Israel's Plan B
For the Palestinians, Plan B was clear from the outset: Sue for further unilateral recognition of Palestinian statehood in international organizations, and use global legal forums to criminalize, isolate and pressure Israel. In fact, it's quite clear ...
Israel Has Run Out of Excuses
Con: One-sided tactics showed contempt for Israel
Indyk: Settlement could drive Israel into binational reality
New Yorker (blog)
Israel's Independence Day, and Its Future
New Yorker (blog)
Israel proper remains democratic in essential respects—I am writing this without fear of censorship—and the occupation can continue without entirely undermining the free institutions that Israeli citizens, including Arabs, enjoy. But the forces of ...
Study Suggests Fixes For Israel Detachment
When Jews hate leftists for loving Israel
Israel to buy state plane after PM complaints
Egypt and Israel to reach another gas deal
The owners of an Israeli gas field have reached an agreement to export trillions of cubic feet of natural gas through Egypt, a lucrative but politically sensitive deal which the Egyptian cabinet quickly denied would ever happen. Noble Energy, the ...
Israel fears rightists might carry out massive hate crime during papal visit
The Israel Police and the Shin Bet fear that right-wing extremists might exploit Pope Francis' visit to the Holy Land on May 24-26 to carry out a major hate crime to drum up media attention. The security services estimate that the hate crime would ...
Vatican Calls on Israel to Safeguard Holy Sites
Israel urged to act on hate crime ahead of Pope visit
Israel urged to act on hate crime
Israel mulls internment for Arab hate crimes
Israel plans to use detention without trial against Jewish extremists suspected of anti-Arab hate crimes, a minister has announced, amid mounting criticism over government failure to secure prosecutions. Internal Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch ...
Catholic Church demands Israel act to stop hate attacks
Lawmakers hold emergency meeting on 'price tag' attacks
Israel hit by late season rain storms, flooding
Rains poured all over the country on Wednesday night and Thursday, accompanied by isolated thunderstorms and unseasonable drops in temperatures, according to Israel Meteorological Services. Related: Tel Avivians run for cover as wild weather hits the ...
UNHRC President replaces Falk with pro-Palestinian Indonesian diplomat
The United Nations Human Rights Council appointed Makarim Wibisono – an Indonesian diplomat who has expressed pro-Palestinian views – on Thursday to a six-year term as its special investigator of Israeli actions in the West Bank and east Jerusalem.
New iPhone App Turns Back The Clock on Israel
A smartphone placed on an Israeli map in Jerusalem, displaying the new iNakba application that allows users to find the remains of Palestinian villages that now lie inside modern-day Israel, May 5, 2014. Thomas Coex—AFP/Getty Images ...
DCCC chair Steve Israel: Boycott the GOP's Benghazi probe, Dems
Washington Post (blog)
DCCC chair Steve Israel made his recommendations to House Democrats at a caucus meeting this morning, making him one of the most prominent Dems to make this case so far. Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Steny Hoyer have strongly condemned ...
Heavy rains across Israel, flooding in south
Police in Israel say rescuers are evacuating dozens of American tourists who were stranded overnight in a parking lot in the Negev desert due to rare heavy rains. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said that about 70 tourists from the United States were ...