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  • Red Cross fears for Palestinian hunger striker in Israel

    A prominent Palestinian detainee who has been on a hunger strike for 48 days faces an "immediate risk" of death, the International Committee of the Red Cross said Tuesday, urging Israel to allow his family to visit in line with international conventions....
  • Rabbi to retire after 35 years with Congregation Beth Shalom

    Serving the same congregation for 35 years, Rabbi Carl Wolkin has been the voice of faith for thousands of people during times of both celebration and grief. "I'm looking back, and I can easily smile and I can also easily shed tears," said Wolkin, who...
  • Israel says it hits Gaza launch pad after rocket fired

    The Israeli military carried out an airstrike on a rocket launching device in the Gaza Strip Wednesday after it was used by militants to fire on Israel. The airstrike hit an open area in northern Gaza, causing no casualties. The rocket, fired into...
  • Niagara Foundation disinvites Israeli consul general to the Midwest

    Niagara Foundation disinvites Israeli consul general to the Midwest
    A nonprofit group devoted to promoting global fellowship and civic conversations is under fire for rescinding an invitation to one of Israel's top U.S. diplomats. Roey Gilad, consul general of Israel to the Midwest, on June 18 was to discuss whether...
  • Israeli Druze angered by their country's medical assistance to Syrian rebels

    MAJDAL SHAMS, Golan Heights Mira Amer, 50, was sleeping Tuesday before dawn in the Druze village of Majdal Shams in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights when police raided her home and arrested her son on suspicion of lynching a wounded Syrian who was on...
  • 'A way for me to honor them': artist Jaime Scholnick on her Gaza images

    'A way for me to honor them': artist Jaime Scholnick on her Gaza images
    From a distance, the dozens of images that hang from the walls at CB1 Gallery in downtown Los Angeles look as if they might have emerged from a highly stylized comic book. Lines in black, blue, yellow and red come together to form pictures of people,...
  • Palestinian minister hands 'war crimes' files to ICC

    Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki handed International Criminal Court prosecutors a file Thursday detailing possible Israeli war crimes in Gaza and settlement construction in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. The file, based on findings by a...
  • AP Interview: Gaza rebuilding moving at 'snail's pace'

    Gaza reconstruction is moving at a "snail's pace" and at this rate, it would likely take 30 years to rebuild the extensive damage from last summer's Israel-Hamas war, a senior U.N. official said. Roberto Valent, the incoming area chief of a U.N. agency...
  • Chutzpah and humor temper message in the play 'Bad Jews'

     Chutzpah and humor temper message in the play 'Bad Jews'
    Daphna (Molly Ephraim), an opinionated and quarrelsome Vassar senior, has embraced her Judaism to the extent that she plans to move to Israel after graduation, start a rabbinical program led by a female vegan rabbi and even join the Israeli army if she...
  • Emerging Israel gas deal ignites fierce debate

    When natural gas was discovered a few years ago off the shores of resource-poor Israel, it was heralded as nothing short of a miracle, but an emerging deal with developers has been plagued by criticism, with opponents accusing Prime Minister Benjamin...
  • The only good nuclear deal with Iran

    The only good nuclear deal with Iran
    While negotiating the future of Iran's nuclear program, The Obama Administration is preoccupied with its foreign policy legacy. The president seems willing to settle for a subpar nuclear accord with the Islamic Republic of Iran in order to land in the...