The US State Department said on Monday that the Israeli government's respect for freedom of religion has remained consistent through 2012, but that it has engaged in "detailed discussions" with Israeli officials over rights concerns that have persisted for multiple years.
Now a new disclosure about his soaring spending on housekeeping, furniture, clothing and other expenses is increasing pressure on him in a country whose leaders once were known for washing their own dishes and taking out the garbage.
Fundamentally Freund: One Israeli I know who defines himself as secular told me that he had to work long and hard to convince his fiance to get married by a rabbi here in Israel.
The revelations in the al-Dura case will discourage the foreign press from forging stories about Israel in the future, Strategic Affairs Minister Yuval Steinitz told the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee on Monday.
The Senate Judiciary Committee is aiming this week to pass a landmark immigration bill to secure the border and offer citizenship to millions, setting up a high-stakes debate on the Senate floor.
Qatar's emir, who has thrown his state's riches behind Arab uprisings, said on Monday that the emergence of 'people power' had put Arabs in direct confrontation with Israel and made a resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict more pressing.
Palestinians chant slogans during a demonstration to mark the Nakba or the "Day of Catastrophe", at Al-Aqsa mosque following Friday prayers outside the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem's Old City.
Shaiel and Charlie Yitzhak both work hard - he as an English teacher, she as a physical therapist working with wounded Israeli soldiers.
Secretary of State John Kerry is heading back to the Middle East this week to press his case for peace talks between Syrian rebels and President Bashar Assad's regime amid increasing signs the new U.S. strategy to halt the war is being undermined by Russia.
Robbers enter bank on Jabotinsky Street in the southern city and fires shots; at least four more injured, including robber that shot himself after barricading himself inside the bank with hostage.
Israeli police say vandals have spray-panted slogans on the home of one of the leaders of a liberal Jewish women's group that has angered ultra-Orthodox communities over its demands for equality of worship.
The British Mandatory forces brutally crushed the Arab Revolt in Palestine . Despite their heavy losses, however, the Arabs succeeded politically in forcing the British government to severely limit Jewish immigration and land purchases in Palestine.
Israel on Sunday completed an investigation into a decade-old French TV report that claimed Israeli forces killed a Palestinian boy in a gunbattle with Palestinian militants, saying the video was misleading and unfairly blamed Israel.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's senior coalition partner says that reaching a final peace agreement with the Palestinians is unrealistic at the current time and the sides should instead pursue an interim arrangement.
In what police are describing as a crime of opportunity, a wanted man with a criminal history dating nearly 15 years entered a front door that had been left open at a New York home near Hofstra University.
One day each summer, my childhood camp was magically transformed into a mini-Israel for "Yom Yisrael," Israel Day.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held out the prospect on Sunday of further Israeli strikes inside Syria, pledging to act to prevent advanced weapons from reaching Hezbollah and other militant groups.