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After suicide, Israel lawmakers discuss online shaming
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli lawmakers are looking to take steps to prevent online defamation after a public servant killed himself over an accusatory Facebook post....

Israeli Burning Man festival torches ancient remains
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli Antiquities Authority says revelers at a Burning Man festival famous for its pyrotechnic spectacles have accidentally torched some remnants of prehistoric man....

Christian schools in Israel say budget cuts hurt community
RAMLE, Israel (AP) -- It was an unlikely display of protesters: nuns cloaked in white, a black-clad priest clutching a golden scepter and dozens of Arab schoolchildren picketing outside the hulking headquarters of Israel's Education Ministry. Their message, raised high on large banners: "Take your hands off our schools."...

Israel indicts Palestinian in murder of Polish tourist
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli police say they have charged a Palestinian man with killing a Polish tourist in Israel in April....

US Senator Graham in Israel ahead of likely presidential bid
JERUSALEM (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham says allowing the United Nations to decide the Israeli-Palestinian peace process is a "mistake."...

Israel defense minister: Islamic Jihad behind Gaza flare-up
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's defense minister is blaming Islamic Jihad - a smaller Palestinian militant group in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip - for the latest rocket fired at Israel that drew retaliatory airstrikes overnight....

A look at former Israeli Premier Ehud Olmert's career
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced Monday to eight months in prison in a case involving allegations he accepted cash-stuffed envelopes from an American supporter....

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