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Holocaust escapee’s 1945 memoir discovered at rummage sale in French attic

Thu, 27/02/2020 - 19:49
Francoise Frenkel's tale of survival, 'The Bookshop in Berlin,' was nearly lost to history; now it's available in the US

Review finds Jeffrey Epstein ‘played no meaningful role’ in Wexner Foundation

Thu, 27/02/2020 - 19:49
The disgraced billionaire was a trustee of the organization, but 'showed no interest in philanthropy or the Foundation,' according to report

TV airs recording of top Gantz adviser assailing him as ‘threat’ to Israel

Thu, 27/02/2020 - 19:48
Israel Bachar says his boss ‘doesn’t have the courage to attack Iran’; Blue and White dismisses report as part of Likud-made ‘industry of lies’

High Court extends surrogacy rights to gay couples, striking down law

Thu, 27/02/2020 - 19:28
Ruling celebrated as 'dramatic and exciting' by activists; court gives Knesset one year to amend discriminatory legislation

Health Ministry: Israeli with coronavirus visited toy store before diagnosis

Thu, 27/02/2020 - 19:20
Anyone who was on flight from Milan, or at toy store in Or Yehuda when patient was also there, is ordered to self-quarantine

AG’s office chides PMO for routinely blocking orders to raze illegal outposts

Thu, 27/02/2020 - 18:24
State agrees to hold off on demolishing Israeli wildcat hamlets due to pressure from PM aide, while simultaneously bulldozing illegal Palestinian structures

In final days of campaign, Netanyahu launches effort to reach out to Arab voters

Thu, 27/02/2020 - 17:52
Activist alleges PM actually wants to lower Arab voter turnout; Joint List MK says premier can't make up for 'a decade of incitement' with one interview to an Arabic channel

Tel Aviv Stock Exchange tumbles alongside world markets amid growing virus panic

Thu, 27/02/2020 - 17:39
TASE sees its biggest daily drop since 2018; El Al down 20% since start of the year; markets in New York and Japan continue weeklong dive

El Al suspends flights to Italy, Thailand; over 1,700 Israelis quarantined

Thu, 27/02/2020 - 17:39
Officials defend sweeping measures after first unquarantined Israeli carrier diagnosed; travelers from Italy turned back

Four new Israel Museum exhibits contemplate disparate elements of life

Thu, 27/02/2020 - 17:17
Exhibitions range from architecture and art collecting, to bodyscapes and the questions of belonging and home

After weeks in hospital, soldier injured in car-ramming released

Thu, 27/02/2020 - 16:42
Golani Brigade infantryman, who suffered multiple injuries including serious head trauma, in Jerusalem attack, to continue rehabilitation

2 more ex-officials to be indicted in submarines case

Thu, 27/02/2020 - 16:16
Former deputy national security adviser Avriel Bar-Yosef and erstwhile commander of elite naval commando unit Shay Brosh to be indicted for bribery, corruption, pending a hearing

Israelis happy with democracy, but support for democratic rights is low – poll

Thu, 27/02/2020 - 16:12
Pew mega-survey of 34 nations finds backing for freedom of speech, media and internet is significantly lower in Jewish state than in other countries, and lower than in the past

US blacklists Iraqi Shiite paramilitary chief after base attacks

Thu, 27/02/2020 - 16:03
Ahmad al-Hamidawi, leader of Kataib Hezbollah, is declared a 'specially designated global terrorist,' freezing his assets in the country and making it illegal to trade with him

Israel advances plans for nearly 1,800 new settlement homes days before election

Thu, 27/02/2020 - 15:51
Defense Ministry panel meeting comes less than two months after previous one, marking increase in frequency

Moving the US Embassy back to Tel Aviv? Technically possible, but very unlikely

Thu, 27/02/2020 - 15:13
Democratic front-runner Bernie Sanders would consider shutting the Jerusalem mission, but experts say there are many political -- and legal -- obstacles he'd have to clear first

Iranian vice president said infected with coronavirus

Thu, 27/02/2020 - 14:49
In unprecedented move, Saudi Arabia bars Muslim pilgrims from visiting holy city of Mecca

Putin says he rejected use of body doubles during Chechen war

Thu, 27/02/2020 - 14:38
Russian president doesn't elaborate on reasons he declined offer during trip to war zone in early 2000s

Flight or fright: 8 things to know for February 27

Thu, 27/02/2020 - 14:30
The Health Ministry tells Israelis to stay grounded over the coronavirus, raising some questions about how much caution is too much

Liberman: Gantz is not ready to be PM; only I pose a challenge to Netanyahu

Thu, 27/02/2020 - 14:11
Yisrael Beytenu leader says there won't be fourth round of elections but appears to rule out every possible path to coalition