The Top 14 News Stories Of 2014In a year where New York City welcomed a new mayor there have been a host of stories that have shaped the landscape of the Tri-State area, the country and the world over.
Pro-Israel Protesters In NYC Blast Recent EU, UN MovesHelen Freedman, who leads the group Americans for a Safe Israel, said it's time to stand up to the European Union. The plea comes after a top court there ruled Hamas should be taken off the terrorist list and as the EU calls for a two-state union.
Netanyahu Says ISIS, Hamas 'Branches Of Same Poisonous Tree,' Mentions Derek Jeter In UN Address"To say Iran doesn’t practice terrorism, is like saying Derek Jeter never played shortstop for the New York Yankees," Netanyahu said.
'HAMMAS' License Plates Draw Complaint From State DMVA controversial license plate has spared fear in a neighborhood in southern Brooklyn, and the state now wants the license plates replaced.
Cuomo, Teachout Disagree On Whether Israel Is A New York IssueGov. Andrew Cuomo and his Democratic challenger differ on whether the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas is an issue that impacts New York.
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.
Congressman Peter King To Head To Israel In Show Of SupportRep. King is expected to meet with Israeli officials, and tour the tunnels as well as places hit by violence.
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.
Hamas Admits Kidnapping, Killing Israeli TeensOne of the teens, 16-year-old Naftali Frankel, was an American citizen whose family is originally from Brooklyn.
Terror Expert Testifies In Case Against Arab Bank of Beirut In Connection With Bombings In IsraelThe testimony was intended to establish a link between the suicide bombings of a bus and the Park Hotel in Israel and the bank accounts belonging to Hamas.
Victims Of Hamas Suicide Bombings Sue Arab Bank For Allegedly Funding TerrorismAttorneys for victims of Hamas suicide bombings from 2000 to 2004 are accusing an international bank of financing terror, sometimes allegedly running the money through a branch on Madison Avenue.
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.