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Opinion: My immense pride in my MIT doctorate, has been replaced by a profound sense of shame

Opinion: My immense pride in my MIT doctorate, has been replaced by a profound sense of shame

The president of UPenn has resigned, the other two should follow suit; Israeli government must prioritize the hostages over everything else – and the world… Read More ›

Israel ‘still far from toppling Hamas’ in Gaza Strip, expert says

Israel ‘still far from toppling Hamas’ in Gaza Strip, expert says

While Israel’s political echelon wants to portray Hamas as on the brink of collapse, experts say complex urban warfare will lengthen the war and make… Read More ›

Tal Chaimi, Joshua Mollel confirmed killed by Hamas, bodies held in Gaza

Tal Chaimi, Joshua Mollel confirmed killed by Hamas, bodies held in Gaza

Both men listed as missing since Oct. 7; Chaimi, member of Kibbutz Nir Yitzhak alert squad, survived by wife, 3 children; Mollel, Tanzanian agricultural intern,… Read More ›

Families of hostages create human chain to confront MKs ahead of budget votes

Families of hostages create human chain to confront MKs ahead of budget votes

In Jerusalem, hundreds of supporters and family members of hostages held in Gaza are lining up in a human chain stretching from the Prime Minister’s… Read More ›

Israel agrees to open Kerem Shalom crossing for screening and inspection -US official

Israel agrees to open Kerem Shalom crossing for screening and inspection -US official

The Kerem Shalom crossing was used to carry more than 60% of the truckloads going into Gaza before war erupted on Oct. 7. Israel and… Read More ›

UN chief rings alarm bell on global security threat from Gaza war

UN chief rings alarm bell on global security threat from Gaza war

In rare move Guterres evokes section 99 of UN charter to hold a Security Council session calling for a cease-fire in Gaza; Erdan says Sec.… Read More ›

IDF steps up fight against Hamas in south Gaza; UN says 80% of population displaced

IDF steps up fight against Hamas in south Gaza; UN says 80% of population displaced

Military death toll from ground operation rises to 83; US said to expect heavy fighting to wrap up in January, move to less intense phase… Read More ›

In Response To Israeli Businessman, Elon Musk Quotes From Proverbs In Hebrew

In Response To Israeli Businessman, Elon Musk Quotes From Proverbs In Hebrew

JERUSALEM — After Israeli business entrepeneur Michael Eisenberg defended Elon Musk against recent claims that he supports antisemitic elements, Musk wrote an X tweet in… Read More ›

When Gaza lost phone and internet connection under Israeli attack, this activist found a way to get Palestinians back online

When Gaza lost phone and internet connection under Israeli attack, this activist found a way to get Palestinians back online

Mirna El Helbawi sits on a Cairo rooftop, her face illuminated by the moonlight and a phone in her hands, as she texts a terrified… Read More ›

IDF discovers Gaza rockets, missiles hidden under UNRWA equipment

IDF discovers Gaza rockets, missiles hidden under UNRWA equipment

IDF destroys Gaza mosque used by Islamic Jihad as operational HQ • IDF strikes over 50 terror targets in Khan Yunis from air, land, and… Read More ›

Starvation, whispering and psychological terror: Life of captives in Gaza

Starvation, whispering and psychological terror: Life of captives in Gaza

They were beaten, haven’t showered for 50 days, provided with almost no food, held captive in tunnels underground, slept on chairs and barely received medication;… Read More ›

12 Israeli women and teens, 4 Thais, released from Hamas captivity under truce deal

12 Israeli women and teens, 4 Thais, released from Hamas captivity under truce deal

Among those freed are Raaya Rotem, mother of Hila released days ago; 13-year-old Gali Tarshansky; Yarden Roman-Gat, who handed daughter to husband so they could… Read More ›

AMAZING: Child Hostage Learned About Birthday Wish From Favorite Team…While in Captivity

AMAZING: Child Hostage Learned About Birthday Wish From Favorite Team…While in Captivity

ISRAEL — It appears there are bright spots and miraculous events, even during the darkest hours. Child hostage Ohad Munder had his 9th birthday while… Read More ›

Elderly Israeli hostage rushed to hospital upon release, in serious condition

Elderly Israeli hostage rushed to hospital upon release, in serious condition

The 84-year-old was rushed to the Beersheba hospital via helicopter immediately upon her reentry into Israel on Sunday night. Released hostage Elma Avraham, 84 years… Read More ›

Hila Rotem released from captivity without her mother, despite Hamas obligation

Hila Rotem released from captivity without her mother, despite Hamas obligation

Despite cease-fire obligations not to separate mothers from their children, Hamas doesn’t fulfills it’s end: Hila Rotem was released from captivity without her mother, Raya,… Read More ›

As sides confirm truce Friday, Israel notifies families of 13 hostages set to be freed

As sides confirm truce Friday, Israel notifies families of 13 hostages set to be freed

Temporary pause in fighting set to start at 7 a.m., with first batch of Israelis handed over at 4 p.m.; implementation was delayed from Thursday,… Read More ›

WSJ: Hostage Release Delayed Because Hamas Has Not Signed Deal

WSJ: Hostage Release Delayed Because Hamas Has Not Signed Deal

ISRAEL — According to a report, the reason for the delay of the hostage release is because Hamas has not officially signed the agreement. In… Read More ›

What do we know about the Israel-Hamas hostage deal?

What do we know about the Israel-Hamas hostage deal?

Israel and Hamas reached an agreement early Wednesday for a pause in fighting, alongside the release of some of the hostages held by the militant… Read More ›

IDF’s secret Unit 504 – How is it different from Mossad, Shin Bet? – analysis

IDF’s secret Unit 504 – How is it different from Mossad, Shin Bet? – analysis

Unit 504’s goals tend to be less big-picture strategic than the Mossad and the Shin Bet and pertain more to ongoing military operations. What is… Read More ›

Senior Iranian official says Gaza war will expand to new fronts ‘in coming days’

Senior Iranian official says Gaza war will expand to new fronts ‘in coming days’

Ex-Revolutionary Guards chief tells Lebanese media Iranian proxies in Iraq and Yemen prepared to support Hamas forces by launching new fronts against Israel Amid threats… Read More ›