Emily Harris

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In Israel, Jewish Divorce Is Only Granted By Husband's Permission

Sunday, March 01, 2015

An Israeli film now playing in the U.S. shows how rabbinical rules regulating Jewish divorces in Israel can trap women. Rabbinical judges have taken the highly unusual step to see the film themselves.


Israeli Candidate Made A Name For Himself By Slashing Cell Phone Rates

Monday, February 23, 2015

An Israeli candidate in next month's elections is making a name for himself on economic issues — including the role he played in lowering cell phone rates.


Israel Beefs Up Plans To Help European Jews Move To Israel

Monday, February 16, 2015

After a deadly attack outside a synagogue in Copenhagen, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu said his government is considering a fund to support Jewish immigration from France, Belgium and Ukraine.


Arab-Israeli Parties Join Forces In Upcoming Israeli Election

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Arab political parties in the Jewish state are trying to win more seats in the country's parliament. For the first time, the 4 main Arab-Israeli parties have joined under one banner on the ballot.


Israeli Soldiers Killed In Renewed Fighting With Hezbollah

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.


Netanyahu Speech To Congress Is High-Risk, High-Reward, Analysts Say

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.


French Immigrants To Israel Bring Part Of Home With Them

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.


Paris Attack Resonates With Israelis As More French Jews Move To Israel

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.


Looking Back On Last Summer's War In Gaza

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.


After 522 Years, Spain Seeks To Make Amends For Expulsion Of Jews

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.


Celebrating Hanukkah In A Palestinian City

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.


In Gaza, The Specter Of ISIS Proves Useful To Both Sides

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.


Gaza Tech Hub Finds Success In International Crowdfunding

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.


Just Under The Surface, Palestinian Rivals Remain Bitterly Divided

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.


'People Are Going To Rebel': Slow Pace Of Rebuilding Frustrates Gazans

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.

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6 Arrested For Looting Antiquities From Israel's 'Cave Of The Skulls'

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.

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Israel In Political Upheaval — Two Years Ahead Of Schedule

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.


In Israel, A Clash Over What The Nation Is And Who It's For

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.


Jordanians Weigh Risks And Rewards Of Being A Close U.S. Ally

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.


How Dogs Understand What We Say

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.