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Sunday, July 21, 2024

 
World Court: Israeli presence in East Jerusalem, West Bank is illegal and must end
By Jeremy Sharon
ICJ says Israel’s actions in West Bank amount to de facto annexation, calls for end of Israeli control; PM slams decision: ‘The Jewish people are not occupiers in their own land’
 
EU pledges 400 million euros for Ramallah, subject to progress on PA reform
By Reuters and ToI Staff
 
Live updates (closed)
July 20: PM said slated to huddle with hostage negotiating team before heading to US
By ToI Staff
Far-right activists hurl stones at protesters leaving anti-government Tel Aviv rally * Tehran warns that Israel’s ‘dangerous adventurism’ in Yemen could spark regional war
 
IAF tracked drone that hit Tel Aviv for 6 minutes, but failed to classify it as threat
By Emanuel Fabian
Modified Iranian-made UAV believed to have traversed Egypt, flying over 2,000 km in more than 10 hours to reach Israel in deadly Houthi attack
 
Yevgeny Ferder, 50, named as victim of Houthi drone attack on Tel Aviv
By ToI Staff
 
White House, EU and UN chief condemn deadly Houthi drone strike on Tel Aviv
By ToI Staff and Agencies
 
Analysis
Houthis’ deadly Tel Aviv drone strike: ‘Lucky shot’ or strategic threat?
Analysts say Iran-backed rebels unable to build their own drones, instead rely on parts and blueprints from Tehran; Israel said too far to launch undetectable drones from Yemen
 
Report: Moscow may arm Yemen’s Houthis over US support for Ukraine
By ToI Staff
 
ToI Original Video
Drone strike in Tel Aviv
Without warning, at 3:12 a.m. on July 19, a drone strike hit a residential area of Tel Aviv, causing significant damage and one fatality. Local residents share their experiences
 
Blinken: Iran one-two weeks away from producing enough material for nuclear weapon
By Jacob Magid
Top diplomat stresses Tehran has not yet produced a nuke, which would take longer; urges Iran to ‘pull back on work it’s been doing,’ says US ‘maximizing pressure across the board’
 
Hezbollah launches dozens of rockets at north; drone from Lebanon intercepted
By Emanuel Fabian
 
CRM
 
Protesters rallying Sat. night to urge Netanyahu to seal hostage deal before US trip
By ToI Staff
With Netanyahu set to fly to Washington to address Congress, Families Forum, anti-government groups, demand he stay to finalize agreement; protest also being planned for airport
 
Drinking it in / Noa Argamani gets bittersweet taste of wine named after her
By Jessica Steinberg
 
In bid to pressure PM, Gallant said considering announcing hostage deal within reach
By ToI Staff and Jacob Magid
Defense minister may say current proposal is last chance to bring hostages back alive, as IDF chief also reported to say deal needed as soon as possible
 
Evidence of polio found in Gaza sewage samples
By Diana Bletter
 
Those We Are Missing
 

The hostages and victims whose fate is still unknown

 
 
Top Ops
 
Jerry Isaak-Shapiro
Marvel’s Sabra was an Israeli superheroine – until suddenly she wasn’t
Hollywood censoring Jews is nothing new, but roles off-camera or as side-kicks are a far cry from canceling Sabra’s identity
 
Shay Szabo
Stop using the word ‘Zionist’
The continued use of a term tied to the formation of the Jewish state fuels debate about its right to exist, when Israel is here to stay
 
Analysis
Plaudits and protests: What to expect when Netanyahu addresses the US Congress
Speaker Johnson has pledged greater security to arrest disruptors, as bipartisan support for the war in Gaza has crumbled; some Democrats will boycott, others may protest on floor
 
Report: Biden won’t give Netanyahu ‘satisfaction’ of quitting before PM’s trip to DC
By ToI Staff
US president, isolating with COVID-19, is said to be furious with top Democrats for pressure on him to quit following debate flop, but resigned to prospect of pulling out of race
 
Biden campaign admits ‘slipping’ support but says he’s ‘absolutely’ staying in race
By Zeke Miller, LISA MASCARO, MICHAEL BALSAMO and AAMER MADHANI
 
Now online, diary of teen shot by Nazis tells of desperation, fear, hope in Vilna Ghetto
By Cathryn J. Prince
In its second web-based exhibition, YIVO makes available the lucid observations of Yitskhok Rudashevski, a 15-year-old made wise beyond his years by a life of oppression
 
Adidas drops Bella Hadid from campaign for 1972 Munich Olympics retro sneaker
By Agencies
Move follows outcry over having Palestinian activist as face of shoe first unveiled at games that were overshadowed by massacre of 11 Israeli athletes by Palestinian terror group
 
Washington Post panned for accusing hostage’s parents of ignoring ‘assault on Gaza’
By ToI Staff
 
Virginia orders SJP umbrella group to release Hamas-funding docs
By Matt Lebovic
 
Interview
Olympian Raz Hershko is ready to go back to the mat for Israel in Paris
By Amy Spiro
After winning a bronze in the mixed team event at the Tokyo Games, the judoka — ranked second in the world in her weight class — is one of Israel’s main medal hopes
 
Global tech outage eases, but it could take days to resolve widespread disruptions
By Reuters
One of the largest such computer system incidents grounds flights, forces broadcasters off air and leaves customers without access to services such as healthcare and banking
 
Company profile / CrowdStrike, the cybersecurity giant behind the massive global outage
By AFP
 
Tuned into the moment
Jerusalem Youth Chorus planned ‘Got Talent’ audition after Oct. 7
By Jessica Steinberg
Israeli-Palestinian acappella group has been meeting throughout months of war, wanted reality show performance to have big impact
 
Russia sentences WSJ’s Evan Gershkovich to 16 years in jail; verdict decried as sham
By Kirill Zarubin
Newspaper pledges to keep working to help secure release of journalist, who US has declared wrongly detained, as verdict clears way for potential prisoner swap
 
Those We Have Lost
 

Those We Have Lost

Civilians and soldiers who have fallen since Oct. 7

 
 
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