Israel has quietly played an instrumental role in the escalating tensions in the Middle East

Israel Presses the Case Against Iran, but Not for War


Hosting an annual international song contest, Tel Aviv has tried to remain an island of secular liberalism divorced from Israel’s troubles

Eurovision Arrives in Tel Aviv, in Range of Rockets and the Focus of Protests


Facing rain on the Black Sea in Georgia and crushing crowds on the Red Sea in Israel the 52 Places Traveler decides to improvise

The 52 Places Traveler: The List Said Go to Batumi and Eilat, but I Got Other Ideas


Israel and Gaza have fought eight short battles in the past year

News Analysis: A Strange Symbiosis: Why Israel and Gaza Keep Fighting Brief Battles


Two days of rocket attacks and airstrikes left 22 Palestinians and four Israelis dead, in the worst violence since the 2014 war between the two sides

Fragile Cease-Fire Takes Hold Between Israel and Gaza After Weekend Attacks


At least four Israelis and 22 Gazans were killed over the weekend as cross-border violence escalated

Israel and Gaza Exchange Attacks in Worst Fighting in Years


Three Israelis were killed, the first civilians to die in clashes with Gaza since the 2014 war

Clashes Between Israel and Gaza Intensify as Death Toll Rises


Palestinian militants launched the rockets into southern Israel from Gaza on Saturday and one Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire, bringing the death toll since Friday to five

Gaza Militants Fire Nearly 100 Rockets and Israel Responds With Airstrikes


Eva Heyman kept a diary until she was sent to Auschwitz in 1944

A Holocaust Story for the Social Media Generation