State Department on Gaza Attacks: ‘We Stand With Israel’

As the latest attacks against Israel from Hamas have taken place in Gaza, the U.S. State Department condemned the terrorist group and reaffirmed that Israel has the right to...

Jerusalem Race for New Mayor Goes On

Jerusalemites will once again vote on Tuesday to elect their city’s next mayor. The contest set up a run-off election on Oct. 30, as none of the candidates reached...

More Than 100 Rockets From Gaza Rain Down on Southern Israel

This is a developing story. JERUSALEM (JTA) — More than 100 rockets and mortars fired from Gaza rained down Monday evening on southern Israel, including one that hit a bus,...

New Synagogue Dedicated at IDF Telem Base in Israel  

Monday, November 4 was a day of celebration for the soldiers of the Telem base located just outside of Hebron. Joyous singing and dancing could be heard throughout the...

Israelis Near Gaza border Protest Weekly Riots, Greenhouse Fire

Israelis from the Gaza border region blocked trucks laden with goods and fuel for Gaza with their bodies on Sunday morning in protest of the government’s decision to allow...

J Street U Makes Case for Palestinian Voices on Birthright Trips

Continuing its protest, the umbrella organization J Street U has distributed a petition to its chapters on college campuses nationwide, calling for Palestinian speakers to be part of Hillel-led...

Beit Shemesh Female Mayor Is Reluctant Icon for Orthodox Feminism

BEIT SHEMESH, Israel (JTA) — When Aliza Bloch was elected mayor of Beit Shemesh last month, it ended a decade of haredi Orthodox control over this small bedroom community...

Report: Israel, Qatar Planning Maritime Trade Route for Gaza

Israel and Qatar have begun planning a maritime trade route between the ‎Gaza Strip and Cyprus, Lebanese media reported Saturday.‎ According to the reports, the shipping route will be closely...

IDF Apprehends Palestinian for Setting Greenhouse Fire

Israel has accused a Palestinian man who breached the border fence separating Israel and Gaza on Friday of setting a nearby greenhouse ablaze. The suspect was captured by Israeli security...

Israel OKs Qatari $15 Million Cash Transfer Into Gaza

(JTA) — Israel facilitated the transfer of $15 million in cash from Qatar to Hamas in Gaza in three black trolley suitcases amid a significant increase in terrorist attacks,...
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