Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights decides to fill vacuum left by Israel and the Palestinian Authority.
Chaim Levinson is a Haaretz correspondent, covering the Jewish settlements in the West Bank.
Previously, he was the Yedioth Ahoronot correspondent for Religious Affairs and the Orthodox communities.
Levinson received his B.A. in Social and Humanities Studies at the Open University and is currently studying for his M.A. in Interdisciplinary Democracy Studies.
IDF rabbinate book deals with questions of keeping Jewish law in the army, discusses regulations for affixing mezuzahs on IDF bases; book says concept of equal rights 'goes against the opinion of the Torah.'
Settlers' 'revenge' attacks against Palestinians and leftists represent an idea, not a centralized group, says prosecutor.
Seven vehicles damaged in West Bank and another seven in East Jerusalem; slogan sprayed in West Bank village reads 'Regards from Eviatar,' referring to settler murdered by Palestinians last month.
Legally controlled land grew from 530,931 to 538,303 dunams over the course of the year, a total increase of 7,372 dunams.
Israeli media has almost completely ignored this phenomenon in recent months; Settlers want looser open-fire policy.
IDF commanders are instructed to minimize use of live fire in the West Bank, but recent attack triggers settler protest in hope of amending regulations.
Brig. Gen. Yossi Kuperwasser previously worked for the Israel Law Center, which sought to prevent the reporter who broke the story from continuing to work in Israel.
Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon says a French militant used the al-Dura affair to justify the killing of Jews, though the special committee's report says otherwise.
Trial shows security prisoners got cell phones due to illicit connection with Israeli cell phone company; phones came from leading Israeli cell providers but no evidence firms knew who clients were.