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Benjamin Netanyahu

Everything you need to know about the Israeli government that will replace Benjamin Netanyahu

After 12 straight years as Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu is losing power — and the government that’s about to replace him is remarkable...
Thomas Nides

Biden taps Tom Nides, an Obama administration official, to be ambassador to Israel

President Joe Biden will name Tom Nides, a deputy secretary of state in the Obama administration, to be his ambassador to Israel. The Times of...
Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel and Hamas agree to ceasefire after 11 days of bloodshed

By Gabe Friedman and Ben Sales  After 11 days of fighting, Israel and Hamas agreed to a “mutual and simultaneous” ceasefire on Thursday that began...

Baltimore-Ashkelon Partnership director’s home hit by rocket

A rocket has hit the home of Sigal Ariely, the Baltimore-Ashkelon Partnership director. Her son was slightly injured and taken to the city's Barzilai...
A woman and child take cover as a siren sounds a warning

Day 11 of the fighting: Despite calls for de-escalation, Hamas and Israel trade blows...

The significant de-escalation that President Joe Biden had sought Wednesday from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has not materialized, although Hamas and Israel may...
Joe Biden

Biden tells Netanyahu he wants ‘de-escalation today’ in Gaza conflict

By Asaf Shalev In their fourth phone call since fighting in Gaza began 10 days ago, President Joe Biden pressed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

Day 10 of the fighting: Israel strikes Hamas tunnels, Gaza rocket fire decreases, ceasefire...

Gaza militants continued to fire rockets into Israel, which continued to respond with airstrikes on the coastal strip, as efforts toward a ceasefire progressed...
Israeli air strike in Gaza City

TikTok and Twitter videos bring images of Israel-Gaza conflict home to American Jews

By Shira Hanau  For some Americans watching the escalating violence in Israel and Gaza in recent days, the most striking image from the conflict came...
Temple Mount in Jerusalem

The fighting in Gaza, Jerusalem and across Israel, explained

By Ben Sales and Ron Kampeas Rocket attacks in Israel. Airstrikes in Gaza. Violence in Jerusalem’s holiest sites. Protests across the city. It feels like Israel...
Yair Lapid

Israeli centrist Yair Lapid is given an opportunity to replace Benjamin Netanyahu

Yair Lapid, an Israeli centrist, has officially been given the opportunity to remove Benjamin Netanyahu from power. On Wednesday, President Reuven Rivlin gave Lapid the...