After 1,400 years in Rome, the wood fragment arrived in Bethlehem one day before the start of Advent, the Christian month of preparation leading up to Christmas.
Brothers Simon and Salim Matari decided they "won't take a cent" from the 95-year-old Rosa Meir.
The strike and subsequent mortar fire from Gaza follows attempts involving United Nations and Egyptian officials to settle tensions between Israel and Hamas.
"Israel is flaunting its power, and showing to all its high military superiority."
The international premiere of "Solo: A Star Wars Story" at the Cannes Film Festival became an unexpected protest site, as Lebanese actor Manal Issa demonstrated against Israel's killing of Gaza protesters.
He was responding to Trump saying Jerusalem had been taken off the negotiating table.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told the U.S.: "Damn your money."
The Kushner Companies received the $30 million from the insurance broker Menora Mivtachim, one of the Israel's largest financial institutions.
Iran's powerful allies prepared responses to Trump's Jerusalem speech.
As Trump's upcoming decision threatens regional stability, an Israeli military official said the country has not seen an exercise of this scale in 25 years.
The U.S. plotted to expel Palestinians fighting Israel in Lebanon and resettle them in Egypt, but Hosni Mubarak demanded an independent state.
Israel's president writes for Newsweek on the legacy of the Balfour Declaration.
Before you watch the new episodes of Jill Soloway's award-winning show, catch up with all the characters.
Tehran fell out with Hamas when the Palestinian Islamist movement turned its back on Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad in 2012.
But ever the realist, the Israeli leader knows that his window of opportunity won't last forever.
During a planning meeting between U.S. and Israeli officials, the Israelis were told they not have jurisdiction in the area.
Trump's visit to the Christian holy site will follow trips to Saudi Arabia and Jerusalem.
The leaked information concerning the militant group's charter doesn't change its commitment to wage jihad on Israel.
Paris conference's final document is intended as a 'subliminal message to the Trump administration.'
The conference of 70 nations is expected to send a signal to Donald Trump not to back away from the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
Attacker is shot dead after aiming his truck at a group of Israeli soldiers on a public promenade.
Local economics trump the international BDS movement, as the West Bank's 'captive economy' is rough on businesses and consumers.
"Is ours the generation that gives up on the dream of a Jewish-Democratic state of Israel, living in peace and security with its neighbors?"
Republican candidate's promise to Benjamin Netanyahu would be a dramatic shift in U.S. policy on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.