Israel removed metal detectors from a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site on Tuesday after their installation triggered deadly violence, but Muslim officials said worshipers should continue a boycott for now.
In what might be a first, Israeli settler leaders will be attending the inauguration of Donald Trump on Friday. And these settlers see hopeful signs for big changes in US policy toward Israel and the Palestinians.
Israel has one of the lowest rates of organ donation in the developed world. But advocates hope that religious and political leaders like the late Shimon Peres can help persuade Israeli Jews to sign up.
Danae Elon’s famous Israeli father didn’t want her to move back to the Jewish State. But she did it anyway, with her own family. Elon’s documentary is a deeply personal story about home and heartbreak in Jerusalem.
Israel's hunt for the killers of three teenaged boys has focused squarely on Hamas, who Israel blames for the murders. But one suspect's family says the search for Hamas members has wrongly pulled them in.
In the midst of the ongoing and divisive war in Gaza, some Israelis have made their anti-war sentiments known. Sometimes, though, that's easier said than done. A left-leaning couple in Jerusalem shares their story of ostracization after vocalizing their anti-war opinions.
Gal and Rawan met as teens in the United States. War has since tested their bonds several times since the two women returned to Jerusalem, but their friendship has remained intact despite tensions between their peoples.
Every Christmas Eve, Jewish Israelis flock to churches in the Old City of Jerusalem for Midnight Mass at the Dormition Abbey on Mt. Zion. There are often more Jews in the church than Christians. And a priest knows just what to tell them.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu usually gets around by motorcade. But, last Saturday, I looked over the balcony of my fourth-floor apartment in Jerusalem and there he was, standing below wearing sneakers and a black shirt. He'd stopped to help an old man take out the trash.
The Israeli activist group Women of the Wall has been demanding the chance to pray alongside men at Judaism's holiest place. Now they are ready for a compromise that would give them an area at the Western Wall where they can call the shots.
John F. Kennedy was an early and deep supporter of Israel. His support dates back to 1958, when he encouraged people to send trees to reforest Jerusalem. The move endeared him to Israelis and a memorial to him still stands in the forest he helped build.