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An Israeli soldier walks past a Merkava tank along the border between Israel and the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip, on July 30, 2014, after returning from combat in the Palestinian enclave. At least 17 people were killed in an Israeli strike on a packed Gaza market in a deadly raid that came as Israel was observing a four-hour humanitarian lull. AFP PHOTO/GIL COHEN-MAGEN        (Photo credit should read GIL COHEN MAGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Consul General of Israel to the Midwest Gives Update on Gaza Violence

The consul general of Israel to the Midwest came to St. Louis to give an update on the violence in Gaza. Roey Gilad spoke at the Jewish Community Center, saying Israel won’t stop its attacks in Gaza until Hamas agrees to a cease fire.

07/30/2014

Parents and family members of Circus Harmony kids await their return on July 29 from an extended stay in the Middle East due to ongoing conflicts. Photo: KMOX/Brett Blume

VIDEO: Troupe of Circus Harmony Acrobats Home After Extended Stay in Israel

The Circus Harmony troupe had to spend an extra week in Israel when U.S. flights were suspended due to the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas.

07/29/2014

Photo via Circus Harmony

Circus Harmony Performers Return Home After Getting Stuck in Israel

They’ve been stuck in Israel for several weeks, performing with the Galilee Circus, a troupe of Jews and Arabs trying to prove that peace is possible.

07/29/2014

Photo via Circus Harmony

Young Circus Harmony Performers Get Extended Stay Overseas

Nine St. Louis kids are getting an extended stay in Israel thanks to the new flight restrictions.

07/23/2014

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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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Missouri Proposal Would Open Office in Israel

The office would be focused on developing partnerships between Missouri and Israeli businesses in agriculture, biotechnology and other emerging fields.

04/15/2014

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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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Durbin Urges Senate To Keep An Open Mind About Hagel

Hagel’s nomination has caught some flack because of charges that he is a weak supporter of Israel.

01/14/2013

File photo of a model in a bikini. (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013)

Local Modeling Agent: ‘Healthy Is The New Skinny’

In Israel this year, models will have to have an average body-mass index of at least 18.5 to get work. In the U.S., talent agents say the standard is similar.

01/04/2013

Israelis look on from their balcony as emergency services block the road leading to a destroyed building that was hit by a rocket, fired from Gaza, in the city of Rishon Letzion, near Tel Aviv, on Nov. 20, 2012. (credit: JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Palestinian Accused Of Illegally Moving Kids From Kan. To Gaza Tells Them ‘Everybody Has To Die One Day’

A divorced Palestinian man accused of illegally moving his three young children from their home in Kansas to his native Gaza amid an international custody dispute with their American mother says the family can hear and feel the bombings, but insists they are all doing fine.

11/21/2012

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