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LIVE UPDATES: Airlines suspend Israel flights over missile fears

15 min 33 sec ago
FAA places 24-hour ban on U.S. flights to Israel; many European airlines also suspend flights; rockets fired at south and central Israel, West Bank; EU calls for disarmament of Hamas, all terror groups in Gaza; UN chief urges Israel to exercise restraint; more than 600 Palestinians reported dead, 27 today.






Citing incitement, Facebook closes page of group that fights intermarriage

40 min 33 sec ago
The organization is led by a man who defended teens who attacked three Arab youths in 2012.

For second time, UNRWA finds rockets in one of their Gaza schools

41 min 33 sec ago
Last week, the UN agency found 20 rockets in a different educational facility.

French immigrant among IDF's fallen in Gaza

3 hours 58 min ago
Staff Sgt. Jordan Bensemhoun, 22, who came to Israel from Lyon, France in 2008, will be buried Tuesday night.






Gaza operation poses challenge for U.S. 'coexistence' camps

5 hours 1 min ago
Tensions are running higher than usual at summertime dialogue programs for American, Israeli Jewish and Palestinian teenagers.

N.Y. Knicks star nixes Tel Aviv b-ball camp due to IDF op

6 hours 34 min ago
NBA's Amar’e Stoudemire, who says he has 'Hebrew roots,' says he did not want to endanger campers or coaches.






WATCH: Jon Stewart on why 'we need to talk about Israel' - but can't

7 hours 33 sec ago
In his latest satirical take on the Israel-Hamas crisis, 'The Daily Show' host gets shouted down for even mentioning the Jewish State.

Israelis canceling Turkey vacations in droves after Erdogan's anti-Israel remarks

7 hours 21 min ago
Following violent protests and Turkish leaders' accusations that Israel is barbaric, Israelis are opting to go elsewhere.

From grizzly bears to Gaza rockets: Alaskan Jews head to Israel

7 hours 54 min ago
Several Alaskans are not letting the war stop them from making aliyah – and they don't quite know why.

Word of the Day / Masok: It's a bird, it's a plane – it's a flying machine with two names

11 hours 7 min ago
It's a bird, it's a plane – it's a flying machine with two names.






Army rolls out SMS-based rocket-alert system in areas near Gaza

11 hours 56 min ago
App issues real-time warnings on cellphones, including in Bedouin communities that don’t have any sirens.

CNN poll: Most Americans support Israel's Gaza campaign

12 hours 2 min ago
Support for Israel has ebbed since February, but is still three times higher than support for the Palestinian Authority.






Business in Brief: Israel 15th in global innovation survey

12 hours 17 min ago
The ranking is the result of a survey of 143 economies around the world and is based on 81 indicators.

Israelis stay home during Gaza war, further sinking airlines’ revenues

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 06:52
El Al says cancellations and a slowdown in new reservations will cut its third-quarter revenues by $30 million, to $40 million.

Tunnel vision: How Israeli defense ministers failed to address threat from below

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 06:43
Nearly a decade ago, Col. (res.) Yossi Langotsky warned that the underground passageways of Gaza were a strategic danger, but almost no one took his report seriously.

Israeli professor's 'rape as terror deterrent' statement draws ire

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 03:14
'The only thing that deters a suicide bomber is the knowledge that if he pulls the trigger or blows himself up, his sister will be raped,' says Bar-Ilan University professor.






Why are the Israeli markets ignoring the Gaza war?

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 01:06
Usually when bullets fly, risks increase and traders react. This time things are different, but Iron Dome's protection of the shekel is not the only reason.






LIVE UPDATES: IDF releases names of seven soldiers killed in past 24 hours in Gaza fighting

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 00:54
Obama: We don’t want to see more civilians killed • Hezbollah offers to aid Hamas • Rockets fired at south, central Israel • IDF suffers casualties after Gaza militants infiltrate Israel via tunnel • IDF death toll rises to 25 • Gaza death toll up to 508 • Fears of security-related incident in south.






Transportation Ministry approves use of motorized bicycles in Israel

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 00:40
Knesset Economic Affairs Committee approved rules for the use of motorized bicycles, which until now had been illegal in Israel, but not scooters.

Palestinian film shortlisted for Venice festival’s Critics' Week

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 23:41
Iranian film also makes shortlist for independent section of international film festival.