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A wounded Syrian refugee arrives for treatment at Ziv Medical Center in Safed.

Syrians receiving medical aid ‘love’ Israel

Unprecedented footage broadcast on Israeli television Sunday, Nov. 19, showed Syrian women and children crossing into Israel for medical treatment with assistance from...

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot (Sraya Diamant/IDF Spokesperson)

IDF chief speaks to Saudis — a first

JERUSALEM — The Israeli army’s chief of staff gave the first interview by someone in his post to a Saudi news outlet. Gadi Eisenkot told the Elaph news website on...

Benjamin Netanyahu speaking at the 2017 GA.

Israel offers Iran aid in wake of earthquake

JERUSALEM — Israel offered humanitarian aid to Iran in the wake of the devastating earthquake that struck the border region with Iraq earlier this week, Prime...

Escalators to the ticket purchase level at the new Israel railway station in Jerusalem. (Hillel Maeir/TPS)

Inside the new Jerusalem gateway

By Mara Vigevani As the escalators head down 80 meters below ground to the world’s fifth deepest railway station, the sound of traffic at one of Jerusalem’s...

Zubin Mehta conducting the Israel Philharmonic Orchesta at the Moscow Concervatory, Jan. 21, 2002. (Alexander Nemenova/AFP/Getty)

Zubin Mehta to retire in 2018

NEW YORK — When Zubin Mehta kicks off a tour of North American cities at New York’s Carnegie Hall this week, it won’t be his last performances with the Israel...

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signing his state's anti-BDS bill at a Jewish community center in Austin, May 2, 2017.

Anti-BDS laws — buzz saw

WASHINGTON — On May 2, Israel’s Independence Day, Texas state Rep. Phil King stood smiling as Gov. Greg Abbott signed King’s bill banning the state from doing...

L-r: Hamas' Saleh al-Aruri and Yahya Sinwar, Khaled Fawzi, head of the Egyptian Intelligence services, and Fatah’s Azzam al-Ahmad and Rawhi Fattouh following the signing of a reconciliation deal between Fatah and Hamas in Cairo on Oct. 12, 2017. (Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty)

What Palestinian unity means for Israel

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has taken a wait-and-see approach to last week’s Palestinian reconciliation deal. Netanyahu spoke out publicly...

Posters of Dalal Mughrabi in Ramallah. (Abbas Momani/AFP/Getty)

Belgium freezes aid for West Bank school

BRUSSELS — Belgium said it will freeze funding for the construction of two Palestinian schools after a West Bank school the nation helped fund renamed the institution...

Pennywise the Dancing Clown (Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty)

Dangerous clowns — it sounds innocent, but it isn’t

TEL AVIV — Israelis aren’t particularly amused by a recent phenomenon in their country: teenagers dressing as clowns and lurking after dark. In fact, the costumed...

Benjamin Netanyahu with MK David Bitan, June 12, 2017. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Likud: Infiltrated by the opposition?

TEL AVIV — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, under investigation for corruption, has often claimed that his left-wing political enemies are out to get him....