is a JTA correspondent in Israel.
June 17, 2013 11:40am
Yeshivat Maharat, which trains Orthodox Jewish women to be religious leaders, held its first graduation ceremony.
June 4, 2013 12:40pm
Longest Shabbat table, Israel’s education minister wants to tone down the prom and a flying menagerie makes its way to Turkey.
May 12, 2013 12:41pm
The Israel Defense Forces shot down one of its own drones over the Mediterranean Sea, due to an engine malfunction.
May 1, 2013 4:54pm
JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Israeli Prime Minister’s office welcomed the Arab League’s Middle East peace plan allowing for agreed-upon land swaps. In a statement issued late Tuesday on behalf of Israeli diplomatic officials, the Prime Minister’s Office said Israel “welcomed the support given by the Arab league delegation and the U.S. secretary of state to the…
May 1, 2013 4:53pm
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli settlers and Palestinians clashed in the West Bank more than a day after the murder of a Jewish man by a Palestinian attacker. Jewish settlers threw rocks at passing Palestinian cars, and settlers and Palestinians threw rocks at each other in the northern West Bank on Wednesday, according to reports. Late Tuesday…
April 30, 2013 3:00pm
Israeli President Shimon Peres told Pope Francis at a Vatican meeting that the new pontiff has an important role to play in shepherding the peace process.
April 30, 2013 2:32pm
The Arab League agreed to a Middle East peace plan that would allow for agreed-upon land swaps.
April 30, 2013 10:40am
A Palestinian stabbed to death an Israeli man at a bus stop in the West Bank.
April 30, 2013 10:20am
An Israeli airstrike killed a senior Palestinian terrorist in northern Gaza.
April 29, 2013 3:22pm
Israel’s Supreme Court allowed the state to postpone the evacuation of the illegal West Bank outpost Amona.