A recent study from Tel Aviv University, estimated around 39,000 of them live in Tel Aviv. Most street cats in Israel only live to be one or two years old. But despite their sadly short lives, they still manage to reproduce at amazing speed.
COMET-ME was established to help some of the dozens of Palestinian villages that aren't hooked up to any electric grid. By setting up solar panels and wind turbines, the company provides power to villages that previously had none.
In a recent speech, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta urged the Israelis to restart the stalled Palestinian peace process and engage proactively with its neighbors. The country has become increasingly isolated, diplomatically, in its region.
The Obama administration is offering some advice to its most important ally in the region: Israel should do more to mend fences with its neighbors. The World's Matthew Bell reports from Jerusalem, Israelis aren't buying it.
Jordan Farmar, who led the UCLA Bruins to a NCAA Final Four and who helped deliver a championship to the Los Angeles Lakers, has taken his talents to Israel, where he's playing for Maccabi Tel Avi while the NBA lockout continues.
NBA team owners and the players' union face another deadline to reach an agreement this week and the whole NBA season is still in danger of being canceled. Some basketball players have been exploring other options overseas.
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