| Jan 5, 2014
| 11:03 AM
JERUSALEM — In an unusual show of strength by one of the weakest groups in Israeli society, thousands of African migrants demonstrated in Tel Aviv on Sunday to protest their treatment by the Israeli government.
An estimated 10,000 migrants from...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 7:25 AM
JERUSALEM -- For a second day running, African immigrants in Israel took to the streets of Tel Aviv to protest government policy and demand better treatment.
Monday’s rally was a call for international intervention, as thousands of demonstrators...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 3:33 PM
JERUSALEM-- Israeli military forces launched a series of attacks in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in response to suspected Palestinian sniper fire that killed an Israeli civilian doing repair work on the border fence, military authorities said.
| Dec 25, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Amid controversy that has flared recently over calls for cultural boycotts agains Israel, the bands the Pixies and Soundgarden have been booked to play in June at a rock festival at a stadium in Tel Aviv, the Israeli newspaper Haaretz reports.
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:45 PM
JERUSALEM -- U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry began a trip to Israel Tuesday evening with a visit to Tel Aviv, where he offered reassurances about renewed peace talks ahead of separate meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders.
| Oct 16, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Pop star Rihanna has confirmed an Oct. 22 concert in Tel Aviv, a decision that has delighted her legions of Israeli fans but angered proponents of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, a global campaign calling for the use of political and...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Is Apple trying to borrow a page from long-hated rival Microsoft?
Apple is in early discussions to acquire motion-sensing chip startup PrimeSense, whose technology is used in Microsoft's Xbox Kinect attachment, according to a published report.
| Apr 28, 2013
The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Sneaks list: In the...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 10:30 AM
A break-up with her boyfriend triggers a temporary return to the parental nest for a thirtysomething wannabe filmmaker in "She Is Coming Home" an abrasive feminist drama from debuting Israeli writer-helmer Maya Dreifuss. The idea of making a character...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 6:30 AM
VENICE - "Ukraine Is Not a Brothel," a docu-feature from Australian Kitty Green which lifts the lid on Ukraine's seemingly bizarre bare-breast feminist movement, has been acquired for international distribution by Tel Aviv's Cinephil days before its...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:30 AM
After completing his military service in Israel, Michael Mayer left his homeland in 1995 to attend film school at USC. After graduating, he made some short films and executive-produced a 2008 documentary, "Driving Men," that made the rounds of festivals....
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:09 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Warm weather is not linked to birth defects of the heart, though unseasonably hot winter days may be associated with the rarest heart defects and requires more study, according to a new study from Israel.
Women should be aware...