Israel approves new settlement construction
JERUSALEM — Israel gave the final go-ahead Thursday to build nearly 1,500 homes in Jewish settlements, saying the construction was a response to the formation of the Palestinian unity government backed by the Islamic militant group Hamas. The move ...
Israel Expands Settlements to Rebuke Palestinians
New Israeli settlement expansion condemned
Erekat: Israel preparing major settlement expansion, annexation
Rolling Stones to perform in Israel despite pressure from Pink Floyd members ...
The Stones' decision to ignore Roger Waters and Nick Mason of Pink Floyd underscored Israel's growing popularity as a stop for major musical acts, and it signaled a setback for a campaign known as boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS). The movement ...
Sour note: Rolling Stones perform in Israel, to the chagrin of Pink Floyd
Rolling Stones stars Mick Jagger, Ronnie Wood and Charlie Watts visit ...
To Roger Waters of Pink Floyd & Other Israel Haters
In Israel, plans to close immigrant center stir integration concerns
Los Angeles Times
Newcomers from Western nations often find housing after a short stay in one of 16 centers run by Israel's Immigrant Absorption Ministry. But others, mostly immigrants from Ethiopia with higher economic and social barriers to overcome, do not have the ...
Has Angela Merkel weakened her security pledge to Israel?
A little over three months ago, Chancellor Angela Merkel said in Israel that Germany works “shoulder to shoulder” with the Jewish state and seeks “to secure the future of the State of Israel.” Just last month, however, her government pulled the plug on ...
Jewish Daily Forward
Israel says Iran giving 'false explanations' to UN nuclear inquiry
Iran, which says its nuclear program is peaceful and that it is Israel's assumed atomic arsenal that threatens Middle East peace, insisted there had been "steady and constant progress" in its cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency.
Israel says Iran giving 'false explanations' to UN nuclear probe
Israel Slams Iran for Nuclear 'Stall' Tactics
Angered by Palestinian unity government, Israel to build more settler homes
"When Israel is spat upon, it has to do something about it," Ariel told Israel Radio, adding that construction tenders had been issued as a response to what he termed a Palestinian "terrorist government". Asked who had insulted Israel, Ariel, a far ...
Israel's dwindling Holocaust survivors struggle with poverty, bureaucracy
HAIFA, Israel – The paintings portray the journey Manya Herman can never forget, the arduous march at gunpoint her family made from their Ukrainian village to a Nazi concentration camp that claimed the life of her grandfather and nearly ended hers at ...
Hamas Looms Over Latest Israel-US Dispute
New York Times
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other senior Israeli officials have condemned the Obama administration in unusually vitriolic terms for rushing to embrace a government that includes a militant Islamic group that the West has labeled a terrorist ...
Israel Condemns Plan in Washington to Work With New Palestinian Alliance
New York Times
JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that he was “deeply troubled” by the Obama administration's decision to work with the new Palestinian government, signaling new strains in the often rocky relationship between Israel and ...
Obama administration seeks to bridge rift with Israel over Palestinian unity ...
Israel condemns US for backing Palestinian unity government
International community welcomes Palestinian unity government
iEngage: National law and Israel's 'Jewishness'
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu recently declared that he intends to rapidly advance the enactment of a proposed basic law that defines Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people, a declaration that sparked a heated debate in the cabinet, the ...
Israeli ministers to consider watered-down 'Jewish state law' on Sunday
Govt. Set to Discuss 'Jewish National Homeland' Law