Palestine's economy suffers under the weight of the long-running Israeli occupation. And while it's resumed growth, that growth is tied to foreign aid. Economists say to achieve true stability, it needs a vibrant private sector economy -- and that requires a peace agreement with Israel.
The followers of the Orthodox branch of judaism take modesty to extreme levels. Girls and boys rarely make eye contact, even. So when a girl and a boy ultimately marry, there's often little knowledge about how sexual relationships are supposed to work. A new book seeks to delicately help them figure out that question.
There are always tensions between Israel's Jewish and Palestinian communities. But last week, that tension took a serious turn when a group of Israeli Jewish teens attacked a group of Palestinian teens and sent one to the hospital with serious injuries.
Israeli settlers are increasingly threatening and outright attacking Israelis they consider traitors. The actions are the "price tag" for supporting Palestinian, anti-settler causes. Matthew Bell reports.
In the contentious relationship between Israel and the Palestinians, prisoners in Israeli prisons play a major role. And they could prove to be both a stumbling block and an opportunity as the two sides consider restarting their peace process.
At first glance, the Palestinian economy appears to be booming: People are out on the streets, and small shops are packed. But the territory is under Israeli military control, and heavily dependent upon international aid.