Less than two months after American Airlines canceled its Philadelphia-Tel Aviv route, rival carrier United Airlines is adding a San Francisco-Tel Aviv route.3
A Palestinian woman detonated explosives in her car at a checkpoint near Jerusalem.
Israeli security forces shot dead two Palestinians in East Jerusalem on Saturday, one of whom had stabbed two Israelis, police said, in a further wave of violence that has raised concerns about a new Palestinian uprising.34
A Jewish day school in West Hartford, Connecticut, underwent a “soft lockdown” after receiving a threatening phone message.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will visit Israel to speak about ways to combat anti-Semitism.
A leading Sephardic rabbi who advises the haredi Orthodox Shas party criticized Jews who have been visiting the Temple Mount, saying they “sparked all the current tumult.”44
Israel and Iran exchanged sharp criticisms at a meeting of the U.N. General Assembly’s disarmament committee on Friday, accusing each other of being a major destabilizing force in the Middle East.11
Israeli troops fired across the border into Gaza on Friday, killing three Palestinians and wounding 14 others who were throwing stones and taking part in a rally in support of violence in Jerusalem, hospital officials in Gaza said.11
Six people, including the wife and three children of a leader of Israeli settlers, were wounded in an accident caused by Palestinians who hurled stones at their car.11
Author Molly Antopol has been named winner of Hadassah Magazine’s 2015 Harold U. Ribalow Prize for Jewish fiction.
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