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British student killed, prisoners hunger strike

With Jerusalem residents reeling from a fatal attack and security prisoners launching a mass hunger strike, tensions between Palestinians and Israel are rising again.

UN files show Allies aware of Shoah by ‘42

Newly released documents have revealed that the Allied Powers were well aware of the Holocaust at least two and a half years earlier than commonly thought.

Living in the shadow of terror

IN southern Israel, the start of Passover came with a sense of foreboding for some. “There’s an element of fear going into the chag,” said Yosef Dahan, a 74-year- old technician.

Israeli leaders welcome US Syria strike

Israeli leaders across the political spectrum have welcomed the airstrikes on a Syrian base, applauding Donald Trump’s decision to retaliate after the Syrian regime attacked its own people with chemical weapons.

Livingstone ruling ‘shames’ Labour Party

In a ruling that has sparked outrage within both the UK Jewish community and the British Labour Party, former Labour mayor of London Ken Livingstone was suspended rather than expelled from his party, having been found guilt of bringing it into a state of disrepute.

Bomb threat suspect ‘has brain tumour, autism’

The mother of the Israeli-American teenager arrested on suspicion of calling in more than 100 bomb threats to Jewish Community Centres and institutions in the US, Australia and New Zealand has said her son has autism as well as a brain tumour that affects his behaviour.

Plans for new settlement condemned

For the first time since the Oslo Peace Process, the Israeli government has ordered the building of a new settlement, delighting the right-wing and infuriating the left.

‘UN’s Israel-bashing days are over’

United Nations Security Council ambassador Nikki Haley said that the Trump administration will not allow a repeat of last year’s UN resolution condemning Israel for its settlements.

Hamas vows revenge over Fudaha killing

HAMAS is threatening to settle a “new blood debt” against Israel, after the death of one of its top military leaders in what it claims was a Mossad assassination.

‘Dual US-Israeli citizen behind most JCC bomb threats’

A 19-year-old dual American Israeli living in Ashkelon has been arrested, suspected of being behind most of a series of bomb and other threats to Jewish communities.