Israel

Israeli Opposition Leader and Zionist Union Chairman Isaac Herzog speaks at the AIPAC Policy Conference 2017 in Washington.
AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File
June 24, 2018 - 12:23 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's opposition leader has been appointed chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel, a non-governmental organization responsible for bridging Israel and Jewish communities worldwide. The organization issued a statement Sunday that its board of governors unanimously elected Isaac...
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The Duke of Cambridge attends the official handover of the newly built Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC) at The Stanford Hall Estate, Nottinghamshire, to the nation.
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June 24, 2018 - 9:02 am
By Laura Smith-Spark and David Wilkinson (CNN) - - Prince William arrived in Jordan on Sunday on the first stop of a five-day Middle East tour that will make him the first British royal to pay an official visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories. The Duke of Cambridge will meet with Crown...
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Ultra-Orthodox Jews look towards the direction of the Western Wall during U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to the Western Wall in Jerusalem.
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June 10, 2018 - 9:51 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — An opinion poll published Sunday shows deep divisions between Israelis and American Jews, particularly in relation to President Donald Trump, highlighting the growing rift between the world's two largest Jewish communities. The survey of the American Jewish Committee showed 77...
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Palestinian medics and protesters evacuate a wounded youth
AP Photo/Adel Hana
June 08, 2018 - 2:09 pm
By Fares Akram, Associated Press GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops fired live rounds and tear gas as thousands of Palestinians protested near the Gaza border fence Friday, and at least three demonstrators were killed, including a teenage boy, with over 600 wounded, Gaza health officials...
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Netanyahu is meeting France's President Macron as part of his European tour, in an effort to rally support from allies over Iran.
Philippe Wojazer, pool via AP
June 05, 2018 - 5:07 pm
PARIS (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and French President Emmanuel Macron held a joint news conference Tuesday yet stuck to their opposing views on Iran and the 2015 deal that curbed its nuclear program. Talking to reporters in Paris after meeting the French leader at the Elysee...
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Smoke rises following an Israeli strikes on Gaza City
AP Photo/Hatem Moussa
May 30, 2018 - 8:56 am
By Fares Akram, Associated Press GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's Hamas rulers said Wednesday they had agreed to a cease-fire with Israel to end the largest flare-up of violence between the sides since a 2014 war. Khalil al-Hayya, a senior Hamas official, said Egyptian mediators intervened "...
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Central High School Israel Trip
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
May 25, 2018 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A half-dozen students from Central High School are leaving for Israel Saturday to complete a water purification project. Along with Israeli students who visited last month, the Central students have been trying to solve a real-world problem. With Flint, Michigan on...
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Rachel Kurland
May 15, 2018 - 5:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Israeli flag displayed on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was defaced with what appears to be red paint. someone put red paint on the israeli flag on the parkway in philly to accurately symbolize that the state of israel is stained with the blood of palestinians #...
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Palestinians clash with Israeli forces after a rally to mark the 70th anniversary of what Palestinians call their "nakba," or catastrophe.
AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed
May 15, 2018 - 11:08 am
By Fares Akram and Karin Laub, Associated Press GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel faced a growing backlash Tuesday and new charges of using excessive force, a day after Israeli troops firing from across a border fence killed 59 Palestinians and wounded more than 2,700 at a mass protest in Gaza...
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Demonstrators took to the streets of Philadelphia to show solidarity with the Palestinian March of Return protests that have been ongoing in Gaza.
Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
May 14, 2018 - 7:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Demonstrators took to the streets of Philadelphia to show solidarity with the Palestinian March of Return protests that have been ongoing in Gaza. Hundreds echoed chants like "Free, free Palestine," as they did laps around City Hall. "We want the people in Palestine...
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