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Southern California fires damage Jewish institutions

The fires racing through Southern California have led to the evacuation of more than 260,000 people, burned over 83,000 acres and destroyed more than 170 homes, as well as damaged several Jewish institutions. Read more.

Israel indicates acceptance of Gaza ceasefire reached with Hamas

Palestinian terrorist groups in the Gaza Strip announced that Egypt brokered a ceasefire agreement between them and Israel on Tuesday evening, after over 460 rockets and mortar shells were fired at southern Israel over the course of 25 hours. Read more.

More than 400 rockets hit southern Israel in less than 24 hours, 1 dead

One person was killed and two seriously injured after a rocket fired from Gaza landed on an apartment building in southern Israel as the country remained under siege from rocket fire for a second day. Read more.

Sheriff probing California shooting cites lessons from Pittsburgh tragedy

A sheriff investigating Thursday’s fatal mass shooting in Los Angeles says his experience speaking in Pittsburgh last week helped prepare him. Read more.

America's favorite charities

JFNA, JDC and UJA-Federation of New York are listed among the favorite 100 charities in the nation. Read more.