Eli Berlzon

Israelis readjust after truce stops rockets raining down - for now

May 21 2021

ASHKELON, Israel Tidying up her building's bomb shelter after 11 days of conflict when Palestinian militant rockets rained down, Israeli mother Tammy Zamir felt relief mixed with worry that a truce to this round of fighting did not mean an end to the violence.

Living under fire in Israel, when the rocket shelter becomes your home

May 18 2021

ASHKELON, Israel Standing over his baby's cot in the whitewashed glare of an Israeli rocket shelter, Natanel Sharvit spends his days killing time. If he risks going outside, the alternative could be far worse. | Video

West Bank settlers say Netanyahu duped them with annexation backtrack

Aug 19 2020

MASSUA SETTLEMENT, West Bank Israel’s settler leaders say Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has defrauded them of their long-held dream of annexing the occupied West Bank as part of the country's normalisation deal with the United Arab Emirates. | Video

Mask in a restaurant? This one can gobble like Pac-Man

May 19 2020

OR YEHUDA, Israel Israeli inventors have developed a coronavirus mask with a remote control mouth that lets diners eat food without taking it off, a device they say could make a visit to a restaurant less risky. | Video

Israel, Hamas agree truce to end Gaza flare-up: Palestinian officials

Aug 09 2018

GAZA/SDEROT, Israel Israel and Hamas, the Islamist group that rules the Gaza Strip, agreed on a truce on Thursday, two Palestinian officials said, an understanding that would end an escalation in fighting that has drawn mutual threats of war. | Video

Israel and Gaza militants agree to end fierce flare-up of fighting

Jul 14 2018

GAZA-ISRAEL BORDER Israel and Gaza militant groups agreed a ceasefire on Saturday, a Palestinian official said, after Israel launched dozens of air strikes against the Palestinian enclave's ruling Hamas group and gunmen fired more than 100 rockets across the border. | Video

Landmine clearing near Jordan River baptism site begins before Easter

Mar 29 2018

QASR AL-YAHUD, West Bank On the western bank of the River Jordan, not far from the spot where Christians believe Jesus was baptized, experts have begun clearing thousands of mines from the ruins of eight churches and surrounding land deserted more than 50 years ago.

Palestinian killed after wounding Israeli guard at West Bank settlement: military

Feb 07 2018

KARMEI TZUR, West Bank A Palestinian assailant was shot dead on Wednesday after stabbing a security guard at the entrance to a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, the Israeli military said.

Israel to build first new West Bank settlement since 1990s

Feb 01 2017

AMONA, West Bank Israel said on Wednesday it would establish a new settlement in the occupied West Bank, the first since the late 1990s, to rehouse settlers evicted on the same day from an outpost built on private Palestinian land. | Video

Israel says found second Hamas tunnel from Gaza since 2014 war

May 06 2016

SUFA, Israel Israel's military said it had discovered a cross-border tunnel on Thursday built by the Islamist group Hamas from the Gaza Strip during a rare flare-up of violence along a border that has been largely quiet since a 2014 war.

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