Birthright Israel Defies The Danger, Continues Free Youth Trips To Jewish StateThe people at Birthright Israel, which organizes 10-day youth trips to the Jewish state that are paid for by the Jewish Federation, said they're continuing to make plans for summer excursions.
Suspected Revenge Killing For Murder Of 3 Israeli Teens Sparks Jerusalem ClashesTensions have mounted between Israel and the Palestinians after the bodies of three Israeli teens were found in the West Bank more than two weeks after they went missing.
Israel Says Its Final Farewell To Ariel SharonHundreds of Israeli VIPs and international dignitaries attended a state memorial ceremony for the late Ariel Sharon on Monday.
Cease-Fire Possible? Israel & Hamas Open To Diplomatic Solution, But Far Apart In DemandsAn Israeli official said Israel hoped to find a diplomatic solution to the crisis as well and signaled Egypt was likely to play a key role in enforcing any truce.
Palestinian Supporters Hold Anti-Israel Demonstration In Times SquareThe Israeli military is poised for an invasion near the Gaza border, with 75,000 reservists on standby. On Sunday, Israel vowed to expand its offensive and assassinate Hamas leaders.
Queens Family Hopes Son Ilan Grapel Will Be Released From EgyptOn the heels of Gilad Shalit returning home after spending five years in a Hamas prison, a second Israeli prisoner swap was being negotiated on Tuesday, one that hits real close to home.
Obama's Position On Israel Could Cost Him Support Of Mayor BloombergWith former mayor Ed Koch saying he cannot vote to re-elect Obama unless the president changes his recent stands on Israel, Bloomberg was asked whether it was a litmus test for him as well.
Protest Held At Israeli Consulate In Response To Obama Middle East SpeechWhile President Obama was meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu in Washington, a protest was held at the Israeli consulate in Midtown Manhattan.