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Israeli Arabs protest Nation-State law

TEL AVIV — Tens of thousands of Israeli Arabs, some waving Palestinian flags, gathered in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square on Aug. 11 to protest the recent passage of...

Amos Yadlin, third from left, sits with leaders of Israel's Druze community at a Tel Aviv rally against the nation-state law, Aug. 5, 2018.

Druze protest nation-state law

JERUSALEM — Tens of thousands of Israel’s Druze community and their supporters rallied in Tel Aviv against the controversial nation-state law. Israeli media...

Shashi Naidoo

Naidoo, a harsh critic of the Palestinians, is now BDS ‘cover girl’

JOHANNESBURG — It’s been a dizzying few weeks for South African model and actress Shashi Naidoo, who transformed herself from a harsh critic of the Palestinians to...

L-r: Max Fisher, Avi Dichter, Lucy Aharish

Bitter debate over ‘Nation-State’ bill

JERUSALEM — On July 19, Israel’s right-wing coalition government passed, by a narrow 62-55 margin, its controversial nation-state law, which declared Israel as the...

The large chunk of stone that dislodged from the Western Wall. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Kotel declared ‘danger zone’ after stone falls

JERUSALEM — After a large stone fell from the Western Wall on Monday, July 23, an Israeli archaeologist declared the holy site’s entire plaza a “danger zone.”...

UN peacekeepers look to Syria from the Golan Heights. (Jalaa Marey/AFP/Getty)

Israel evacuates 800 from Syria

JERUSALEM — Israel rescued some 800 members of a Syrian humanitarian organization and their families from southern Syria. The members of the Syrian Civil Defense, more...

Vladimir Putin (Sebastian Derungs/CC)

Putin’s nationalism explains outreach to Jews, Israel

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s support for Israel is well documented. But Russian President Vladimir Putin’s support for the Jewish state is unexpected, especially...

Is Israel ‘nation-state of the Jews’?

JERUSALEM — Israel is debating legislation that supporters say states the obvious. Critics say the measure will divide Israeli society and damage its relationships...

Gonen Segev, in light blue shirt. (Amit Shabi/TPS)

Former Israel minister accused of spying for Iran

JERUSALEM — The trial of Gonen Segev, a former Israeli minister accused of spying on the state on behalf of Iran, commenced at the Jerusalem District Court July 5....

Prince William visits the Kotel, June 28, 2018. (Flash90)

Future king — future peacemaker?

Britain’s Prince William placed a note between the stones of the Western Wall and spent several moments there in prayer as part of a visit to the Old City of...