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Baltimore-Ashkelon Partnership director’s home hit by rocket

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

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

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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...

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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

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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...
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The fighting in Gaza, Jerusalem and across Israel, explained

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

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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...
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Did Netanyahu just lose? Here’s what happened Tuesday in Israeli politics

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has failed to form a government by the deadline imposed by Israeli law, thrusting the country into uncertain political...
Mourners at the funeral of someone who died at the Lag B'Omer stampede

What is Israel’s Mount Meron and why were so many Orthodox Jews gathered there...

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“If you haven’t seen the joy of Lag b’Omer on the grave of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, you haven’t seen joy at all,” wrote...
Lag B'Omer in Meron

At least 45 people dead in stampede at mass Lag B’Omer holiday celebration in...

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At least 45 people were crushed to death and at least 150 wounded Thursday night in a stampede during a celebration that drew tens...