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In Israel, not just life hangs in the balance—work does, too

When the first siren in my city in Israel blared a little after 9pm on a Saturday night, I grabbed two of my children out of their beds while my husband picked up the other two, one under each arm. We sat in the bomb shelter in our apartment, a concrete-reinforced room that is legally mandated for …

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Ted Cruz Questions Whether Obama 'Launched An Economic Boycott Of Israel'

The Obama administration forcefully shot back at the charge, with State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf calling it "ridiculous and offensive." She rejected any assertion the FAA's move was at all politically motivated, saying it was only done to protect American citizens and carriers.<p>For its …

The Immigrant Soldiers Dying for Israel in Gaza

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Netanyahu: Israel seeks 'sustainable quiet' with Gaza

CNN's Wolf Blitzer interviewed Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv Sunday.<p><b>Blitzer:</b> Your exit strategy from Gaza, what is it?<p><b>Netanyahu:</b> Sustainable quiet. I mean we didn't seek this escalation, Hamas forced it on us. They started rocketing our cities, steadily increasing the fire. I …

Jews And Arabs Refuse To Be Enemies - The Powerful Pictures Pushing Peace In Gaza And Israel

At the time when the war between Israelis and Palestinians seems at its most bleak, there are Jewish and Arab families who are using social media to …

Lufthansa suspends services to Israel for another 24 hours | Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - German airline Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) is extending a suspension of flights to Israel for another 24 hours, to include Thursday, saying there was not enough new information as to the situation there to justify resuming flights.<p>Lufthansa and other major U.S. and European airlines had …

FAA Extends Israel Flight Ban Another 24 Hours

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Listen to the Responses MRCTV’s Dan Joseph Gets From Anti-Israel Protesters When He Asks If Hamas Is a Terrorist Group: ‘Wow!’

Just outside of the Christians United for Israel convention in Washington, D.C., MRCTV’s Dan Joseph found a very vocal group of anti-Israel protesters who, among other things, argued that America is the “biggest terrorist organization.”<p>When Joseph asked two separate protesters if they believe that …

Obama to Israel -- Time Is Running Out

When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the White House tomorrow, President Barack Obama will tell him that his country could face a …

Netanyahu tells Abbas to choose peace partner: Hamas or Israel | Reuters

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cautioned Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday over just-revived unity talks with Hamas, saying he had to choose between peace with Israel or its Islamist enemy.<p>Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the …

Israel unrest: Anti-Semitic attacks rise as Gaza conflict continues

It didn’t take long for Hamas to make a mockery of President Obama’s efforts to get a ceasefire in Gaza. The rulers of Gaza are nothing if not consistent. In genocidal word and terrorist deed, Hamas has one goal—the eradication of the Jewish State and its 8 million citizens. To that end, it has …

Hamas's Absurd War against Israel

When a few years ago I travelled to Israel, I had the specific purpose in mind of making my own pilgrimage to Jerusalem. Looking back on that summer …

The Two Simple Words That Sum Up Exactly How Israel Feels About the U.N. Investigating It for ‘War Crimes’

Israel is lambasting the United Nations Human Rights Council after it voted Wednesday to investigate possible Israeli violations of international law in Gaza while giving a pass to Hamas, which has fired more than 2,270 rockets at Israel in the past 17 days.<p>The United Nations Human Rights Council …

Obama and Israel

There is much that went wrong during George W. Bush’s administration, but one thing that went right was the U.S. relationship with Israel. Israeli …

Hamas Terrorists Fire at IDF Forces From Inside Hospital — Israel Makes Them Regret It After Confirming No Civilians Inside

The Israeli military released a new video on Wednesday reportedly showing Hamas terrorists firing at IDF forces from inside a hospital that they had turned into a “command center and rocket-launching site.”<p>Going directly against claims from Israel’s critics that the Jewish nation is unconcerned …

Israel Compares Its Fight With Hamas to the British Battle Against the Nazis

Israeli leaders are comparing their nation’s fight against Hamas to Britain’s experience facing the Nazis during World War II.<p>Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu likened the experience of Israelis today to the British public that suffered the Nazi bombardment during World War II, while Foreign …

Iranians tell Palestinians to fight against Israel - state TV | Reuters

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iranians took part in huge rallies across the country on Friday to show solidarity with Palestinians, urging them to keep up their struggle despite the Israeli assault on Gaza, Iranian state television reported.<p>Iraqi Shiite Muslim men from Shi'ite Badr organisation hold a …

Turkish PM talks to CNN, slams Israel

<b>NEW YORK</b><p>Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in an exclusive interview with CNN on Friday blamed Israel of being a terror state and criticized …

20 Stunning Photos Giving an Unprecedented Look at the Work of the Israel Defense Forces

For weeks the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, specifically Hamas militants, has intensified. And through it all, the Israel Defense Forces has posted dozens of stunning photos on its Flickr stream giving a behind-the-scenes look at one of the world’s most intense conflicts.<p>These …

Joan Rivers Unleashes Epic Rant in Defense of Israel: BBC, CNN ‘Should Be Ashamed of Themselves’

Joan Rivers left no ambiguity about where she stands on the Israel-Hamas conflict, giving an impassioned defense of Israel and excoriating the BBC and CNN for their news coverage.<p>“Let me just tell you, if New Jersey were firing rockets into New York, we would wipe them out,” Rivers told TMZ …

Israel to begin 12-hour pause in Gaza hostilities on Saturday - U.S. official | Reuters

CAIRO (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry that Israel will begin a 12-hour pause in Gaza hostilities starting at 7 am Israeli time (0400 GMT) on Saturday, a U.S. official said on Friday.<p>Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu heads a …

Israel official: Found nearly 30 tunnels - CNN Video

Israel PM Netanyahu tells US talkshows Hamas violated own ceasefire

The Israeli prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, has accused Hamas of “violating its own ceasefire” in the Gaza conflict. After a cessation of hostilities on Saturday, Hamas on Sunday offered a 24-hour humanitarian truce, starting from 2pm local time.<p>Netanyahu, who toured the US political talkshows …

Israel ends Gaza cease-fire after Hamas shelling

A day-old humanitarian truce that had given residents of the Gaza Strip a respite from nearly three weeks of fighting collapsed early Sunday after …

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Thousands march in French city of Marseille in support of Israel | Reuters

MARSEILLE France (Reuters) - Thousands took to the streets of Marseille in the south of France on Sunday to show their support for Israel, the first such demonstration in the country since the start of the recent fighting in Gaza, organizers said.<p>A protester confronts riot police in Place de la …