Isabel Kershner, The New York Times

Isabel Kershner

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Recent articles by Isabel:

Israeli Voters: Data of All 6.5 Million Voters Leaked

The website for an election app used by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s party made it possible to view full names, addresses, identity card numbers and more. → Read More

Trump’s Mideast Plan Leaves Palestinians With Few Options

The landscape has shifted so much that a proposal that would have been a nonstarter a decade ago has put the Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in a bind. → Read More

Israeli Cabinet Will Vote to Apply Sovereignty to Part of West Bank

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his government would vote Sunday on the move, which could apply to nearly a third of the West Bank. → Read More

Netanyahu Withdraws Immunity Bid, Shifting Election Battleground

The Israeli prime minister will face voters on March 2 as a defendant in a criminal case, but without weeks of potentially humiliating parliamentary discussion on the subject. → Read More

Trump’s Mideast Plan Could Give Israel Sovereignty Over Much of Jordan Valley

The president, meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel and his chief political challenger, predicted Palestinians would support the plan to be unveiled Tuesday, a claim experts dismissed. → Read More

Trump Invites Netanyahu to White House to Discuss Middle East Peace Plan

The invitation could provide a welcome distraction for President Trump, facing an impeachment trial, and for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is facing corruption charges. → Read More

Emojis Meet Hieroglyphs: If King Tut Could Text

An Israel Museum exhibition explores the complicated relationship between the hieroglyphs of antiquity and emoji, the lingua franca of the digital age. → Read More

Charges Planned Against Netanyahu Aides in Submarine Graft Scandal

Indicted and embattled, Israel’s prime minister faces new calls for yet another corruption inquiry. → Read More

Israel Intercepts Four Rockets Launched From Syria

Days after a clash between Israel and militants in Gaza to the south, tensions rose across the northern frontier. → Read More

Are West Bank Settlements Illegal? Who Decides?

The United States declared that Israeli settlements on the West Bank are “not inconsistent with” international law, despite decisions by world bodies like the International Court of Justice. → Read More

Exchanges of Fire Continue Across Israel-Gaza Border

A clash set off by Israel’s killing of an Islamic Jihad commander teetered between containment and escalation into a broader conflict. → Read More

Jordan Reclaims Land Israelis Used Under ’94 Peace Accord

Israelis see the step as a reflection of the dismal state of relations a quarter century after the treaty was reached. → Read More

In a Deeply Split Israel City, Both Sides Urge Unity

Rosh Haayin almost perfectly reflects the political divide paralyzing Israel, with the religious right on one side and the secular left on the other. But its residents are ready for compromise. → Read More

How a Few Grams of Pot Turned an American-Israeli Into a Geopolitical Pawn

Naama Issachar, a yoga student arrested at the Moscow airport, has found her fate linked to that of a little-known Russian held in Israel and facing extradition to the United States. → Read More

After Tight Israeli Election, Netanyahu’s Tenure Appears Perilous

The winner of Israel’s do-over election was too close to call early Wednesday, but exit polls pointed to serious obstacles for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. → Read More

Cyprus Rape Case That Roiled Israel Falls Apart, With 12 Suspects Freed

A dozen Israeli teenagers accused of raping a British tourist in a Cyprus resort have been freed, and the accuser was arrested on charges of making a false accusation. → Read More

West Bank Attack Raises Tensions Ahead of Israeli Elections

An assailant stabbed an Israeli soldier to death and then injured two other Israelis. The attack quickly became fodder in a heated election. → Read More

After Rockets Are Fired at Tel Aviv, Israel and Hamas Quickly Pull Back

The Israeli military said the rocket fire had been a mistake. A Hamas official blamed rogue militants. Either way, both sides worked to restore calm. → Read More

Prosecutor Moves to Indict Netanyahu on Corruption Charges

The announcement was the culmination of a two-year investigation into Benjamin Netanyahu’s dealings and imperil his political future just 40 days before he is to stand for re-election. → Read More

Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein Dies at 67; Fostered Israeli-Evangelical Ties

His organization has raised more than $1.5 billion from evangelical Christian contributors abroad, though the effort has left some Jews uncomfortable. → Read More