Israeli diplomats in San Francisco are promoting Israel’s thriving gay arts and culture scene as a new mode of hasbara (public diplomacy) in the Bay Area. “Out in Israel,” a monthlong festival of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) culture in Israel, is a showcase for films, art and literature during the month of April.

Jewish group's deputy national director tells House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights and Oversight, 'Widespread use of Holocaust, Nazi analogies goes well beyond legitimate criticism of Israel'.

As the world grapples with controlling the spread of nuclear weapons, it's a time of complex choices in a Middle East edging between possible confrontation with Iran and possible movement towards Israeli-Palestinian peace.

Yuli-Yoel Edelstein, the Israeli minister of information and diaspora, arrived in Boston on Sunday for a three-day visit to promote a new campaign to educate Israeli citizens in diplomacy. The campaign, which was launched in February, aims to teach Israelis how to improve their image abroad.

One of the ideas of our group was to promote "speakers" from the ranks of "ordinary Israelis" who, while on trips overseas, would address local communities. Some of these talks were arranged through friends, others through contacts with various Jewish organizations...

Nearly one out of every two Israelis thinks the country's international standing is poor following Israel's most serious crisis with the United States in decades, according to a poll published Monday on the eve of the Passover holiday.

24 meters in height, the 1200 square meter pavilion is built on a 2000 square meter site and its construction is nearing completion. the structure consists of two architectural curvilinear forms which hug each other like two hands or two shells, symbolizing a quiet conversation between man and earth, man and man, nation and nation.

Last year's report by the U.N. Fact-Finding Mission on the Gaza War, known more popularly as the Goldstone Report, is not going away. Originally, it was the initiative of the Geneva-based U.N. Human Rights Council, which named South African Justice Richard Goldstone to head it.