Israeli-American Ilan Grapel was arrested by Egyptian authorities last June and and has been held on charges of spying for Israel. His mother, American Irene Grapel, tells host Lisa Mullins she's hoping he'll be released on Thursday.
The Obama administration is sending a message to the Israelis not to attack Iran's nuclear sites. Not yet at least. US officials are thought to be trying to persuade Israel to give economic sanctions against Iran more time.
Israelis mark Holocaust Remembrance Day on Thursday to commemorate the six million Jewish victims of World War II. Reporter Daniel Estrin met one Israeli man who undertook a personal act of remembrance despite the objections of his father.