| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:24 PM
As I watch Hamas firing hundreds of rockets against Israel, and the violent protests in Europe about Israel, thoughts come flooding back about the first time I ever visited the country and my most recent visit last month.
My first trip to Israel in...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Heavy rocket fire from the Gaza Strip struck southern Israel on Thursday, further heightening tension in the region and prompting retaliatory airstrikes.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued stern warnings to Palestinians about the...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 7:30 AM
A pastel pink synagogue, a Jewish Indian Shabbat dinner and visits to ancient Jewish cemeteries are among the highlights of Burkat Global’s 3,000 Years of Jewish India tour in early 2015.
The 14-day excursion begins in Mumbai, where participants...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 3:28 PM
— The father of the American teen who was allegedly beaten by Israeli police last week has filed a formal complaint against authorities there, advocates said Tuesday, and relatives in Maryland demanded that he be allowed to return to the United...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 7:26 PM
As Secretary of State John F. Kerry embarks on his latest Mideast mission, seeking to stem the escalating carnage in the Gaza Strip, he also wades into a complicated secondary fray: the enmity between Egypt and its regional rivals Turkey and Qatar....
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:48 PM
The 15-year-old boy allegedly beaten by Israeli police early this month returned to his family in Florida late Wednesday.
Tariq Khdeir arrived at Tampa International Airport shortly before 11 p.m. to a cheering crowd of friends and family.
| Jul 21, 2014
| 8:41 PM
Israeli forces pummeled Gaza Strip towns with airstrikes and artillery Monday, pushing the Palestinian death toll in two weeks of fighting well past 500 and sending civilians streaming from their homes, many with little more than the clothes they were...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:13 PM
President Obama spoke by telephone with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday and offered U.S. help in facilitating cease-fire negotiations between Israel and Hamas, the Palestinian militant group that controls the Gaza Strip, the White...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
To the editor: Who in this country would accept missile attacks from neighboring territory as a routine inconvenience? That is exactly what Israelis near the Gaza Strip have been asked to do for years. ("Israel vows to cripple Hamas' Gaza forces, possibly...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Israel has not only the right but the obligation to protect its citizens from Hamas-launched rocket attacks that now have targeted Tel Aviv and Jerusalem ("A dangerous turning point in Israel," July 7). If Hamas wants to call an end to the now...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 1:21 PM
The five-hour cease fire between Hamas and Israel in the Gaza Strip was the calm before the storm. Hamas rockets began raining down on Israel at the moment the United Nations-requested lull ended on Thursday afternoon. Israel waited a bit longer —...