Dozens Killed In Protests As U.S. Embassy Opens In JerusalemProtests were intensifying along the Israeli-Palestinian border Monday and more than 40 people were killed amidst the controversial inauguration of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.
Dozens Killed Ahead Of U.S. Embassy Opening In JerusalemIsraeli troops fired from across a border fence Monday, shooting and killing at least 25 Palestinians and wounding dozens more in protests near the Gaza border, according to Palestinian officials, casting a dark shadow over the planned ceremony to mark the opening of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu Defends Iran Nuclear Claims In Face Of CriticismIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered a robust defense Tuesday of a dramatic presentation in which he accused Iran of "brazenly lying" over its nuclear ambitions, after claims that he had revealed nothing new.
Trump Decision On Israel Draws Mixed Reactions HereIn a move that has strong support and oppression, President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel Wednesday.
Israel Police Arrest Suspect In Threats On U.S. Jewish TargetsPolice spokesman Micky Rosenfeld described the suspect as a hacker, but said his motives were still unclear.
Boeing Rejects Peace Activists' Push To Detail Weapons Sales To IsraelBoeing shareholders overwhelmingly voted down a proposal to disclose more information about the company’s weapons sales to Israel on Monday, but anti-war activists behind the idea pledged to keep up the fight.
Blackhawks Are So Popular, They're Even Selling T-Shirts In IsraelYou wouldn't think ice hockey would be a very popular sport in the desert, but as a shirt in the crowd for Thursday's Blackhawks parade proved, the team is drawing fans in Israel.
Chicago’s Jewish Community Keeping Close Eye On Israeli ElectionVoters in Israeli are going to the polls in what's being called the most important Israeli election in years.
Chicago Activist Gets 18 Months For Hiding Israel Bombing ConvictionA Palestinian immigrant who hid an Israeli terrorism conviction from U.S. authorities when she moved to the Chicago suburbs in the 1990s has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison and will likely be deported to Jordan upon her release.
Stiff Sentence Sought For Activist In Immigration Fraud CaseFederal prosecutors are recommending at least five years in prison for a Chicago activist who didn't tell immigration officials about her conviction decades ago for bombings in Israel, including one that killed two college students at a supermarket.
Schakowsky, A Jew, Decides To Skip Netanyahu's Speech To CongressDemocratic Rep. Jan Schakowsky, a strong supporter of Israel, will be skipping Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's politically sensitive address to a joint session of Congress.
Professor Sues U Of I After Losing Job Offer Over TweetsA professor who lost a University of Illinois job offer over his profane, anti-Israel Twitter messages sued several university officials on Thursday, saying they denied his right to free speech and that the school should rehire him.