Israel launched attacks in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday and recalled its negotiators from truce talks in Cairo after saying three Palestinian rockets had hit southern Israel, hours before a ceasefire was due to expire.
Hedy Epstein, a 90-year-old Jewish Holocaust survivor, has been arrested in St. Louis during protests over the shooting death of Michael Brown.15
The chief Palestinian delegate to truce talks with Israel warned that Gaza violence could erupt anew unless progress is made toward a lasting deal.
Art experts have determined that another painting from the art collection of the late Cornelius Gurlitt should be returned to the descendants of its previous Jewish owner.
Bernie Sanders hasn’t provided any long-term strategy for securing a two-state solution, Jane Eisner writes. That’s not just bad for Israelis and Palestinians — it’s bad for Sanders himself.
A Swedish woman wearing a star of David was attacked while walking through a largely Muslim neighborhood in central Sweden.7
The first two weeks of the Israeli school year will include discussion of Israel’s operation in Gaza, the education ministry announced.
Israel’s ambassador to the United Kingdom visited a city whose representative to Parliament declared an “Israel-free zone.”5
Sophie Masloff, the first Jewish mayor of Pittsburgh as well as the first female to lead the city, has died.
Sylvia Hassenfeld, a major Jewish philanthropist and the first female president of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, has died.
Israeli and Palestinian officials said on Monday they had agreed to extend a Gaza ceasefire by another 24 hours to allow time for the sides to continue negotiations for terms of a possible agreement.
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