Ardie Geldman, who lives in the Israeli settlement of Efrat, regularly speaks to groups with a predominantly pro-Palestinian agenda.
A spate of militant attacks on Egyptian security forces and government officials could be a nascent insurgency.
The Obama administration faces pressure from Congress for more sanctions against Iran. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani faces increasing pressure from hardliners who oppose negotiations with the US. But a diplomatic deal is still clearly preferable for all sides.
The Jewish feminist activists who pray at the Western Wall have inspired designers at Comme Il Faut, one of Tel Aviv’s top fashion houses.
Israeli education Minister Shai Piron has promised that the new Holocaust curriculum will be 'age-appropriate,' but it has drawn significant criticism.