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  • 6 Numbers that show how Israel has grown

    May 10, 2016 | 1:11 pm

    When Israel entered its 1948 War of Independence, the coastal city of Rishon Lezion was a hardscrabble farming settlement with fewer than 20,000 inhabitants.

    As waves of immigrants inundated Israel in its founding years, many were settled in temporary camps on Rishon Lezion’s...

  • Rockets hit Israel, and airstrike kills Palestinian militant group’s leader in Gaza

    March 9, 2012 | 2:33 pm

    Palestinian rockets from Gaza wounded several Israelis, and an Israeli airstrike killed the leader of a Palestinian terrorist group.

    The Friday evening hostilities reportedly began with the firing of two mortar shells from Gaza into Israel.

    Shortly thereafter, an Israeli airstrike...