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Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly September 29, 2014    (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

09/29/2014

The Department of Motor Vehicles says this license plate in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn is 'patently offensive.' (Credit: CBS 2)

‘HAMMAS’ License Plates Draw Complaint From State DMV

A controversial license plate has spared fear in a neighborhood in southern Brooklyn, and the state now wants the license plates replaced.

09/04/2014

New York Democratic gubernatorial candidates Andrew Cuomo and Zephyr Teachout (credit: Getty Images and Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Cuomo, Teachout Disagree On Whether Israel Is A New York Issue

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his Democratic challenger differ on whether the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas is an issue that impacts New York.

09/03/2014

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Israel, Hamas Agree To Open-Ended Cease Fire In Gaza

The cease-fire was to take effect at 7 p.m. local time, but violence persisted until the last minute.

08/26/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 10:  Committee Chairman Rep. Peter King (R-NY) listens during a hearing before the House Homeland Security Committee March 10, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The Homeland Security held the hearing to examine "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response."  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Congressman Peter King To Head To Israel In Show Of Support

Rep. King is expected to meet with Israeli officials, and tour the tunnels as well as places hit by violence.

08/24/2014

A soldier's glove sits draped over artillery shells near the Israeli-Gaza border on July 19, 2014 near Sderot, Israel.   (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYU Calls Off Fall Study Programs In Israel Over Security Concerns

Some U.S. colleges are pulling students from overseas study programs in Israel as the Gaza war rages, raising concerns that schools may be overreacting.

08/21/2014

Israeli teens Gilad Shaar, Naftali Frenkel (who is an American citizen) and Eyal Yifrach .(credit: CBS 2)

Hamas Admits Kidnapping, Killing Israeli Teens

One of the teens, 16-year-old Naftali Frankel, was an American citizen whose family is originally from Brooklyn.

08/21/2014

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Terror Expert Testifies In Case Against Arab Bank of Beirut In Connection With Bombings In Israel

The 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.

08/18/2014

New York Branch of the Arab Bank on East 52nd Street. (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Victims Of Hamas Suicide Bombings Sue Arab Bank For Allegedly Funding Terrorism

Attorneys 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.

08/14/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (Credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Cuomo Meets With Prime Minister Netanyahu In Israel

The 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.

08/13/2014

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo, New York Officials To Visit Israel Tuesday

Cuomo, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Senate co-leaders Dean Skelos and Jeff Klein will travel to Israel on Tuesday for a two-day visit.

08/10/2014

A man carries a United State and an Israeli flag during a 'New York Stands with Israel' rally at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza across from the United Nations on July 28, 2014. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS News Poll: Most Americans Sympathize With Israel In Conflict

A new CBS News poll showed most Americans sympathize with Israel in the current conflict with Hamas, view Russia as unfriendly or an enemy, and disapprove of President Barack Obama’s handling of foreign affairs.

08/06/2014

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Hundreds Gather For Pro-Israel Rally In Brighton Beach

In Brooklyn’s predominantly-Russian neighborhood of Brighton Beach, residents rallied on the boardwalk in support of Israel Sunday, CBS 2’s Matt Kozar reported.

08/03/2014

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Netanyahu Invites Gov. Cuomo To Israel; Hamas Absorbs Heavy Bombardment

New 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.

07/29/2014

A man carries a United State and an Israeli flag during a 'New York Stands with Israel' rally at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza across from the United Nations on July 28, 2014. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

NYPD Estimates 10,000 Strong On Hand For Pro-Israel Rally Near United Nations

The 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.”

07/28/2014

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