The Israeli government says that Haredi parents and schools — rather than the government itself — are to blame for denying secular education to ultra-Orthodox youth in Israel.
Dozens of Arab families who were planning to build homes in the Jewish city of Afula have lost their leases to the land after an Israeli judge said that they illegally coordinated their bids.
As authorities try to figure out the cause of the bus bombing that rocked Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vows to “settle the score” if the intent was terror.
It’s not every day when some of the world’s most acclaimed novelists find themselves caught up in a flashpoint illustrating the tense relations between Israel and Palestinians on the West Bank. Naomi Zeveloff was there.
When Imad Abu Shamsiyeh heard the gunshots, he grabbed his flip camera and recorded what he saw: an Israeli soldier shooting a prone Palestinian assailant. The results went viral, and Abu Shamsiyeh’s life hasn’t been the same.
Seven Jewish and Palestinian kids were profiled in a groundbreaking film series about growing up in the holy city. A quarter century later, Naomi Zeveloff tracked them down — and discovered lives that encapsulate the recent history of Israel.
Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Jews flexed their muscle and put the egalitarian prayer deal for the Western Wall on ice. Now, the Conservative and Reform movements are battling back.
After the Istanbul suicide attack that killed three Israeli tourists March 19, Turkish leaders sent condolences to the victims’ families and otherwise seemed to move to repair diplomatic ties between the two nations. The terrorism even may have inadvertently created momentum for normalization talks.
The bloody murder of an American business student in a tourist area of Jaffa, a seaport city adjacent to Tel Aviv, stunned tourists in Israel’s vacation hub — and shocked a university campus thousands of miles away in Tennessee.
Nearly half of the Jews surveyed in a landmark Pew survey of Israelis want Arabs ‘expelled or transferred’ from the country. Authors of the groundbreaking study say the shocking findings reflect a broad dissatisfaction with the prospects for coexistence.