (AP)--The U.N. Security Council refused to approve a statement Friday that would condemn remarks about Israel's destruction attributed to Iran's hard-line president because of objections from Indonesia, council diplomats said.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was "shocked and dismayed" at a report that Iran's hard-line president said the world would soon witness the destruction of Israel, the United Nations said Thursday.
Some 3,000 gay rights activists marched through the streets of Tel Aviv Friday for Israel's annual gay pride parade.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Indonesia and Qatar delayed on Friday a proposed U.N. Security Council statement condemning comments by Iran's president that forecast the destruction of Israel.