A massive wildfire which killed 42 people in northern Israel has been extinguished, emergency officials say. Israelis are now asking why their officials weren't prepared and what might be different next time. Matthew Bell has more.
An Italian supermarket chain is urging its customers to stop buying bottled water from far away sources because of the pollution caused when the water is transported. Megan Williams reports on the campaign, and why some are skeptical about the motives.
Pope Benedict XVI arrived in Israel today after spending three days in neighboring Jordan. But the Pope's visit is not without controversy. For more we turn to the BBC's Rome correspondent and Pope watcher, David Willey.
Today, President Obama meets with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, for the first time since either leader took office. Joining The Takeaway is Aaron David Miller, former adviser on the Middle East.
How does Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's reelection as Iran's president affect the bargaining position of Israel? Joining The Takeaway to analyze this is David Sanger, Chief Washington Correspondent, and Aaron David Miller, former advisor to the Middle East.