Filipinos in Israel Cheer Unlikely ‘X-Factor’ Win

Rose Fostanes, a 47-year-old Filipino caregiver, took the show by storm

IDF Leaves Philippines; ‘Knockout’ Fears Spread

Plus 10,000-year-old structure found near Jerusalem, and more in the news

IDF Soldier Killed by Palestinian Teen; Israeli Airlift Sent to Philippines

Plus Homeland’s Gideon Raff has a new show, and more in the news

Daybreak: Bombing in Damascus

Plus Philippines may withdraw Golan troops, dropping DSK charges, and more

Deployed

Filipino migrant workers feel a strong religious connection to Israel, where thousands of them work, as the birthplace of Jesus. But a recent wave of deportations is threatening that bond.

Aquino’s Lesson

What we can learn from the Philippines housewife who defeated a dictator

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