Israeli government

Newly elected Israeli president Reuven Rivlin, right, raises a toast with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem, Tuesday, June, 10, 2014. Israel’s parliament on Tuesday chose Reuven Rivlin, a veteran politician and supporter of the Jewish settlement movement, as the country’s next president, putting a man opposed to the creation of a Palestinian state into the ceremonial but largely influential post. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

Israel chooses veteran hard-liner as president

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s parliament on Tuesday chose Reuven Rivlin, a veteran nationalist politician and supporter of the Jewish settlement movement, as the country’s next president, putting a man opposed to the creation of a […]

06/10/2014

Rail thin models banned in Israeli publications

You won’t be seeing any rail thin models in Israeli publications. AP correspondent Mark Lavie says a new law in the country targets models who are true “lightweights.” The law, passed late Monday, appears to […]

03/20/2012