Non-Orthodox activists for prayer rights at the Western Wall are fighting for face time with the government as the deadline for a compromise on the egalitarian plaza plan approaches.3
Across the spectrum, Israelis see their new defense minister as a dangerous extremist. But Washington is taking a pragmatic let’s-do-business approach.8
An organization advocating Jewish-Arab coexistence has raised more than $18,500 in a crowdfunding drive for a Bedouin Israeli who was beaten by off-duty police officers.
Israel’s Foreign Ministry is badly mismanaging the fight against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, according to a state comptroller’s report.3
Bernie Sanders hasn’t provided any long-term strategy for securing a two-state solution, Jane Eisner writes. That’s not just bad for Israelis and Palestinians — it’s bad for Sanders himself.
The Israeli state attorney general is taking Breaking the Silence to court to reveal the identities of the soldiers who testified to the organization as part of the state’s war crimes investigation, a move that the group says will severely undermine the work it does.72
Israel released from prison a Palestinian man who had endured a 93-day hunger strike during his five months in prison.
Following reports of his imminent replacement, Moshe Ya’alon resigned as Israel’s defense minister citing distrust in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.56
Israel’s finance and defense ministers announced a two-year plan to improve conditions at security checkpoints in the West Bank.18
The Obama administration has remained silent regarding the political makeover of Netanyahu’s coalition government, which is set to put right-wing leader Avigdor Lieberman in charge of Israel’s defense ministry and push out Moshe Yaalon, a former military chief of staff and Likud party pragmatist, from the position he’d been holding since 2013.97
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Egyptian President Abdel Fatah el-Sissi to discuss how to revive Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, along with other shared concerns.8
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