Thursday, November 15, 2018 -
Print Edition

Israel

Jack Muaawia

Israeli policies stall refugee status

By Tracy Frydberg JERUSALEM — Jack has one of those smiles that even the coldest of souls would feel obliged to mirror. Sunglasses propped on his head and with a...

The indoor playground in Sderot that also functions as a bomb shelter.

Sderot seeks another ‘resilience center’ to help children with PTSD

Imagine trying to build a thriving city in the midst of numerous rockets, kites that can burn down fields upon contact, and with the knowledge that the only thing...

Lionel Messi at Melbourne Cricket Ground, 2017. (Quinn Rooney/Getty)

Argentina won’t play in Jerusalem

BUENOS AIRES — Argentina’s national soccer team canceled this week’s friendly match with Israel after pressure from the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement....

US Amb. to Israel David Friedman at the embassy opening in Jerusalem. (Lior Mizrahi/Getty)

Was the opening of the Jerusalem embassy partisan?

WASHINGTON — A fight over who was and wasn’t invited to the US Embassy dedication in Jerusalem last month is becoming yet another battle in the war between...

Jared Kushner speaks at the official opening ceremony of the US embassy in Jerusalem, May 14. Yonatan Sindel/Flash90

Denverites at US Embassy opening in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM — Neither Rob Schwartz, a Denver lawyer nor Pastor George Morrison, a Pastor Emeritus at the Faith Bible Chapel in Arvada are strangers to Israel, or to...

Benjamin Netanyahu presents documentary evidence of Iran's nuclear program. (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Netanyahu calls Iran ‘untrustworthy’

JERUSALEM — “Iran lied big time” about the nature of its nuclear program, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. Netanyahu on Monday, April 30, unveiled...

Nine of the 10 victims who drowned in a flash flood near the Dead Sea on the April 26. (Facebook)

The 10 teenage victims of flash-flood hiking tragedy

The mood throughout Israel was somber on Friday, April 27, as the name of the last of 10 missing youths killed in a flash flood near the Dead Sea was released, following...

Natalie Portman (Phillip Faraone/Getty)

Natalie Portman Genesis Prize snub reverberates

WASHINGTON — Natalie Portman’s statement explaining why she declined to attend a Genesis Prize award ceremony in Israel in her honor was a pointed rebuke, and of a...

Eli Cohen

Relatives of Israeli spy visit his old haunts

Relatives of the Israeli spy Eli Cohen visited Buenos Aires to discover the places in which the late Israeli spy lived as part of a special mission. In 1960, the...

The funeral of Israeli Druze police officer Kamil Shnaan in 2017. (Basel Awidat/Flash90)

At 70 years of independence, Israel’s minorities reflect

By Ariel Ben Solomon With Israel’s Independence Day, the battle of the narratives over Israel’s creation begins anew with Muslim Israeli Arabs remaining highly...