Body of Ariel Sharon lies in state at Israeli parliament before funeral
Jerusalem (CNN) -- Thousands of people paid their last respects to Israel's former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Sunday as his body lay in state outside the nation's parliament. "He was one of the giants. He was very special," said Ayala Weisel, who said ...
Israel pays last respects to Ariel Sharon
Biden to meet Israel's Netanyahu during visit for Sharon funeral
Thousands say farewell to Israel's Ariel Sharon
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon dead at 85
As Israel's defense minister in the 1982 war against the Palestine Liberation Organization, Sharon sent the Israeli army all the way to Beirut, while being accused of misleading the cabinet about his true intentions. This action led to his greatest ...
MLA academics condemn, but won't boycott Israel
NEW YORK – The Modern Language Association's governing body, the Delegate Assembly, voted on Saturday to approve resolution 2014-1 that would put pressure on the US government to condemn Israel for alleged arbitrary denials of entry of US ...
Another Academic Group Considers Israel Censure
Taking Israel to Task
Amid bitter debate, MLA academics condemn Israel's entry policies
Sharon Death Brings Biden, Blair to Israel for Military Funeral
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and former U.K Prime Minister Tony Blair are among those flying in for a memorial ceremony at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, where Sharon's body lay in state after his death two days ago at 85. Prime Minister Benjamin ...
Ariel Sharon's life a metaphor for Israel's: Our view
Israel says final goodbyes to former premier Sharon
Israel boosts security for Sharon funeral near Gaza border
The Times of Israel
UN voices concern over Israel's amended law on African migrants
NEW YORK – The Geneva-based UN Refugee Agency said on Friday they were concerned about the new amendment to Israel's law on the prevention of infiltration that would “further limit the rights of asylum-seekers,” UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards ...
African refugees in Israel march against criminalization
With fliers and Facebook, how Israel's migrants birthed a movement
UN refugee agency urges Israel to reconsider new procedures for asylum seekers
Ex-Israeli PM Ariel Sharon dies at 85
The iconic but controversial former Israeli prime minister, Ariel Sharon, has died after his medical condition significantly deteriorated, his son confirmed to the media. The 85-year-old politician died in Tel Aviv's Tel Hashomer hospital, also known ...
Israel readies for Sharon's funeral as foreign leaders set to arrive
World leaders were due to begin arriving in Israel overnight as Israel prepares to bury former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon on Monday in a day of ceremonies that will highlight his military and political contributions to the country. Intermittent ...
Biden plans to meet with Israel's prime minister and president
Los Angeles Times
SHANNON, Ireland -- Vice President Joe Biden will hold separate meetings with Israel's prime minister and president as part of his visit leading a U.S. delegation to mourn the late Ariel Sharon, the vice president's office said Sunday. Biden, whose Air ...
Israel to spend billions on initiative to bolster Jewish identity in Diaspora
“In Israel, we typically view the world as a source of aliya [immigration] and a big fat wallet, and that's got to change,” Jerusalem and Diaspora Affairs Minister Naftali Bennett said last year when the plan was first unveiled. The effort represents ...
Israel must compete for French Jews
Wikileaks' transparent hostility to Israel
But the longer things go on the more it seems that is, among other things, a cover for hostility to Israel. What else is one to make of the fact that Assange's father, John Shipton, fetched up last month at Damascus and met with Bashar Assad on a ...