One of Israel's leading professional soccer clubs is going through a nasty episode of intolerance - and violence. Fans are angry about their team signing two Muslims. A few weeks ago, the team was the only one in Israel with an all-Jewish roster.
Israel's new parliament includes a record number of lawmakers who live in Jewish settlements in the West Bank. One of them is the first to be elected from the controversial settlement in the city of Hebron, as The World's Matthew Bell reports.
Spain's offer to welcome back the descendants of Sephardic Jews who were kicked out in 1492 comes with some fine print. The descendants are welcome only if they are still practicing Jews, and many see that as unfair.
The Israeli version of MasterChef just wrapped up. The finale was the highest rated TV program ever in Israel. It featured an Orthodox Jew, an Israeli-Arab and a German convert to Judaism - three people who in regular life wouldn't be near each other.
On Yom HaShoah, Israel's Holocaust Memorial Day, the entire country stands at attention to observe a moment of silence. Everyone, that is, except for Daniela Schiller's father, who sips coffee and reads the paper.
Father Juan Maria Solana's dream when he arrived in Jerusalem seven years ago was to build a church and hotel for pilgrims in the Galilee. After four years gathering donations Father Solana had enough to buy the land. And the dig began.
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