The visit showcased shared humanity, but also the difficulties of reconciliation in the current environment.
Khaled Asakreh was released seven months ago, after 22 years in an Israeli prison. Another batch of veteran Palestinian prisoners is awaiting release as part of John Kerry's peace efforts.
Paul Salopek, the man behind the Out of Eden project, walked into Jerusalem recently and talked with the Monitor about his epic adventure circumnavigating the world.
The social network 'Nipagesh,' founded by an Israeli entrepreneur with a 10-year-old daughter, allows only schools to set up accounts, guaranteeing that everyone signed up is actually a kid.
At war since 1967, Israelis and Syrians rarely interact. But with wounded Syrians seeking treatment in Israel, a rare opportunity for chatter has emerged.
An Israeli NGO hopes to crowd-source location-based data about the villages destroyed in the wake of Israel’s independence, which Palestinians refer to as the nakba, or catastrophe.
Rivka Yeruslavsky, born into an Israeli ultra-Orthodox family, studied computer science and has gone on to open a vocational school designed to bring more haredim into the workforce.
Israelis are prohibited from entering Palestinian-controlled areas of the West Bank. But an exception allowed 300 young Israelis to visit Palestinian President Abbas in Ramallah Sunday.
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Dozens of Palestinians in bright sneakers gather weekly to train for the Bethlehem 'Right to Movement' marathon in April, running through a West Bank valley dotted with ancient olive trees.
A new Zogby poll reveals widespread disillusionment with the Oslo Accords. Here’s a look at some other potential scenarios being discussed.
At least 28 Palestinians have died in Yarmouk refugee camp outside Damascus, which has been blockaded since July by Syria's government.
Few Israelis turned out to bid former prime minister Ariel Sharon farewell, but his departure has generated a flurry of commentary on his mixed record as a leader.
Since 27 Syrian children died in a winter storm, Operation Human Warmth has collected blankets, coats, and sleeping bags from 650 communities in Israel.
Motassim Ali fled the Darfur genocide five years ago and crossed illegally into Israel, reasoning that Jews were likely to empathize with his plight.
Secretary Kerry's shuttle diplomacy appears to be gaining traction, but a media campaign by Israeli settlers paints his ideas as akin to using a porcupine as toilet paper.