DePaul Professor's Comments About Israel Spark BacklashOutrage is boiling at DePaul University where a professor's op-ed about Middle East politics has sparked backlash.
Chicago Adding Direct Flights to Israel Next YearNon-stop flights from Chicago to Israel will begin next year for the first time in two decades.
Tel Aviv University Joins U Of I As Research PartnerThe facility in downtown Chicago will house more than 100 researchers who will conduct work in health care, cybersecurity, food supplies and the environment.
Woman, Baby Girl Killed As Israel Responds To Rocket SalvoIsraeli warplanes struck dozens of targets in the Gaza Strip and three people were reported killed there, while Palestinian militants from the territory fired scores of rockets into Israel in a fierce burst of violence overnight and into Thursday morning.
Israel Evacuates Syrian White Helmets Stranded On Golan HeightsThe White Helmets typically have operated in opposition-held areas across Syria, places where government services are almost non-existent.
Israeli Leader Benjamin Netanyau's Wife Charged With FraudIf convicted, she could face a maximum sentence of five years behind bars, though that seemed unlikely.
Iraqi Beauty Queen Sarah Idan Criticized For Visiting IsraelSarah Idan, Iraq's 2017 Miss Universe beauty pageant contestant, is visiting Israel this week -- a trip that has enraged people back home. Her appearance drew harsh criticism from Iraqis on social media.
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.