Israel comes to a halt for Yom Kippur
About 40000 worshippers are expected to attend some 200 prayer sessions organized for people who do not pray regularly; air traffic to and from Israel halted over holiday, border crossings to Jordan and Gaza closed down. By Yair Ettinger, Zafrir Rinat ...
Israel on high alert for Yom Kippur
Israel grinds to a halt as Jews mark their holiest day
58% of Israel's Jews fast on Yom Kippur
New York Times
Days of Reflection on Israel
Huffington Post (blog)
Naturally, our focus turns in part to Israel and how events there impact us as a people. My heart, along with many of yours no doubt, swelled with pride on hearing that among the Nobel Prize winners this year is an Israeli physicist, Daniel Shechtman ...
Is Israel its own worst enemy?
News Analysis: Mideast peace talks not to resume despite intensive Int'l efforts
Israeli forces state to change "Jewish" classification
By Maayan Lubell JERUSALEM (Reuters) - In its troubled peace talks with the Palestinians, Israel has demanded that it should be recognized as a Jewish state, but there is deep domestic division on what that means. Yoram Kaniuk, a rambunctious ...
Survey Shows Dissatisfication Among Israeli Jews
Romney would up defense aid to Israel
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
WASHINGTON (JTA) -- Mitt Romney said he would increase defense assistance to Israel, raise the US military profile near Iran and recognize Israel as a Jewish state. Romney, the former Massachusetts governor and frontrunner in the bid to secure the ...
Musical Chairs: Iranian diplomat sits in Israel's IAEA seat
Israel Readies for Iran Attack
And now, the distinguished delegate from Israel…. I mean Iran.
Sleep easy, war criminals
Photograph: Khalil Hamra/Associated Press Israel has violated innumerable UN resolutions and international laws over the past 50 years without any sanction being incurred – whether legal, economic, political or military. Most blatant is its disregard ...
Britain blocks attempt to arrest Israel's Livni
Israel's Livni visits after change to law
Israel's Livni in Britain after war crimes law change
Strong on Defense and Israel, Tough on China
Pew Research Center for the People and the Press
Tea Party Republicans favor an assertive foreign policy, are strong supporters of Israel and take a hard line against illegal immigration, according to surveys conducted this year by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press: Among all ...
Rabbis stand in solidarity with burned mosque
“We condemn those in Israel who exacerbate conflict and strife, and who insist that only one people or religion belongs to this land,” said the statement, which organizers say was overwhelmingly signed by US rabbis. The statement was presented on ...
Man held over mosque attack
Man arrested in mosque arson
Christian Science Monitor
Israel celebrates Nobel Prize, but worries about declining prowess
Christian Science Monitor
Dan Shechtman, who won the Nobel Prize in chemistry, is part of a tradition of scientific achievement that's considered a key asset to Israel's military and its reputation as a mini-Silicon Valley. By Joshua Mitnick, Correspondent / October 6, ...
Israel celebrates Nobel Prize
Israel, invest in brain power
Israel: Chemist Wins Nobel Chemistry Award
Israel Marks 70 Years Since Babi Yar Massacre
With tears in his eyes, Michael Sidko laid a wreath of flowers at Israel's official Holocaust memorial during a solemn ceremony Thursday marking 70 years since a World War II massacre he barely escaped. Sidko was six when he was taken ...
Israel marks 70 years since Babi Yar massacre