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Jerusalem (Israel)

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  • Jerusalem: Modern life in an ancient city

    Jerusalem: Modern life in an ancient city
    In June, I had the special opportunity to visit Israel for a couple of Tribune stories. The first ran in this Sunday's paper. Extensively reported with Kathy Bergen from Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, it focuses on the success of Israel's technology start-up...
  • Gaza truce holding but Israel's Netanyahu under fire at home

    GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An open-ended ceasefire in the Gaza war held on Wednesday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced strong criticism in Israel over a costly conflict with Palestinian militants in which no clear victor has emerged. On the...
  • Hamas denies Israel airstrike in Gaza killed elusive leader

    Years ago, it was a signature Israeli tactic: the swoosh of a missile, the roar of crumbling masonry, the violent death of another Hamas leader. More than 24 hours after an Israeli strike in the Gaza Strip killed the wife and infant son of Mohammed Deif...
  • Gaza truce holds as Israelis debate what was won and lost

    The cease-fire that ended 50 days of fighting between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip held Wednesday past the 24-hour mark, but Israel’s wartime solidarity quickly gave way to a round of angry political recriminations....
  • Syrian rebels seize border crossing into Israel-held Golan Heights

    Fighting in Syria’s civil war reached Israel’s doorstep on Wednesday, with rebels seizing the Syrian side of a crossing into the Israeli-held portion of the Golan Heights and the Israeli army reporting that stray gunfire wounded one of its...
  • Israel buries 4-year-old killed by mortar fire near Gaza

    Israel buries 4-year-old killed by mortar fire near Gaza
    Israel on Sunday buried the first of its children killed in the latest war in the Gaza Strip, and at the funeral, the country’s president made indirect reference to the nearly 500 Palestinian children who have died as well in the course of nearly...
  • The role of the Jewish king

    Whether appointing a king is legally obligatory or not is a subject of great controversy. But whether it is or is not, the Torah recognizes that it is human nature that people will ask for leadership in the form of a king. (Deuteronomy 17:14) When they...
  • Pilgrimages to Israel inspire local Jews

    Anne Goldberg, 62, of Tamarac, had never been to Israel before the pilgrimage she took with the Davie-based Temple Adath Or (TAO) in June. It also was TAO's first pilgrimage to Israel as a temple. TAO brought a party of 52 people — 49 adults...
  • Iran says it shoots down Israeli spy drone

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Sunday it had shot down an Israeli spy drone that was heading for its Natanz nuclear enrichment site, Iranian media reported. "The downed aircraft was of the stealth, radar-evasive type and it intended to penetrate the...
  • Rockets fired from south Lebanon toward Israel: news agency

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - At least two rockets were fired on Saturday from southern Lebanon toward Israel, Lebanon's national news agency and security sources said, without saying who had launched them. The news agency NNA, citing its correspondent in Tyre,...
  • Palestinian MPs accuse Israel of unprecedented crackdown

    RAMALLAH West Bank (Reuters) - Palestinian lawmakers have accused Israel of an anti-democratic crackdown as the Gaza war rages, with dozens of elected officials detained, placed under investigation or restricted in their movements. Of the 84 MPs...