Photos from Israel
Israelis celebrate Purim in full costume throughout Israel.
Images continue to come in from Israel-Gaza conflict. Photos by Reuters
At the end of a long day of festivities Sunday, the crowd screamed as Israeli singer Eyal Golan wrapped an Israel flag around his body onstage at Rancho Park’s Cheviot Hills Recreation Center.
In a deft performance exuding good vibes, President Shimon Peres wowed a large audience in Los Angeles, a city that knows a thing or two about celebrities and star turns.
"Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable," John F. Kennedy wisely put forth in a 1962 speech. As I write this, the Occupy Wall Street movement is in full swing, and I can't help but be reminded of my summer covering the social and economic protests in Israel.