Behind the Headlines: Palestinian incitement - An obstacle to peace23 Feb 2014Incitement to hatred and terrorism must end. Terrorists should not be glorified, Jews should not be demonized and Israel's existence should not be called into question.
The meaning of Israel as the state of the Jewish people20 Feb 2014The international community should encourage recognition by the Palestinians of the Jewish state, in order to ensure the realization of the vision of two states for two peoples.
Behind the Headlines: Palestinian incitement - An obstacle to peace26 Jan 2014During this decisive period of negotiations, which Israel hopes will lead to peace, incitement to hatred and violence cannot be allowed to continue.
Behind the Headlines: PA grants and salaries to Palestinian terrorists19 Jan 2014Convicted murderers - 78 of them already released from prison by Israel as part of the negotiating process with the Palestinians - are receiving grants of up to $50,000 and monthly stipends of up to nearly $4,000.
The menorah and the cross30 Dec 2013Israel’s ambassador to the Holy See reflects on the 20th anniversary of relations between Israel and the Vatican.
Behind the Headlines: Geneva Agreement between the P5+1 and Iran25 Nov 2013Under the Geneva agreement Iran will retain its vast enrichment capabilities. For the first time since the beginning of negotiations in 2003 the international community recognizes Iran's enrichment program and agrees that it will not be rolled back.
Behind the Headlines: The Bedouin in the Negev and the Begin Plan04 Nov 2013This new policy constitutes a major step forward towards integrating the Bedouin more fully into Israel's multicultural society, while still preserving their unique culture and heritage.
The Partition Plan-65 years later29 Nov 2012On November 29, 1947 the UN General Assembly voted on the partition plan, and UNGA Resolution 181 was adopted by a vote of 33 to 13.
Behind the Headlines: Ceasefire ends Operation Pillar of Defense25 Nov 2012After eight days of rocket fire from Gaza and Israeli counter-attacks on terrorist targets, a cease-fire was declared at 21:00 Israel time on 21 November and Operation Pillar of Defense (14-21 Nov 2012) came to an end.
Operation Pillar of Defense: Legal points19 Nov 2012Israel has the right under international law, and a moral obligation, to act in self-defense, to defend its population and to protect its territory when under attack, as well as to take military action against the terrorist attacks from the Gaza Strip.