The Boiling Point

SpaceIL is attempting to put an Israeli rover on the moon

SpaceIL is attempting to put an Israeli rover on the moon

February 16, 2014

By Jonah Gill, Outside News Editor United States, Russia, China: one would probably say these are the three biggest countries in the world.  Or the s...

Israeli consul laments tourists’ negative view of Holy Land

Israeli consul laments tourists’ negative view of Holy Land

November 21, 2013

Where would you rather go, Israel or Costa Rica? And what makes a country desirable to tourists – low crime, beautiful scenery or just not showing...

For teens with ties to the Middle East, concern and action around the civil war in Syria

For teens with ties to the Middle East, concern and action around the civil war in Syria

October 9, 2013

Local Muslim teens with relatives in Syria don’t have to turn on a TV or read the newspaper to follow the conflict unfolding in their ancestral homeland....

PLO ambassador tells JCC audience that separation is the key to peace

PLO ambassador tells JCC audience that separation is the key to peace

March 13, 2013

Palestinians and Israelis are like an unhappily married couple in need of a formal separation, according to the Palestinian Liberation Organization’s Ch...

‘Life as usual’ for Shalhevet alumni in Israel during Gaza war

‘Life as usual’ for Shalhevet alumni in Israel during Gaza war

December 24, 2012

By Sarah Soroudi, Outside News Editor Even if they still feel as though they are tourists, Shalhevet alumni who are spending a gap year in Israel acknowledged a sense of alarm during the eight-day Gaza war called O...

Text of Israel-Hamas cease-fire agreement, which took effect Nov. 21

November 21, 2012

By Reuters, via jpost.com 11/21/2012 21:17 Following is the verbatim English text of the ceasefire agreement between Israel and the Palestinians in Gaza that was reached on Wednesday with Egyptian mediation. The text was distributed by the Egyptian presidency. Related: PM: Cease-fire will allow Israelis to get back to routine Agreement of Understanding For a...