Israel

The original exhibition copy of America's recognition of the state of Israel is on sale by the Raab Collection in Ardmore.
Courtesy of Nathan Raab
Hadas Kuznits
May 01, 2019 - 3:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — About a week ahead of Israeli Independence Day, the original exhibition copy of America's recognition of the state of Israel is on sale by the Raab Collection in Ardmore. Nathan Raab of the Raab Collection says the document, on sale for $300,000 is the only known...
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Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein speaks during a press conference in front of Chabad of Poway synagogue.
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Mark Abrams
April 29, 2019 - 7:01 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The rabbi who directs the Jewish Center at Drexel University says he wasn't surprised by the bold proclamation of his uncle Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein after being wounded in the California synagogue shooting over the weekend: "The nation of Israel is alive, and you can't...
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Airbnb
CNNMoney
April 10, 2019 - 12:17 pm
By Sara Ashley O'Brien, CNN Business (CNN) — Airbnb has reversed its controversial stance to remove listings of rentals in Israeli settlements in the West Bank. The company said Tuesday that it will allow listings in the region, but says it will not profit off them. Instead, any profits from the...
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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu waves to his supporters after polls for Israel's general elections closed in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday, April 10, 2019.
Ariel Schalit/AP Photo
April 10, 2019 - 7:53 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main rival conceded defeat Wednesday, promising to wage a robust battle from the opposition after the ruling Likud party and its nationalist allies won a solid majority in parliamentary elections. Netanyahu appeared poised for a historic fifth...
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Tens of thousands of Palestinians have rallied at points near the Israeli border to mark the first anniversary of weekly protests in the Gaza Strip.
Tsafrir Abayov/AP Photo
March 31, 2019 - 3:46 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — A cease-fire deal appeared to take hold between Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers on Sunday, with Israel expanding the permitted fishing zone and easing some tight restrictions on movement through its two main crossings with the Palestinian enclave. Egyptian mediators have worked in...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Amir Cohen/Pool via AP
March 22, 2019 - 7:46 am
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria slammed President Donald Trump's abrupt declaration that Washington will recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, saying Friday the statement was "irresponsible" and a threat to international peace and stability. The Foreign Ministry in...
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Lebanon's Interior Minister Raya El Hassan, right, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Bilal Hussein/AP
March 22, 2019 - 7:14 am
BEIRUT (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Lebanon on Friday amid regional condemnation of President Donald Trump's abrupt declaration that it's time the U.S. recognized Israel's sovereignty over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. Pompeo is to meet with a host of Lebanese...
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman
Jim Young/Pool Image via AP
March 21, 2019 - 3:14 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that it's time for the United States to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights, an announcement that signals a shift in U.S. policy and comes ahead of the Israeli prime minister's planned visit next week to the White...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the State Department, Friday, March 15, 2019 in Washington.
Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo
March 15, 2019 - 12:58 pm
By Matthew Lee, AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States will revoke or deny visas to International Criminal Court personnel who attempt to investigate or prosecute alleged abuses committed by U.S. forces in Afghanistan or elsewhere and may do the same with those who try to take...
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Anti-Israel graffiti was found at the Spring Garden SEPTA subway stop.
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Dan Wing
March 12, 2019 - 11:51 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police are investigating anti-Israel graffiti that was found in SEPTA's Spring Garden station Tuesday morning. The graffiti was scrawled across five or six pillars and a maintenance door on one of the passenger waiting platforms. It included various...
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