Modern Israel

Civil Marriage in Israel

For a large number of Israelis, religious politics and identity issues disrupt the pursuit of holy matrimony.

Ethiopian Jews in Israel

Ancient traditions in a new Jewish state.

Mideast Peace: A Road Map

A U.S.-led effort to stem the violence that dominates Israeli-Palestinian relations.

Israel’s Peace Map: An Outline

Details of the 2003 U.S. peace plan.

Mideast Peace: Paving the Way

Earlier U.S. plans for Israel-Palestine peace attempted to stop the violence but failed.