New York Times
Israel Narrows Its Democracy
New York Times
Since its founding in 1948, Israel's very existence and promise — fully embraced by the United States and the world of nations — has been based on the ideal of democracy for all of its people. Its Declaration of Independence, which provides the ...
A Change in Wording Sparks Huge Controversy in Israel
Israel: Jewish state vs democracy?
Israel Leader Vows to Pass Nationality Law
The Times of Israel
Relationship between Israel and Jordan grows warier amid tensions in Jerusalem
AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan's king and his people are bristling with anger over Israeli actions at a sacred site for Muslims in Jerusalem, threatening to turn a cold peace between Israel and Jordan into a deep freeze. The rising animosity between Jordan ...
Israel protests Jordan's condolences to terrorists' families
Israel protests Jordanian PM's letter of condolences to families of terrorists
Jordan summons Israel envoy over questionable comments about parliament
Why is Elizabeth Warren in Israel
Elizabeth Warren's trip to Israel and other Middle East countries is likely more an indication of the senator's fast rise within the Democratic Party than a sign that she is rethinking her political future, longtime Democratic observers of the ...
Republicans Attacked Chuck Hagel for Being Anti-Israel. He Turned Out to Be ...
US defense secretary to resign under pressure
Israel greets extension of Iran nuclear talks with relief
JERUSALEM — Israel's leaders have been insisting for months that “no deal is better than a bad deal with Iran,” so a decision Monday to extend negotiations between world powers and Iran over its nuclear program was greeted here with relief. As news of ...
US, Israel praise extension as safe path forward in Iran nuclear talks
Israel mulls preemptive attack on Iran as nuclear talks falter
Israel Considers Striking Iran
Netanyahu's Cabinet Moves to Define Israel as Jewish
JERUSALEM — In a move likely to further inflame tensions with Israel's Arab citizens, the Israeli Cabinet on Sunday approved a bill to legally define the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people. The decision, which set off a stormy debate ...
Israeli Cabinet Approves Nationality Bill
New York Times
JERUSALEM — The Israeli cabinet on Sunday approved contentious draft legislation that emphasizes Israel's Jewish character above its democratic nature in a move that critics said could undermine the fragile relationship with the country's Arab ...
"Jewish state" bill fuels fire in divided Israel
The bill would formally identify Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people, enshrine Jewish law as a source of inspiration for legislation, and delist Arabic as an official language. It has been condemned by critics as a threat to the country's ...
Israel weighs strike vs. Iran: Report
The nuclear agreement being negotiated between Iran and world powers is unpalatable to Israel, and may hasten the prospect of a military confrontation with Tehran, The Jerusalem Post reported on Saturday. As the globe's six major nuclear powers inch ...
Report: Israel Considering Military Action Against Iran
Exclusive: Cornered but unbound by nuclear pact, Israel reconsiders military ...
Attorney general opposes Israel's 'Jewish state' draft law
Israel's Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein on Sunday came out strongly against a cabinet-backed draft law to consider Israel as the homeland of the Jewish people. The cabinet on Sunday approved the controversial draft law, which combines two texts ...
Britain says it is reviewing arms exports to Israel again
A report by a British parliamentary committee in July found outstanding government-approved contracts for export of dual use or military goods to Israel worth more than 7.8 billion pounds (12.3 billion US dollar). These included contracts to supply ...
Where are the EU sanctions on Israel?
Hamas: Rebuild Gaza or We'll Attack Israel
Former Commander: Israel Made 'Strategic Mistake'