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East Jerusalem Boils Even as Gaza War Ends

By Reuters

Violent protests in Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem have been raging nightly beyond the spotlight on the Gaza war, leading to a crackdown by Israeli police in which hundreds of Palestinians have been detained.Read More


British Jews and Muslims Call for 'Constructive Dialog'

By JTA

Jews and Muslims in the United Kingdom issued a joint statement, calling for peace in the Middle East, and “constructive dialogue” between the two groups in Britain.Read More


Body of Missing Yeshiva Student Found in Jerusalem

By Reuters

A body believed to be that of a U.S. yeshiva student who went missing near Jerusalem last week was found on Thursday.Read More


Birthright Launches New Trip for Hebrew-Speakers

By JTA

Birthright Israel and the Israeli-American Council will offer a new Birthright program track for Israeli-American young adults called IAC Shelanu.Read More


Israel's ReWalk Plans IPO After 'Ecoskeleton' Success

By JTA

The Israeli company ReWalk Robotics will sell public shares for the first time for a device that enables people with spinal cord injuries to stand and walk.Read More


Gaza War Done, Benjamin Netanyahu's Political Fight Just Starting

By Ben Sales

Israel’s war is over, but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s fight may only have just begun.Read More


Mother Pleads With ISIS Leader To Spare Steven Sotloff

By Reuters

The mother of an American journalist held captive by militant group Islamic State released a video on Wednesday appealing directly to the group’s leader for his release.Read More


Desmond Tutu Urges Dutch Pension Fund To Divest From Israel Banks

By Reuters

South Africa’s Archbishop Desmond Tutu on Wednesday urged Dutch pension fund ABP, the world’s third largest, to “strike a powerful, non-violent blow for peace in the Middle East” by divesting from three Israeli banks.Read More


Jewish Toddler Hurt by Rock-Throwing Palestinians

By JTA

An Israeli toddler traveling in a car in the West Bank was injured by rocks thrown by masked Palestinians.Read More


Relief and Bitterness as Gaza Returns to Normalcy

By Reuters

Gaza’s city workers cleared roads of rubble and fixed power lines on Wednesday as a ceasefire took hold after 50 days of war, with displaced families expressing a sense of relief and frustration as they returned to their damaged homes.Read More


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