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Police: Arson at Church After Pope Mass

JERUSALEM — Israeli police say a prayer book was set on fire in an apparent arson attack at a Jerusalem church near a sensitive holy site where Pope Francis...

Palestinians Urge U.S .to Block New Settlements

(JERUSALEM) — A senior negotiator says the Palestinian president has appealed to the U.S. to block plans by Israel to announce new settlement construction. Top...

Kerry Seeks Movement in Israeli, Palestinian Talks

(JERUSALEM) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry waded again into the nitty-gritty of faltering Israeli-Palestinian peace talks on Wednesday, saying he was...

The Jerusalem Controversy

Whoever took the usual language about Jerusalem being the capital of Israel out of the Democratic platform is an idiot. This is a long-time silliness that can’t...

Cover Story: Jerusalem’s Real Divide

With the Mideast peace process in a state of collapse, a new existential clash looms over Israel — and Palestinians aren’t involved. In this week’s issue of TIME...

Why President Obama Should Study Sun Tzu

While President Obama worries about appeasing Israel and Jewish votes at home, as well as being pressured by the neocons to support threats of an Israeli attack...