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Palestinians protest outside the Temple Mount, July 19. (Kobi Richter/TPS)

Israel dismantles metal detectors, cameras

Israel Police dismantled metal detectors and security cameras at the entrances to the Temple Mount compound overnight between Monday, July 24 and Tuesday, July 25, less...

Chaya, left, and Elad Salomon, right, were murdered by a Palestinian terrorist on Friday, July 21. Their father, Yosef, was also murdered.

10,000 attend funeral of murdered Jews

More than 10,000 Israelis, including government ministers and Members of Knesset, descended on the city of Modi’in for the joint funeral of Yosef, 70, Chaya, 46, and...

Avi Gabbay (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Labor, choosing Gabbay, gets a boost

Likud still ahead in the polls, but it could be a different ball game JERUSALEM — After political newcomer Avi Gabbay’s surprise election to head the Labor Party,...

IDF Captain Libby Weiss

Want a tour of a Hamas tunnel?

By Renee Ghert-Zand TEL AVIV — Capt. Libby Weiss spent most of the summer of 2014 in a Hamas tunnel, and she wouldn’t have wanted to be anywhere else. Israel’s...

A UN observer at a lookout point near the Israel-Syria border in the Golan Heights, June 25. (Basel Awidat/Flash90)

Israel: No Iran in southern Lebanon

By Yaakov Lappin Netanyahu tells Trump and Putin: Iran in southern Lebanon would cross a ‘red line’ With the help of its powerful allies, President Bashar Assad’s...

Benjamin Netanyahu and Indian PM Narendra Modi visit the water desalination plant at Olga beach, July 6. (Kobi Gideon/GPO)

What’s the magic in the Israel-India relationship?

WASHINGTON — Barefoot walks on the beach, warm hugs, lots of mutual admiration, hesitant attempts to speak each other’s language. And giggles. The bromance between...

Rabbi Bernard Gerson

Denver’s Rabbi Gerson is on Rabbinate ‘blacklist’

Rabbi Bernard Gerson, spiritual leader of Denver’s Conservative Rodef Shalom, discovered on Facebook that his name appears on the Israeli Chief Rabbinate’s...

Rabbi David Lau, Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel, speaking in Berlin, Germany in 2013. (Sean Gallup/Getty)

New controversy from Israel: ‘Blacklist’

NEW YORK — Some 160 rabbis, including several American Orthodox leaders, appear on a list of rabbis whom Israel’s Chief Rabbinate does not trust to confirm the...

The Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron. (Wikipedia)

UNESCO to vote on whether Machpelah is Jewish

By Alex Traiman An upcoming vote by the United Nations cultural body UNESCO on whether to declare Hebron’s Cave of the Patriarchs as an endangered Palestinian heritage...

Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara greet India's Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. (Asherent)

First visit to Israel by PM of India

JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to Israel, calling his visit “historic.” Modi arrived in Israel on...