| Jan 25, 2014
Israeli champion of civil rights
Shulamit Aloni, an Israeli legislator who championed civil rights and was fiercely critical of Israel's treatment of Palestinians, died Friday at her home in a Tel Aviv suburb. Meretz, the party she...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 1:19 PM
TEL AVIV -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu laid out clashing visions of a two-state solution here Tuesday during an Israeli security conference.
In a taped interview broadcast at the...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:30 PM
CLAIM TO FAME
Ayelet Zurer has been a household name in Israel ever since playing the role of Shira Shteinberg on "Florentine," a drama about twentysomethings in Tel Aviv, which attained near-cult status when it premiered on Israeli TV in 1997. She...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Scientists call it the epoch of reionization, the period in which a newborn universe went from darkness to light as the first stars, galaxies and black holes began forming and radiating energy.
In a paper published Thursday in Nature, researchers are...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
TEL AVIV — Before the Israeli rock band 9 Lives takes the stage, its members gather for a rowdy group hug. They slap one another on the back, jump a few times in unison and gulp shots of arak, a popular anise-infused spirit.
The nine musicians...
| 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.
| 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.
| Dec 26, 2013
Re "A repugnant boycott," Opinion, Dec. 23
In criticizing the American Studies Assn.'s academic boycott of Israel, Michael S. Roth asks: Why start with Israel?
We have to start somewhere, so why not with the largest recipient of U.S. aid?
| 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...
| 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...