West Virginians Respond To Escalation In Israeli-Hamas Conflict

The Israel-Palestine conflict in the Middle East has the attention of many West Virginians who have religious, familial, or ethnic ties to the region. At least 1,200 Israelis have died, and Palestinian authorities say 1,055 Palestinians have died in the recent escalation of the ongoing conflict between the two countries.

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June 4, 1971: Glenn Elmo Riggs Hijacks Plane At Kanawha Airport

On June 4, 1971, West Virginia’s only documented plane hijacking occurred in Charleston. Glenn Elmo Riggs, a 58-year-old retired coal miner from Boone…

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Gaza and West Virginia Have More in Common Than You May Think

A deep love of their homeplace, resourcefulness, and deep faith - West Virginians and people in Gaza, the West Bank and Israel share a lot.Front Porch…

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Manchin: Israel and Palastine Need to Find "Pathway to Peace"

Senator Joe Manchin is wrapping up a six day tour of Israel and the West Bank, meeting with political and spiritual leaders along the way.On a conference…

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