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Lonely Planet's Israel guide (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Tue, 07 Aug 2007 21:18:54 GMT

A new edition of the Lonely Planet book on "Israel & the Palestinian Territories" can help you plan a trip to the area - and can even help you explain to others why you're going.

Israel responds to British request over newsman's shooting (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Tue, 07 Aug 2007 12:22:02 GMT

Israel has responded to a British request that it review the case of a British journalist killed by an Israeli soldier, seeking more information from London, officials said Thursday.

Soldiers' refusal to heed West Bank evacuation orders roils Israel (The Christian Science Monitor)
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Tue, 07 Aug 2007 21:51:30 GMT

Israel is jailing soldiers who disobeyed orders Tuesday to evict Jewish settlers in Hebron.

Israel and Hamas resume contacts over soldier: report (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Tue, 07 Aug 2007 07:31:43 GMT

Israel and Hamas have resumed Egyptian-mediated contacts over a prisoner exchange for an Israeli soldier seized by Gaza militants more than a year ago, a newspaper reported on Tuesday.

Touring Israel's Barrier With Its Main Designer (Washington Post)
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Tue, 07 Aug 2007 02:54:20 GMT

KFAR ADUMIM, West Bank -- From his stone balcony, Dan Tirza looks out over a rippling expanse of Judean desert, the biblical landscape of the Jewish people. A student of that history, the retired army colonel is a leading actor in Israel's modern story of statehood, conquest and the volatile task...

Sudanese refugees flooding Israel pose moral and practical dilemmas (JTA)
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Tue, 07 Aug 2007 23:16:40 GMT

This Sudanese refugee and some 57 others who crossed into Israel illegally from Egypt were given a temporary home in Ibim, an aliyah youth village run by the Jewish Agency for Israel on Sderot's outskirts.

Israel Forcibly Removes Hebron Settlers (CBS News)
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Tue, 07 Aug 2007 12:22:12 GMT

Israeli police, using sledge hammers, chain saws and power clippers, stormed a building in Hebron and dragged out hundreds who had holed up there illegally. Also Israel's PM denies a report that he's considering a land-swap deal with Palestinians.

Israel's Arabs work to undermine the Jewish character of the state (JTA)
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Tue, 07 Aug 2007 19:46:59 GMT

An Israeli columnist argues that in recent years it has become clear that by a two-state solution, Israel's Arabs mean two states for Palestinians. Before you continue...

Assuring rights of Arab citizens is essential for Israel's security (JTA)
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Tue, 07 Aug 2007 19:46:38 GMT

Israel’s safety and security is affected not only by external threats but by its ability to be a stable, multicultural democracy that assures the rights of its Arab citizens, the New Israel Fund's Larry Garber writes.

Israel shaken after religious troops refuse orders (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
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Tue, 07 Aug 2007 20:24:47 GMT

Israel has plunged into a bitter debate over the source of authority for many of its soldiers after a group of troops refused orders to evacuate hardline Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank.