Israel grapples with wave of north African migrants
TEL AVIV - Ruthie Jacobi, a longtime resident of the gritty south side of Israel's largest city, says she's fed up. “Look at this,” said the 65-year-old retired schoolteacher, pointing to a small group of men fighting over a bicycle. “These bicycles ...
Israel's High Court to hear petition on law allowing illegal migrants to be ...
New York Daily News
Tempest in a World Cup as politics and turmoil follow as Israel becomes a ...
New York Daily News
It's always about politics in the Middle East, even when it's not about politics. So after the Israeli national soccer team drew with Portugal at Ramat Gan this spring, 3-3, in a nail-biting World Cup qualifier, the match analysis in the region was as ...
Breaking Down Israel's Orthodox Monopoly, One Rabbi at a Time
The Religious Services Ministry yesterday announced that it would no longer be the one to appoint and pay the salaries of “community rabbis” to serve neighborhoods throughout Israel. Instead, communities will now be able to choose their own rabbis, but ...
Israel to fund non-Orthodox rabbis in reform victory
Israel to fund non-Orthodox rabbis
Non-Orthodox city rabbis to be funded by state
Erekat accuses Israel of trying to get rid of Abbas
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas complained over the weekend that the US Administration was putting pressure on him to return to the negotiating table with Israel unconditionally. PLO officials who were briefed by Abbas said that US ...
Israel staves off threat of soccer sanctions
Crises wherever Israel looks
Erekat: Israel wants to 'get rid' of Abbas
New York Times (blog)
Assad warns Israel as 'rebels flood Qusayr'
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has threatened Israel with retaliation over future military aggression, as more than 1000 rebels rushed to the besieged city of Qusayr, near the border with Lebanon. George Sabra, the interim president of the Syrian ...
Assad Warns Israel, Claiming a Stockpile of Russian Weapons
The Syrian Chess Board: Behind the Game Played by Russia, Israel, the US and ...
Analysis: Israel could swoop on S-300 missiles in Syria, but with risks
Israel and Palestine Boosting the West Bank's economy
EVEN when the peace process seemed to be getting somewhere a couple of decades ago, Israelis and Palestinians rarely paraded on common ground. But one such example was on display in May when some 300 Israeli and Palestinian businesspeople ...
Joining Israel's exclusive club of diplomatic passport holders
Over recent years, the diplomatic passport has become a highly vaunted status symbol among Israel's civil servants. Knesset members, judges, top officials in government offices, their spouses and their children- waste little time in demanding the ...
'Save your soul': Stars urge Alicia Keys to cancel Israel gig
“Dear Alicia Keys,” Walker wrote on the website for the U.S. Campaign for the Academic & Cultural Boycott of Israel. “I have learned today that you are due to perform in Israel very soon. We have never met, though I believe we are mutually respectful ...
Alicia Keys refuses to cancel TA concert
Stars urge Alicia Keys to drop Israel gig
Alicia Keys to perform in TA despite boycott calls
US-Israel relations in the wake of Jonathan Pollard
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
At first, Israeli leaders denied any knowledge of Pollard's activities, saying they received the initial news with “shock and consternation.” Days later, Israel announced it was conducting an investigation and apologized if any spying had indeed ...
VAT hits 18% high for third time in Israel's history
This is the third time since VAT was introduced in 1976 (at 8%) that Israeli consumers will be paying 18%. VAT has never exceeded this rate, and was previously raised to the 18% high during periods of economic difficulties. With the government facing ...