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February Set Record for Holy Land Tourism

By Haaretz

A record number of tourists entered Israel last month, a bit of good news amid concerns that the tensions in the south might stem the flow of visitors over the busy Passover season.Read More


Israeli Legislator Banned From U.S. Women's Conference

By Haaretz

Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin announced Monday he is banning a delegation of MKs from attending a women’s conference in Washington this month because the United States has denied entry to MK Michael Ben Ari (National Union)Read More


Israel and Militants Agree to Gaza Ceasefire

By JTA

Egyptian officials told Reuters they had brokered a truce between Israel and Hamas to end four days of cross-border fire between Israel and the Gaza Strip.Read More


Rockets From Gaza Hit Closer to Tel Aviv

By Haaretz

Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired more than 40 rockets at Israel on Monday, as the heavy cross-border barrage continued into its fourth day.Read More


Egypt Parliament Moves To Reject U.S. Aid

By JTA

The Egyptian parliament may vote on a measure that would cut $1 billion in U.S. foreign assistance.Read More


Israel Moves To Stem Exclusion of Women

By JTA

Israel’s Cabinet approved a plan to increase the participation of women in municipal government.Read More


Peres Meets With Latino Leaders in California

By JTA

Shimon Peres ended a week-long visit to California with a wide-ranging discussion with Latino leaders on American exceptionalism, global generation gaps, and the correct spelling of his last name.Read More


Heavy Rocket Barrage Hits Southern Israel

By Haaretz

Gaza militants fired a fresh barrage of rockets on Monday morning toward the southern Israeli cities of Ashdod and Be’er Sheva, after an overnight IDF strike in Gaza that killed two Islamic Jihad militants and wounded 38 Palestinians.Read More


Bibi Backs Arab Judge's Right To Shun Anthem

By Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has recently conveyed a message to Supreme Court Justice Salim Joubran saying he supports his decision not to sing the national anthem at the judges’ swearing-in ceremony about two weeks ago, Haaretz has learned.Read More


Rockets From Gaza Pound Southern Israel

Residents of southern Israel suffered another day under siege on Sunday as Palestinians in the Gaza Strip fired about 50 more rockets at the Negev.Read More


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