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Israeli tanks near the Syrian border, May, 2018. (Lior Mizrahi/Getty)

IDF sends enforcements, humanitarian aid to Syrian border

JERUSALEM — The Israel Defense Forces has sent armored and artillery reinforcements to its northern border with Syria as the war between the country’s army and...

An El Al plane at Ben Gurion. (David Silverman/Getty)

El Al flight delayed after men refuse to sit next to women

JERUSALEM — El Al will “immediately” remove any passenger who refuses to sit next to another passenger for any reason, its CEO announced, but not before a major...

Philip, Jan, Estee, Aryeh, Akiva and Shayna Lightstone.

Lightstone stamp on embassy opening

Safra Katz, the Israeli-born co-CEO of the Oracle high-tech giant, was being driven on May 14 to the opening ceremony of the new US embassy in Jerusalem by a driver who...

Jared Kushner (Al Drago-Pool/Getty)

Kushner blames Abbas for failure

NEW YORK — Saying a US plan for Middle East peace would be released “soon,” Jared Kushner sharply criticized PA President Mahmoud Abbas in what appeared to be an...

Prince William lays a wreath at Yad Vashem. (Hillel Maeir/TPS)

Prince William visits Jerusalem

JERUSALEM — Britain’s Prince William visited the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem and called it “a profoundly moving experience.” On Tuesday, June 26,...

Jack Muaawia

Israeli policies stall refugee status

By Tracy Frydberg JERUSALEM — Jack has one of those smiles that even the coldest of souls would feel obliged to mirror. Sunglasses propped on his head and with a...

The indoor playground in Sderot that also functions as a bomb shelter.

Sderot seeks another ‘resilience center’ to help children with PTSD

Imagine trying to build a thriving city in the midst of numerous rockets, kites that can burn down fields upon contact, and with the knowledge that the only thing...

Lionel Messi at Melbourne Cricket Ground, 2017. (Quinn Rooney/Getty)

Argentina won’t play in Jerusalem

BUENOS AIRES — Argentina’s national soccer team canceled this week’s friendly match with Israel after pressure from the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement....

US Amb. to Israel David Friedman at the embassy opening in Jerusalem. (Lior Mizrahi/Getty)

Was the opening of the Jerusalem embassy partisan?

WASHINGTON — A fight over who was and wasn’t invited to the US Embassy dedication in Jerusalem last month is becoming yet another battle in the war between...

Jared Kushner speaks at the official opening ceremony of the US embassy in Jerusalem, May 14. Yonatan Sindel/Flash90

Denverites at US Embassy opening in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM — Neither Rob Schwartz, a Denver lawyer nor Pastor George Morrison, a Pastor Emeritus at the Faith Bible Chapel in Arvada are strangers to Israel, or to...