| Jul 20, 2014
| 2:40 PM
A Los Angeles man was one of the Israeli soldiers killed in Gaza this weekend as fighting intensified.
Max Steinberg was a Woodland Hills native and voluntarily joined the Israel Defense Forces, according to the Jewish Journal. According to voter...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Two Palestinians were killed Friday in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian medical officials reported.
Israel’s army said in a statement that the men had beeb involved in launching rockets at Israel over the last week, as well as...
| 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 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 15, 2014
| 10:30 AM
"Tyrant," the new FX drama set in a fictional, war-torn Middle-Eastern country, has moved its production from Israel to Turkey amid ongoing violence in Israel.
Cast and crew of the program, which has two episodes left to shoot in its 10-episode first...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:49 AM
Israel's Cabinet on Tuesday accepted an Egyptian proposal for a cease-fire with Hamas, but the militant group rejected the offer, putting a pause in the week-long armed conflict that has killed nearly 200 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip at risk.
| Jul 20, 2014
| 9:34 PM
Israeli troops pounded an eastern neighborhood of Gaza City with air and artillery strikes Sunday, trading fire with Hamas militants armed with antitank missiles and rocket-propelled grenades and sending a tide of panicked humanity streaming from the...
| 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 16, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Stand-up comedian Aron Kader is never at a loss for material. If his upbringing as a Palestinian American Mormon from Provo, Utah, isn't enough, there's always the Middle East.
"The problem over there is that the Jews and Arabs think they're God's...
| 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...