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Israeli Christians Opt For Integration On The Front Line

USA Today | Michele Chabin | Posted 03.16.2014 | Religion

HEBRON HILLS, West Bank (RNS) Preparing his jeep for the short drive into the West Bank city of Hebron, where tensions between Palestinians and Israel...

Ultra-Orthodox Jews Protest Israel's New Draft Law

Reuters | Crispian Balmer | Posted 03.03.2014 | Religion

(Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews held a mass prayer in Jerusalem on Sunday in protest at a bill that would cut their community...

Israeli Troops Shoot Lebanese Soldiers As Tension Escalates On Border

AP | DANIEL ESTRIN | Posted 12.16.2013 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli troops shot two Lebanese soldiers early on Monday, hours after a Lebanese army sniper killed an Israeli soldier as he drove...

Suspected Palestinian Bomber Killed By Israeli Forces

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

JERUSALEM — JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's security service and the military say Israeli forces have killed a Palestinian man in the West Bank beli...

Israeli Forces Shoot Dead 17-Year-Old Palestinian

Reuters | Posted 03.17.2013 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Israeli soldiers shot dead a 17-year-old Palestinian near the village of Budrus in the occupied West Bank on...

Ex-Israeli Soldier Seeks Palestinian Citizenship

AP | DALIA NAMMARI | Posted 06.14.2012 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank -- In an odd twist to the decades-old Israeli-Palestinian saga, a former Israeli soldier has embarked on a new fight: He wants to ...

Israeli Military Gay Pride Photo Stirs Controversy

Posted 06.12.2012 | World

To celebrate Gay Pride month, the Israeli army posted a photo on its official Facebook page showing two soldiers strolling hand in hand through a sunn...

Israeli Army Kills Two Palestinians In Gaza

AP | Posted 10.16.2011 | World

IAN DEITCH, Associated Press JERUSALEM — The Israeli military killed two Palestinians in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday, one in an airstri...

Israel Condemns Web List Of Gaza Soldiers

AP | MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's military on Friday condemned the publication of names and photographs of 200 Israeli soldiers on a website that called them...

Israeli Military Finds Flotilla Killings Justified

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEL AVIV, Israel — Flawed intelligence-gathering and planning led to Israel's botched and deadly raid on a Gaza-bound protest flotilla, with sec...

Purim and the End of "Don't Ask Don't Tell"

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

The Purim story has a special resonance this year: The Book of Esther marks civilization's first recorded repudiation of "Don't Ask Don't Tell."

Conflicting Accounts After Israeli Troops Kill Palestinian Along Gaza Border

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM (Associated Press) -- Israeli troops killed a Palestinian man along the Gaza Strip border early Friday, both sides said, but the circumstanc...

Weighing Proportionality in Gaza

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

The losses on both sides will be all in vain if the final outcome of the war does not substantially improve both the prospects for an eventual Israeli-Palestinian peace.