Israel approves new Jerusalem settler homes
Israeli authorities have given preliminary approval to build 200 new illegal settler homes in east Jerusalem, in a move that threatened to push Israelis and Palestinians deeper into conflict after weeks of unrest over the city's holiest sites. The ...
Jordan, Israel Agree to Calm Jerusalem Tensions
Israel Approves 200 New Settlement Homes Amid Heightened Tensions
France urges immediate reversal of Israel settlement decision
Israel Rejects United Nations Gaza War Inquiry Led By William Schabas
TEL AVIV — Israel will refuse to cooperate with a United Nations investigation into this year's Gaza war, its foreign ministry said, accusing the inquiry of having "no concerns other than attacking Israel." The United Nations Human Rights Council was ...
Israel Says Will Not Cooperate With UN Gaza Investigation
UN human rights investigators denied entry to Israel for Gaza inquiry
Israel refuses cooperation with UN Gaza war probe, calls it 'one-sided'
New York Times
Israeli Police Officer Held in Deaths of 2 Teenagers
New York Times
JERUSALEM — An Israeli border police officer has been arrested on suspicion of involvement in the fatal shooting of two Palestinian teenagers in the West Bank during a protest in May, officials said on Wednesday. Citing orders not to discuss the case ...
German-Arab trade group under fire for boycott of Israel
Beck, who is president of the German-Israeli Parliamentary Friendship Group, wrote the Merkel administration on Tuesday, asking what knowledge the federal government has concerning a “boycott of Israeli products” and the Chamber of Commerce and ...
Voice of America
US, Israel, Jordan Leaders Discuss Easing Jerusalem Tensions
Voice of America
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry mounted a diplomatic push Thursday to calm rising tensions in Jerusalem with talks in Amman with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Jordan's King Abdullah. The evening discussion in the Jordanian capital ...
Israeli settlers 'set fire' to West Bank mosque
"A call was received in the morning hours about an act of arson against a mosque in the village of Al-Maghir,” Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said, according to Ynetnews. “Police forces…together with the IDF have yet to enter the village in ...
Violence and Protests Show No Sign of Stopping in Israel
Palestinian Leader Accuses Israel of Religious War
New Israel-Palestinian violence threatens Netanyahu's grip on power
Cutting the red tape: An more important step for lowering Israel's cost of living
The Committee for Increasing Competition and Reducing Import Barriers, which was appointed in August 2013 by Finance Minister Yair Lapid and Economy Minister Naftali Bennett to examine why the cost of living was higher in Israel than other OECD ...
Israel Today and Tomorrow: KKL France Mission Visits Israel
During their tour in Israel, the Israel Today and Tomorrow mission learned how the land of Israel has changed, to what extent Zionism, by dint of hard work, has restored the land to its soul and its splendor. The mission visited KKL-JNF projects ...
Sheldon Adelson's Dismissal of Israeli Democracy Draws Silence From Groups ...
Jewish Daily Forward
Recipients of casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson's largesse are dodging questions about his latest salvo against Israeli democracy. Adelson, a leading Republican donor, has long stood out among American Jews for his conservative views. He may have ...
The new American Jewish struggle over Israel: Hawks versus ultra-hawks
Oligarchs for Israel
US again slams Israel for advancing housing plans in Jerusalem
Just last week Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, “The neighborhoods where Jews live and where we are building have been in the hands of Israeli governments for the last 50 years.” He added, “Everyone knows they will remain part of Israel in any ...