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  • Two Israelis shot dead in West Bank terror attack

    October 1, 2015 | 11:59 am

    An Israeli couple was shot dead while driving through the West Bank late on Thursday and Israeli forces were searching the area for the suspected Palestinian attackers, authorities said.

    The couple's four children, aged between four-months and nine-years old, were also in the car...

  • Body of missing Israeli hiker found in Nepal

    May 4, 2015 | 12:15 pm

    The last unaccounted-for Israeli following the earthquake in Nepal was found dead in the remote Langtang area.

    The body of Or Asraf, 22, was located Sunday morning, the Israeli ZAKA rescue and recovery organization announced. It likely will not be recovered until Monday, when a...

  • Why there’s no Charlie Hebdo in Israel

    By Simone Wilson

    January 14, 2015 | 10:57 am

    In the hours that followed the deadly attack on the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, cartoonists around the world paid tribute in the best way they knew how: through their own sketches. Solidarity cartoons showed pencils as World Trade Center towers; pencils as guns;...

  • Deadly bomb explosion in Jerusalem - ZAKA Emergency response [PHOTO SLIDESHOW]

    March 23, 2011 | 10:43 am

    ZAKA volunteer Motti Bukchin: “We were sitting in a meeting in the ZAKA headquarters when we heard a huge blast and the whole building shook. We ran into the street, carrying our emergency medical equipment and yellow vests, without even waiting for the news to come on our beepers....

  • Israel in Haiti

    By Rob Eshman

    January 19, 2010 | 2:50 pm

    Sunday on CNN a reporter visited a makeshift American hospital and interviewed Dr. Jennifer Furin, of Harvard Medical School, as she stood in desperation over a dying patient.  Frustration brought Dr. Furin near to tears.  The man had survived the earthquake only to die a slow and...

  • Hague Protest Mideast Conflict

    By Toby Axelrod

    February 26, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Holland turned into a staging ground for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict this week, as demonstrators converged on The Hague to talk about Israel's security barrier and Palestinian terrorism.

    As the International Court of Justice held hearings on the West Bank security fence,...

  • Going Through Hell For The Dead

    By Larry Derfner

    August 29, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Natan Koenig was blotting up blood from the floor of the cafeteria named for Frank Sinatra at Jerusalem's Hebrew University. Koenig worked for two hours on that 95-degree afternoon on July 31, arriving soon after a Hamas-made bomb exploded under a table, killing nine people,...