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Israeli leader calls on world to condemn arson of synagogue
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday called on the world to condemn a suspected arson attack against a makeshift synagogue in the West Bank where Jewish Torah scrolls were burned....

Islamic authority rejects new Jerusalem Jewish prayer area
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Islamic authority that oversees a sensitive Jerusalem holy site says it opposes a new prayer area for non-Orthodox Jews at the adjacent Western Wall....

Anger at Arab Israeli MPs who met relatives of attackers
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Steps should be taken against three Arab members of Israel's parliament who met this week with families of Palestinians who committed deadly attacks against civilians and security personnel, Israel's prime minister said Thursday....

'Gay conversion' therapists find safe haven in Israel
JERUSALEM (AP) -- A leading American Jewish group promoting therapy it said could turn gays to heterosexuals was ordered shut in December by a New Jersey court, amid growing efforts in the U.S. to curb the generally discredited practice. But therapists with ties to the shuttered group say they have found a haven for their work in Israel....

Top Israeli general calls IS 'our enemy'
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- A top Israeli general said Wednesday that the Islamic State group is "our enemy" and that Israel is sharing intelligence with allies battling the extremists despite remaining on the sidelines of Syria's civil war....

AP PHOTOS: Deep in Israel desert, shimmering glass mountains
YERUHAM, Israel (AP) -- Deep in the heart of Israel's desert, shimmering mountains of glass dominate the landscape....

Albanian convicted over killing of Israeli in Berlin
BERLIN (AP) -- An Albanian man has been convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 8˝ years in prison for killing an Israeli whose body was found in a ruined Berlin church last year....

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