A stunning development has surfaced in the Middle East, as the U.S. has offered to free convicted spy Jonathan Pollard in an effort to kickstart peace talks.
New ads to soon run at Metro-North stations call on the U.S. to stop aid to Israel.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg is speaking up for the cause of academic freedom amid controversy over an event at a public college.
An Israeli official said Israel hoped to find a diplomatic solution to the crisis as well and signaled Egypt was likely to play a key role in enforcing any truce.
The Sabbath was far from a day of rest in Israel this Saturday, as the military was poised for a ground offensive in Gaza, and protests by supporters of Israel and Palestine pressed on in New York.
In the wake of violent uprisings abroad following the release of an anti-Islamic film, some said they are worried the ads could fan the flames here in New York City.
A legal fight over freedom of speech is spilling into New York’s subway tunnels. A sign about “Jihad” is set to debut next week. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says it crosses the line, but a judge disagrees.
A pro-Palestinian ad at one train platform has ignited a battle of sorts. Now both sides in the Arab-Israeli conflict are targeting Metro-North train platforms with their side of the story.
Mitt’s terrible foreign trip isn’t just bad press and a campaign stumble. In diplomacy gaffes, missteps, and offenses have real consequences for our national security and the peace and stability of the world.
The display shows shrinking Palestinian territory in Israel over the years and refers to 4.7 million Palestinians there as refugees and some Jewish leaders are calling it offensive.
Is the “Occupy Wall Street” movement anti-Semitic? Signs indicating that have surfaced. Yet when CBS 2′s Tony Aiello surveyed the situation Tuesday he found conflicting signs of both anti-Semitism and Jewish support.
There was a dramatic and defiant move at the United Nations on Friday. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas sidestepped two decades of failed negotiations and surged ahead with demands for Palestinian statehood.
The Israeli proposal would allow the Palestinians to establish a state within existing borders in Gaza and the West Bank and deal with all the tough stuff later.
The United Nations confrontation over Palestinian statehood became a major issue in the U.S. presidential race on Tuesday. Leading GOP contender Rick Perry accused President Barack Obama of appeasing terrorists and betraying Israel.
On Thursday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared he’ll travel here, to fight a Palestinian bid for United Nations membership as President Barack Obama tried to defuse a difficult situation.