Palestinian prisoner release celebrated with ceremonies, rocket fire
At a cost of $75 million, new fortifications stand as physical reminders that peace in the north is further away than ever
The Israeli Prime Minister delivers a rare smackdown in the Knesset
Israeli Knesset OKs referendum bill on withdrawal
Looking at Bibi’s big gambit and the new round of peace negotiations
Following Israeli cabinet decision to release 104 Palestinian prisoners
Benjamin Netanyahu is under fire for eating trayf. So did Yitzhak Rabin.
It’s never been about the money
If a referendum occurs, more than half of those polled would vote in favor
John Kerry is expected to make an announcement soon
Ex-Shin Bet head Yuval Diskin warns that Israel’s leaders appear to be dangerously detached from reality
The Prawer Bill will relocate more than 20,000 Bedouins living the Negev
Bibi goes on ‘Face the Nation’ to talk Iran’s nuclear program
The IDF’s veteran commanders fear that easier access to Internet and softer treatment of new recruits create lax fighters
Can the mayor hold on in the next elections and continue his drive to pull the ancient city into the 21st century?
The last time China and the Jewish state drew close, the United States drove them apart. Now there’s even more at stake.
Will keep 60 percent of offshore reserves, export 40 percent
Israel’s failures in 2006 foreshadow the challenges that lie ahead in a fractured Middle East—and the coming wars there
This is all getting a little bit silly
Plus Kerry delays Israel trip, Hasidim for Bikes in Williamsburg, and more
Plus ultra-Orthodox protest IDF draft changes in New York City, and more
In the village of Battir, green ideals and cultural heritage override detailed plans for Israel’s separation wall
Plus Joyce Brothers (1927-2013) and Israeli settlements for Palestinians
Plus a UN org erases Israel from its map
The media is reporting that the historic visits were about the peace process. They’re wrong.
Plus Benghazi hearings polarize and Syria’s lost generation
Why the Israel Defense Forces hit Syria—and why they believe that Assad won’t hit back
How Israel’s annexation* of the contested border region continues to keep the peace
The anniversary of Bibi’s father’s passing and an old peace initiative
In calling for desegregation of the Kotel, the modern movement is actually reviving 19th-century traditions