Topic: Tom Segev
Israel's Education Ministry has called in the principal of Shaar Hanegev high school, which is using a banned textbook that explains both narratives of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Israelis haven't expressed much sympathy for Gaza freedom flotilla activists attacked in an Israeli raid Monday. But they're upset that their government walked into what they say was a trap, and botched the mission.
Far from suicide bombers and West Bank settlements, the cosmopolitan city is an economic engine – and out of step, some say.
In 1964, Israeli officials shunned the Beatles, embarrassing the nation. When Sir Paul McCartney takes a Tel Aviv stage Thursday, he'll relieve Israel of 44 years of cultural baggage.