2 hrs ago
Young objector challenges Israeli army
Left wing activists hold signs during a protest calling for the release of Israeli conscientious objector Natan Blanc from military prison, in front of the ministry of defense office in Tel Aviv, Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
6 hrs ago
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.
10 hrs ago
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.
14 hrs ago
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)
18 hrs ago
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.
Tue May 21, 2013
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.
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.
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)
Mon May 20, 2013
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sat May 18, 2013
Arms experts pushes back S-300 capability time frame.
Syria would require a considerable period of time before it could master the S-300 air defense system, a defense analyst said Friday.
Erdan appeals gov't approval of gas plant
The approval of a Be'er Tuviya natural gas plant was not on the meeting's schedule, the residents complained.
At Ra'anana school, a different kind of Tikun Shavuot
For a school that strives to develop a sense of community among a diverse group of students and parents, it was no surprise that Meitarim Ra'anana's traditional annual Tikkun Shavuot epitomized its pluralistic educational philosophy.