Israel

Charlie Airlines Begins Flights to Cyprus

To the ranks of low-cost airlines flying between Israel and Europe, add newcomer Charlie Airlines (a new iteration of bankrupt Cyprus Airlines), which will operate flights between Tel Aviv and…

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Yerushalayim Police Out in Force Over Shavuos

Police in Yerushalayim have completed their preparations for Shavuos, police said in a statement Monday. Thousands of officers will be stationed throughout the city in order to ensure the safety…

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Thirty Guns Stolen From IDF Base

Enough guns were stolen from an IDF base to equip a terrorist squadron, and the Israeli military has launched an investigation, according to media reports on Sunday. About 30 guns…

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Amona Relocation Gets Government Go-Ahead

The Israeli government has given initial authorization for the establishment of a new community for the evacuated residents of the Amona outpost, according to media reports on Sunday. The Civil…

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Landfill Dig Reveals Ancient Jewish Dietary Habits

When archaeologists dig through ancient ruins, they find remnants of such things as city walls and roads, palaces and ordinary homes, cisterns and cemeteries, coins and jewelry. They also find…

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Judge in Azaria Case Calls on Sides to Settle

A military court judge on Sunday questioned why IDF soldier Elor Azaria, who was found guilty of manslaughter after shooting dead a neutralized terrorist, was appealing his conviction and 18-month…

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Gov’t Approves Kosel Elevator Plan

At a special cabinet meeting held in the Kosel Tunnels Sunday to celebrate Yom Yerushalayim, the government approved a proposal by Housing Minister Yoav Gallant and Tourism Minister Yariv Levin,…

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IDF Arrests Arab Terror Shooting Gang

Security forces of the IDF and Shin Bet have arrested a terror gang that was responsible for shooting attacks in the past several weeks, including one on April 29, which…

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Unilever/Telma Fined NIS 600K Over Salmonella Scare

Unilever, the producer of Telma cornflakes, has declined to continue with a hearing process on charges that it fraudulently misled consumers, claiming that there was no problem with its product…

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Poll: Likud, UTJ Continue to Show Strength

A new poll shows the Likud strengthening, and its chief rival in new elections, Yesh Atid, falling in popularity — with a surprising boost in popularity for United Torah Judaism.…

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Hoteliers: We’re Not Feeling Tourist Boom

Despite April being a record month for tourism, it was far from that for the hotel industry in Israel. Hoteliers reported last week that they had enjoyed a 23 percent…

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Kara Set to Be Named Communications Minister

Likud MK Ayoub Kara is set to be named Communications Minister, officials in the Prime Minister’s Office said Sunday. PM Netanyahu is set to name his choice for the position…

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