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Marcy Oster, JTA
Marcy Oster, JTA

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...

Major desecration of shul, Torah scrolls, in Caracas

NEW YORK — Even before an attack on a Caracas synagogue in which Torah scrolls were thrown to the floor and “death to the Jews” was painted on synagogue walls, the...

Second bulldozer attack in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM — In an apparent imitation of an attack nearly three weeks ago, an Arab construction worker rampaged through the streets of Jerusalem on a bulldozer, crushing...