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Vigil In Beverly Hills Remembers 3 Boys Kidnapped And Killed In West Bank

More than 1,000 people came together in the Beth Jacob congregation in Beverly Hills on Tuesday to remember three boys found buried under a pile of rocks near the West Bank town of Halul.

CBS Los Angeles–07/01/2014

(l-r) Gilad Shaar, 16, Naftali Fraenkel, a 16-year-old with dual Israeli-American citizenship, and Eyal Yifrah, 19, were first reported missing on June 12. (Photo credit: Israeli Defense Forces/CBS News)

LA Jewish Leaders Extend ‘Condolences, Solidarity’ With Families Of Slain Israeli Teens

Southland Jewish leaders Monday condemned the murders of three Israeli teens found dead after they were kidnapped by Hamas members nearly three weeks ago.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/30/2014

Leehy Shaer is worried about her nephew, one of three high school students kidnapped in Israel last week. (credit: CBS)

LA-Based Aunt Of Teen Kidnapped In Israel Speaks Out

“I felt like I’m in a nightmare,” says Leehy Shaer, “I want people to wake me and tell me it’s not true, you know?”

06/18/2014

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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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Netanyahu Speaks About Iran At The Museum Of Tolerance

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Jewish community leaders on Thursday that he was determined to contain Iran’s nuclear program and protect the state of Israel from Iran.

03/06/2014

There could be some traffic tie-ups along the Westside during a visit this week from Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (Photo credit: Ronen Zvulun/Getty Images)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Wraps Up SoCal Visit

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday spoke to several hundred Jewish community leaders about issues affecting the religion worldwide on his final day in the Southland.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/06/2014

There could be some traffic tie-ups along the Westside during a visit this week from Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (Photo credit: Ronen Zvulun/Getty Images)

Westside Residents Warned Of Traffic Tie-Ups During Netanyahu Visit

Drivers on the Westside were warned of possible traffic congestion when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the Southland this week.

03/03/2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to meet with California Gov. Jerry Brown this week. (Photo credit: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown, Israeli PM Netanyahu To Boost Economic Ties

California Gov. Jerry Brown and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet next week in the heart of the Silicon Valley.

02/28/2014

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LA Men Charged In Connection With $33M Bank Fraud

Two LA men who fled to Israel have been indicted in connection with a $33 million bank fraud.

02/01/2014

Aviv Mizrahi is wanted by the FBI. (credit: FBI)

2 US Citizens Flee To Israel After Being Accused Of $33M Bank Fraud

Mizrahi faces a maximum statutory sentence of 1,020 years in federal prison if convicted. Greenes faces a maximum statutory sentence of 330 years in federal prison if convicted.

01/31/2014

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Johansson Stepping Down As Oxfam Ambassador Over Israeli Soda Maker Endorsement

Scarlett Johansson is ending her relationship with a humanitarian group after being criticized over her support for an Israeli company that operates in the West Bank.

01/29/2014

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The 5 Countries With The Most Expensive Beer In The World

Check out the 5 countries with the most expensive beer in the world.

01/29/2014

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Johansson Addresses Criticism Over SodaStream Deal

Scarlett Johansson has responded to criticism over her new ad campaign for an Israeli company that operates in the West Bank, but she’s not pulling out of the endorsement deal.

01/25/2014

Rabbi Marvin Hier, founder and dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Founder Of LA’s Simon Wiesenthal Center Blasts UNESCO For Pulling Jewish Exhibit

The founder of Los Angeles’ Simon Wiesenthal Center lashed out at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization about the cancellation of a Paris exhibit that deals with the historical Jewish ties to the Middle East.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/20/2014

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Publisher Apologizes For Children’s Book That Omits Israel In Map Of Middle East

Educational publishing company Scholastic announced Wednesday that it will cease shipments of a popular children’s book that omits Israel on a map of the Middle East.

CBS Los Angeles–11/13/2013

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