• More than 2,000 people have donated funds to plant a grove of more than 3,000 trees in Israel in memory of the victims of the Newtown shooting.

  • Noah Pozner, the youngest victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, was remembered at his funeral as a child who liked to explore how things worked mechanically.

  • We are looking for photos of weird, quirky, outlandish, fabulous or otherwise remarkable holiday displays. So send in those shots of menorahs, dreidels or maybe just super-large piles of gelt topped by a Christmas tree. The more, the merrier.

  • The fire in northern Israel consumed 12,000 acres, killed 42 people, destroyed or severely damaged about 250 homes and resulted in 17,000 evacuations.

  • The American rock group Linkin Park performed in Tel Aviv on Nov. 15, 2010.

  • Israelis packed roads and national parks to mark their country's 62nd birthday.

  • Jimmy Carter asked the Jewish community for forgiveness for any stigma he may have caused Israel.