The rare closing of Jerusalem's Temple Mount — or Noble Sanctuary to Muslims — lasted only a day. But anger over the closure and the shooting of a Palestinian suspecting of killing a Jewish activist became a "day of rage," with Palestinians scuffling with Israeli security forces in the city and across the West Bank.
Speculation that Israel could attack Iran has dominated the Israeli news media in recent months. An Israeli couple has tried to counter by launching a Facebook campaign against war with Iran. Their effort has taken off.
Israeli journalist David Horovitz says Israel's leaders and its people are "unhappy that civilians are being killed in Gaza" and that Israel is only using its superior military strength because Hamas refuses to stop its rocket attacks that threaten Israelis.
Jersey City already boasts one of the lowest urban 911 response times in the US. But the city and its hospital have set an aggressive new goal that aims to respond to emergency calls in under two minutes. That’s unheard of in this country, but not in Israel.
Israel courts have only allowed the death penalty once in the country's history, for concentration camp mastermind Adolf Eichmann. But many families of terrorism victims want the state to start imposing the death sentence on the people who killed their loved ones.
If only passports could talk, they would have stories to tell. By digging into the historical aspects, the dates and the travel stamps, passport collector Tom Topol has made some interesting discoveries.