Will corruption undo Israel?
While it is true that growing corruption, tied to increasing wealth, is a worldwide problem, Israel seems to have a bad case. As a young, rambunctious democracy (reminiscent of Elizabethan England) composed of so many different “tribes,” each with its ...
Israeli-Palestinian Collision Course
New York Times
The recent collapse of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks has sharpened tensions and put the two sides on a collision course. The feuding Palestinian factions, Fatah and Hamas, formed a government this week, prompting Israel to retaliate with plans for ...
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 ...
'The pressure on Israel is definitely rising'
Israel Can't Negotiate with PA-Hamas "Technocrats"
Israel Expands Settlements to Rebuke Palestinians
Some daylight on Western-style weekends in Israel
With increasing frequency, the public discourse in Israel has been focusing on moving the country to a Western-style Saturday-Sunday weekend. As a result of Shabbat constraints and Israel's subsequent unique Friday work habits, which are taken as given ...
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 ...
MLA Members Reject Resolution Condemning Israel
Openness on Israeli Issues Seen in Survey of Iranians
New York Times
Nearly 40 percent of those asked agreed that Iran should recognize Israel if Israel reached a peace accord with the Palestinians and withdrew from the contested territories. Such delicate issues are not ordinarily broached by pollsters in Iran ...
Digging for TV gold in Israel
This marks the very first time an American TV series will film entirely in Israel. One of the casting agents, Sharon Soleimani from CU, describes the filming process and why this is a historical moment not only for filming in Jerusalem, but for the ...
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 ...
What Israel's Prisoner Exchanges Can Teach Us About Bergdahl
Obama administration seeks to bridge rift with Israel over Palestinian unity ...
Israel slams 'terrorist' Palestine unity deal
Israel must engage, not withdraw, from peace
Without progress in the peace negotiations, the EU's growing cooperation with Israel will halt and contentious and divisive issues - not least an accelerated disengagement from the settlements - will prevail. By Jose Manuel Barroso | Jun. 8, 2014 | 12 ...
Memo to NYTimes Correspondents re anti-Israel Bias
"MADA": Israel stopped” good morning Jerusalem ”program