Obama appeals to Israel's conscience
As a piece of rhetoric, Barack Obama's speech to college students in Jerusalem was a triumph. He finally convinced Israel and its supporters that “HE GETS US,” as one of them e-mailed me. “In his Kishkas [gut], he gets us!” But Obama also spoke more ...
Progress for Turkey, Israel and the US
Bennett: Erdogan making Israel regret its apology
Obama in Israel
Don't Expect Much, If Anything, From Kerry's Visit
New York Times
The previous secretary of state, Hillary Rodham Clinton, thought that making efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict were, as one Israeli news media outlet put it, “a waste of time.” Clinton delegated the task to George Mitchell — a sure ...
Christian Science Monitor
Bible comes to life as locusts swarm Israel
Christian Science Monitor
Locusts have descended on Israel this week, just in time for Passover. As millions of Jews commemorate the story of the children of Israel's exodus from Egypt, including the 10 plagues that afflicted Pharaoh and his people, millions of the crunchy ...
Israel battling new swarm of locusts
Israel, Obama and the Realist's Dilemma
Huffington Post (blog)
As President Barack Obama concludes his first presidential tour of Israel, observers have contorted themselves to explain why, after four years of studied avoidance, he chose to suddenly head for the Holy Land. Part of it has to do with how different ...
Syrian treated in Israel succumbs to wounds
The IDF provided medical assistance to seven injured Syrians who arrived at the border with Israel on Wednesday morning, although one man suffering from a gunshot wound to the head succumbed to his wounds. Five Syrians received treatment at the ...
IDF Allows More Wounded Syrians into Israel
Two injured Syrians let into Israel for treatment
Critically wounded Syrians treated in Israel
In Israel, Sounds of Spring Include Thwack of Paddleballs
Wall Street Journal
TEL AVIV—Spring has arrived on the beaches of Israel, and with it the perennial sound of batted balls. Paddleball is the country's unofficial national sport. But this year the rat-tat-tat noise, the flying projectiles and flailing rackets that result ...
Stone Age phallus found at Israel excavation site
Archaeologists are excavating at Ahihud Junction ahead of the construction of a new Israeli railroad line to the city of Karmiel. They found evidence of ancient settlements from two eras: the Pre-Pottery Neolithic period and the Early Chalcolithic ...
Israel army arrests 'five Hamas members'
Israel's army has arrested five members of Palestinian group Hamas, including a member of parliament, a prisoners' support group said. The five were arrested at dawn on Wednesday at their homes in the city of Hebron in the southern part of the occipied ...
Israel army arrests five Hamas members: NGO
Israel army arrests five Hamas members
Israel Arrests 'Five Senior Hamas Members' In West Bank
Israel's City Of David Problem
The Israeli government has considered the City of David a national park since the early 1970s. Since that time, the Israel Nature and Parks Authority has retained management authority, but the Israeli government turned over park operations to the ...
Israel Idonije Contract Update: Former Chicago Bear Getting Interest from San ...
Finally, for a veteran like Idonije, playing for a contender is important. Nothing has happened this offseason to convince me that the 49ers couldn't get back to the Super Bowl. Israel is on the wrong side of 30 and the Bears are a team in transition ...