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Israelis Killed And Injured In Istanbul Blast Return Home

03/20/2016 - 10:43

Two Magen David Adom planes brought five Israelis injured in a suicide bomb attack in Istanbul back to Israel.

Emergency services inspecting the area following a suicide bombing in Istanbul's city center on March 19, 2016. JTA

Three Israeli Victims Of Istanbul Bombing Identified By Turkish Officials

The Israeli victims were part of a 14-member group on a culinary tour of Turkey

03/20/2016 - 10:31

Three Israelis and an Iranian were the people killed by a suicide bombing in Istanbul, according to Turkish officials.

Simha and Avi Dimri. JTA

Israeli Soldier Seriously Injured In West Bank Stabbing Attack

03/17/2016 - 11:13

Jerusalem — An Israeli soldier in her 20s was wounded seriously in a stabbing attack at a West Bank bus stop near the Ariel settlement.

Israeli border guards check a car on March 10, 2016 in the West Bank village of Haja, near the town of Qalqilya. JTA

State Department Raps Israel For West Bank Land ‘Expropriation’

03/16/2016 - 11:33

Jerusalem — The State Department criticized Israel for the “expropriation” of West Bank land around Jericho and near the Dead Sea.

U.S. Department of State

Laying Low On BDS At Columbia

During Israel Apartheid Week, some pro-Israel students find silence is best response.

03/16/2016 - 08:54

When Israel Apartheid Week came to Columbia University in early March, there was potential for great agitation at the heavily Jewish campus.

Anti-Israel students at Columbia University erected a mock “apartheid wall” in front of the iconic Low Library steps.

High On Israel

At CannaTech conference, the Jewish state is seen ‘at the forefront’ of medical marijuana research.

03/15/2016 - 18:14
Contributing Editor

Jerusalem — Six months of Palestinian terror attacks didn’t discourage scores of medical cannabis experts and investors from flocking to Israel last week for a medical cannabis (marijuana) conference.

The scene at the 2nd CannaTech conference last week in Tel Aviv. Courtesy of CannaTech

4 Israeli Soldiers Injured In 2 West Bank Car-Ramming And Shooting Attacks

03/14/2016 - 15:01

Jerusalem — Four Israeli soldiers were injured in two car-ramming and shooting attacks in the West Bank.

Isreali forces stand guard at the scene where 3 Palestinians carried out 2 attacks, a shooting and a car ramming. Getty Images

Murdered US Graduate Student ‘Loved Everyone,’ Friend Says At Israel Memorial

03/14/2016 - 11:11

Jerusalem — Taylor Force, the American graduate student killed in a Tel Aviv stabbing spree, was remembered at a memorial service in Israel as someone “who loved everyone regardless of their race, religion and creed.”

Former Knesset member Dov Lipman leading the memorial service at Ben Gurion Airport for Taylor Force. JTA

Guinness Confirms Candy-Making Holocaust Survivor Is World’s Oldest Man

03/14/2016 - 11:03

It’s official: Yisrael Kristal, a 112-year-old Holocaust survivor and Israeli citizen, is the world’s oldest living man.

Marco Frigatti, head of records for Guinness World Records, presents Israel Kristal his certificate of achievement. JTA

How Hasid With Knife In Neck Stabbed The Terrorist Back

03/11/2016 - 10:14

Petach Tikvah, Israel — Only after Yonatan Azriaev grabbed the terrorist’s arms and threw him against a wall of soft drinks did he think he was about to die.

Yonatan Azriaev recovering from his wounds at a Petach Tikvah hospital, March 10, 2016. JTA
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