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Israel Says Soldier Definitely Not Captured

By Reuters

The Israeli army announced on Friday that a soldier unaccounted for after an ambush in the Gaza Strip six days ago was definitely dead, although they had still not recovered his body.Read More


Israelis Line Up Behind Gaza War — Even as Casualties Mount

By Crispian Balmer

When 20-year-old Israeli soldier Daniel Pomerantz died in a Hamas ambush in the Gaza Strip, his small village near Tel Aviv decided they finally needed a cemetery to bury their dead.Read More


Gallup Poll Shows Americans Evenly Split on Gaza War

By JTA

A Gallup poll shows support among Americans for Israel during the Gaza Strip conflict is divided, and is low among younger Americans.Read More


Brazil Jews Blast Recall of Envoy to Israel

By JTA

Representatives of Brazil’s Jewish community said their government’s recall of its ambassador from Israel amounted to a defense of Hamas.Read More


Barack Obama Defends Israel Flight Ban as 'Safety' Measure

By JTA

President Obama said the Federal Aviation Administration ban on Israeli flights was based purely on safety considerations.Read More


First Woman Rabbi Recalled at Terezin Camp

By JTA

A memorial plaque to Regina Jonas, the first female rabbi, was unveiled at the former Nazi concentration camp Terezin in the Czech Republic.Read More


5 Killed as Violence Spreads to West Bank and 10,000 March

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Dan Williams

Secretary of State John Kerry pressed regional proxies to nail down a Gaza ceasefire on Friday as the civilian death toll soared, threatening to spread Israeli-Palestinian bloodshed to the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem.Read More


Extremist Rabbi Issues Ruling Saying Jewish Law Permits Destruction of Gaza

By JTA

Rabbi Dov Lior, a leading West Bank rabbi who endorsed a book justifying the killing of non-Jews, issued a religious ruling saying that Jewish law permits the destruction of Gaza to keep southern Israel safe.Read More


San Franciso Jewish Film Fest Directors Call For Peace in Gaza

By Gabe Friedman

The directors involved in the 34th edition of the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival issued a statement today calling for peace in Gaza and Israel.Read More


Jewish Deputy Prime Minister Appointed Acting Prime Minister of Ukraine

By JTA

Volodymyr Groysman, a deputy prime minister who is Jewish, was appointed acting prime minister of Ukraine following the resignation of Arseniy Yatsenyuk.Read More





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