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  • Jewish group leads protests blaming Israel for escalating violence

    July 11, 2014 | 8:41 am

    Protests against Israel organized by Jewish Voice for Peace drew 1,000 demonstrators in 15 cities, organizers said.

    Protests took place in Boston, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and San Francisco, among other cities, according to Rabbi Alissa Wise, a a member of the...

  • Spate of attacks kills 107 across Iraq

    July 23, 2012 | 8:23 am

    At least 107 people were killed in bomb and gun attacks in Iraq on Monday, a day after 20 died in explosions, in a coordinated surge of violence against mostly Shi’ite Muslim targets.

    The bloodshed, which coincided with an intensifying of the conflict in neighboring Syria, pointed...

  • White House: Obama didn’t discuss bunker busters with Netanyahu

    March 8, 2012 | 12:17 pm

    A White House spokesman denied reports that President Obama promised Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu bunker-buster bombs and refueling planes that could help in a military strike against Iran.

    “In meetings the president had there was no such agreement proposed or reached,”...

  • Two Palestinians planting bombs killed by Israeli troops

    January 18, 2012 | 10:52 am

    Two Palestinians were reported killed in an Israeli military strike near the Gaza border.

    Israeli troops fired Wednesday on Palestinians that the Israeli military said were placing explosives near the border fence in order to harm or kidnap Israeli soldiers. Two other Palestinians...

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  • Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei warns U.S., Israel on atom site attacks

    November 10, 2011 | 8:22 am

    Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned the United States and Israel on Thursday not to launch military action against its nuclear sites, saying it would be met with “iron fists,” state television reported.

    Tension over Iran’s nuclear program has increased since Tuesday...

  • I was born in Beersheba, but am I really an Israeli?

    By Ilana Angel

    August 22, 2011 | 12:37 am

    As Beersheba was attacked this past weekend, I couldn’t help but think about how different my life is because my parents left Israel.  My mother was born in Egypt and moved to Israel as a newborn.  My father was from England, and made Aliyah to Israel as a young man to serve in the...

  • Israel hits Gaza weapons storage facilities

    September 16, 2010 | 11:54 am

    Israel’s Air Force struck two weapons storage facilities in the Gaza Strip.

    The attacks early Thursday morning were in response to the nine rockets and shells fired from Gaza at southern Israel on Wednesday, according to a statement from the Israel Defense Forces.

    Two of the mortar...

  • Why don’t U.S. groups condemn Jewish terrorists in Israel?

    October 29, 2008 | 8:43 pm

    Imagine the scene: It involves a renowned Hebrew University professor, 72 years old, a Holocaust survivor, who earlier in 2008 was awarded the prestigious Israel Prize in Political Science. Late one night in his quiet suburban neighborhood in Jerusalem, he opens the front door to...
  • Requirements for peace—NATO troops, action on Palestine

    By Bernard Avishai

    September 14, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    "How can Israeli soldiers fight a 10-year-old boy who wants to die? Or a teenager at the wheel of an exploding truck, smiling because he knows that in 10 seconds he will be in Heaven?
     
  • ‘Yeah, But:’ 2 Words Lead to Dark Side

    By Hesham A. Hassaballa

    July 21, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    In the wake of the terrorist attacks in London, I can't help but despair at the ever-spiraling violence in our world today. And it pains me even more deeply that a significant portion of that violence occurs at the hands of Muslims in the name of Islam.

    Of course, we have all...

  • JDL Trial Set for October

    By Mike Levy

    April 11, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    The trial of Jewish Defense League (JDL) leaders Irv Rubin and Earl Krugel on criminal conspiracy charges in the alleged plot to detonate bombs at a mosque and a congressman's office is scheduled to begin in October. As Rubin and Krugel await their trial in a shared cell at the...

  • Exploding American Complacency

    By James D. Besser

    September 13, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Terrorism, a part of everyday life in Israel for decades, exploded in the face of a complacent America with the twin terror attacks that destroyed the World Trade Center in New York on Sept. 11 and left a gaping, charred hole in the Pentagon in Washington.

    The bombings could have...

  • Coping

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    August 7, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    En route home were Alice and Leo Howard and their 14-year-old grandsons, Yoni Howard and Adam Blitz, all of whom had survived the July 30 suicide bombings in Jerusalem's crowded Mahane Yehuda.

    After the El Al jet landed, the relatives greeted each other with hugs and tears and counted...

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