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Alluding to the 2014 synagogue massacre and Operation Protective Edge, the US State Department warns Americans about potential violence in Israel, without any specific reference to Islamic terrorism.

Daniel Lewin, an elite Israeli soldier, was the first victim of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, stabbed in business class on American Airlines flight 11, as he tried to fight the hijackers.

AIPAC Policy Conference

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is currently in the U.S., and today he addressed the 2014 American Israel Policy Affairs Committee-AIPAC Policy Conference. The Israeli leader reiterated his warning about the danger of a nuclear Iran, demanded Palestinian recognition of the Jewish state and declared that he "will never gamble" with security."