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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

Grave Of Israeli Soldier Stabbed In Terror Attack Will Say He Fell In Battle

03/10/2016 - 15:02

Jerusalem — Israel’s Defense Ministry has walked back its denial of a request to have an off-duty soldier killed in a supermarket stabbing attack declared a fallen soldier.

Sgt. Tuvia Yanai Weisman. Via

Vanderbilt U. Business Student Killed In Mass Stabbing In Tel Aviv

03/09/2016 - 11:24

A 29-year-old American business school student was killed in a stabbing attack in the Jaffa area of Tel Aviv.

Taylor Force. JTA
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