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Netanyahu: Master of chaos, lord of crisis

For a moment the next election looked very close. But after this week it has actually receded into the distance, although no one believes the government will last more than another year.

U.S. publicly humiliates Ya'alon as visit ends

Israeli defense minister declares crisis between him and Obama administration over, only to find out that it revealed he was denied audience with top officials.

In Jerusalem, assaulted for being Arab

A group of hotel guests from Afula attacked an Arab employee, an education student. They were released quickly. He’s still afraid to leave home.

From Kafka to Newton, the stories behind the books

How does the National Library in Jerusalem decide which treasures to acquire? Why is a priceless collection that was meant to arrive in 1917 still stuck in Russia? And how did the institution come to own Japanese Buddhist art?