In 2009 an Israeli geologist discovered oil embedded in rock in the ground southwest of Jerusalem. There’s lots of it — and it could change the Middle East forever
(JERUSALEM) — A cultural war has erupted between Israel’s rising political star and his ultra-Orthodox rivals.
Newly minted Finance Minister Yair Lapid, hugely popular for opposing the long-standing preferential treatment …
Israel shot down a drone Thursday as it approached the country’s northern coast, the military said. Suspicion immediately fell on the Hezbollah militant group in Lebanon.
(JERUSALEM) — Israel‘s attorney general on Wednesday upheld a practice to allow security personnel to read people’s email accounts when they arrive at the airport, arguing it prevents militants from entering the country.
The ruling followed an outcry last year when some people trying to enter Israel were ordered to open their
TIME’s Jerusalem bureau chief describes life under strict security regimes in Turkey and Israel — and how it quickly becomes normal. Are there lessons for the U.S.?
The Prime Minister of Turkey is a big winner, scoring an apology from Israel and a ceasefire from the Kurds.
Ultra-Orthodox Jews in Israel have been preparing for the holiday of Passover which starts today. Passover commemorates the flight of Jews from ancient Egypt, as described in the Exodus chapter of the Bible. Passover lasts until …
The American President poured on the charm in an effort to persuade Israelis and Palestinians to get back on the peace process — and a two-state solution
The two leaders seem to be going out of their way to show how friendly they have become
The American President, already suffering a dearth of popularity in Israel, isn’t getting high marks from the Palestinians either
Barack Obama made a historic first trip to Israel as president and he met with the country’s President Shimon Peres and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss Iran’s nuclear program, the ongoing civil war in Syria, and the …
Iron Dome is a huge and economical success for Israel’s security. But politics makes the definition of success a much more furtive thing
The Prime Minister appears to have ceded a great deal of authority to two newcomers: Yair Lapid and Naftali Bennett.