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  • Israel braces for Hamas attacks after killing of 2 terrorist leaders

    JERUSALEM, Sept. 13 (JTA) – Israel is bracing for terror attacks after its troops killed two leading members of Hamas. Threats to retaliate for the Sept. 10 killings of brothers Imad and Adel Awadallah have been taken seriously by Israeli officials, who beefed up security at public sites across the country. Israel also imposed an…

  • High court overturns conviction of former Jewish Agency leader

    JERUSALEM, Oct. 14 (JTA) – Israel’s Supreme Court has overturned the 1996 conviction of a former chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel. The court ruled 2-1 in favor of an appeal brought by Simcha Dinitz, saying that the charges against him had not been proven beyond a reasonable doubt. Dinitz, 68, expressed relief Monday…