Israel, Hamas Agree To Open-Ended Cease Fire In GazaThe cease-fire was to take effect at 7 p.m. local time, but violence persisted until the last minute.
NYU Calls Off Fall Study Programs In Israel Over Security ConcernsSome U.S. colleges are pulling students from overseas study programs in Israel as the Gaza war rages, raising concerns that schools may be overreacting.
Gov. Cuomo Meets With Prime Minister Netanyahu In IsraelThe prime minister took time out of his schedule to meet with Cuomo just hours before a temporary cease-fire between Israel and Hamas was set to expire.
Gov. Cuomo, New York Officials To Visit Israel TuesdayCuomo, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Senate co-leaders Dean Skelos and Jeff Klein will travel to Israel on Tuesday for a two-day visit.
Pro-Palestinian Protesters March To U.N. Headquarters Later Saturday, a silent protest and candlelight vigil organized as a social media movement aimed at uniting Jews and Arabs was expected to be held in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza near U.N. headquarters.
Netanyahu Invites Gov. Cuomo To Israel; Hamas Absorbs Heavy BombardmentNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he's considering a visit to Israel, despite that nation's ongoing conflict with the militant group Hamas in Gaza.
NYPD Estimates 10,000 Strong On Hand For Pro-Israel Rally Near United NationsThe Security Council adopted a presidential statement just after midnight Monday in New York that urged Israel and Hamas "to accept and fully implement the humanitarian cease-fire.''
For Some New Yorkers Mideast Conflict Has Become Personal Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite going back and forth over proposals for a temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday.
Israel To Extend Gaza Cease-Fire For 24 Hours; Hamas Rejects Truce Extension ProposalGaza residents used a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire on Saturday to stock up on supplies and survey the devastation from nearly three weeks of fighting.
Mixed Reaction To FAA Decision To Cancel U.S.-Based Flights To IsraelThe U.S. and European carriers decided to halt flights to Israel Tuesday after a rocket landed near Ben Gurion Airport outside Tel Aviv, but some carriers based outside the U.S. went on flying.
New Yorkers Rally For Israel On Day Of Brutal Mideast ViolenceA group of New Yorkers gathered to rally for Israel in Times Square Sunday afternoon, as the first major ground battle in two weeks between Israel and Hamas militants left dozens dead.
NY Elected Officials Hold Rally For Israel As Pro-Palestinian Protesters Stage Counter-DemonstrationMore than two dozen New York elected officials have been rallying at City Hall in support of Israel. Nearly 100 pro-Palestinian protesters staged a counter-demonstration outside the City Hall gates.