Enduring peace must be built from the bottom up.
Aryeh Deri, jailed for bribery in 2000, tries for a comeback in the Jerusalem mayoral contest as Israel reels from several high-profile political scandals.
Hamas arrested senior Fatah officials in Gaza on Friday, capping off one of the worst weeks of conflict between the two Palestinian factions.
Explosions and a Hamas-led crackdown on the rival Fatah Party has raised tensions to their highest levels since Hamas seized control of the Palestinian territory in 2007.
Tuesday's incident appears to mark the third time this year that Palestinians inside Jerusalem have been involved in attacks on Israelis.
The West Bank city of Jenin has been officially handed over to Palestinian control, but the Israeli army still goes in to arrest and assassinate militants.
Can Gaza's ruling militants keep other armed groups from spoiling a six-month cease-fire with Israel intended to improve life in the impoverished coastal strip?
Readers write about Israel-Palestinian relations 60 years after Israeli independence.
The former president said Monday that the Islamist militants are prepared to accept the right of Israel to 'live as a neighbor next door in peace.'
Readers write about talking to Hamas.