Israel moved forward on Wednesday with plans to build some 3,000 settler homes in one of the most sensitive areas of the occupied West Bank, in defiance of international protests.
Former New York Mayor Edward I. Koch was hospitalized for a lung infection, a spokesman said.
Two Israeli films are on the Academy Awards’ short list for the best documentary category, along with one by a Forward 50 selection.
Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa compared the bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish center which killed 85 people to “NATO bombings of Libya.”
A New York man on Tuesday pleaded guilty to 10 charges connected with a plan to blow up synagogues and churches in Manhattan last year.
European Union states struggled to agree on Tuesday on a common response to Israel’s plans to expand settlements in the West Bank, highlighting the divisions within the bloc over how to tackle the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
The sign for a Jewish center at Duke University was vandalized, the campus student newspaper reported.
Israel’s leading basketball team Maccabi Tel Aviv has suspended its captain for calling a rival player a Nazi.
An Israeli court has awarded the country’s first divorce to a gay couple, which experts called an ironic milestone since same-sex marriages cannot be legally conducted in the Jewish state.
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