Stories by Aron Heller

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

Hilltop holy site at heart of Arab-Israeli conflict

JERUSALEM — A hilltop plateau of 37 acres on the eastern edge of Jerusalem’s Old City is one of the world’s most volatile pieces of real estate, a place so sensitive that police follow every move ...
By Aron Heller

Friday, Aug 10, 2012

Scholar completes overhaul of Hebrew Bible

Israeli scholar Menachem Cohen has worked for 30 years to correct inaccuracies in the Hebrew Bible, the first time it has been done in 500 years.
By Aron Heller

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Icon has high hopes for album

When Israel's top diva Rita released an album entirely in the language of her country's arch-enemy Iran, more than a few eyebrows were raised.
By Aron Heller

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