Outgoing Israeli President Shimon Peres said after meeting with Esther Pollard that on his U.S. trip, he will raise her request with American officials to free her imprisoned husband on humanitarian grounds.
A Palestinian who infiltrated Israel from the Gaza Strip was caught while armed with a hand grenade outside of a southern Israeli community.
Despite our nostalgia about summer traditions, Jewish camps have changed dramatically from a generation ago. Here are a few specific trends we’ve noticed.
Israel has “unequivocal proof” that Hamas is responsible for the kidnapping of three Israeli teens more than a week ago, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his Cabinet.
In a presidential campaign with an unprecedented number of pointed words and phrases living on as unpleasant hashtags — Loser. Crooked. Deplorables. Nasty woman. Build the wall. Putin’s puppet — Israel barely rates a mention.
An Israeli teen was killed and at least two other people were injured near the border fence in the Golan Heights when their vehicle was hit with explosives fired from Syria.
Jewish groups predicted a rupture with Presbyterians in the wake of a close vote favoring divestment from three companies that deal with Israel’s security forces in the West Bank.17
Tamas Marton was a Budapest schoolboy in 1944 when Hungarians allied to Nazi Germany helped to deport half a million Jews, including his mother, to death camps.5
An internal investigation at American Apparel Inc has found that its CEO Dov Charney violated company policies, ranging from misusing company funds to failing to stop the discrediting of at least one former employee who had accused him of sexual harassment.
The Chinese city of Harbin reopened a 105-year-old synagogue to the public after an extensive restoration.3
Israel sent more troops to the occupied West Bank on Saturday to search for three missing teenagers it says were abducted by Palestinian Islamist group Hamas.
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