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  • Canceled flights to Israel slow Pikesville father trying to reach wounded son

    Canceled flights to Israel slow Pikesville father trying to reach wounded son
    Jeffrey Low, the father of a Baltimore-born Israeli soldier who was wounded in Gaza over the weekend, was flying to Tel Aviv on Tuesday to see his son when the news came: Ben Gurion Airport was under attack, and his flight was diverting to Paris. "I...
  • Maryland native is killed after wounding jailers in Israel

    Maryland native is killed after wounding jailers in Israel
    Israeli police shot dead a prisoner who was a native of Maryland after he wounded three guards with a pistol at a jail near Tel Aviv Sunday, police said. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said Samuel Sheinbein, serving a sentence for a 1997 Maryland...
  • Ariel Sharon, Israel's controversial, iron-willed former leader, dies

    Ariel Sharon, Israel's controversial, iron-willed former leader, dies
    Ariel Sharon, the daring Israeli general who as a field commander and prime minister became one of the most influential and controversial leaders in the Middle East, died Saturday. He was 85. Sharon, who had been incapacitated since suffering a severe...
  • Puppet cinema troupe brings 'Planet Egg' to Baltimore

    Puppet cinema troupe brings 'Planet Egg' to Baltimore
    Eggs, cabbage, celery, beets — not great ingredients for an omelet, perhaps, but ideal for a multimedia genre defined as "puppet cinema." Welcome to "Planet Egg," a show taking over the Baltimore Theatre Project for the weekend with a mix of...
  • Sommer, former Hopkins dean, to accept prize in Israel

    Sommer, former Hopkins dean, to accept prize in Israel
    Alfred Sommer, a former Johns Hopkins University dean who discovered the importance of vitamin A in preventing child blindness, will accept an award Sunday in Israel honoring his contributions to preventive medicine. Sommer was chosen as a laureate of...
  • Egypt's Morsi is Hamas' new best friend

    Egypt's Morsi is Hamas' new best friend
    The chameleon is finally showing his true colors. Since taking office in June, Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's not-so-new president, has been equivocating, trying to balance Egypt's longstanding diplomatic and financial relationship with the West with his true...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday
    WEATHER: Sunny, high near 57. Tonight is expected to be clear, with a low around 44. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS Big Ten move a defining one for Maryland president Loh: The University of Maryland's decision...
  • Baltimore family travels to Israel as an ancestor is honored

    A respected Palestinian physician established and ran his own hospital in Jaffa nearly 80 years ago, when the Mediterranean seaport was the cultural and commercial center of Palestine. The 55-bed stone building originally bore the name of Dr. Fuad I....
  • U.S. must recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital

    U.S. must recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital
    At first glance, Jerusalem appears to be the quintessential capital city: The sprawling, modern metropolis is home to Israel'sparliament, the Knesset, and courts, ministry buildings, monuments and museums dot the surrounding area. Lining the main...
  • Tel Aviv lights and sights

    Tel Aviv lights and sights
    My Israel trip started in Tel Aviv, the country's largest and liveliest city. Like my previous post from Jerusalem, these photos are just a peek at daily life that I saw while reporting my main assignment. I happened to arrive during Gay Pride, a...
  • Israel, Palestinians agree on new Gaza truce

    Israel, Palestinians agree on new Gaza truce
    Israel and the Palestinians held their fire early on Monday at the start of a new 72-hour ceasefire proposed by Egypt that took effect at 2100 GMT. There were no immediate reports of breaches of the ceasefire although Hamas claimed it fired rockets as...
  • Gaza war rages on, Hamas says Israel tried to kill its military chief

    Gaza war rages on, Hamas says Israel tried to kill its military chief
    An Israeli air strike in Gaza killed the wife and infant son of Hamas's military leader, Mohammed Deif, the group said, calling it an attempt to assassinate him after a ceasefire collapsed. Palestinians launched more than 180 rockets on Tuesday and...