Samaritans, an ancient religious group, celebrated Passover on Tuesday with a traditional sacrifice of sheep on Mount Gerizim, near the West Bank town of Nablus. The Samaritan community in Israel numbers less than 1,000 people. Read more.
At a Jaffa bookstore-cafe, writing the story of co-existence: Yafa, the joint venture of a Ramle Arab and a Nahariya Jew, has for 10 years been a meeting point for Jews and Arabs in Jaffa, a mixed Jewish-Arab town just south of Tel Aviv. Read more.
Half of European Union states notified EU Foreign Minister Catherine Ashton on Friday of their support for local businesses to label products from Israeli settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.