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Cycling’s Giro to start in Israel, going from Jerusalem to Red Sea, in 2018

JERUSALEM — Winding its way around the walls of Jerusalem’s Old City, through modern Tel Aviv, then the Negev desert down to the Red Sea, the start of next year’s Giro d’Italia will highlight Israel’s history, [Read entire story]

Jerusalem holy site reopens after attack amid tension over security

JERUSALEM — Muslim worshipers visited a Jerusalem holy site Sunday after Israel reopened the compound following a rare closure in response to a deadly shooting last week that raised concerns about wider unrest. For [Read entire story]

Israel halts Western Wall mixed-gender prayer plan

JERUSALEM — The Israeli government froze a long-overdue plan Sunday to open a mixed-gender prayer area at Jerusalem’s Western Wall, a major policy reversal that infuriated the liberal streams of Judaism that [Read entire story]

Police shooting stokes anger among Israel’s Arab minority

UMM AL-HIRAN, Israel — On a wind-swept hilltop in this Bedouin village, a cracked solar panel lying atop a mattress and slabs of broken concrete provide an eerie reminder of a clash that has come to symbolize the [Read entire story]