* Rephidim, Amalek then: Bir Gafgafa, ISIS now They camped at Rephidim, but there was no water for the people to drink.
* Syria war: G7 seeks united front on Assad and Russia G7 nations are meeting in Italy to try to hammer out a unified approach to the Syria conflict, in the wake of last week's suspected chemical attack.
* Iran, Russia Threaten 'Lethal Response' to Further U.S. Action in Syria Joint Russia-Iranian forces operating in Syria warned the Trump administration over the weekend that further American strikes on the war-torn country will unleash a "lethal response.
* Passover Eve, Israel calls its people to come out of Egypt In an unprecedented move, Israel closed its Taba border crossing with following a warning by its anti-terrorism office of an "imminent" terrorist attack there.
* Has Hell Frozen Over? Top UN Official Calls Jerusalem the Ancient Capital of Israel Irina Bokova, the director-general of UNESCO, which last year passed a motion denying the Jewish connection to Jerusalem.
* ISIS claims responsibility for rocket attack on Southern Israel Rocket alert sirens sound in the Eshkol regional council.
* Trump: Supreme Court's Neil Gorsuch will be 'truly great' President Donald Trump has said Neil Gorsuch will be "truly great", as the Colorado judge took the oath to become a justice on the US Supreme Court.
* Egypt declares state of emergency after deadly church attacks Egypt's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has announced a three-month state of emergency after attacks on two Coptic churches that left at least 44 dead.
* Glum EU braces for Turkey vote on Erdogan's powers BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A referendum in Turkey on granting President Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers is unlikely to ease strained relations with the EU and risks killing off Ankara's stalled bid for membership of the bloc, officials in Brussels say.
* Passover, Easter Tourism to Israel Breaks All Records According to Israeli Tourism Minister Yariv Levin, March 2017 saw 293,000 tourist entries to Israel, a 22% increase over March 2016.