Judaism

Arts, Culture & Media

Israel's third temple movement

Two thousand years ago, the second temple in Jerusalem was destroyed. Now some Jews in Israel today say it's time to rebuild the temple. Problem is� they want to rebuild it on the location of Islam's holiest site in Jerusalem. Linda Gradstein reports.

Conflict & Justice

Obama Mideast peace effort

President Obama met today with Israeli and Palestinian leaders to try and breathe new life into the stalled Mid East peace talks. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Matthew Bell, who's in Jerusalem and was recently in the West Bank town of Nablus.

Conflict & Justice

Radicalized West Bank settlers

There's been recent violence by Israeli settlers near the West Bank settlement of Yitzhar. Some religious Israelis are concerned about increasing fanaticism in the settler population. Daniel Estrin brings us the story from Jerusalem.

Conflict & Justice

Arab lonely hearts

Reporter Irris Makler introduces us to a man at the Israeli Foreign Ministry who's got an unusual task among his governmental duties...answering letters from Arab men throughout the Middle East who are looking to marry Jewish women.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

We asked for the name of Amsterdam's longest canal. The answer is The Prinsengracht or the Prince's Canal. The Dutch city is also home to the Anne Frank House. There's a new video channel there. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Maureen MacNeil.

Conflict & Justice

Soulico

A wide array of Israeli artists have been getting greater international attention in the past couple of years. Bands like Soulico. But it wasn't an easy outing for Israel's first cultural diplomatic presence at South by Southwest. Marco Werman reports.

Conflict & Justice

Reaction from Turkey

Turkey's prime minister has called Israel's attack on a flotilla of ships heading to the Gaza Strip an act of state terrorism. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Jonathan Head, in Istanbul, where thousands have staged anti-Israel protests today.

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Israeli music in Berlin

Israeli Jews are now flocking to an unexpected place: Berlin, once the capital of the Nazi regime that murdered millions of Jews. Today about 3,000 Israelis, mostly young artists, have moved there. Reporter Daniel Estrin profiles one Israeli musician.