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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

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FAA Continues Ban On US Flights To Tel Aviv

The Federal Aviation Administration says it will continue its ban on U.S. airline flights to Tel Aviv while assessing the danger of rocket attacks.

07/23/2014

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

NEW YORK - JULY 22: Delta Airlines planes sit at Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy Airport July 22, 2014 in New York City. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has halted all flights from the U.S. to Tel Aviv, Israel following a rocket attack near Ben Gurion International Airport. (credit: Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

FAA Tells US Airlines Not To Fly To Tel Aviv

The Federal Aviation Administration is telling U.S. airlines they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel after a Hamas rocket exploded nearby.

07/22/2014

Comrades of slain 20-year-old Israeli Staff Sergeant Moshe Melako of the Golani Brigade, who was killed the previous day during fighting with of Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, on July 21, 2014 mourn during his funeral at the Mt. Herzel military cemetery in Jerusalem. With 18 soldiers killed in Gaza, the highest military casualty toll in eight years, Israel is in mourning, but has vowed to pursue its mission against Hamas militants. The toll has been far higher on the Palestinian side, where more than 500 have been killed since Operation Protective Edge began on July 8, most of them civilians, a spokesman for Gaza's emergency services said. (credit: GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)

21-Year-Old Texas-Born Israeli Soldier Killed In Gaza

Nissim Sean Carmeli from South Padre Island was a sergeant in the Israel Defense Forces. He moved to Israel four years ago and joined the Israeli army after finishing high school there.

07/21/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Perry: Israel Has Absolute Right; Responsibility To Defend Its People

Governor Rick Perry of Texas released a statement Friday supporting Israel in its ongoing conflict with Hamas.

07/11/2014

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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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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

JERUSALEM - DECEMBER 27: (FILE) Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is seen as he takes part in the lighting of a Hanukkah candle at his Jerusalem office December 27, 2005 in Jerusalem, Israel. Prime Minister Ariel Sharon underwent an additional brain scan January 7, 2006 as doctors prepared to assess how much damage the Israeli leader has suffered from his severe stroke. (credit: Kevin Frayer-Pool/Getty Images)

Texas Leaders Lament Sharon’s Loss

Former President George W. Bush is calling ex-Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon “a warrior for the ages.”

01/11/2014

(Photo: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Perry Signs Texas A&M Agreement In Israel

Gov. Rick Perry is expected to sign an agreement on Wednesday with Israeli President Shimon Peres creating a Texas A&M branch campus in Israel.

10/23/2013

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Holocaust Survivor Shares His Story With SMU Students

Seventy years since his escape from a Nazi death camp, Holocaust survivor Philip Bialowtiz, 83, shared his story with Southern Methodist University students Thursday night.

10/17/2013

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