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Stories with person: Yitzhak Rabin
  • Sejersted, former head of Nobel Peace Prize Committee dies 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 6:10 am

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Francis Sejersted, former chairman of the Nobel Peace Committee that hands out the coveted award in the Norwegian capital, has died. He was 79.

  • Q&A: A look at the history of Jewish extremism in Israel 
    Updated: Aug-04-15 2:37 pm

    JERUSALEM - The arrest of a well-known Jewish extremist marks Israel's first concrete step in its new "zero tolerance" approach toward what the government describes as Jewish terrorism. A recent pair of attacks brought into the open long-standing fears about a radicalized and ultraconservative fringe that had been operating below the radar but now appears to be intensifying its violence.