DePaul University in Chicago canceled the one remaining course taught by a professor who has accused some Jews of using the legacy of the Holocaust to stifle criticism of Israel. The professor, Norman Finkelstein, above, says he may respond by committing civil disobedience when classes resume Sept. 5. Mr. Finkelstein, 53, was denied tenure in June after six years on the DePaul faculty, but he was ...
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas spoke at their meeting on Tuesday about how to establish a Palestinian state alongside Israel, an Israeli government spokesman said.
Israel's largest investment company, IDB, the largest health service network, Clalit Medical Organisation, and an NGO, Pirkey Refuah, have joined hands to fight Israel's negative image in India by coming up with the 'Peace Backpackers Project'.
Israel is citing the Indo-US civil nuclear deal as a precedent to alter the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) rules to construct its first nuclear power plant at Shivta in the southern Negev desert. According to Platts.com, a leading web portal that tracks energy issues, Israeli officials said earlier this month that they would be looking for a US vendor to supply the nuclear reactor.
An intelligence officer says the group has been smuggling weapons into Gaza for suicide attacks. Leaders accuse Egypt of complicity. Hamas has smuggled 40 tons of weapons into the Gaza Strip this summer, apparently intent on resuming suicide bombings in Israel, according to an Israeli intelligence assessment of the militant Islamic group.
The Anti-Defamation League's reversal last week of its position on the Armenian genocide has set off a flurry of diplomatic activity in Turkey and Israel.
Israel is citing the Indo-US civil nuclear deal as a precedent to alter Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) rules to construct its first nuclear power plant at Shivta in the southern Negev desert.
Israel won't be able to carry out a major West Bank pullback for 2 1/2 years because it first needs a missile defense system in place to protect it against Palestinian rocket fire, Defense Minister Ehud Barak told a parliamentary committee Monday.
JERUSALEM, Aug 28 - Israel's shekel firmed more than 0.7 percent versus the dollar on Tuesday to a 12-week high after the Bank of Israel raised its key lending rate by a quarter-point.
JERUSALEM - Israel won't be able to carry out a major West Bank pullback for 21/2 years because it first needs a missile-defense system in place to protect it against Palestinian rocket fire, Defense Minister Ehud Barak told a parliamentary committee yesterday.