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Israeli jets bomb Gaza after mortar shells fired from strip
by Aron Heller - May 30, 2018 - 3:00am
Israeli jets on Tuesday bombed targets in the Gaza Strip hours after militants from the territory fired more than 25 mortar shells toward communities in southern Israel in what appeared to be the largest single barrage...
Israel hits dozens of Iranian targets in Syria after barrage
by Aron Heller - May 11, 2018 - 1:00am
The Israeli military on Thursday said it attacked nearly all of Iran's military installations in neighboring Syria in response to an Iranian rocket barrage on Israeli positions in the occupied Golan Heights, in the...
Israeli official says Israel should welcome Trump peace plan
by Aron Heller - May 1, 2018 - 2:27am
A top Israel official said yesterday that his government has never had a more favorable ally in the White House than Donald Trump and therefore it should welcome his administration's forthcoming peace plan regardless...
Israel: Deal reached to resettle African migrants in West
by Aron Heller - April 3, 2018 - 12:00am
The Israeli government announced on yesterday that it has reached a landmark agreement with the United Nations to scrap its contested plans to deport African asylum seekers and would resettle many of them in Western...
'Weinstein Effect' goes global as powerful men confronted
by Aron Heller - November 14, 2017 - 12:16pm
The sexual harassment and assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein that rocked Hollywood and sparked a flurry of allegations in other American industries, as well as the political arena, are reaching far beyond...
Gaza tunnel into Israel discovered and detonated
by Aron Heller - October 30, 2017 - 11:02pm
The Israeli military said it discovered and detonated a militant tunnel on yesterday that was dug from Gaza into Israel, in a rare flare-up along the tense border that has remained largely quiet since a 2014 war...
Israel, Jordan ties seen as strategic, if occasionally rocky
by Aron Heller - July 24, 2017 - 7:27pm
A diplomatic standoff between Israel and Jordan over a deadly shooting at Israel's embassy in the kingdom once again tests the strategic, if turbulent ties forged in a 1994 peace treaty.
Israel installs new security cameras at Jerusalem holy site
by Aron Heller - July 23, 2017 - 8:12pm
Israel installed new security cameras yesterday at the entrance to a sensitive Jerusalem holy site, as officials began indicating it was considering "alternatives" to the metal detectors at the contested shrine that...
Gal Gadot: World's most famous Israeli?
by Aron Heller - June 8, 2017 - 3:31am
How about Jesus Christ, the Virgin Mary, or Natalie Portman?
Israel's Netanyahu says US embassy should be in Jerusalem
by Aron Heller - January 30, 2017 - 7:08am
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said yesterday that the American embassy in Israel should be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, injecting himself once again into a charged campaign trail promise of US President...
Israel's first NBA player Omri Casspi having breakout season
by Aron Heller - February 17, 2016 - 8:22pm
When Omri Casspi was 13, his family took him on a Bar Mitzvah trip to the United States, the highlight of which was a visit to New York City where the Israeli youngster stood in front of Madison Square...
Israel's first NBA player Omri Casspi having breakout season
by Aron Heller - February 17, 2016 - 1:52am
When Omri Casspi was 13, his family took him on a Bar Mitzvah trip to the United States, the highlight of which was a visit to New York City where the Israeli youngster stood in front of Madison Square...
Unusual shooting attack sets off panic in Israeli heartland
by Aron Heller - January 4, 2016 - 5:05pm
For all its years of strife, Israel has rarely seen anything quite like this: an armed, wanted Arab killer on the loose, spreading fear across the land.
Israel's top court sends ex-PM Olmert to 18 months in prison
by Aron Heller - December 29, 2015 - 4:42am
Israel's Supreme Court on Tuesday reduced former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's prison sentence for a sweeping bribery scandal from six years to 18 months, handing him a moral victory even as he prepares...
Israeli military raids, shuts down Palestinian radio station
by Aron Heller - November 3, 2015 - 4:06pm
The Israeli military raided a Palestinian radio station in the West Bank on Tuesday and confiscated equipment it said was being used to broadcast calls to attack Israelis.
Israelis and Clinton pay tribute to Rabin at memorial rally
by Aron Heller - November 1, 2015 - 2:41pm
Tens of thousands of Israelis, along with former US President Bill Clinton, marked the 20th anniversary of the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin on Saturday night, gathering in the Tel Aviv square where...
Jerusalem hospital copes with treating victims and attackers
by Aron Heller - October 13, 2015 - 1:27pm
As a wave of violence sweeps across Jerusalem, victims and perpetrators are often surprised to be reunited — at each other's bedside in the city's largest emergency ward.
In directorial debut, Portman focuses on her native Israel
by Aron Heller - September 3, 2015 - 4:00pm
In her feature film directorial debut, Academy Award winning actress Natalie Portman brings to life the autobiographical novel of celebrated Israeli writer Amos Oz about his youth during the Jewish state's founding...
Serenity Now: A calm perch above Jerusalem's hectic Old City
by Aron Heller - August 4, 2015 - 2:51pm
Netanyahu promises no Palestinian state if he is re-elected
by Aron Heller - March 17, 2015 - 8:00am
Embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged yesterday that a Palestinian state will not be established if he is re-elected, as part of frantic last-minute campaigning ahead of parliamentary elec...
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