Emily Harris appears in the following:
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Two Israeli soldiers and an UN peacekeeper were killed in border fighting between Israel and Hezbollah on Wednesday — prompted by a Hezbollah revenge attack.
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Israelis are watching the latest spat between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the White House — which could worsen his country's global standing, but win him votes in Israel's March elections.
Friday, January 16, 2015
French Jews, many with roots in North Africa, have immigrated to Israel since the country's founding. Unlike previous generations, the latest wave of arrivals is retaining more of its French identity.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Some victims of last week's terror attack in Paris are being buried in Israel on Tuesday. Seven thousand French Jews got Israeli citizenship last year.
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
As a year of conflict in the Mideast comes to a close, we look back at how Israeli and Palestinian parents explained the Gaza war to their children as the rockets flew.
Thursday, December 25, 2014
Spain's monarchy decimated the Jewish population by expelling, killing or forcibly converting Jews in 1492. Now the country may offer their descendants Spanish citizenship.
Sunday, December 21, 2014
American Jewish college student Amelia Wolf spent Hanukkah last year in Ramallah. As the holiday approached, she was lonely — until her Palestinian hosts got wind of how she was feeling.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
The Islamic State is not believed to be in the Gaza Strip. But a flier in its name was recently sent around the territory. Both Israel and Hamas are trying to use it to their advantage.
Sunday, December 14, 2014
Billions have been pledged to help rebuild Gaza, but little of that money has arrived yet. But a startup accelerator is drawing interest and crowdfunding from around the region and the world.
Saturday, December 13, 2014
The two leading Palestinian factions recently agreed to end a feud and work together. But in the Gaza Strip, the wounds have not healed from a nasty bout of infighting in 2007.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Three months after the war between Israel and Hamas ended, reconstruction has barely started. Many people still live in half-bombed houses. But there are a few bright spots and a bit of innovation.
Sunday, December 07, 2014
Israeli authorities released a photo of a 2000-year-old lice comb that was captured along with the men, who are accused of stealing objects from the area where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found.
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Israel will hold parliamentary elections in March after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu broke up his cabinet and asked voters for a new mandate.
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Israel's prime minister says the country needs to be officially defined as a Jewish state, but opponents say that would undermine its goal of equality for all.
Friday, November 28, 2014
Jordan has joined the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State. A training base in Jordan, paid for in part by the U.S., symbolizes the two countries close and sometime controversial alliance.
Friday, November 28, 2014
Dogs pay close attention to the emotion in our voices, but what about the meaning of words? A clever experiment with 250 canines shows that dogs understand more of our speech than previously thought.
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Israel was founded as a homeland for the Jewish people. But a proposal to define it in law as a Jewish state has become a hot-button political issue. Opponents say it's a undemocratic mix of religion and law.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
After a deadly attack by a Palestinian militant last month, Israel blew up his apartment. Israel says the aim is deterrence, while others call it collective punishment.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Jordan is formally in charge of Jerusalem's Al Aqsa compound — on the hilltop contested by Jews and Muslims — and the kingdom is nervous that tensions could ignite a broad conflict.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Palestinian attackers killed four people praying in a Jerusalem synagogue, raising fears of increased unrest and violence in the city.