Topic: Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Global News Blog Palestinian support for 'two-state' solution drops with Israel defiant on settlement freeze
Palestinian support for a two-state solution is declining, according to a new poll released as Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vows to continue building in East Jerusalem.
03/23/2010 07:05 pm
Going into his AIPAC speech today, Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces stern US warnings, Palestinian exasperation, and a fractious coalition government and rising violence back home.
03/22/2010 03:41 pm
The office of Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday rejected the remarks of his brother-in-law Hagai Ben Artzi, who called President Obama 'anti-Semitic.' But how many other Israelis share Mr. Ben Artzi's view?
03/17/2010 01:34 pm
Even before the Jerusalem clashes today, the US had asked Israel to confirm it would include the Jerusalem's status in renewed talks with the Palestinians. But Netanyahu's range of options is constrained by his rightist coalition partners.
03/16/2010 01:57 pm
The recent New York Times bestseller Start-Up Nation drew much attention to Israel as a global innovation center. Israel has more Nasdaq-listed companies than all Europe, but is this success sustainable? Venture capital funding fell sharply in 2009.
03/09/2010 01:38 pm
The Academy of the Hebrew Language is on a mission to keep one of the world's oldest living languages pure – and, in the halls of parliament, at least – proper.
01/25/2010 04:44 pm
Egyptian archeologists presented new evidence Monday that the people who worked on the Great Pyramids of Giza were not Jewish slaves, but paid laborers. Newly discovered tombs show construction workers were honored by being buried near the pyramids.
01/11/2010 11:54 am
Israel's finance minister, Yuval Steinitz, said on Sunday that Israel could do without loan guarantees after US envoy George Mitchell told PBS last week that the US could consider withholding the guarantees if Israel doesn't stop settlement construction.
01/10/2010 02:16 pm
The German intelligence official reportedly mediating a prisoner exchange to bring home Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit had previous success with an Israel-Hezbollah swap in 2008.
12/23/2009 09:37 am
After 10,000 settlers and their supporters protested in Israel last night, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered tax breaks and other benefits to mollify them. But his effort to please everyone may be backfiring.
12/10/2009 12:00 am