In U-turn, ultra-Orthodox may drop opposition to Blue and White’s Lapid

Parents of Israeli held in Gaza plea for news, action five years on

The parents of an Israeli man believed to be held by Hamas in Gaza since 2014 travel to Geneva this week to demand international action to help bring him home.

Avera Mengistu, a 33-year-old Israeli of Ethiopian descent, was depressed and suffering from mental problems...