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Jason Greenblatt visiting the Nahal Oz military base in Israel. (Anadolu Agency/Getty)

High marks for Greenblatt

WASHINGTON — Jason Greenblatt, President Donald Trump’s chief Israeli-Palestinian negotiator, has an office just around the corner from the White House. On his...

The 118-foot Lego tower. (Kobi Richter/TPS)

Tel Aviv Lego tower sets record

JERUSALEM — A Lego tower built in Tel Aviv is poised to set a new world record. The 118-foot tower was built from more than half a million Lego bricks donated by...

Emanuele Giaufret in Ramat Gan, Israel, Dec. 19, 2017. (Kobi Richter/TPS)

EU ambassador says relationship with Israel strong

By Mara Vigevani Europe is not an enemy of Israel. Despite the differences over the conflict with the Palestinians, cultural and economic ties between Jerusalem and the...

Avi Gabbay (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Labor’s new pragmatic, centrist leader

NEW YORK — If Avi Gabbay becomes Israel’s next prime minister, he wants you to know he loves American Jews. Gabbay, the latest head of Israel’s Labor Party, was in...

British General Edmund Allenby, reviews an honor guard of British soldiers in Jerusalem's Old City, Dec. 11, 1917, 9:44 a.m. (National Photo Collection/GPO)

Centenary: Allenby takes Jerusalem

By Joelle Lewitan It happened 100 years ago. On Dec. 11, 1917 the soldiers of the British Imperial Army, led by General Edmund Allenby, entered Jerusalem, announcing...

Donald Trump's announcement on Jerusalem is broadcast in a Jerusalem pub, Dec. 6, 2017. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Trump: Jerusalem is Israel’s capital

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed a proclamation recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, but emphasized that he was not pre-empting negotiations over the...

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...