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  • Dershowitz to rally for Sderot

    Alan Dershowitz will speak at a rally for the rocket-weary Israeli city of Sderot.

  • Smith wins damages on Hitler slur

    Will Smith won damages from an entertainment news service that falsely claimed the actor described Adolf Hitler as “good.”

  • Watchdog: Israel’s cluster bombs argue for ban

    Israel’s use of cluster bombs in the 2006 Lebanon war makes the case for banning the weapon worldwide, a human rights watchdog said.

  • Groups blast Methodist Israel guide

    Jewish groups blasted a Methodist study guide to Israel as riddled with inaccuracies and intemperate rhetoric.

  • Israel does not pass Go

    “Jerusalem, Israel” created problems for the makers of Monopoly.

  • EU parliament calls on Israel to open Gaza

    The European Union’s parliament urged Israel to open its borders with the Gaza Strip.

  • Who will rule Russia after March 2?

    While the outcome of Russia’s upcoming elections is a near certainty, it’s unclear who exactly will be running the country after Vladimir Putin hands the presidency to Dmitry Medvedev.

  • Rice, Olmert to meet in Japan

    Condoleezza Rice reportedly will meet in Japan with Ehud Olmert next week to press him on peace talks.

  • Assad’s kin eyed in Syria sanctions

    A cousin of Syrian President Bashar Assad is a target of the Bush administration’s recently expanded sanctions of that country.

  • U.S. envoy: Peace process a ‘slog

    The current Israeli-Palestinian peace process is a “long, hard slog,” the U.S. ambassador to Israel said.