Today in History, July 1: 1944: Neutral Switzerland ends long-standing, restrictive Jewish-immigration standards and admits all Jewish refugees who wish and are able to enter.

Headlines

Trump: We Will Protect Israel 100%

“Well, let me just tell you Israel is a very, very important ally of the United States, and we are going to protect them 100 percent. 100 percent.”

Gaza Rocket Explodes in Sderot

Rockets from Gaza continue to fall in Israel, despite a "ceasefire" which is supposed to be in effect, after an agreement was made with Gaza's Hamas leadership.

Footage of Netanya Terror Attack

Watch passersby try to tackle the terrorist.

Murdered Israeli Girl Had U.S. Citizenship

13-year-old Hallel Yaffa Ariel, who was murdered by a terrorist in her bed on Thursday, had dual U.S.-Israeli citizenship.

Finance

CIA Weapons Intended for Syrian Rebels Stolen and Sold to Arms Dealers

Reports say Jordanian intelligence officials stole weapons intended for Syrian rebels, then sold them on the black market.  

Ben-Gurion University Receives Unprecedented $400 Million Gift from Holocaust Refugees

Howard and Lottie Marcus fled Nazi germany in the 1930s, and wanted to contribute to the university's water research, which they believed could help advance peace in the Middle East.

WATCH: Israel Gets its First F-35 Stealth Fighter

With stealth abilities and the most advanced avionic systems, will Lockheed Martin's F-35 Lightning II fighter jet be Israel's plane of the future?

Three High-Ranking NYPD Officers and Jewish Businessman Arrested in Corruption Investigation

Brooklyn businessman Jeremy Reichberg is accused of bribing police officers, while the officers allegedly accepted bribes to expedite gun licenses for a Jewish safety patrol.

World

U.S. Prepared to Take 10,000 Syrian Refugees

Congress has been informed that 5,000 refugees have already resettled in the U.S. and the target of 10,000 is expected to be met by the end of the year.

ISIS Ambushes U.S.-Trained Syrian Militia on Iraqi Border

The attack is being called one of the most striking defeats ever suffered by an American-backed Syrian force.

Quartet Blasts Palestinian Incitement But Also 'Settlement Construction'

As anticipated, the Middle East Quartet criticized both Israeli construction in Judea and Samaria as well as the Palestinian Authority's incitement to terror.

Transgender Individuals Allowed to Serve in U.S. Military

Transgender individuals who plan to join the army must have completed all transitional medical treatments and prove that they are 'stable' living as their preferred gender for a one and a half years.

Offbeat

Pennsylvania Man Admits He Lied About Being an Auschwitz Survivor

Hirt has spent years speaking publicly about his false Holocaust experience, claiming he was kidnapped by the Nazis, personally saw Dr. Josef Mengele, and managed to escape Auschwitz.

IDF Officials Don't Know Who Told Soldiers to Spell 'Google' With Their Bodies

A video of soldiers at an Israeli air base lining up to spell 'Google' in honor of Eric Schmidt's visit drew anger from parents, who saw it as inappropriate.

'Hillary Clinton Threw a Bible at a Secret Service Agent'

A former agent claims Hillary Clinton had regular violent outbursts, and used the Secret Service to cover up her husband's many affairs.

Soul Food, July 1

"You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make." - Jane Goodall