Dome of the Rock under snow
Dome of the Rock, Dec. 13, 2013. Photo by AFP
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In the heaviest December snowfall since 1953, photographers have a field day as Jerusalem is blanketed in snow

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will arrive in Israel Thursday night to discuss with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the American administration's intention to present a permanent status framework agreement to Israel and Palestinians in the coming weeks. 

Israel's new holding center for African migrants opened on Thursday to human rights activists' outcry that it "puts Israeli democracy to shame." 

The Knesset tossed out paramedics on a blood drive for barring an Ethiopian Knesset member from donating on Wednesday. 

The United States has nominated Israel's "rock star banker" Stanley Fischer, widely credited with shepherding Israel's economy through the global crisis, as vice-chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve Board. 

A man accused of faking sign language during his interpretation at the memorial event for Nelson Mandela claimed he had suffered a schizophrenia attack

Environment Minister Amir Peretz (Hatnua) called for unity of the Labor and Hatnua parties to "counterbalance the alliance between Yesh Atid and Habayit Hayehudi." 

Haaretz investigation reveals the Civil Administration's double standards, as an Arab home faces demolition while Jewish ones get stamp of approval.