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Israel Passes Law Limiting Prisoner Releases

Allows judges to designate defendents as barred from any future releases

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Kerry: U.S. Reconsidering Role in Peace Talks

Says it’s time for a reality check on the stalled negotiations

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The Lives They Lived

As Israel sets Palestinian prisoners free, remembering their victims

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Freed Palestinian Prisoners Get $50,000 Each

Mahmoud Abbas also giving former prisoners well-paying government jobs

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Israel Releases 26 Prisoners; Teva CEO Resigns

Plus Mandy Patinkin’s favorite Princess Bride line, and more in the news

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Israel’s Stray Cat Campaign; Yeshiva Bans Soy?

Plus scholars create massive Zuckerberg archive, and more in the news

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Two Years After Gilad Shalit’s Release, His Negotiator Looks Back—and Ahead

In his new book, ‘The Negotiator,’ Long Island-born Gershon Baskin says the prisoner swap that saved the soldier was worth it

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Protesters Call for Release of Israeli Prisoners

In response to the release of 26 Palestinian prisoners