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  • Palestinians attack Israeli soldiers, civilians with knives – one killed

    November 2, 2015 | 9:35 am

    Three Palestinians attacked Israeli soldiers in the West Bank and civilians in the Tel Aviv suburbs with knives on Monday and one of them was shot dead,Israeli authorities said. 

    Now in its second month, the worst spate of violence since the 2014 Gaza war has been caused by...

  • Three injured in Palestinian stabbing attack in central Israel

    November 2, 2015 | 9:22 am

    Three Israelis, including an 80-year-old woman, were injured in a stabbing attack in central Israel.

    The stabber attacked a man on a bus in Rishon LeZion and then two others in the city’s central bus station on Monday afternoon.
    Two of the victims are in serious condition, ...

  • Lauryn Hill cancels Israel performance three days before concert

    May 5, 2015 | 10:45 am

    American R&B singer Lauryn Hill canceled a performance in Israel three days ahead of the scheduled concert.

    Hill, who was scheduled to perform in Rishon LeZion on Thursday, said in a statement posted late Monday on her Facebook page that she canceled because she was unable to...

  • Israeli youngsters try to rob bank with toy guns

    December 11, 2014 | 2:01 pm

    Using toy guns, a 12-year-old boy and his 13-year-old accomplice tried to rob a bank in Israel but fled without any cash after apparently losing their nerve, police said on Thursday.

    Security camera footage showed the boys, wearing hooded sweatshirts, entering the bank in Rishon...

  • IKEA may be opening in Ramallah

    July 17, 2013 | 10:23 am

    IKEA is considering opening a branch in the West Bank city of Ramallah.

    Two IKEA executives visited Ramallah last month and met with the Palestinian Authority economics minister, Jawad al-Naji, according to the Israeli daily Yediot Achronot.

    Israel has IKEA megastores in...

  • Israeli amusement park segregates Arab, Jewish school trips

    May 30, 2013 | 8:37 am

    An Israeli amusement park acknowledged that it was renting out its facilities on separate days for Jewish and Arab school trips, but said it was at the schools’ request.

    Superland, in central Israel’s Rishon LeZion, said in a statement issued Thursday that some Israeli junior and...

  • Barak says Gaza militants to pay price for Tel Aviv rocket fire

    November 15, 2012 | 10:20 am

    Defense Minister Ehud Barak, signaling stronger Israeli military action against Palestinian militants, said on Thursday they would be made to pay a price for firing rockets toward Tel Aviv.

    He also announced he had ordered the military to enlist more reservists "so that we can...

  • Rocket strikes southern outskirts of Tel Aviv, no damage or injuries reported

    November 15, 2012 | 9:27 am

    A rocket fired from Gaza struck the metropolitan Tel Aviv area.

    The rocket fell in Holon on the southern outskirts of Tel Aviv, according to reports, after warning sirens sounded in Tel Aviv and Bnei Brak on Thursday evening.  It was the first time since the Gulf War in 1990 that...

  • Gaza rocket hits city near Tel Aviv, no damage or casualties

    November 15, 2012 | 7:49 am

    A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip struck an Israeli city on the outskirts of Tel Aviv on Thursday, exploding in an open area within the municipal limits of Rishon Lezion, the army said.

    Air raid sirens sounded in Rishon Lezion, a city some 12 km (seven miles) south of Tel Aviv,...

  • Fine Wine Pours Down From Golan

    By Nathan Chroman

    April 10, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Add wine to Israel's wondrous list of accomplishments. No, it's not a miracle the Israelis make wine; after all, they and their ancestral ancients have been squeezing the grape since time immemorial. The miracle is that today's wines from the Golan Heights are world-class -- capable...