The conflict in Gaza has caused serious damage to crops, herds and fishing as well as greenhouses and irrigation systems, bringing food production to a halt and sending prices sharply higher, the United Nations food body said on Thursday.
Three pro-Palestinian activists were charged with assault stemming from a rally for Gaza in Calgary that turned violent.
Leonard Fein, inspiration to generations of progressives and Jews, and longtime Forward columnist, passed away early in the morning of August 14. He was 80.4
A memorial service for fallen Israel Defense Forces soldier Max Steinberg, a California native, drew 1,000 people.
Jane Eisner envies voters in Iowa and New Hampshire, whose voices actually count during primary season. How can we change the system so that Jews’ and other minorities’ voices count, too?
A South African union leader called for “eye for an eye” attacks on Jewish communal officials in retribution for civilian deaths in Gaza.3
Israel reportedly secured weapons shipments directly from the United States military without the Obama administration approving the deal.
American victims of Hamas terror attacks during the second intifada in Israel are suing a Jordanian bank for offering benefits to terrorists.3
Israel and the Palestinians have given themselves five days to come up with a comprehensive agreement to end the war in Gaza. While that is a welcome extension on past ceasefires, there is still a dangerously long way to go to bridge their differences.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu indicated he will not cooperate with a United Nations commission investigating Israel’s conduct during its war in Gaza.15
At least two rockets fired from the Gaza Strip struck Israel on Wednesday, moments before a three-day truce was set to expire, police said.
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