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In person as muscular and direct as in his verse, Pinsky relishes the role of an intellectual in the public sphere. Pinsky hopes Obama's coming visit to Israel will help people see the president is "not anti-Israel."
Natan Eshel, formerly chief of staff for Netanyahu, confessed to secretly photographing a female colleague under meeting tables. Now Netanyahu wants him to head his coalition negotiation team.
A senior Israeli official told GlobalPost that reports of an explosion at Iran's Fordow nuclear plant had “zero credibility.” The UN nuclear watchdog also backed Israel's denial of the explosion.
Israel's next coalition government will likely be significantly less beholden to right-wing hardliners than the current one.
Benjamin Netanyahu is seen as the reluctant favorite to win Tuesday's vote. His American strategist doesn't seem to be helping.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu might not have the easygoing election he intended.
Worst weather system in a quarter century shuts city down.
An on-again-off-again US official is now in the private sector, peddling documents he says proves Iran and Venezuela are in dangerous collaboration.
The Palestinian government is using the Christmas season to recognize the birth of Palestine as a state.
Having survived Tel Aviv, an eye-opening exhibit of Brueghel opens in Italy.
It is assumed that all ancient anointing was done with oil of the olive fruit, then as now a precious fluid.
December in Haifa has become synonymous with Israel's version of Festivus, a secular celebratory carnival of nothing too specific.
Without coming right out and saying so, Israeli authorities have instituted a policy of making it as difficult as possible to own a gun.
Israel makes surprisingly little effort to put forward a good image in the world. And it shows.
Israel is suddenly facing one the worst diplomatic crises in its history.
Analysis: Today, the Palestinian Authority will seek "full nonmember observer state" status at the UN General Assembly. Regardless of how the vote goes, nothing will change.
Gershon Baskin has both Netanyahu and Hamas on his cellphone. Yet hardly anyone's heard of him.
Before Wednesday became the day of a US-brokered ceasefire, it was the day another bus blew up.
Cyber warfare has arrived, but has yet to reach its full potential. What would a real digital war look like? Like the most terrifying sci-fi movie you've ever seen.
Israel’s miraculous missile defense system is saving both a lot of lives and a lot of political careers.