| 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...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 4:35 AM
BURGAS, Bulgaria -- A bus bombing that killed five Israeli tourists, the bus driver and the suspected bomber in Bulgaria was probably carried out by a male suicide attacker who had a fake Michigan driver's license, Bulgaria's interior minister said...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Filmmaker Ziad Doueiri wanted "The Attack" to start a conversation. But that assumed people could see his Middle Eastern terrorism tale.
"We knew when we were writing the script that the film was certainly going to provoke debate, but we didn't write it...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Classical conductors spend a lot of time on airplanes flying from one job to the next and are thus used to the frustrations that come with modern-day air travel. But for Gustavo Dudamel, a recent episode during a trip to Israel seems to have gone beyond...
| Feb 8, 2013
UPDATE: Due to inclement weather in the Northeast and the resulting flight cancellations across the region, the 3 Cohens concert scheduled for Feb. 9 has been canceled. Tickets will be refunded at the Miniaci box office.
George Wein's Newport All-...
| May 25, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Israeli writer-director Rama Burshtein felt a lot of pressure graduating from the Sam Spiegel Film and Television School in Jerusalem two decades ago because everyone expected great things from her.
"They said, 'She is a promise,"' recalled Burshtein,...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 10:36 AM
After eight days of violence and nearly 150 deaths on both sides of the Israel-Gaza border, a cease-fire set to take effect Wednesday night promised to silence the warplanes and rocket launchers.
The cease-fire, announced Wednesday night in a joint...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:55 PM
Near the Israel-Gaza border (CNN) -- After eight days of violence and nearly 150 deaths on both sides of the Israel-Gaza border, a cease-fire set to take effect Wednesday night promised to silence the warplanes and rocket launchers.
| Nov 21, 2012
| 3:21 PM
Why was there an Israel-Gaza war in the first place? Resistance to the occupation, say Hamas and many in the international media.
What occupation? Seven years ago, in front of the world, Israel pulled out of Gaza. It dismantled every settlement,...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 9:09 AM
Gaza City -- Rockets and shells crisscrossed the skies over southern Israel and Gaza on Thursday as Palestinian militants continued rocket attacks on Israeli civilians and Israel pounded what it called terror sites.
Israel reported three people killed....
| Sep 5, 2012
That statin pill you take each day to keep your cholesterol in check may reduce your risk of cancer, too, according to a study in Israel.
The study examined data collected from 202,648 adults, ages 21 and older, who were enrolled in an HMO from 1998 to...
| Oct 17, 2010
Even residents of this sand-blown suburb — once known for crime and middle-class flight — used to joke that the best part of town was the road to neighboring Tel Aviv.
Lately, however, traffic is moving in the opposite direction. With a dozen...