Thursday, November 15, 2018 -
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Marcy Oster, JTA
Marcy Oster, JTA

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....

Israel faces flotilla fallout

JERUSALEM — With nations around the world condemning Israel for the deaths of nine people aboard a Gaza-bound ship, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled a...

Project Interchange opens eyes

JERUSALEM — For Sindy Benavides, a Hispanic community organizer from Virginia who was visiting Israel last week, the Jewish community is a newfound friend. Three years...

Politics & Pope

JERUSALEM — Coming as a self-described “pilgrim of peace,” Pope Benedict XVI vowed to fight anti-Semitism and called for a Palestinian state in the moments after his...