Tel Aviv

Capt. Michel Bacos, Entebbe hijacking hero, dies at 95

Michel Bacos chose to stay with his Jewish passengers who were being held hostage in Entebbe, Uganda, in 1976. He "took over immediately as a real captain and as a real commander, remembers one of the youngest passengers on the flight.

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Global Politics

Walt & Mearsheimer in Israel

The authors Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer have drawn fierce criticism in the US for their book, "The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy,� and some Jewish leaders have accused them of being anti-Semitic and anti-Israel

Arts, Culture & Media

Yom Kippur: Kids and bikes in Tel Aviv

Today is Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year on the Jewish calendar. In Israel, the �day of atonement� means that much of the country simply stops. In Tel Aviv, the holiday has turned into a festival of bicycles. The World's Matthew Bell reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

Israeli rock

For our Global Hit we turn to Matthew Bell who's usually on the foreign policy beat, but who also has a strong interest in music. wanted to find out what people are listening to in Israel. He visited a CD shop in Tel Aviv and asked the owner.

Conflict & Justice

DNA Swapping May Cloud Evidence

Scientists in Israel how found a process to fabricate DNA. The Takeaway talks to Timothy Bestor, professor of genetics and development at Columbia University, and Tania Simoncelli, a science advisor at the American Civil Liberties Union.