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  • Thousands flee as Israel pounds Gaza; death toll climbs on both sides

    Thousands flee as Israel pounds Gaza; death toll climbs on both sides
    At least 50 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers were reported killed Sunday as heaving fighting erupted in the eastern neighborhoods of Gaza City, sending thousands of people fleeing for safety. More than 200 civilians were injured, as Israeli troops...
  • Why would an American join Israel's military? Answers to that and more

    The deaths in Gaza last weekend of two Israeli soldiers who grew up in the United States have caused many people to wonder about dual citizenship and about Americans serving in other countries’ militaries. Here are some questions and answers on...
  • Group calls for destruction of Hamas

    While Bob Kunst, of Miami Beach, the president of Shalom International, appreciates the larger rallies local Federations and synagogues have been holding to show their support of Israel, Kunst says his organization fills a different need. "Our approach...
  • Al Jazeera: Israeli Foreign Minister Says Network Is Enemy

    Israeli foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman has set his sights on a new enemy: the television network Al Jazeera. As Israel enters its third week of a bloody confrontation with Hamas in Gaza, Lieberman on July 21 called the Qatari network a crucial...
  • My emotional return to Israel

    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...
  • Israel criticizes Presbyterian divestment in protest of its policies

    The Presbyterian General Assembly’s decision to protest Israeli policies by divesting stock in three major companies has triggered condemnations and congratulations, with the Israeli Embassy calling the resolution “shameful.” By a...
  • Pope Francis prays at Bethlehem wall, calls for Middle East peace

    Pope Francis prays at Bethlehem wall, calls for Middle East peace
    Pope Francis made a surprise stop on Sunday at the wall Palestinians abhor as a symbol of Israeli oppression, and later invited presidents from both sides of the divide to the Vatican to pray for peace. In an image likely to become one of the most...
  • DNA 'switches' separate Neanderthals from modern humans: study

    DNA 'switches' separate Neanderthals from modern humans: study
    How can creatures as different in body and mind as present-day humans and their extinct Neanderthal cousins be 99.84 percent identical genetically? Four years after scientists discovered that the two species' genomes differ by a fraction of a percent,...
  • Israel's Made for Web Film Contest Highlights Future of Content Creation

    At the fourth annual Hong Kong Intl. Mobile Film Awards in March, more than half of the films competing for prizes were products of Israel, created for a new Internet film competition that brought together the Israeli government, entertainment and tech...
  • The pope vs. Bibi on 'What Would Jesus Speak?'

    One of the odder moments of Pope Francis’ recent pilgrimage to the Holy Land was an exchange with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The subject was what language Jesus spoke. According to Reuters: “Jesus was here, in this land. He...
  • Pictures in the News | May 23, 2014

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast, where a soldier from the 3rd US Infantry Regiment, 'The Old Guard,' places flags at grave sites during the 'Flags-In' ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. An American flag was placed one foot...