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Marcy Oster, JTA
Marcy Oster, JTA

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...

Faces of Evil: Palestinian teens confess to slaughter of Fogels

JERUSALEM — They came armed with knives and wire cutters looking for a Jewish target. It was a Friday night, the Sabbath eve of March 11, and Palestinian teenagers...

Former Israeli president sentenced

JERUSALEM — Former Israeli President Moshe Katsav’s sentence to prison on rape and sexual assault convictions shows that not even the country’s leaders are above the...

Still fighting over flotilla

JERUSALEM — The response was predictable when Israel released the findings of its commission of inquiry into the May, 2010 Turkish flotilla incident: Israel’s...

UN votes for another Israel hate fest: ‘Durban III’ agenda is to recall Durban I

NEW YORK — When the original UN anti-racism conference, held in Durban, South Africa in 2001, devolved into an anti-Israel hate fest, Jewish groups around the world...

Bedouin demolitions raising tensions in Israeli land dispute

JERUSALEM — A standoff between the Israeli government and an unrecognized Bedouin village in the Negev Desert is raising tensions over land rights in southern Israel....