Israel

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Travel To The Wonders Of The World

Here’s a quick guide for families to the New Seven Wonders of the World and the only surviving original Seven Wonders of the World.

10/17/2014

Anti-Islamic ads that will begin appearing on 100 New York City buses and two subway entrances. (credit: CBS 2)

Group Sues After MTA Rejects Anti-Islamic Ad

A pro-Israel group sued the Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Wednesday, asking a court to force it to accept a bus advertisement including the phrase “Hamas Killing Jews” after it was rejected on the grounds its display could incite violence.

10/01/2014

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

Gov. Andrew Cuomo gives his fourth State of the State address on January 8, 2014 in Albany. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Are Cuomo Trips A Sign He’s Plotting Run For Higher Office?

When asked if the two recent overseas trips hint at any future political ambitions, the governor was quick to shoot down the speculation.

09/29/2014

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

Yeshiva student Aaron Sofer of Lakewood, New Jersey has been missing in Israel since Friday, Aug. 22. (Credit: Lakewood Mayor's office)

Funeral Held For NJ Student Found Dead In Israel

Mourners have buried a New Jersey yeshiva student who was found dead after he went missing while hiking on the outskirts of Jerusalem.

08/29/2014

Yeshiva student Aaron Sofer of Lakewood, New Jersey has been missing in Israel since Friday, Aug. 22. (Credit: Lakewood Mayor's office)

CBS News: Body Found In Jerusalem Forest Is That Of Missing N.J. Student

Aaron Sofer of Lakewood, went missing last Friday when he went on a hike with a friend in the Jerusalem Forest.

08/28/2014

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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

Yeshiva student Aaron Sofer of Lakewood, New Jersey has been missing in Israel since Friday, Aug. 22. (Credit: Lakewood Mayor's office)

Search Continues For New Jersey Yeshiva Student Missing In Israel

Israeli police said Tuesday they are searching for a young New Jersey religious student who went missing during a hike outside Jerusalem.

08/26/2014

Yeshiva student Aaron Sofer of Lakewood, New Jersey has been missing in Israel since Friday, Aug. 22. (Credit: Lakewood Mayor's office)

Vigil Held For N.J. Yeshiva Student Missing In Israel

New Jersey politicians on Monday called for more help from both the U.S. and Israeli governments for a student who went missing during a hike in Jerusalem last week.

08/25/2014

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

This Palestinian flag was unfurled on the span of the Manhattan Bridge during a protest march on Wednesday, Aug. 20. (Credit: L. Mazzei)

Police Investigate After Palestinian Protest Flag Is Unfurled On Manhattan Bridge

Police were investigating Wednesday evening after pro-Palestinian groups unfurled a political protest flag on the span of the Manhattan Bridge.

08/20/2014

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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

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