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Israeli Teens return home (Source: CBS4)

Happy Homecoming For Local Students Who Spent Summer In Israel

Terminal Two at Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport was filled with plenty of cheer Wednesday as dozens of South Florida high school students, who spent the summer in Israel, returned home.

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Ron Dermer, Ambassador of Israel, speaks at the National Commemoration of the Days of Remembrance honoring the victims of the Holocaust and Nazi persecution at the U.S. Capitol building in Washington D.C., on April 30, 2014. (credit: Allison Shelley/Getty Images)

Ambassador Rips Media For Coverage Of Israel-Gaza Conflict

The Israeli ambassador to the United States is claiming that the “media is not connecting the dots” to Hamas following a story of 15 Palestinians killed when a United Nations school they sought shelter in was shelled.

07/25/2014

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FAA Lifts Flight Ban To Airport In Tel Aviv

The FAA has lifted its ban on US airline flights into and out of Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv but missiles and rockets are still engaging in the air over the Tel Aviv area.

07/24/2014

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South Florida Families Affected By Fighting Abroad

A South Florida high school students captured tense moments in Israel when they were heading for shelter after air raid sirens started sounding.

07/23/2014

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FAA Extends Ban On Flights Into Tel Aviv

The Federal Aviation Administration has extended its ban on U.S. airlines’ flights to and from Tel Aviv, Israel, for another 24 hours. The ban now runs through 12:15 p.m. ET Thursday, the FAA said.

CBS Miami–07/23/2014

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2 Airlines Scrap Flights To Tel Aviv Over Missile Fear

South Floridians who want to fly into Tel Aviv will not be able to after two U.S. airlines cancelled all flights to Israel until further notice, after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport.

07/22/2014

A Tampa teen's family said he was beaten while in Jerusalem.  (Source: CBS)

Florida Teen Allegedly Beaten In Jerusalem

A trip to visit family in Jerusalem turned into a nightmare for a Florida teenager who found himself beaten and in the middle of clashes between Israelis and Palestinians.

07/05/2014

U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman of the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, and Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL), Ranking Member of the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (Courtesy: Chairman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen)

Local Leaders Meet With Israeli Prime Minister

Local leaders met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu just days after three Israeli teens were found dead after being kidnapped while hitchhiking home from school in the West Bank.

07/03/2014

Three Israeli teens' bodies were located.  (Source: CBS)

Memorial Service Held For Israeli Teens

The South Florida Jewish community is in mourning Monday night after the deaths of three kidnapped teenagers in Israel.

06/30/2014

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The 25 Best Beaches In The World

After months of polar vortexes it’s finally almost time to lay out in the sun and sand. To help get the ball rolling, we rounded up the 25 best beaches in the world.

04/23/2014

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