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Marcy Oster, JTA
Marcy Oster, JTA

Palestinian protester at the Israel-Gaza border, April 2. (Said Khatib/AFP)

Behind the Gaza border violence

JERUSALEM — When the smoke from the rifles of Israeli sharpshooters and the firebombs thrown by Gaza Palestinians cleared in the wake of the Palestinian March of...

Jason Greenblatt visiting the Nahal Oz military base in Israel. (Anadolu Agency/Getty)

White House hosts conference on Gaza crisis

WASHINGTON — The human suffering in Gaza has grown over the past year, top US Middle East negotiator Jason Greenblatt told a conference to discuss aid for the coastal...

A protest in Tel Aviv against the deportation of African asylum seekers, Jan. 24, 2018. (Tomer Neuberg/Flash90)

Anger over deportation plan

JERUSALEM — Holocaust survivors and rabbis, as well as doctors and some airline pilots, are among the Israelis who say they will try to thwart Israel’s plan to...

Tales from the front that warm the heart

JERUSALEM —— Perhaps with the worries about rockets flying and death tolls mounting during the Gaza operation, many lost sight of different stories from the conflict....

Study abroad in a war zone

  TEL AVIV — When the first two sirens went off, Shoshana Leshaw ran from her second-floor bedroom down to the bomb shelter in the basement. By the time the third and...

Thousands to converge on Israel’s border in pro-Palestinian march

JERUSALEM — If pro-Palestinian calls for a so-called Global March to Jerusalem are heeded, thousands of Arabs from the West Bank, Gaza, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan and Syria...

Demjanjuk, 91, dies a free man

JERUSALEM — Though the death last weekend of John Demjanjuk brought a close to the seemingly never-ending quest for justice in the case of a man long accused of being a...

Religious conflict comes to a head in unlikely Bet Shemesh

JERUSALEM — For several years, the Jerusalem suburb of Bet Shemesh has been the site of on-again, off-again religious conflicts, sometimes becoming violent. But it...

Shalit trying to adjust to the new normal

JERUSALEM — A week after Gilad Shalit returned to Israel after being held in captivity for more than five years in Gaza, things were getting back to normal at the...

Flotilla to Gaza fizzles

JERUSALEM — On the face of it, the so-called Gaza Freedom Flotilla seemed to be a bust. Greek authorities blocked most of the boats from setting sail for the Gaza...