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Gaza official: At least 100 killed Tuesday in Gaza

Gaza official: At least 100 killed Tuesday in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Palestinian health official says at least 100 Palestinians have been killed in the fighting in Gaza on Tuesday.

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July 17, 2014 12:00 am
Crown Point woman turns Israeli passion into dual citizenship

Crown Point woman turns Israeli passion into dual citizenship

CROWN POINT | A Crown Point woman studying in Israel has turned her passion for the country into citizenship.

June 29, 2014 10:45 pm
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May 07, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: U.S. isn't handling Middle East situation well

GUEST COMMENTARY: U.S. isn't handling Middle East situation well

The Israeli-Arab Palestinian peace talks are unraveling and on the verge of collapse.

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Donnelly visiting Ukraine, Israel

Donnelly visiting Ukraine, Israel

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., is traveling to Ukraine and Israel this week for meetings with government leaders and military personnel in both nations.

March 20, 2014 1:00 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Washington politics threatens to derail Iran nuclear accord

GUEST COMMENTARY: Washington politics threatens to derail Iran nuclear accord

Ambitious U.S. senators have suddenly emerged to try to derail the fragile interim nuclear agreement with Iran.

January 11, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Iran accord underscores importance of Turkey

GUEST COMMENTARY: Iran accord underscores importance of Turkey

The international agreement to restrain Iran’s nuclear program has generated anxiety in Israel, and elsewhere. Middle East uncertainty underscores the growing importance of Turkey, a democracy with strong ties to both Iran and the West.

December 07, 2013 12:00 am

Funding for Israel should have strings attached

I'm in error, and I stand corrected. God agreed with Sara in regard to Isaac's inheritance. I appreciate the knowledge, and responses, to my letter.

November 18, 2013 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Soldiers aren't pawns for politicians' crusades

YOUNG VOICES: Soldiers aren't pawns for politicians' crusades

Just over one week ago, President Barack Obama addressed our nation regarding the ongoing conflict in Syria. He urged us, and arguably the world, to support a strike against the Syrian government. That’s all fine and dandy, but when did this become our fight?

September 09, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Popular new folk singer Maya Isacowitz in Munster next month for special concert

OFFBEAT: Popular new folk singer Maya Isacowitz in Munster next month for special concert

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

July 14, 2013 12:00 am
Folk singer Maya Isacowitz

Folk singer Maya Isacowitz

Folk singer Maya Isacowitz, who hails from Israel, is performing one exclusive concert in Munster Aug. 11, 2013 for the Jewish Federation of Northwest Indiana whiling visiting the U.S.

July 14, 2013 12:00 am

Learn from Israel; build U.S border fence first

On June 9, I attended an educational seminar at Temple Beth-El in Northbrook. The event was sponsored by the Protect Our Heritage Educational Fund Inc. which is based in Skokie.

July 07, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Afghanistan insurgent attacks underscore high stakes

GUEST COMMENTARY: Afghanistan insurgent attacks underscore high stakes

On June 25, Afghanistan insurgents detonated a car bomb and fought security forces in front of the presidential palace. The area is the most heavily guarded in the country. Penetrating the enormous security apparatus is a major success, but spectacular attacks of various types are nothing ne…

June 29, 2013 12:00 am
In Israel, Streisand slams treatment of women

In Israel, Streisand slams treatment of women

Entertainment star Barbra Streisand waded into one of Israel's touchiest issues Monday on the first major stop of her tour of the country — Jewish religious practices that separate men and women.

June 18, 2013 12:00 am

Water fluoridation debate rages on after 70 years

Fluoride in the water, introduced in the 1940s, continues to be a controversial topic. No one is calling it a Communist plot anymore, but the two sides still can be heated about it.

May 10, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Israel’s olive branch to Turkey indicates smart strategy

GUEST COMMENTARY: Israel’s olive branch to Turkey indicates smart strategy

On March 22, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel reached out the hand of peace by telephoning Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey to apologize. Often belligerent "Bibi" Netanyahu was making amends for the notorious incident in 2010, when Israeli armed forces boarded a Turkish shi…

March 30, 2013 12:00 am
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March 26, 2013 12:00 am
New Israeli law banning underweight models goes into effect, aims to prevent eating disorders

New Israeli law banning underweight models goes into effect, aims to prevent eating disorders

The law sets weight minimums with the aim of discouraging anorexia and bulimia, eating disorders that affect mostly young women, who go on extreme diets and are unable to eat normally.

January 11, 2013 12:00 am

Reinstate draft to reduce eagerness to go to war

Michael Steinberg's recent column, "Israel is right to protect its citizens, country," is factually correct. No country should have to endure the type of constant upheaval as is being experienced in the Middle East. It is also likely that the United States will soon be drawn into yet another…

November 30, 2012 12:00 am
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