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Israel, U.S. deny account of tense Obama-Netanyahu call


1 hour ago

From left: United States President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Photos by Reuters

U.S. and Israeli officials sharply denied an account of a tense conversation between President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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  • Showing some skin for the troops

    by Miriam Moster, JTA

    4 hours ago

    Some support Israel’s troops with prayer; others support them by raising money. But some are supporting the troops by showing a little skin.

    The Facebook page “Standing With IDF” was designed for women to show their support and boost soldiers’ morale with racy photos. The page...

  • Hamas executes dozens accused of collaborating with Israel

    by JTA

    4 hours ago

    Hamas has executed more than 30 Gazan Palestinians accused of collaborating with Israel, according to Palestinian news sources.

    Hamas reportedly captured dozens of suspected collaborators in the Shejaiya neighborhood of Gaza City last week during battles with Israeli soldiers....

  • On the Israel-Palestinian front, a year of disappointment

    by Ben Sales, JTA

    5 hours ago

    One year ago today, Secretary of State John Kerry stood behind a lectern, flanked by Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni and Palestinian Chief Negotiator Saeb Erekat.

    Smiling, Kerry announced the resumption of direct Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. The goal was to reach a...

  • Israel’s Iron Dome makers were hit by hackers


    5 hours ago

    Three Israeli defense contractors behind the Iron Dome missile shield and related systems were robbed of hundreds of documents by hackers linked to the Chinese government starting in 2011, a U.S.-based computer forensics expert said on Tuesday.

    Comment Crew, as the hacking group...

  • Israeli soldiers recuperate at Sheba Hospital

    by Linda Gradstein, The Media Line

    6 hours ago

    This story originally appeared on themedialine.org.

    First Sergeant Mordechai, a 22-year-old combat engineer, was supposed to be released from the army this month. He had already started his last furlough as a soldier and was planning a long trip to South America to celebrate his...

  • Dermer: Over 500 rockets fired at Israel landed back in Gaza

    by JTA

    6 hours ago

    Over 500 of the rockets fired from Gaza at Israel in the last three weeks have landed in Gaza territory, Israel’s ambassador told U.S. Jewish and political leaders.

    During an address Monday at the National Leadership Assembly for Israel in Washington D.C., Ambassador Ron Dermer...

  • The casualty war

    by Felice Friedson, The Media Line

    6 hours ago

    This story originally appeared on themedialine.org.

    The latest round of fighting between Israel and Hamas extends far beyond the urban warfare playing out in the cities and towns of the Gaza Strip; the Israeli cities targeted by waves of Palestinian rockets; and the...

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