| 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...
| 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.
| 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...
| 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...
| 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.
| 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....
| 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...
| 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...