Israel to decide on settlement university
JERUSALEM – In the fraught atmosphere of the Israeli-occupied West Bank, an approaching decision on whether to award coveted university status to a college has taken on powerful political overtones. For critics of Israel's policy of settling Jews in ...
Israel's settlement policy could trigger West Bank violence, experts tell ...
Violence could also be sparked, they said, if Netanyahu's plan goes through to build 850 new housing units in the West Bank, especially if the diplomatic stalemate between Israel and the Palestinians continues. The implementation of construction plans ...
Israel offers cash to African migrants to leave
Las Vegas Sun
AP African migrants who entered Israel illegally will be given cash incentives if they leave on their own soon, or they will face expulsion, the Interior Ministry said Friday. A tent city is being built to hold other migrants, the vast majority, ...
Israel to detain thousands of African migrants
Israel's interior minister says it will take months to expel illegal African ...
Israel to expel illegal African migrants
Thousands party in Israeli gay pride parade
By AP AP TEL AVIV, Israel -- Drag queens, dancers and shirtless men are partying through central Tel Aviv as thousands pack the streets for the city's annual gay pride parade. Israel's homosexual community celebrated the city's 14th annual parade ...
Weekend tips from Israel
Celebrating gay pride in Tel Aviv
Second-Generation Ethiopians in Israel March Toward Dream of Acceptance
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
By ISABEL KERSHNER / The New York Times JERUSALEM -- Yetmwork Makurya, 35, had tears in her eyes as she spoke of her attachment to Israel. When she arrived as a teenager in 1991 on a secret overnight airlift from Ethiopia, she said, "Jerusalem and the ...
Amnesty: Israel guilty of torture, unfairly detains Palestinians
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
The nongovernmental organization's report, "Starved of justice: Palestinians detained without trial by Israel," states that Israel must end its policy of detaining Palestinian prisoners without charge or trial. The report said that the Israeli Prison ...
Palestinians plan one-day hunger strike
Israeli rights group: Holdout Palestinian hunger strikers are in 'very severe ...
Jailed Palestinians to stage hunger strike
Letters: Israel, crosses, potholes and more
U-T San Diego
By UT San Diego Many thanks to Ruben Navarrette Jr. for writing a column about Israel that probably belongs on the endangered species list: one that makes legitimate criticisms of Israeli policies without descending into a tirade (“Israel's immigration ...
Israel to build 850 homes in West Bank
San Jose Mercury News
By AMY TEIBEL AP Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, center, attends a session at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, Wednesday, June 6, 2012. Israel's parliament on Wednesday paved the way for the demolition of an illegal West Bank ...
Israeli Parliament Rejects Attempt to Save Outpost
Israel's Netanyahu seeks to relocate illegal West Bank outpost to avoid ...
West must recognize peaceful Palestinian resistance movement
Romney aide: Obama is making it impossible for Israel to do what it must with Iran
By Chemi Shalev | Jun.10, 2012 | 12:54 AM The Obama administration has made it "difficult if not impossible for Israel to do what it must" in its policy toward Iran, a senior foreign policy adviser to Mitt Romney has told Haaretz.