Arabic Readers in Israel Have to Hope the Border Guards Are Sloppy

JERUSALEM — For three years now, Asmaa Azaizeh has run a popular Arabic-language book festival in…

Netanyahu, Like His Foe, Calls for Unity Government, but Conflicts Remain

JERUSALEM — Seizing the initiative in Israel’s postelection political gridlock, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday…

Israel’s Arab Politicians Emerge With New Political Heft

JERUSALEM — The right to speak directly after the prime minister? Meetings with all visiting heads…

Israel Elections: Netanyahu Is in Trouble, and Other Takeaways

A day after Israel’s general election — the second in five months — there is still…

Your Wednesday Briefing: Israel, Iran, Spain Elections

Good morning. We’re covering a neck-and-neck race in Israel, Trump’s big challenge in dealing with Iran…

After Tight Israeli Election, Netanyahu’s Tenure Appears Perilous

JERUSALEM — Israel’s election was too close to call early Wednesday, with neither Prime Minister Benjamin…

Israel Election Live Updates: Exit Polls Show Tight Race

The latest developments: ImageLikud party campaign headquarters in Tel Aviv setting up for a rally tonight.CreditSergey…

Israel Votes in Do-Over Election: Live Updates

The latest developments: ImageVoting in Rosh Haayin, Israel, on Tuesday.CreditSergey Ponomarev for The New York Times…

Israeli Election Hinges on a Mosaic of Competing Groups

Israeli politics can be tribal, with loyalties to ethnic groups, religious factions and ideologies as strong…

Israeli Vote Hinges on a Mosaic of Competing Groups

Israeli politics can be tribal, with loyalties to ethnic groups, religious factions and ideologies as strong…

Israel’s Do-Over Election: Déjà Vu or a Chance for Change?

JERUSALEM — Israelis are voting Tuesday in the second election in five months. The last one…

Ugly Breakup of Israel’s Odd Couple Could Turn an Election

JERUSALEM — They joined forces three decades ago, rising to power as a political odd couple…

How One Photographer Captured Burning Issues Across the Israeli-Palestinian Divide

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how…

Israeli Arabs Get a Second Chance to Oust Netanyahu. Will They Use It?

BAQA AL GHARBIYEH, Israel — Arab citizens of Israel have no love lost for Prime Minister…

Cable Cars Over Jerusalem? Some See ‘Disneyfication’ of Holy City

JERUSALEM — At a glance, Jerusalem’s Holy Basin still looks pretty much as it must have…