Bill proposes new chief rabbi would be selected without any reference to his ethnic origin; currently there are two chief rabbis, an Ashkenazi and a Sephardic.
Hezbollah affiliated media report device, suspected to be used for espionage, found near Israel-Lebanon border. Lebanon has blamed Israel in the past for esponiage
Color red alert siren sounds in region. One hit detected in open area, no injuries reported. Rocket most likely launched from Gaza Strip
In a New York Times op-ed, Israeli author provides alternative visions for a future Israel.
Al-Quds Committee implores international community to bring Israel’s settlement construction in West Bank to stop. Halting construction ‘will create favorable context for pursuit of peace negotiations’ between Israel, PA, statement says
Protesters gather in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square, to protest ‘rising housing prices, increasing poverty rates and widening social gaps’
Israeli families visit former prime minister Ariel Sharon’s burial site in Negev to bid farewell to ‘adored, beloved leader’
Results of referendum on Egypt’s rewritten constitution to be presented Saturday, amid clashes between Morsi, al-Sisi supporters