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Dueling protests by supporters of Israel and Palestine were held near the Israeli Consulate at 800 Second Ave. on Wednesday, July 9. Both groups called for peace in the Middle East. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dueling Protest Groups Outside Israeli Consulate Call For Mideast Peace

Demonstrators on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict gathered to make their voices heard at the Israeli Consulate on the East Side Wednesday.

07/09/2014

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

Hundreds Gather At Israeli Consulate, Demand Release Of Kidnapped Teens

The desperate search for three missing Israeli teenagers sparked a rally on the East Side on Sunday.

06/22/2014

An Israeli flag. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Diplomats’ Strike Shuts Down Israeli Consulates Around The World

The Israeli Consulate in New York, and others worldwide, have shut down as diplomats have gone on strike.

03/07/2014

Israel Protest

Protesters On Both Sides Call For Peace As Tensions Heat Up In Israel

The Sabbath was far from a day of rest in Israel this Saturday, as the military was poised for a ground offensive in Gaza, and protests by supporters of Israel and Palestine pressed on in New York.

11/17/2012

NYPD at Temple Emanu-El on the Upper East Side (file / credit: Mario Tama/Gettty Images)

NYPD Puts Blanket Protection On Israeli Government Buildings, Local Temples

The violence in the Middle East is leading to stepped up security in New York, and some frayed nerves for those with family in Israel.

11/16/2012

Israeli Defence Force (IDF) soldiers arrive to an army base as some 16,000 reserve troops are drafted in, on November 16, 2012 near southern border, Israel. (credit: Yefimovich/Getty Images)

As Conflict Intensifies, So Do Fears If Israeli Invasion Of Gaza

A Palestinian rocket targeted Tel Aviv on the third day of an Israeli military operation against militants in the Gaza Strip. Sirens wailed across the city Friday afternoon shortly before the explosion sounded out.

11/16/2012

A plume of smoke rises over Gaza during an Israeli air strike, as seen from Sderot on November 15, 2012 in Israel. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Protesters Take To NYC Streets As Israelis, Palestinians Move Closer To War

The NYPD had the entire area around the Israeli consulate blocked off Thursday night. There was also increased security at Israeli government facilities and synagogues all over the city.

11/15/2012

NYPD security and bomb-sniffing dogs posted outside the Israeli consulate in Manhattan. (credit: CBS 2)

Sources: Iran May Have Already Developed Plans For Attack On NYC Through Years Of Espionage

New York City officials are on the alert for what they are calling an “off the shelf” terror attack by Iran, a plot the nation’s spies may have already developed for use when the timing is right. The fear is Iran may think the right time is now.

02/15/2012

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office at the White House - Washington, DC - May 20, 2011 (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Protest Held At Israeli Consulate In Response To Obama Middle East Speech

While President Obama was meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu in Washington, a protest was held at the Israeli consulate in Midtown Manhattan.

05/20/2011