Critics say Benjamin Netanyahu is hitting the wrong note when it comes to the media, weakening press freedom and holding sway over TV broadcasters in a country that bills itself as the Middle East’s only true democracy.10
The Palestinian National Theatre, which for three decades has been the leading performing arts and cultural center for Arabs in Jerusalem, is facing closure after running up large municipal debts, its director said on Friday.19
Two Palestinians rammed vehicles into Israeli soldiers in separate attacks in the occupied West Bank on Friday and were then shot dead, Israeli police and military said.7
New York City will fund security guards for Jewish, Catholic and Muslim students in non-public schools.
New York Times Jerusalem bureau chief Jodi Rudoren announced that she will be leaving Jerusalem at the end of the year and returning to New York.35
New York State Police have charged 25-year-old Matthew Bauman, an alleged heroin addict, for Tuesday night’s shooting of a Kiryas Joel teen at a local kosher convenience store.
Some 200 lone Israeli soldiers from North America will attend a special Thanksgiving dinner catered by a former lone soldier from New York.8
In two separate challenges to the foundation that owns the rights to Anne Frank’s diary and is seeking to extend its copyright, a French lawmaker and a French scholar each plan to publish the text online in January.
William Rapfogel, who was sentenced last year to 3 1/3 years to 10 years in prison for stealing $9 million from the Jewish nonprofit he headed, has been transferred to a minimum-security work release prison in Manhattan.
Military commanders and the Netanyahu government sparred over the right strategy to end two months of stabbings, shootings and car-based attacks on Thursday as Israeli troops killed two Palestinians involved in violence in the occupied West Bank.61
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