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Israel Insists It Didn't Kill 15 at Gaza School Shelter


A mortar fired by Israeli troops in the direction of a United Nations school in Gaza did not cause casualties as was widely reported, Israel’s military said.Read More

Kerry’s Rejected Proposal for Israel-Gaza Ceasefire Leaked


Details of the week-long cease-fire proposal U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry offered and Israel rejected emerged in leaks to various media outlets.Read More

Suspect in Abu Khdeir Killing Claims To Be 'The Messiah'


The trial began for the main suspect in the revenge murder of Palestinian teen Muhammad Abu Khdeir. Yosef Haim Ben-David told Jerusalem District Court that he is ‘the messiah.’Read More

JetBlue Rant Victim Reveals She Is Jewish, Not Palestinian


The victim of a verbal attack by a Jewish doctor on a JetBlue flight from Palm Beach admitted that she is Jewish, not Palestinian.Read More

Is De Facto Truce Taking Shape in Gaza?

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Maayan Lubell

Fighting subsided in Gaza on Sunday after Hamas militants backed a 24-hour truce, but there was no sign of any comprehensive deal to end their conflict with Israel.Read More

Netanyahu Says Hamas Has Violated Its Own Ceasefire

By Eric Beech

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday the Palestinian militant group Hamas had violated its own offer of a 24-hour humanitarian truce in Gaza.Read More

Sydney Jewish Leader Resigns Government Post Over Gaza War


A senior Jewish leader in Sydney resigned from a high-profile government post amid a furor over the Gaza conflict.Read More

Israel Thwarts Terror Attack at West Bank Checkpoint


Israeli border police thwarted a terror attack at a West Bank checkpoint.Read More

French Jewish Activist Ambushed at Home


A French Jewish activist whose address was published in anti-Israel forums online was ambushed outside his home by several men who caused him minor injuries.Read More

Alan Greenberg, Bear Stearns Executive, Dies at 86


Alan C. “Ace” Greenberg, the former head of Bear Stearns investment bank and a major donor to Jewish causes, has died at 86.Read More

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