Israel's Election (and Settlements) Are Killing the Two-State Solution
Huffington Post (blog)
Israel's upcoming Jan. 22 parliamentary election had been expected to be a status quo affair leading to an easy victory for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Instead, it's turned into a race to the extreme right that is threatening to kill the two ...
Demography Favors Rise of Israel's Right
The EU's 'IgNobel' Policy on Israel
State Department urges Israel, PA to resume direct negotiations
A rival right-winger may be rattling the incumbent prime minister
AS A general election on January 22nd looms, a new party on Israel's bellicose right has rushed into the reckoning. Opinion polls suggest that Habayit Hayehudi (Jewish Home), led by Naftali Bennett, a 40-year-old software tycoon, could get as many as ...
Head of Israel's Labor Party rules out joining Netanyahu government after ...
Israel's ruling party takes on far-right
Israel Radio Poll Shows Right Running Away With Election
In Israel, Nochi Dankner's Empire Is at Risk
Fifty-four Israeli companies are listed on the Nasdaq, and the country contains more startups per capita than the U.S. Yet just 20 families control about 50 percent of the value of the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. In 2009, Nochi Dankner, the scion of a ...
Reuters Blogs (blog)
Will this be the year that Israel goes to war with Iran?
Reuters Blogs (blog)
While Israel has signaled that its “red line” (no nuclear weapons capability) won't be reached before mid-2013, it seems likely it will be reached before the end of the year. President Barack Obama has refused to specify his red line, but he has made ...
Israel's new barrier with Syria: Another brick in the 'apartheid' wall?
The walls around Israel are growing as the country's army builds a new physical barrier, this time on its border with Syria. The wall will reportedly begin in the southern part of the occupied Golan Heights, extending north from there. Israel says the ...
US Congress missing prominent pro-Israel voices
Veteran backers of Israel with senior positions in their respective chambers, including Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Connecticut), Rep. Howard Berman (DCalifornia) and Gary Ackerman (DNew York), either retired or lost their election bids. Other loud voices ...
Al Gore, Joel Hyatt sell out Israel
Al Jazeera is coming to America, courtesy of former Vice President Al Gore and entrepreneur Joel Hyatt. The Arab network, funded by Qatar, has just bought Current TV — the low-rated liberal cable station Gore and Hyatt founded — for a reported $500 ...
Al Jazeera to Get 'Larger US Footprint'
Why US/Israel Face Sinking Polls
When U.S. and Israeli officials look glumly at international polls showing their declining popularity, they often think that just some better salesmanship will do the trick. But the real problem isn't the pitch; it's the product, in this case policies ...
Social protest leaders hope to shake up Israel ballot
The leaders of a grassroots social protest movement that swept Israel in 2011 have shot to the top of a rejuvenated Labour party that polls say will at least double its power in a January 22 general election that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's ...
New York Times
Prostitutes in Israel Are Finding New Lives in Training for the Fashion World
New York Times
TEL AVIV — For 20 years Aviva, 48, flamboyant and transgendered, worked the streets of the business district of this Mediterranean city, as well as the seedy square mile around the central bus station and the Tel Baruch beach, once a notorious hub of ...