May 4, 2009 10:24pm
Shaking off criticism from their Arab and Jewish publics, Achinoam Nini and Mira Awad head to Moscow to represent Israel in the Eurovision Song Contest.
April 28, 2009 1:26am
As Israel turns 61, the global economic crisis is prompting Israelis living overseas to act on their long-deferred plans to return home.
March 24, 2009 11:31pm
In a battle played out in courtyards, olive groves and the puddle-filled pavement, hundreds of youth clashed with Israeli riot police to protest a march in their Israeli-Arab town by a band of far-right activists.
March 18, 2009 12:36am
The collapse of 11th-hour negotiations to free Gilad Shalit extends the emotional saga in Israel surrounding the captive solider.
March 17, 2009 1:21am
Nir Barkat, Jerusalem’s new mayor, wants Diaspora Jews to be “shareholders” in his plans for the city’s revitalization.
March 10, 2009 12:42am
The first female officer in the IDF’s Rabbinate Corps is helping religiously observant women preserve their values while serving in the Israeli army.
March 3, 2009 10:57pm
A fast-growing number of secular-oriented spiritual communities are springing up around Israel, tapping into a desire by more and more Israelis to connect, in some cases for the first time, with Jewish culture and heritage.
February 24, 2009 11:42pm
After the Palestinian Authority eliminated funding for Palestinian patients under care at Israeli hospitals, thousands of sick Palestinians find themselves with no recourse for the treatment they need.
February 17, 2009 11:01pm
Many Israelis are hoping the deadlock prompted by Israel’s most recent election, in which the leaders of two parties are competing to form governing coalitions, might finally spark electoral reform.
February 11, 2009 12:38am
Riding a wave of popularity, Yisrael Beiteinu leader Avigdor Lieberman was greeted by cheering crowds on Election Day.