Israel’s Knesset will hold a Hanukkah candle lighting including women and representatives of the Reform and Conservative movements.5
For more than two months, Israel has been battling a wave of deadly attacks by Palestinians targeting Israelis. At the same time, and in a reflection of the complications of the region, it is trying to rein in violent, far-right Jewish groups intent on sowing discord with Muslims and Christians.
You might not expect to find members of the Tribe in China, but they’re there — and they trace their roots back more than 800 years.11
The British-American Jewish academic who told a 13-year-old Israeli girl that she would not answer her questions for a school project until there is peace in Palestine is under police investigation.174
Khalida Jarrar, a member of the Palestinian parliament will spend 15 months in an Israeli prison for incitement to violence.6
American nonprofits donated more than $220 million to Israeli West Bank settlements from 2009 to 2013.6
It’s not the final call — editors make the decision — but Time readers in a poll chose Bernie Sanders Person of the Year.
A Palestinian man stabbed and critically wounded an Israeli in the West Bank city of Hebron on Monday and was then shot dead by security forces, Israeli police said.
Relations between Sweden and Israel hit a fresh low on Sunday after Israel said Sweden’s foreign minister had accused it of unlawful killings and Stockholm responded by saying that the comments had been “blown out of reasonable proportion.”10
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