Three Israelis, a border police officer and two security guards, were killed earlier this week in a terrorist attack near the entrance to a settlement outside Jerusalem.
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Prior to addressing the U.N. General Assembly Tuesday, President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met to address issues of mutual concern. Topping the agenda was the Iran nuclear deal.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, the Israel Rescue Coalition and United Hatzalah of Israel were the first international search and rescue organizations to arrive in the U.S. to aid Hurricane Irma relief efforts. Both are made up of community–based volunteers.
Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the U.N., is making the case against President Trump certifying that Iran is complying with major components of the 2015 nuclear agreement. This after Iran recently conducted ballistic missile tests and refused to allow nuclear inspectors into its military sites.
After massive flooding hit the Houston area in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, a former IDF soldier now living in Houston rescued a couple from their flooded home.