is a JTA correspondent in Israel.
April 24, 2013 8:03pm
A Bedouin citizen of Israel who has been jailed in Egypt for 12 years has begun a hunger strike.
April 24, 2013 7:50pm
Syria will not use chemical weapons against its own citizens or against Israel, a Syrian minister said.
April 24, 2013 4:35pm
Israel has agreed to allow UNESCO to inspect sites in Jerusalem in exchange for the postponing of five Palestinian-sponsored resolutions critical of Israel.
April 24, 2013 2:32pm
The Jewish Chronicle, a nearly 90-year-old newspaper in central Massachusetts, will stop publishing in June.
April 24, 2013 12:17pm
Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni recommended that President Shimon Peres reject a parole request from former president Moshe Katzav.
April 24, 2013 11:59am
A Palestinian man convicted of the murder of an Israeli man and his infant son in a rock-throwing incident was sentenced to two consecutive life sentences and another 58-year sentence.
April 24, 2013 10:44am
The British soccer club Chelsea is investigating charges of verbal abuse by the team’s fans against an Israeli player.
April 24, 2013 10:42am
A member of the Knesset Finance Committee criticized an Israeli clothing chain for hiring supermodel Bar Refaeli since she dodged military service.
April 23, 2013 4:54pm
A suburban Boston church was vandalized with an anti-Semitic message while police were hunting for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
April 23, 2013 3:14pm
Richard Falk, an official for the U.N. Human Rights Council, in an online commentary blamed the Boston Marathon bombing on “Tel Aviv.”