| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:19 AM
JERUSALEM -- U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met in Rome for seven hours Wednesday evening, double-billed as discussions on Iran and Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.
Headed into the meeting, both...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 9:35 AM
JERUSALEM — An awkward four-month saga came to an end Sunday with the appointment of Karnit Flug as the new governor of the Bank of Israel, the first woman ever chosen for the position.
Many regarded Flug, the bank's deputy governor, as the...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:12 AM
JERUSALEM -- Two Southern California scientists have won a $1-million prize for their work in the field of alternative fuels, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office has announced.
The 2013 Eric and Sheila Samson Prime Minister's Prize for...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 3:34 AM
JERUSALEM — With talks between Iran and six world powers set to resume in Geneva on Tuesday, Israeli leaders issued a stern warning to the so-called P5 Plus One diplomatic group: don't ease pressure on Iran.
It would be a "historic mistake" to...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:38 AM
JERUSALEM -- An Israeli man was beaten to death in the backyard of his home in the Jordan Valley overnight, medical and security officials told media early Friday morning.
According to his wife, Sariya Ofer went out to investigate a strange noise...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 1:44 PM
JERUSALEM -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday that he welcomed President Obama's comments about Iran to the United Nations but remains wary of the Islamic Republic's intentions.
Delivering a video statement that was issued...
| Oct 10, 2013
Re "The one-state illusion," Opinion, Oct. 6
Jeremy Ben-Ami is correct that a one-state democracy will not provide either Palestinians or Jews with a state to express their national identities, and the only reason that a one-state solution is...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:08 PM
USC chemistry professor Arieh Warshel can thank curiosity and weak computers for the Nobel prize in chemistry he won Wednesday.
To figure out the blazingly fast chemical ballet performed by the body’s proteins, Warshel had to form questions that...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:19 PM
WASHINGTON — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday urged President Obama to stand firmly behind current sanctions against Iran and prepare to crack down harder if the Islamic Republic remains on a path toward developing nuclear...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:14 AM
A University of Southern California professor and colleagues from Stanford and Harvard universities were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday for their pioneering use of computer modeling programs to help predict complex chemical reactions....
| Oct 7, 2013
| 5:45 AM
JERUSALEM -- Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, one of Israel's most influential religious and political leaders, died Monday at age 93.
In recent weeks, the aging rabbi had hospitalized for a series of medical conditions including back surgery, respiratory problems...