Reporter’s Notebook: What It Was Like On Israel’s ‘Peace Plane’ To UAE

This post was originally published on this siteIt would have been unimaginable only weeks ago to see Israeli officials exit a Star of David-adorned jetliner in the United Arab Emirates and walk

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Amid New Surge In Virus Cases, Israel’s Top Public Health Official Resigns

This post was originally published on this siteIsrael’s top public health official resigned Tuesday, claiming leaders ignored her warnings and reopened the country too quickly, driving a

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Israel’s Government Wants Spy Agency To Resume COVID-19 Tracing. Spy Chief Objects

This post was originally published on this siteAs Israel faces a new surge of coronavirus cases, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is pushing to restart a controversial cellphone contact-tracing

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At Jerusalem’s Request, US Embassy Briefly Takes Down Its LGBTQ Pride Banner

This post was originally published on this siteA banner promoting LGBTQ pride was temporarily taken down from the U.S. Embassy on Tuesday after the city’s deputy mayor complained about it,

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Netanyahu Plans To Annex Parts Of The West Bank. Many Israeli Settlers Want It All

This post was originally published on this siteThe last time David Deutsch visited the Tomb of the Patriarchs in the West Bank, it was to ask God to cure him of cancer. Now in remission, the

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As Israel Vows Annexation, Palestinian Leaders Embark On Risky Form Of Protest

This post was originally published on this siteAs Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vows to annex parts of the occupied West Bank next month, with support from the U.S., Palestinians find

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After Reopening Schools, Israel Orders Them To Shut If COVID-19 Cases Are Discovered

This post was originally published on this siteBy Daniel Estrin | NPR Wednesday, June 3, 2020. Students wearing masks are outside a school in the Israeli city of Modiin on May 17. Israeli

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After Reopening Schools, A COVID-19 Spike Makes Israel Consider Shutting Them Again

This post was originally published on this siteTwo weeks after Israel fully reopened schools, a COVID-19 outbreak sweeping through classrooms — including at least 130 cases at a single

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New Report Notes Rise In Coronavirus-Linked Anti-Semitic Hate Speech

This post was originally published on this siteIsraeli researchers have tracked a trend of anti-Semitic hate speech blaming Jews and Israelis for the coronavirus. But they stress that Jews are

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Palestinians In The West Bank Improvise Checkpoints To Help Fight Coronavirus

This post was originally published on this sitePalestinians in the occupied West Bank are confronting the coronavirus crisis using familiar tactics from half a century of Israeli military

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