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Reuven and Nechama Rivlin

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Israel Mourns the Death of First Lady Nechama Rivlin

Israel mourned the passing of her First Lady, Nechama Rivlin, on Tuesday. Mrs. Rivlin died of a pulmonary illness she has battled for many years.

New Elections Called as Netanyahu Fails to Form Coalition

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New Elections Called as Netanyahu Fails to Form Coalition

For the first time in the nation’s history, Israeli leaders are calling for new elections as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed in his efforts to form a governing coalition. Elections will be held on September 17.

image of fires in southern israel due to terrorist arson balloons

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Terrorist Arson Balloons from Gaza Spark Fires in Southern Israel

Incendiary balloons launched from across the border in Gaza caused at least 11 fires in southern Israel this week

USS Gerald R. Ford

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Israel Shares Intel on Iranian Threats with US

As tensions continue to rise in the Middle East, Israeli intelligence shared with the U.S. a credible threat from Iran. In response, the U.S. launched one of its warships into the Persian Gulf to aid U.S. troops on the ground.

Israel Celebrates Independence Day as Fragile Ceasefire Holds

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Israel Celebrates Independence Day as Fragile Ceasefire Holds

After a weekend of intense fighting and rocket barrages that left four Israelis dead, Israel celebrated her 71st Independence Day, Yom HaAtzamaut, beginning Wednesday night. A fragile ceasefire remains in place between Israel and enemy terrorist groups.

Shooting at California Synagogue

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Shooting at California Synagogue

A terror attack on a synagogue near San Diego — while worshipers celebrated Passover — left one dead and three injured, including the congregation's rabbi and an eight-year-old girl.

Easter in Jerusalem, 2019

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Thousands Celebrate Easter, Good Friday in Jerusalem

Thousands of Christians from around the world gathered in Jerusalem last week to celebrate Good Friday and Easter.

U.S. Issues First Map Showing Golan as Israeli Territory

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U.S. Issues First Map Showing Golan as Israeli Territory

Three weeks after the Trump administration recognized Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, the U.S. issued the first map including the territory as part of Israel.

Netanyahu Wins Reelection as Israeli Prime Minister

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Netanyahu Wins Reelection as Israeli Prime Minister

With nearly all the votes now counted from Israel’s general election Tuesday, Benjamin Netanyahu has been reelected to a fifth term as Prime Minister.

2 Killed as Israel/Gaza Border Protests Turn Deadly

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2 Killed as Israel/Gaza Border Protests Turn Deadly

Hundreds were injured and at least two killed as 40,000 Palestinians gathered along the Israel/Gaza border to protest the Israeli blockade on the Gaza Strip, and to mark the one-year anniversary of the March of Great Return demonstrations.

Israel Sends Troops to Gaza Border as Tensions Rise

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Israel Sends Troops to Gaza Border as Tensions Rise

Israel is sending additional troops along its southern border with Gaza after terrorists fired scores of rockets at Israel this week.

Israeli Security Forces Take Down Terrorist Murderer

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Israeli Security Forces Take Down Terrorist Murderer

Following a deadly attack Sunday that left two dead and another injured, Israeli security forces searched for and killed the terrorist responsible for the murders.

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