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  • Another soldier killed in Gaza, IDF announces

    July 22, 2014 | 1:54 pm

    The Israel Defense Forces announced that another Israeli soldier was killed in Gaza.

    Sgt. Avitar Moshe Torjamin, 20, of Beit Shean, was killed Tuesday morning in what the IDF said in a statement was a “fire exchange” in the southern Gaza Strip.

    At least 27 soldiers have been killed since the start of the Gaza operation; one soldier remains missing, though presumed dead.

  • Missing U.S. tourist found dead in Israel

    May 29, 2012 | 10:26 am

    The body of an American tourist missing since last week was discovered near Beit Shean.

    Herman Kuehn, 80, of Platte County, Mo., was separated from his group on May 26 while visiting antiquities sites in Beit Shean, in northern Israel. His body was discovered Tuesday in an...