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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

Israeli security forces point their weapons toward Palestinian protestors during clashes in Shuafat neighborhood in Israeli-annexed Arab East Jerusalem, on July 2, 2014, after a Palestinian teenager was kidnapped and killed in an apparent act of revenge for the murder by militants of three Israeli youths.  (Photo credit AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Suspected Revenge Killing For Murder Of 3 Israeli Teens Sparks Jerusalem Clashes

Tensions have mounted between Israel and the Palestinians after the bodies of three Israeli teens were found in the West Bank more than two weeks after they went missing.

07/02/2014

In this handout provided by the Israeli Government Press Office (GPO), Pope Francis prays at the Western Wall, on May 26, 2014 in Jerusalem, Israel. Pope Francis arrived in Israel on Sunday afternoon, a day after landing in the Middle East for his first visit to the Holy Land. During his visit to the West Bank the Pontiff addressed the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as "unacceptable" and urged both sides to find courage in seeking a peaceful solution. (Photo by Kobi Gideon - GPO /Getty Images)

Pope Announces Zero Tolerance Policy For Sex Abusers, Plans To Meet With Victims

In the midst of a whirlwind, three-day trip to the Holy Land, Pope Francis prayed Monday at the Western Wall in Jerusalem.

05/26/2014

Pope Francis prays at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre on May 25, 2014, in Jerusalem, Israel. (Credit: Getty Images)

Israeli, Palestinian Leaders Accept Pope’s Vatican Invitation

Pope Francis took a dramatic plunge Sunday into Mideast politics while on his Holy Land pilgrimage, receiving an acceptance from the Israeli and Palestinian presidents to visit him at the Vatican next month to discuss embattled peace efforts.

05/25/2014

A cross is carried across the Brooklyn Bridge as part of the 19th annual "Way of the Cross" procession marking Good Friday on April 18, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Christians Mark Good Friday With Services, ‘Way Of The Cross’ Procession In Brooklyn

Christians around the world and across the Tri-State area are marking Good Friday by commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

04/18/2014

Amar'e Stoudemire during a visit with Israeli President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem on July 18, 2013. (Photo by Gali Tibbon/AFP/Getty Images)

Amar’e Stoudemire Not Ruling Out Move To Jerusalem When Contract Expires

Amar’e Stoudemire has said he’d like to finish his career with the Knicks. But there’s a very real possibility he could bolt to join a team that he co-owns in Israel.

04/15/2014

A group of high school students in New Jersey went to Israel on March 18, 2014, to run in the Jerusalem Half Marathon for charity. (Photo: CBS 2)

N.J. High School Students To Run In Jerusalem Half Marathon For Charity

A group of Garden State high school students were on their way overseas Tuesday to run in a very special race.

03/18/2014

JERUSALEM, -:  (FILES) -- File pictured taken 04 January 2006. (Credit:AFP PHOTO/POOL/ELIANA APONTE )

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Dies At 85

Ariel Sharon, the hard-charging Israeli general and prime minister who was admired and hated for his battlefield exploits and ambitions to reshape the Middle East, died Saturday, eight years after a stroke left him in a coma from which he never awoke. He was 85.

01/11/2014

Jewish mourners carry the body as others observe the funeral of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, the spiritual leader of Israel's Sephardic Jewish community and the ultra-Orthodox Shas party, on October 7, 2013 in Jerusalem. (credit: Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

700,000 Attend Jerusalem Funeral For Influential Rabbi Chacham Ovadia Yosef

The Democratic nominee for New York City mayor also sent his condolences over the loss of Rabbi Yosef. Bill de Blasio praised the influential rabbi, saying “his wisdom, charity and sensitivity were legendary.”

10/07/2013

Israeli President Shimon Peres hosts  Amar'e Stoudemire of the New York Knicks at the presidential residency in Jerusalem on July 18, 2013.  (Photo by GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)

Israeli President Invites Amar’e Stoudemire To Join National Team

The president of Israel has invited New York Knicks star Amare Stoudemire to play for the country’s national basketball team because of his ties to Judaism.

07/18/2013

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speaks during the United Nations General Assembly in New York - Sep 22, 2011 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Suicide Bombing Victim Wants Iranian President’s Suite During UN General Assembly

The victim of what a court said was Iranian terrorism wants that country’s leader to pay up, at least in part.

09/14/2012

Smoke billows from the burning German embassy in Khartoum as a policeman stands next to a man preparing to extinguish the fire that was caused by protesters in Sudan demonstrating against a low-budget film mocking Islam on September 14, 2012. (Photo credit: ASHRAF SHAZLY/AFP/GettyImages)

Bloomberg Saddened, Not Surprised Over Middle East Uproar

Speaking Friday on his weekly WOR radio show, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said reaction from an anti-Islam film is “exactly what you should have expected.”

09/14/2012

Protesters march at the Democratic National Convention (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Opinion: Democrats Take Their Turn With Gaffes And Negative Press At Convention

Commonly referred to as “what goes around, comes around’, the Republicans are finding plenty to take shots at as the Democrats conduct their week in the ‘often dubious’ political spotlight called “the Convention”.

09/06/2012

Gov. Chris Christie, First Lady Mary Pat Christie, children Patrick Christie, 11, and Bridget Christie, 8 look out over Jerusalem on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, Israel on Monday, April 2, 2012. (credit: Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)

Christie Treated Like Rock Star In Israel, Meets With Netanyahu On First Day Of Trip

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and plans to visit Jerusalem’s Western Wall during his week-long trip.

04/02/2012

Archbishop Timothy Dolan

Exclusive: Archbishop Dolan Concludes Holy Land Visit, Sets Sights On St. Peter’s In Rome

New York’s archbishop wrapped up his trip to Israel and the Holy Land with an exclusive interview with CBS 2. For Cardinal-designate Timothy Dolan, it was an emotional pilgrimage.

02/01/2012

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