With the release of a new translation of the Book of Lamentations, Rabbi David Seidenberg argues that Tisha b'Av provides a powerful way to connect to the plight of refugees.
The incident is fomenting a spiraling diplomatic crisis.
Abbas made the announcement two days after he said Palestinian leaders have frozen all contact with Israel over newly installed security measures at the Temple Mount.
“The United States remains deeply concerned about Iran’s malign activities across the Middle East which undermine regional stability, security and prosperity.”
Elor Azaria, convicted of manslaughter, has been confined to a closed military base since his arrest in March 2016, but his army service is ending.
American analyst Daniel Pipes said he hoped the Knesset Israel Victory Caucus would help him convince U.S. policymakers to "let Israel win."
An internal Palestinian dispute has left Gazans dangerously vulnerable to a heat wave, sending Hamas looking to Egypt for help.
At least two Syrian deaths were announced in connection with the attacks, which reportedly hit two tanks that fired the mortars and the position from where the mortars were fired.
Iranians participating in Quds Day, a yearly anti-Israel event, also called for unity among pro-Palestinian groups against the "child-murdering" Israeli government.
The P.A. also said it is continuing to provide payments to the families of terrorists jailed in Israel after the U.S. secretary of state claimed otherwise.