| Nov 19, 2014
| 3:32 PM
A thunderous explosion and the crunch of collapsing masonry early Wednesday heralded the revival of what had been a largely abandoned Israeli tactic: the demolition of family homes of Palestinians who stage attacks against Jews.
Less than 24 hours after...
| Nov 12, 2014
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Europe, where they are celebrating the landing a spacecraft on a comet for the first time. Philae, a mobile laboratory the size of a washing machine, landed on comet 67p deep in space....
| Nov 21, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Guarded by a phalanx of riot police, the knot of young Jewish men, long sidelocks blowing in the breeze, strode across the paved esplanade of Jerusalem's most sensitive religious site. A group of veiled and black-robed Muslim women leaped up to confront...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 6:30 AM
The cold-blooded and planned murder of four rabbis, three American and one British, in West Jerusalem by Palestinian Arabs was celebrated both in Gaza and the West Bank ("Tragedy in Jerusalem," Nov. 19). This demonstrates that there can be no permanent...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 7:45 AM
El Al Airlines hopes to draw winter travelers to Israel with an offer that includes L.A.-Tel Aviv airfare and a hotel stay, starting at $1,459 per person.
Tourism to Israel fell off this past summer after violent conflicts erupted in the Gaza Strip...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 11:17 AM
The passing of the Connecticut Conference of the United Church of Christ resolution in joining the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement vs. Israel is a step backward toward any peace settlement. Do they remember Neville Chamberlain's and Adolf...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 11:17 AM
In response to the article "Church Asked To Scold Israel; Resolution Calls For Divestiture In Protest" [Oct. 17, Page 1].
This resolution will hurt the very people that it purports to support, the Arab residents of the West Bank. If it is implemented,...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 2:16 PM
Israeli soldiers shot and killed a 14-year-old Palestinian who allegedly was throwing firebombs at highway traffic in the West Bank on Friday night, news reports and sources said.
Urweh Hammed was shot and killed in the village of Silwad, north of...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 7:32 PM
CHESHIRE — The Connecticut Conference of the United Church of Christ approved a resolution Friday night to divest itself of investments with any companies "profiting from the occupation of the Palestine Territories by the State of Israel."
| Oct 16, 2014
| 6:07 PM
When the Connecticut Conference of the United Church of Christ holds its 147th annual meeting Friday in Cheshire, it will be asked to consider a resolution calling for the church to divest any investments in companies "profiting from the occupation of the...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 12:40 PM
In a landmark gesture to the country’s Arab minority, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin visited the town of Kafr Qasim to pay tribute to victims killed by Israeli troops in an incident that remains a gaping wound for Israel’s Arab citizens...