November 10, 2002 10:00am
An American “road map” for Israel-Palestinian peace is becoming a hot potato for Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. He does not want to oppose the plan, but wants Israelis to know that he is not enamored of it. Israeli military officials announced t
November 7, 2002 10:00am
If terror is a defining part of Israeli life, the Argentine immigrant community has taken an unfortunate step toward fitting in.
November 5, 2002 10:00am
With Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s decision to call early elections, Israel’s political parties have entered a race against the clock. Parties have less than three months to organize, hold internal elections to choose their leaders and submit
October 30, 2002 10:00am
Israel’s national unity government collapsed after days of haggling over settlement funding that analysts said masked internal party politics. Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s budget passed by a vote of 67-45, with two abstentions. But the victor
October 23, 2002 9:00am
Israeli officials are describing the arrest of a high-ranking army officer suspected of passing classified material to Hezbollah in exchange for drugs as one of the country’s most serious spy cases ever. Ten other Israelis have been arrested in conn
October 6, 2002 9:00am
Reacting to U.S. pressure, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon this week asked his Cabinet ministers to stop making public comments about a possible U.S. strike on Iraq.
October 3, 2002 9:00am
Activists in Israel’s gay and lesbian community are hailing the upcoming swearing-in of the Knesset’s first openly gay member, calling it a breakthrough in their efforts for greater recognition.
September 12, 2002 9:00am
While Israeli officials see the resignations of the entire Palestinian Cabinet as a step toward the replacement of Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat, Palestinian officials call the resignations a victory for democracy, not a revolt against Ar
September 5, 2002 9:00am
It did not take long for the trial of Palestinian militia leader Marwan Barghouti to create fireworks. When Barghouti described himself as a fighter for peace, the presiding judge noted that “fighters for peace don’t plant bombs.”
August 27, 2002 9:00am
A group of college newspaper editors recently traveled to Israel as part of an intensive two-week seminar organized by the Anti-Defamation League. The program, now in its 10th year, had special resonance this time around, with the Israeli-Palestinian conf