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  • Amid the violence in Israel, Arab-Israeli newscaster Lucy Aharish keeps on smiling

    October 22, 2015 | 11:21 am

    Lucy Aharish never wanted to be a political symbol. The 34-year-old Arab-Israeli news presenter and television host didn’t even want to be a journalist. When she graduated from high school in the hard-knock southern Israeli town of Dimona, her plan was to be an actress.

    But her...

  • Israeli boy, soldiers injured during Land Day protests

    April 1, 2013 | 5:42 am

    An Israeli boy and several Israeli soldiers were injured during Israeli-Arab and Palestinian protests marking Land Day.

    The protests Saturday mark the deaths of six Galilee Arabs during 1976 riots over government land confiscations in northern Israel, dubbed Land Day.


  • Six Jewish teens charged in beating of Israeli Arab

    September 12, 2012 | 9:56 am

    Six Jewish teens were charged with causing serious bodily harm in an attack on an Arab resident of eastern Jerusalem.

    The teens appeared Wednesday in Jerusalem District Juvenile Court. Four of them admitted to attacking Ibrahim Abu Taha, 28, last weekend in Jerusalem, Haaretz...

  • Arab to deliver Hebrew TV news,  new ancient neighborhood discovered in Jerusalem, Hamas still wants

    March 15, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Arab to deliver Hebrew TV news

    Lucy Aharish, an Israeli Arab graduate of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem who also underwent broadcast training in Germany, was hired recently by Channel 10 television as a news anchor. Aharish, 25, told Ma'ariv in an interview Monday that although...

  • Saudis breathe new life into diplomacy

    By Leslie Susser

    March 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    For the first time in years, serious Israeli-Arab peace moves seem to be afoot. The key mover is Saudi Arabia, and the key document is a 2002 peace initiative that it sponsored.

    The Saudis have quietly been exchanging ideas with Israeli leaders on changes in the document that would...

  • You have the right to shut up

    By David Suissa

    March 1, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Did you hear about the local court in Israel that sentenced a newspaper editor and a reporter to a year in jail for criticizing the prime minister? Or how about the 100 men who were arrested at a private party in Tel Aviv because they were "dancing and behaving like women"? Or the...
  • Attention Israelis: Please stop kvetching

    By Larry Derfner

    March 1, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Excerpt from Israeli TV show "Ktzarim": some troubled people meet for group therapy.
    In Hebrew with English subtitles.
    Click on the BIG ARROW to view.

    ::::::::::::::::::::: Security in Israel now is about as good as it gets. Suicide bombings have become a rarity; just the threat...