A new nondenominational Jewish burial society has replaced an Orthodox one at a Boston-area Jewish funeral home.
Three Israeli stage actors asked to be excused from performing in a play staged at a cultural center in the West Bank settlement of Ariel.
When Floris Hirschfeld’s mother died two years ago, he had her portrait tattooed on his back to honour her memory.
A U.S. development worker kidnapped in Pakistan by al Qaeda two years ago appealed to President Barack Obama to intervene and help negotiate his release, in a video released on Thursday.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas have had secret back-channel talks for several years, an Israeli newspaper is reporting.