7 hrs ago
The Waterloo Region Record
Israel remains a nation of diversity, hostility and hope
When I was leaving Israel last week, after a seven-day trip with a small group of family and friends, newspaper headlines in the airport lounge spoke of possible military conflict with Syria.
Wed May 22, 2013
Arutz Sheva Israel News
Sarkozy Hits Out at Europe Over Syria
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, on a visit to Israel, hit out at Europe on Wednesday for failing to act in the wake of the ongoing civil war in Syria.
Charleston City Paper
Lyricism lights the way for this year's Wells Fargo Jazz Series
"I didn't go shopping for a Fin, a Brazilian, and a Pole. I go looking for lyricism, depth, transcendence, and having something to say.
Playboy Bunnies in the Holy Land
This city has long been a bohemian oasis in an otherwise religiously conservative nation, but scantily clad Israeli women will no longer be contained to Tel Aviv beaches.
US Embassy: Outpost legalization undermines peace process
American official attends High Court of Justice hearing on petition to raze selected W. Bank outposts; land forum condemns diplomat's presence at hearing; Peace Now: sending of US representative message to gov't. Israeli efforts to legalize West Bank outpost undermined the peace process, the US Embassy in Tel Aviv warned Wednesday in advance of US ... (more)
Police to probe officers' conduct in Beduin murder
The National Police headquarters opened an investigation against Negev sub-district police on Wednesday, after it emerged that officers from the Arad police station had received a complaint from the mother of two young Beduin girls 24 hours before they were found murdered in the village of Al Fura.
Wayne Federman coming back for laughs
The last time Los Angeles-based comedian Wayne Federman performed in Israel 10 years ago, it was the aftermath of the Second Intifada.
Tue May 21, 2013
War drill set to test responses to chemical attack
Authorities will hold a war drill next week based on the scenario of missiles pouring in from multiple fronts, with some carrying chemical warheads.
Mon May 20, 2013
Why Don't Young Diaspora Jews Like Naftali Bennett?
Naftali Bennett was slated to be the keynote speaker at the final event of the year organized by MASA, an extra-governmental organization that seeks to "inspire the next generation of Jewish leaders and strengthen their connection to the Jewish people and to Israel." But soon after Bennett took the podium, albeit a bit late, a group of some thirty ... (more)
Papua New Guinea seeks Israeli medical know-how
The government of Papua New Guinea is looking to learn about the Israeli health system, Health Minister Yael German said on Monday.
An aliya reunion: 40 years and going strong
Borderline views: All of us would recommend, without any hesitation, to those acquaintances, friends and relatives in the UK to repeat our experience and to come live in Israel.
Social protests: A redux
There is thus much reason for average Israelis to be upset. In fact, Lapid conceded as much, saying his budget negatively impacts the middle class.
Mass murder shocks Beersheba neighborhood
Shock grips residents whose quiet area is a stranger to shoot-outs, car bombs, stabbings that can be common in rougher neighborhoods.
Streisand to receive honorary Hebrew U doctorate
Streisand, the iconic Jewish-American singer and actress, will be presented with the degree at a ceremony on June 17 during the Hebrew University International Board of Governors meeting in Jerusalem.
Agendas of Israelis: policy disputes and Kulturkampf
Newspaper estimates of the numbers taking part in recent demonstrations tell us something about the ranking of items on the agendas of various sectors.
Sun May 19, 2013
The Washington Post
Key Israeli leader calls for interim peace deal with Palestinians
In this Jan.16, 2013 file photo, Yair Lapid, popular former TV anchorman and head of the new centrist party Yesh Atid, poses for a portrait at his house during an interview for the Associated Press, in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Israel's 'illegal' military entry permit bars selected tourists from West Bank - report
Many tourists hoping to visit the West Bank are finding it impossible to do so - because Israel requires certain visitors to have an entry permit.
Bruce Willis never boycotted Israel
The 'Toronto Star' has corrected an article which falsely alleged that actor Bruce Willis refused to visit Israel due to his support for the anti-Israel BDS.