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  • Israel, Hamas trade violence over teen killings

    JERUSALEM Israel faced the prospect of escalation on two fronts Thursday as the repercussions of the kidnapping and slaying of three Israeli teens in the West Bank threatened to ignite a broader conflagration. Israeli forces were bolstered around the...
  • Jewish community mourns deaths of 3 Israeli teens

    Some 5,800 miles from home, four Israeli teens found comfort in Allentown in the collective embrace of members of the Lehigh Valley Jewish community who came Wednesday night to mourn three abducted Israeli boys whose bodies were discovered Monday in the...
  • Palestinian, 16, abducted, killed in suspected retaliation for deaths of 3 Jewish teens

    JERUSALEM Anger over the killings of three Israeli teenagers kidnapped in the West Bank plunged Israel into another round of violence and recriminations Wednesday as the discovery of the charred body of an Arab teenager set off hours of clashes between...
  • Slaying of Palestinian teen stokes fear of new intifada

    The apparent kidnapping and killing of a Palestinian teenager Wednesday triggered some of the worst violence Jerusalem has seen in years, stoking fear of a new intifada and prompting calls from both sides for restraint. There was speculation that the...
  • Jewish Community Mourns Slain Teens

    WEST HARTFORD — Hundreds gathered at the Mandell Jewish Community Center of Greater Hartford Tuesday to mourn three teenage boys killed after being kidnapped from an Israeli settlement in the West Bank. "Sadly, we join together tonight to remember...
  • Nation mourns three Israeli teens

    Mourners poured over fences and walls and snaked in lines along crowded paths Tuesday as tens of thousands of people from throughout Israel converged on a modest cemetery where three slain teenagers were buried with some of the pomp of a state funeral....
  • Clashes in Jerusalem after Palestinian teen found dead in suspected revenge killing

    Clashes in Jerusalem after Palestinian teen found dead in suspected revenge killing
    The discovery of a body in a Jerusalem forest on Wednesday raised suspicions that a missing Palestinian youth had been killed by Israelis avenging the deaths of three abducted Jewish teens. Rock-throwing Palestinians clashed with Israeli forces in...
  • Hundreds gather in Beverly Hills to mourn slain Israeli teens

    Hundreds gather in Beverly Hills to mourn slain Israeli teens
    More than a thousand people -- some Jewish, some not -- gathered in a Beverly Hills synagogue Tuesday night with several purposes: to mourn, to remember and to come together for strength. The memorial was held at the Beth Jacob Congregation in honor...
  • Israel strikes Gaza hard as 3 Israeli teens are buried

    JERUSALEM Israeli aircraft carried out more than 30 strikes on militant targets in the Gaza Strip early Tuesday, the army said, as the government weighed a broader response to the killings of three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank. Tens of thousands...
  • History moves, but not always ahead

    The weekend past saw the centenary of the assassination of the Archduke Franz-Ferdinand, with as consequence the First World War. The sequence of the events by which this happened has often been analyzed in the search for an answer to a much deeper...
  • Israel vs. Hamas: Moving in the wrong direction again?

    Israel vs. Hamas: Moving in the wrong direction again?
    Is there anything sadder than the killing of children? Of course not, and no one should be surprised at the shock, distress and outrage in Israel after the bodies of three missing teenagers were found Monday. The boys, kidnapped more than two weeks ago,...