56-year-old Ariel Freimann fell into a gorge during a hike in the Himalayas.
Barak Ravid is the diplomatic correspondent for Haaretz newspaper. He joined Haaretz in April 2007, covering the Prime Minister's Office, the Foreign Ministry and the Ministry of Defense, dealing with issues such as U.S.-Israeli relations, EU-Israeli relations and the peace process.
Before joining Haaretz, Barak Ravid worked for two years for Maariv daily newspaper, spending a year covering the Palestinian Authority and a year as a diplomatic correspondent.
Ravid has a BA in the history of the Middle East from the University of Tel Aviv. He served for six years as an officer in the Israel Defense Forces, and concluded his service with the rank of captain. He and his wife live in Tel Aviv.
Netanyahu: If Israel Doesn't Act Wisely Ahead of End of Obama's Term, We May Endanger Entire Settlement Enterprise
Prime minister tells residents of the West Bank settlement of Ofra and the outpost of Amona that they must avoid 'unwise conduct' in the particularly sensitive time between the U.S. election and the inauguration of the next president.
After Israeli envoy tells Security Council that UN must stop interfering in Israel's democratic process by funding the NGO, U.S. representative says it is 'vital that all governments protect and create an atmosphere that all voices can be heard.'
Orhan Buyruk was interrogated by Shin Bet and deported back to Turkey without charges. Turkish diplomats say detention was result of 'misunderstanding.'
Announcement of Dmitry Medvedev's November 10 visit made in honor of 25th anniversary of restoration of diplomatic relations between Israel and Russia.
After announcing its intention to trigger a special clause allowing them to demand a new vote, Mexico instead opted to issue a statement, echoed by Brazil, on its changed position on the Temple Mount resolution.
Mexico's dramatic decision forces a new vote on the Temple Mount resolution, scheduled to be held on Tuesday. Several Western states, however, are pressing Mexico to not invoke a precedent-setting clause.
According to Russian report, Israel's request was made in an effort to prevent Russian missile systems in Syria from firing at Israeli aircraft by mistake.
State Department criticizes Netanyahu's attack on B'Tselem and Americans for Peace Now for participating in UN Security Council session on settlements.
Circumstances of the incident in Johannesburg still unclear. Family has been notified but victim's name not yet cleared for publication.