Free at Last: Relatives of freed Palestinian prisoners gather to welcome them home in the West Bank.

    Knesset Approves Life Sentence Without Parole for Murderers

    A Knesset committee approved a bill that would allow murderers to be sentenced to life in prison without parole.

    World's Oldest Man Alexander Imich Takes Star Turn at 111

    The world’s oldest living man is a 111-year-old scholar of the occult who calls New York City his home.

    Israel Divestment Move Fails at University of California at Davis

    The student senate at the University of California, Davis did not approve a divestment resolution targeting Israel.

    Israel Fires Back in Talks Collapse Blame Game

    Israel fired back on Friday at a senior U.S. official, who blamed Jewish settlement construction in part for the breakdown of peacemaking with the Palestinians, saying he himself had done nothing to help the negotiations.

    British Kosher Slaughter Group Wants Better Labeling for Meats

    Citing animal welfare and consumer rights considerations, a British Jewish group supporting kosher slaughter called for stricter labeling practices for the general meat industry.