As the World's Matthew Bell reports, revolutions in the Middle East are making Israelis very nervous. Opinion polls show the Jewish state's public image is in tatters. Public and private organizations are making an effort to buff Israel's image.
The World's Matthew Bell reports that the Israeli government has announced new Jewish settlement construction in the West Bank. The announcement came after five members of an Israeli family were stabbed to death over the weekend in a West Bank settlement.
Correspondent Daniel Estrin reports on a heavy metal band Orphaned Land based in Tel Aviv whose music is providing a soundtrack for social change as young Egyptians rally for democracy across the Middle East.
For decades, unpublished papers by the Jewish Czech writer, Franz Kafka, have been hidden away in safety deposit boxes in Zurich, Switzerland and Tel Aviv, Israel. Israel's supreme court recently ordered that the boxes be opened.
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