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Jerusalem stone may answer Jewish revolt questions
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli archaeologists said Tuesday they have discovered a large stone with Latin engravings that lends credence to the theory that the reason Jews revolted against Roman rule nearly 2,000 ago was because of their harsh treatment....

Ultra-Orthodox Jews attack Jerusalem buses over ad
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Dozens of ultra-Orthodox Jews hurled stones and slashed the tires of buses bearing ads promoting female worship at a key Jerusalem holy site, Israeli police said Tuesday....

Jews buy homes in contested Arab area of Jerusalem
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Residents of a hotly contested part of east Jerusalem said armed Israeli guards moved into two buildings in the area before dawn Monday - a step likely to raise already heightened tensions in the disputed neighborhood....

Israeli hospital treats Hamas leader's daughter
JERUSALEM (AP) -- An Israeli hospital says it has treated the daughter of Hamas' top leader in the Gaza Strip weeks after a brutal war between Israel and the Islamic militant group....

Palestinians want Israel pullout vote this year
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The Palestinian U.N. ambassador said Friday his government wants the U.N. Security Council to vote on a resolution before the end of the year that would set November 2016 as the deadline for Israeli troops to withdraw from all Palestinian territories....

Arabs from Israel risk arrest for 'Arab Idol' show
MAJD AL-KRUM, Israel (AP) -- Their goal is to win Arab Idol, the Arab world's premiere television song competition....

Israel raises the dead with skyward cemetery
PETAH TIKVA, Israel (AP) -- At first glance, the multi-tiered jungle of concrete off a major central Israeli highway does not appear unusual in this city of bland high-rises. But the burgeoning towers are groundbreaking when you consider its future tenants: They will be homes not for the living but rather the dead....

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