Aaron Sofer, a 23-year-old ultra-Orthodox yeshiva student from Lakewood, N.J., was reported missing after hiking in the Jerusalem Forest.
Iran claimed that it shot down an Israeli drone near its Natanz uranium enrichment facility.
Hundreds of people attended the funeral of four–year-old Daniel Tregerman, who was killed by shrapnel from a mortar outside his home near the border with Gaza.3
Hillary Clinton’s acceptance speech at last night’s Democratic convention didn’t soar or astonish or frighten. Instead, it was remarkable because, for the very first time, we heard the voice of a woman nominee tell us how she would do the most powerful job on the planet.
Israel’s operation in Gaza will continue “until its goals are achieved” and could extend into the start of the school year, Benjamin Netanyahu said.
Rockets fired from Syria and Lebanon struck northern Israel.
The Israeli army has released what it says is a page from a seized Hamas training manual that would appear to support its case that Palestinian militants deliberately use the cover of residential areas for combat operations.4
Egypt called on Israel and the Palestinians on Saturday to halt hostilities and resume peace talks but both sides kept up attacks, including an Israeli air strike which destroyed a residential tower block in the center of Gaza City.
An assortment of pro-Israel groups has issued a joint statement deploring the attack on a Jewish student at Temple University. It also criticized a pro-Palestinian campus organization, and urged universities to monitor it and other likeminded groups.5
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