Israel

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Philadelphia Woman Among 4 Killed in Israel Bus Crash

By Marcy Oster / JTA A Philadelphia woman visiting Israel for the birth of her fifth grandchild was one of four people killed in a...
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Israel Will Hold Unprecedented Third Election in Under a Year

By Marcy Oster / JTA Maybe the third time will be the charm. Israel will hold an unprecedented third election in less than a year after...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Indicted for Corruption

By Marcy Oster / JTA Benjamin Netanyahu has been charged in three corruption cases, marking the first time a sitting Israeli prime minister has been...
Benny Gantz

Gantz Fails to Form Government, Paving Way for Possible Third Election

By Marcy Oster / JTA Blue and White party head Benny Gantz told Israeli President Reuven Rivlin that he is unable to form a government. Gantz...
Mike Pompeo

Trump Administration: Israeli Settlements Aren’t Illegal

By Ron Kampeas / JTA The Trump administration will no longer regard West Bank Jewish settlement as illegal, another dramatic change that aligns it with...
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European Top Court: Foods From Israel Settlements Must Be Labelled as Such

By Cnaan Liphshiz / JTA Foods made in Israeli settlements that are viewed as occupied by the European Union must be marked as such when...
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Over 150 Rockets Fired From Gaza After Israel Assassinates Islamic Jihad Leader

By Marcy Oster / JTA Dozens of rockets were fired on southern and central Israel after the Israeli army killed a senior Palestinian Islamic Jihad...
Liad Goldberg and Naama Issachar

Sister of Israeli-American Woman Jailed in Russia: ‘She’s Losing It’

Josefin Dolsten / JTA In August, Liad Goldberg visited her sister in a Russian jail. It had been four months since Naama Issachar had been...
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All of Israel’s Embassies Are on Strike

By Ben Sales / JTA As of Wednesday morning, Israel’s embassies and consulates across the globe are on strike. “No consular services will be provided and...
Stuart Bogom with an Israel Connect student and the student's virtual tutor on a laptop screen

Through Israel Connect, Tutors Bridge Language Gap For Teens

Want to make a difference in an Israeli child’s life? All it takes is a computer, an internet connection and the ability to speak...