Is a Pink Sparkly Barbie Wrong for Hanukkah?

The ‘No Gender’ holiday campaign might seem frivolous to some. But Allison Kaplan Sommer argues that in the Middle East, where extreme stereotyping is everywhere, every bit helps.

Eli Yishai Leaving Shas, Launching New Party for Elections

Eli Yishai will leave the Shas party he once headed and has registered to run in the March elections with a new party.

Hamas Holds Gaza Military Parade, Vows Israel's Destruction

Vowing to destroy Israel, Hamas paraded some 2,000 of its armed fighters and truck-mounted rockets through Gaza, marking its 27th anniversary with its biggest show of force since the end of the Gaza war.

Congressional Spending Bill OKs Israel Defense Aid

The massive spending bill passed by Congress includes defense assistance for Israel along with tightened oversight of Palestinian funding and Iran nuclear talks.

Israel Names Officer Accused of Killing Palestinian Teen With Live Fire

An Israeli Border Police officer indicted for the killing of a Palestinian teen during a Nakba Day protest in the West Bank has been named.