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Jerusalem (Israel)

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  • Birthright trips to Israel carry on

    Despite the war between Israel and Hamas, the Palestinian terrorist organization, Taglit-Birthright Israel (Birthright) did not cancel any of its trips this summer. Birthright provides heritage, religious and cultural trips to Israel free to young adults...
  • Israel belongs to all of us

    I'm getting married in eight months and my groom to be isn't Jewish. Of course we've discussed religion enough in our five years of dating that we know how we want to handle certain things — there will be a chuppah at the wedding and a moyel for...
  • Pictures in the News | August 4, 2014

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, where Jay Z appears with Beyoncé as part of their On the Run tour....
  • Weary from war, many flee Israeli communities near Gaza

    Weary from war, many flee Israeli communities near Gaza
    At the first hint the war in the Gaza Strip was heating up, Shirly Bashi packed her family, their toys and their clothes and left her home in Kibbutz Nir Am, close to the Gaza border. "I knew this could be a long one," she said. That was five weeks...
  • At 90, a former Foreign Service officer looks at Gaza then, and now

     At 90, a former Foreign Service officer looks at Gaza then, and now
    Almost 60 years ago, I was a young Foreign Service officer, standing on the Gaza border with my contact from the Israeli Foreign Ministry. The Eisenhower administration had been using all the pressure it could to force Israel to withdraw from Gaza in...
  • Gaza tunnel network threat leaves Israelis shaken

    Gaza tunnel network threat leaves Israelis shaken
    Beneath the wheat and watermelon fields surrounding this farm community just outside the Gaza Strip lies a threat that helps explain the overwhelming public support in Israel for the war against the Palestinian militant group Hamas. A little over a week...
  • At least 43 Palestinians killed as Israel maintains pressure on Gaza

    At least 43 Palestinians killed as Israel maintains pressure on Gaza
    GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli fire killed at least 43 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip early on Wednesday as the Jewish state said it targeted Islamist militants at dozens of sites across the coastal enclave, while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised...
  • U.S. lifts ban on flights to Israel as Gaza toll tops 700

    U.S. lifts ban on flights to Israel as Gaza toll tops 700
    Israel won a partial reprieve from the economic pain of its Gaza war on Thursday with the lifting of a U.S. ban on commercial flights to Tel Aviv, as fighting pushed the Palestinian death toll over 700. A truce between the Jewish state and Hamas-led...
  • Israel mourns teenagers, strikes Hamas in Gaza

    Israel mourns teenagers, strikes Hamas in Gaza
    Tens of thousands of mourners joined in an outpouring of national grief on Tuesday at the burial of three Israeli teenagers whose kidnapping and killing Israel blamed on the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas. President Shimon Peres, a usually dovish...
  • Gaza humanitarian ceasefire largely holds, full truce proposed

    Palestinians rushed to shops and banks on Thursday during a five-hour humanitarian ceasefire that largely held, and an Israeli official said Egypt had proposed a permanent truce that would start on Friday. But there was uncertainty about prospects for a...
  • Five children among seven Palestinians killed in Israeli air strike: ministry

    Five children among seven Palestinians killed in Israeli air strike: ministry
    Israeli air strikes shook Gaza every few minutes on Wednesday and Thursday, and militants kept up rocket fire in Israel's heartland. An Israeli air strike killed seven Palestinian civilians, including five children, in the largest death toll from a single...