Jerusalem

London-born singer, songwriter and producer Alex Clare has a new recording, “Tail of Lions.” (Courtesy Dan Medhurst)

Alex Clare finds the right home base in Jerusalem

There’s a great deal of optimism coursing through British artist Alex Clare’s…

 

San Francisco State University President Leslie Wong speaks during a news conference Monday, May 9, 2016. (Yesica Prado/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

SFSU president: University ‘failed’ students in handling of Israel-Palestine protest

San Francisco State University failed to properly handle a protest against the…

 

Israeli police officers examine the scene of a shooting attack in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Palestinian gunmen kill 3 Israelis in Tel Aviv, 5 wounded

JERUSALEM — Two Palestinian gunmen opened fire near a popular open-air market…

 

Pope Francis delivers the Urbi et Orbi (to the city and to the world) message at end of the Easter mass, in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, on Sunday. (L'Osservatore Romano/pool photo via AP)

Pope at Easter recalls victims of ‘blind, brutal terrorism’

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis tempered his Easter Sunday message of Christian…

Pope Francis delivers the Urbi et Orbi (to the city and to the world) message at end of the Easter mass, in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, on Sunday. (L'Osservatore Romano/pool photo via AP)
Israeli soldiers stand near the body of a Palestinian who was shot and killed by a soldier while laying wounded on the ground after a stabbing attack in Hebron, West Bank. (AP Photo, File)

Soldier’s shooting of Palestinian sets off uproar in Israel

JERUSALEM — Amateur video appearing to show an Israeli soldier killing an…

Israeli soldiers stand near the body of a Palestinian who was shot and killed by a soldier while laying wounded on the ground after a stabbing attack in Hebron, West Bank. (AP Photo, File)
In this photo obtained from the Iranian Fars News Agency, a Qadr H long-range ballistic surface-to-surface missile is fired by Iran's Revolutionary Guard, during a maneuver, in an undisclosed location in Iran, on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Fars News Agency, Omid Vahabzadeh)

Iran fires 2 missiles marked with ‘Israel must be wiped out’

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran test-launched two ballistic missiles Wednesday emblazoned…

In this photo obtained from the Iranian Fars News Agency, a Qadr H long-range ballistic surface-to-surface missile is fired by Iran's Revolutionary Guard, during a maneuver, in an undisclosed location in Iran, on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Fars News Agency, Omid Vahabzadeh)
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday said he would be "perfectly open" to meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in order to end weeks of Israeli-Palestinian unrest. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Teenager becomes a focus in Israel-Palestinian conflict

JERUSALEM — The fate of a Palestinian boy seized center stage Thursday…

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday said he would be "perfectly open" to meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in order to end weeks of Israeli-Palestinian unrest. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
Samira Dwayat holds a photo of her 18-year-old daughter Shuruq at her home in Sur Baher neighborhood of southern Jerusalem. Shuruq was shot and wounded by an Israeli civilian after police said she stabbed him. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic)

Palestinians assailants often leave behind ordinary lives

JERUSALEM — They lived ordinary lives with ordinary ambitions — an electrician…

Samira Dwayat holds a photo of her 18-year-old daughter Shuruq at her home in Sur Baher neighborhood of southern Jerusalem. Shuruq was shot and wounded by an Israeli civilian after police said she stabbed him. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic)
COURTESY JESSICA PALOPOLIJohnny “Rooster” (Brian Dykstra) dances with the May Queen (Julia Belanoff) in San Francisco Playhouse’s thrilling production of “Jerusalem.”

‘Jerusalem’ casts magical spell at SF Playhouse

In “Jerusalem,” the way British playwright Jez Butterworth explores the economic, environmental…

COURTESY JESSICA PALOPOLIJohnny “Rooster” (Brian Dykstra) dances with the May Queen (Julia Belanoff) in San Francisco Playhouse’s thrilling production of “Jerusalem.”
COURTESY JESSICA PALOPOLIJohnny “Rooster” (Brian Dykstra) dances with the May Queen (Julia Belanoff) in San Francisco Playhouse’s thrilling production of “Jerusalem.”

January 28: 'Jerusalem' and other SF events

Who’s in town Comedian Mike Birbiglia performs “Thank God for Jokes” in…

COURTESY JESSICA PALOPOLIJohnny “Rooster” (Brian Dykstra) dances with the May Queen (Julia Belanoff) in San Francisco Playhouse’s thrilling production of “Jerusalem.”
COURTESY JESSICA PALOPOLIJohnny “Rooster” (Brian Dykstra) dances with the May Queen (Julia Belanoff) in San Francisco Playhouse’s thrilling production of “Jerusalem.”

SF Playhouse produces epic ‘Jerusalem’

“Big” and “mythic” is how San Francisco Playhouse co-founder Bill English describes…

COURTESY JESSICA PALOPOLIJohnny “Rooster” (Brian Dykstra) dances with the May Queen (Julia Belanoff) in San Francisco Playhouse’s thrilling production of “Jerusalem.”