Gaza Strip

North Texas teen Sky Richardson in Israel. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Amid Wailing Sirens, North Texas Teen Makes Connection In Israel

Sky Richardson, 16, says he will never forget his life-changing visit to Israel. “It was the greatest experience of my life.” The Addison boy and six other teens from Temple Shalom in Dallas spent more than a month touring in Israel.

CBS 11–07/30/2014

An Israeli Merkava tank rolls along the border between Israel and the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip, on July 30, 2014, as it returns from combat in the Palestinian enclave.  (credit: Gil Cohen Magen/AFP/Getty Images)

Perry: America Must End ‘Ambivalence’ On Israel

During a rally for Israel in Dallas, Governor Rick Perry told attendees that America must end a “policy of calculated ambivalence” toward the Middle East.

07/30/2014

Billy Hirth, 52, has spent the last few days volunteering in Israel's southern region. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Arlington Firefighter Home After Volunteering In Israel

Home from a war zone, a North Texas firefighter explains why he volunteers his time in Israel.

07/22/2014