U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is expected to announce the resumption of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, a senior Israeli official told Haaretz. Announcement depends, however, on the decision of the Palestinian leadership.

President Shimon Peres urges the European Union not to publish its new sanctions regarding the Israeli settlements in the West Bank to avoid thwarting the renewal of peace negotiations.

While most EU diplomats backed the new sanctions,the British delegate went further and suggested that the guidelines apply to every Israeli citizen who lives beyond the Green Line.

A Rolling Stone cover story featuring a glamorous photo of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is generating controversy.

Despite public health concerns, Israel has failed to clean polluted industrial areas, the state comptroller said in a new report.

A city in central Israel is fighting to segregate boys and girls at its only religious school in the first grade. Under the Education Ministry's policies, religious schools may only segregate classrooms on the basis of gender starting in fourth grade.

Israeli network security provider Check Point reported higher quarterly profit that topped expectations on higher sales, especially in North America.

Actors are threatening to strike the publicly-funded Acre Fringe Theater Festival if they are not paid for their performance.