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.
Just ahead of the anniversary of the killing of Yitzhak Rabin – the former Israeli prime minister murdered by a Jewish extemist in 1995 – security forces publicized the arrest of Yaakov Teitel. Murder accusations against Teitel are again fanning concern in Israel about nationalist vigilantes.
Angry Israeli politicians and journalists charge claim of organ theft from Palestinians a "blood libel." They're seeking Swedish government condemnation, and threaten a chill in diplomatic relations if it isn't forthcoming.
Frederic C. Hof, author of a March report suggesting an environmental preserve and other initiatives in the disputed Golan Heights, is meeting with Israeli officials.
The US and Israel agreed this week to establish a joint committee on how to implement a freeze outlined in the 2003 road map.
As the Jewish state celebrates Independence Day on Wednesday, a small but growing band comes together to share experiences.
Israel's military prosecutor has launched a criminal investigation into the alleged deliberate killing of women, children, and elderly noncombatants.
Israel's settlement growth means we have to find a different plan.