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Elon Azaria pictured during an earlier phase in his trial in Jaffa military court, Aug. 28, 2016. (Hillel Maeir/TPS)

Elor Azaria sentenced to 18 months

JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli soldier who shot a downed Palestinian terrorist was sentenced to 18 months in prison. Elor Azaria, 20, who was convicted of manslaughter...

Benjamin Netanyahu, left, and President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House, Feb. 15. (Andrew Harrer/Getty)

Trump, Bibi seek new approaches

WASHINGTON — Meeting with President Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for a “regional approach” to making peace with the Palestinians...

Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Donald Trump, in New York, Sept. 25, 2016. ( Kobi Gideon/GPO)

Trump alters course on Iran, settlements?

WASHINGTON — Israeli settlements are no big problem. Wait — maybe they are, after all. The Iran deal is trash. No, the deal is here to stay, despite being...

Police and protesters face off during the forced evacuation of Amona in the West Bank, Feb. 1. (Ashernet)

Evacuation, legalization bill, high split on settlements

AMONA, West Bank — In a dramatic clash with the settlement movement at this hilltop outpost, the state seemed to have won. Over two sometimes violent days last week,...

The Amona outpost was evacuated Feb. 1. (Hillel Maier/TPS)

Amona: Settlement outpost evacuated

JERUSALEM — Police and security officers evacuating homes in the West Bank outpost of Amona were greeted by hundreds of activists, including some throwing stones....

Sgt. Major Erez Lavi, 34, was killed during a ramming attack in a Bedouin village in the Negev. (Israel Police)

Policeman, teacher killed in Negev riot

JERUSALEM — Sergeant Major Erez Levi, a 34-year-old police officer was killed during a riot at the unrecognized Bedouin village of Um Al Hiran. Ya’akub Musa Abu...

Sirwan Kajjo speaking at the event at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Jan. 17. (Hillel Maeir/TPS)

Syrians: We know of Israel’s help

JERUSALEM — A Washington, DC-based member of the Syrian opposition told TPS on Tuesday, Jan. 17, that Israel’s humanitarian aid to Syrian families affected by the...

Elon Azaria pictured during an earlier phase in his trial in Jaffa military court, Aug. 28, 2016. (Hillel Maeir/TPS)

IDF sergeant Azaria convicted of manslaughter

IDF Sgt. Elor Azaria was convicted of manslaughter Wednesday, Jan. 4, for the shooting death of a Palestinian terrorist in Hebron last March. Azaria was caught on video...

L-r: Ed Royce, Dennis A. Ross, Eliot Engel

Two states: alive or dead?

WASHINGTON — There’s a striking difference between competing bids in Congress addressing last month’s UN Security Council resolution condemning Israeli...

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a Jerusalem news conference launching an online database about the decades-long Yemenite children controversy, Dec. 28. (Ohad Zwigenberg/GPO)

Data on Yemenite children — after 70 years

JERUSALEM — Israel inaugurated an online database of some 200,000 pages of declassified documents about the long-controversial Yemenite children affair in a Jerusalem...