Israel Stories

FAA suspends U.S. airlines’ flights to Israel

The Federal Aviation Administration prohibited all U.S. airlines from flying to Israel for at...

7/22/2014 1:52:40 PM

The Return

Unexpectedly, less than 24 hours later, I stepped onto the plane that would take me from one home...

7/17/2014 3:53:10 PM

Learning from the Israeli mentality

Scenes that I would only watch at home in Deerfield, on CNN, all of a sudden became a reality for...

7/17/2014 2:56:33 PM

Outrunning rockets on a family trip to Israel

It seemed for a while as if wherever we had just previously been was under rocket attack.

7/17/2014 2:31:52 PM

Israel agrees to humanitarian cease-fire of five hours for Gaza

The Israeli military agreed to a humanitarian cease-fire to allow civilians in Gaza to resupply...

7/16/2014 4:25:43 PM


And in these millions of ordinary moments, our ears listen, eyes search; if a siren would come...

7/16/2014 3:13:30 PM

Meeting Gil-ad's parents

Last Friday, a few JUF leaders, including myself, experienced a seminal moment with our Jewish...

7/16/2014 12:23:24 PM

Aliyah, Day 72

We have now been here 72 days and experienced the joy of arrival and the heartbreak that every...

7/15/2014 4:51:15 PM

Netanyahu: Hamas leaves Israel no choice but to intensify Gaza op

Israel will “expand and intensify” its military operation against Hamas in the wake of a failed...

7/15/2014 3:19:30 PM

Reports: Israel ready to accept Egypt-proffered cease-fire

Israel is ready to accept an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire, multiple media reports said, although...

7/14/2014 5:06:56 PM

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