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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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Cuomo, State Delegation Home After ‘Unity Mission’ In Israel

A New York delegation led by Gov. Cuomo returned from its two-day “unity mission” to Israel Friday morning.

08/15/2014

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

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Gov. Cuomo, Top State Legislators Head To Israel For ‘Unity Mission’

Cuomo says with Israel under increasing threat and antisemitic incidents on the rise, the time is now to make the state’s commitment clear.

08/12/2014

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

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators march to U.N. headquarters on Aug. 9, 2014 (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

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.

08/09/2014

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

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

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