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Vice President Mike Pence prays at the Western Wall during a private visit, Jan. 23, 2018. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

How Mike Pence’s faith figures into his support of Israel

WASHINGTON — When Mike Pence moved to Washington earlier this year, he and his wife took with them a framed phrase they had for years hung over their fireplace in...

A member of the Israeli team sent to Lusaka, Zambia.

Israel sends aid to Zambia

JERUSALEM — Medical professionals from Israel are helping to treat cholera victims in Zambia, which is battling an outbreak of the disease. A delegation of two...

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu being welcomed in New Delhi by Indian PM Narendra Modi. (Ashernet)

New era in India-Israel relations

NEW DELHI — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi signed a series of agreements for cooperation in energy, the film...

Michael Oren, pictured in the Knesset, 2017. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Shoot to kill?

JERUSALEM — If a Palestinian appears to be committing a terror attack, do they deserve to die on the spot? The answer is yes, says Michael Oren. The former Israeli...

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...