(JERUSALEM) — Israeli guards shot and killed a Jordanian judge on Monday who the Israelis said tried to grab a rifle from a soldier at the border crossing between the West Bank and Jordan. The shooting took place at the Allenby crossing as the man was going from Jordan into the West Bank, the Israeli…
Jerusalem, March 9, 2014 -- What if you could "hear" colors? Or shapes? These features are normally perceived visually, but using sensory substitution devices (SSDs) they can now be conveyed to the brain noninvasively through other senses. read more
Haaretz 9 Mar by Nir Hasson -- The water supply to a refugee camp and three neighborhoods in East Jerusalem was partially restored Friday morning after a three-day disruption in service. Tens of thousands of Palestinians living in the...Show More Summary
JERUSALEM (AP) — Jack Angelides was about to board a flight out of Israel's international airport when he was given a curious choice that baffles him to this day. Traveling with a laptop and a stack of printed reading material, he was told to part with one or the other, due to unspecified security concerns.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Jack Angelides was about to board a flight out of Israel’s international airport Stern Israeli Airport Security Measures Questioned - -
Israel cut off the water supply to 45,000 Palestinians this week while Prime Minister Netanyahu was traipsing across the globe signing historic legislation with the governor of my very own state, California, on -- you guessed it -- water conservation!
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says there’s “no way” he’ll recognize Israel as a Jewish state and accept just a portion of Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem as the Palestinian capital.
Last Sunday over 300,000 protesters shut down central Jerusalem to protest a Knesset bill to draft Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Jewish community into the military. Allison Deger talks to some of the protesters who compare Israeli FinanceShow More Summary
Watch Zap2it's sneak peek at the special "Israel: The Royal Tour," in which Peter Greenberg searches through a Jerusalem marketplace for one of his favorite Israeli treats: kanafi.
I recently finished Joshua Prager's Half-Life: Reflections from Jerusalem on a Broken Neck. Prager was a young man of nineteen studying in Jerusalem when the bus he was riding in was slammed by another vehicle -- not an act of...
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli naval forces on Wednesday seized a ship laden with rockets allegedly bound for militants in the Gaza Strip, and officials accused Iran of orchestrating the delivery in an elaborate 5,000-mile (8,000-kilometer) journey that included covert stops across the region.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli naval forces on Wednesday seized a ship laden with rockets allegedly bound Israeli Naval Raid Nabs Rocket Shipment - -
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli naval forces raided a ship in the Red Sea early Wednesday and seized dozens Israeli Naval Raid Nabs Gaza-bound Arms From Iran - -
When peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians resumed last July, everyone assumed that the main sticking points would remain, as ever, security, borders, the status of Jerusalem and the plight of refugees. It looks like everyone was wrong.
Hundreds of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews (Haredim) crowded into the center of Jerusalem on Sunday to protest against mandatory armed service. As things stand, they are exempt from being drafted into the military so that they canShow More Summary
Israeli special naval forces on Wednesday morning intercepted a ship in the Red Sea carrying an Iranian arms shipment headed for the Gaza Strip, reports The Jerusalem Post. Naval commandos from Israel’s elite Shayetet 13 unit boarded and took control of the Klos-C merchant ship, sailing under a Panamanian flag, at around 5 AM Wednesday. Show More Summary
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli naval forces raided a ship in the Red Sea early Wednesday and seized dozens of advanced rockets from Iran destined for Palestinian militants in Gaza that would have significantly boosted their ability to strike Israeli citizens, the military said.
Israeli military forces stopped two terrorists planting explosives on the Israel-Syria border in the northern Golan Heights early Wednesday morning, according to the Israel Defense Forces Spokesman’s office, cited by The Jerusalem Post. Show More Summary
OH NO! Oded Golan had another ossuary (Hershel Shanks, BAR ). Excerpt:Perhaps not many of our readers will be excited to learn that there was a significant Jewish diaspora in Syria while the Temple still stood in Jerusalem. But it nicely illustrates the difference between the scholarly and the popular mind. Show More Summary
Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu did not mince words at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee policy meeting today. He began: “I bring you greetings from Jerusalem, the eternal and undivided capital of Israel, the Jewish state.” The bulk of his speech was focused on Iran. As he described it: “I am here to draw […]