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  • Israel, Hamas clash on Gaza border

    JERUSALEM A sniper attack from Gaza that wounded an Israeli soldier on Wednesday triggered Israeli tank strikes and airstrikes that killed a Hamas militant, the most serious clash between Israel and the Islamist group since a 50-day war over the summer....
  • In Bethlehem, Latin patriarch calls for rebuilding Gaza

    BETHLEHEM, West Bank The top Roman Catholic spiritual leader in the Holy Land, in his Christmas Eve mass in Bethlehem, called for speeding up reconstruction of the Gaza Strip and warned against a resurgence of violence. "Let us reflect on our situation...
  • In a time of tension, Christian faithful gather in Bethlehem

    In a time of tension, Christian faithful gather in Bethlehem
    Esam Awwad lifted his daughter onto his shoulders and joined the crowd gathered around the barricades, waiting for a glimpse of the patriarch as he passed by on his way into the Church of the Nativity. His daughter, Annamaria, was wearing a tiny Santa...
  • In Jerusalem, shop and eat where the locals go, Machane Yehuda Market

    In Jerusalem, shop and eat where the locals go, Machane Yehuda Market
    Israel has always been a popular Christmas and winter holiday destination, and tourism seems to have stabilized since hostilities with Hamas subsided with a truce earlier this year. The first destination for visitors is typically Tel Aviv, where,...
  • To end Palestinian incitement, first define it

    To end Palestinian incitement, first define it
    (JTA) — A former Clinton administration envoy has let the cat out of the bag on the issue of Palestinian incitement, putting him squarely at odds with Secretary of State John Kerry. Shibley Telhami was one of the Clinton administration's...
  • Ominous clouds over French Jewry

    Ominous clouds over French Jewry
    It's an article that's more than 10 years old now, but I still maintain that anyone who wants to get an insight into the dynamics of anti-Semitism in France would do well to consult "France's Scarlet Letter," published by the journalist Marie Brenner in...
  • The future of Israel

    For more than a half-century, since the United Nations partitioned the British Mandated state of Palestine so as to create a National Home for the Jewish People, in part of what had until the First World War been a part of the Ottoman Empire, the land...
  • Gaza gets machinery to equip its first Coca Cola plant

    With Israel's approval, Palestinians began importing machinery on Monday to equip the Gaza Strip's first Coca Cola plant for an anticipated 2015 launch of operations. Emad al-Hindi, director-general of the Palestinian National Beverage Company which...
  • Artistic directors protest firing at Jewish theater

    Artistic directors protest firing at Jewish theater
    Several Chicago-area artistic directors have signed an open letter protesting the firing of Ari Roth, the artistic director of Theater J in Washington, D.C. Although the stated cause of Roth’s firing last week was insubordination, Roth has said in...
  • Hadassah 'gate keepers' gather

    Hadassah 'gate keepers' gather
    More than 160 special donors from the Florida Atlantic Region of Hadassah's "Keepers of the Gate" annual giving program attended a gala brunch on Dec 14, at the Polo Club in Boca Raton, celebrating its Chai anniversary. Founded 18 years ago by a small...
  • Israeli army attacks Hamas site in Gaza after rocket strike

    Israeli army attacks Hamas site in Gaza after rocket strike
    Israel carried out an airstrike against Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip early Saturday, calling it retaliation for a rocket blast from the Palestinian territory into southern Israel on Friday. The Israeli military said it had targeted a "Hamas...