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  • Israelis armed and ready for prayer

    JERUSALEM At the conclusion of synagogue services on a recent Friday night, there was a special announcement: "In light of the security situation, everyone who has a valid gun license and a weapon should please come to services armed. Unfortunately, not...
  • Why are we called Yehudim?

    It is commonly known that the reason that we call ourselves by the name Yehudim (Jews) is because most of us come literally from the Kingdom of Judah, or more specifically the tribe of Judah. Yet, there is a deeper reason why we have continued to use this...
  • Trudy Rubin: Israel faces a big election

    While Arab countries are struggling to redefine themselves amid violence, Israel is poised to wrestle with its own identity crisis at the polls. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to call an early election in March has precipitated a most...
  • Three Israelis charged with torching Jerusalem Arab-Jewish school

    Three Israelis from a far-right group were charged on Monday with setting fire to a classroom in an Arab-Jewish school that has been a symbol of co-existence in Jerusalem. Israel's Shin Bet security service said brothers Nahman and Shlomo Twito, aged...
  • Arab woman aims to blaze a trail in Israel's high-tech sector

    Israel is proud to call itself a "Startup Nation", with more tech firms listed on Nasdaq than any other country outside the United States and China. But two elements are often missing from that success story: women and Arabs. Doctor Amal Ayoub is...
  • Netanyahu to tell Kerry that Israel will rebuff U.N. moves towards Palestinian state

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would tell U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry that Israel will rebuff any moves at the United Nations to set a timeframe for a withdrawal from territory Palestinians seek for state. The State Department has...
  • Hamas holds Gaza military parade, vows Israel's destruction

    Vowing to destroy Israel, Hamas paraded some 2,000 of its armed fighters and truck-mounted rockets through Gaza on Sunday, marking its 27th anniversary with its biggest show of force since the end of the Gaza war this summer. A ceasefire in August halted...
  • Washington undecided on U.N. resolution for Palestinian state

    Israel said it hoped the United States would veto any moves at the United Nations to set a time frame for its withdrawal from territory Palestinians seek for a state, but a senior U.S. official said it was too early to say. U.S. Secretary of State John...
  • U.S. seeks to defuse tensions over Israeli-Palestinian resolutions

    (State Department corrects timing of Kerry-Lavrov meeting to Sunday from Monday, paragraph 13) U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday the United States was seeking to defuse tensions over proposed U.N. resolutions to end the Israeli-...
  • Kerry, Russia's Lavrov discuss Middle East, including Israel

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday, a senior State Department official said.      "The Secretary and Foreign Minister Lavrov discussed the situation in the Middle East, including recent developments...
  • U.S. seeks to defuse tensions over Israeli-Palestinian resolutions: Kerry

    U.S. seeks to defuse tensions over Israeli-Palestinian resolutions: Kerry
    Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday the United States was seeking to defuse tensions over proposed U.N. resolutions to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict during talks in Europe next week. Kerry will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...