Daily Archives: September 16, 2020

Rozenberg New Controlling Shareholder of El Al

A chapter in the painful saga of El Al Airlines’ financial woes came to an end on Wednesday as a public offering of $150 million in shares was completed, Globes…

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Israeli Delegation Comes Home to Coronavirus Brouhaha

The Israeli delegation returning from Washington on Wednesday brought peace, but some say they also may have brought Covid-19. Delegation members were caught up in a brouhaha over alleged non-compliance…

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Beirut Economic Meltdown Adds to UNRWA Budget Crisis

The U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees is experiencing a financial crisis that could force it to halt some services to an already impoverished population of more than 5 million people,…

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Anti-Lockdown Petition Going to High Court

As the debate over a nationwide lockdown intensified on Wednesday, a group of petitioners from the fields of medicine, science, academia, law and journalism notified the government that they intend…

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Abu Dhabi Investment Office to Open Tel Aviv Office

The state-run Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO) is to open its first office outside the United Arab Emirates in Tel Aviv, the Abu Dhabi Media Office said on Wednesday, following…

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The Birthday of the World

After each shofar blast, we say “Hayom haras olam, hayom yaamid bamishpat kol yetzurei olamim — today is the day of the word’s creation, today all of the world’s creations…

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Sovereignty Reality Check

It is said that one Shabbos, Harav Chaim Pinchas Scheinberg, zt”l, Rosh Yeshivah, Yeshivah Torah Ore, Yerushalayim, mysteriously made a kiddush. At the kiddush, someone asked him what he was…

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Foreign Minister Netanyahu?

This should have been the best of times for Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. He is scheduled to arrive in Washington — in triumph — to sign a historic peace deal…

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5M People Infected, India’s Virus Outbreak Still Soaring

India’s confirmed coronavirus infections passed 5 million on Wednesday, still soaring and testing the feeble health care system in tens of thousands of impoverished towns and villages. The world’s second-most…

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Through the Mask

It has been a very, very long year. It started a very long time ago, not, as it normally would, 12 months ago. Tav Shin Pei actually started with a…

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