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Will Israel Re-Occupy Gaza?

By Ben Sales

Some Israeli leaders are calling for a cease-fire. But others argue that the only way to address the Hamas threat is to reoccupy Gaza.Read More


U.S. Orders Airlines to Ground Flights to Tel Aviv After Rocket Explodes Near Ben Gurion Airport

By Reuters

Delta Airlines suspended flights into Tel Aviv until further notice and diverted a flight on its way there due to rocket fire from Gaza.Read More


2 New York Infants Get Herpes From Controversial Circumcision Rite

By Paul Berger

Two more infants in New York City have tested positive for herpes following a controversial circumcision rite.Read More


Israeli Man Shot And Seriously Injured At West Bank Junction

By JTA

An Israeli man was shot and seriously injured while waiting at a West Bank junction.Read More


Kibbutzes Empty as Gaza Rockets Rain

By Maayan Lubell

The buzz of Israeli drones and non-stop Israeli artillery shells fired into Gaza sounded as his wife bounced their 18-month-old grandson on a trampoline in their front yard.Read More


Christians United For Israel Urge Congress to Cut Funding to Palestinian Authority

By JTA

With sharp jabs at the Obama administration, Christians United for Israel launched its annual Washington rally with appeals to Congress to impose new sanctions on Iran and to cut off funding to the Palestinian Authority.Read More


Rocket From Gaza Strikes Israeli Home in Suburb of Tel Aviv

By JTA

A rocket or part of a rocket fired from Gaza scored a direct hit on a house in a suburb of Tel Aviv.Read More


Israeli Professor Suggests Rape as 'Terror Deterrent'

By Ori Kashti

An Israeli professor at Bar-Ilan University says the only deterrent to potential terrrorists is ‘the knowledge that their sister or mother will be raped.’Read More


Are European Rabbis Putting Stamp of Approval on Russian Takeover of Crimea?

By JTA

Leaders of a prominent Jewish community in Ukraine criticized European rabbis who attended a Kremlin-sponsored Holocaust commemoration ceremony in Crimea.Read More


Israel Says Gaza 'Ceasefire Not Near' as Carnage Mounts and Airlines Halt Flights

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Crispian Balmer

Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, saying no ceasefire was near as top U.S. and U.N. diplomats pursued talks on halting fighting that has claimed more than 500 lives.Read More





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