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Malcolm Hoenlein

Israelis hold Israeli flags along the road of the funeral procession of Gilad Shaer, 16, on July 1, 2014 in Hashmonaim settelment, West Bank. (Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)

As Israel Buries Teens And World Mourns, Airstrikes Target Hamas

Hundreds of people participated in separate memorial services in the hometowns of the three teens — Eyal Yifrah, 19, Gilad Shaar, 16, and Naftali Fraenkel ahead of a joint funeral.

07/01/2014

A pro-Russian activist guards a barricade outside the regional police building seized in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk on April 15, 2014.  (credit: Genya Savilov/AFP/Getty Images)

Flyers Distributed In Troubled Eastern Ukrainian City Call On Jews To Register

Flyers, purportedly distributed by pro-Russian rebels, are demanding Jews register with the “Nationalities Commissioner” and pay $50 or lose their citizenship and face deportation.

04/17/2014

Jonathan Pollard

CBS 2 Exclusive: Proposed Spy Release ‘Sweetener’ For Middle East Peace Plan?

A stunning development has surfaced in the Middle East, as the U.S. has offered to free convicted spy Jonathan Pollard in an effort to kickstart peace talks.

04/01/2014

Obama-Netanyahu

President Obama To Make Several Symbolic Gestures During Trip To Israel

It’s one of the first things President Barack Obama will see when he touches down in Israel next week, one of the Iron Dome missile batteries used to blow Palestinian rockets out of the sky.

03/13/2013

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)

Obama, Netanyahu Fighting Their Own Form Of Cold War

The relationship between President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu has often been frigid, but they may now have entered sub-zero territory.

09/12/2012

Barack Obama (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Democrats Fumble Major Israel Issue, Put Jerusalem As Capital In Platform

It was a stunning development. The party had dropped the assertion that Jerusalem was the capital of the Jewish state, but on Wednesday evening the Democrats had a change of heart.

09/05/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama, Romney Zeroing In On Israel And Valuable Jewish Vote

On Friday, President Barack Obama signed a bill to increase aid to Israel, on the eve of presumptive Republican challenger Mitt Romney’s trip to that nation.

07/27/2012

Scott Stringer with other officials calling on the IOC to honor the Munich 11 (credit: Scott Stringer/Facebook)

NYC Officials Hold Moment Of Silence For The Munich 11

It is being viewed as a dramatic slap in the face by the International Olympic Committee — refusing to observe a moment of silence for the Israeli athletes massacred 40 years ago at the Munich games.

07/27/2012

President Barack Obama

President Obama’s Middle East Speech Rattles Israelis, Palestinians Alike

President Barack Obama is urging Israel to pull back to 1967 borders, which has always been rejected, and he wants the Palestinians demilitarized. Obama’s speech was met with shock and dismay here in the Tri-State Area from both sides.

05/19/2011