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Netanyahu Warns Hezbollah During Northern Tour

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday warned the Lebanese Hezbollah group and others after Israeli forces said they thwarted an infiltration attempt from Syria by suspected terrorists. The Israeli…

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Netanyahu Hints at More Corona Grants Before Chagim

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu hinted at further stimulus payouts to help Israeli citizens cope with the coronavirus crisis before the chagim of Tishrei. “We will bring forth more and more…

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Gamzu: I Will Adjust Limitations on Shuls

Coronavirus task-force manager Prof. Roni Gamzu promised Monday night in a discussion with reporters that he would adjust restrictions on shuls so that they fit with each shul’s size. “I…

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Coronavirus Burns Hole in Hospital Budgets

The coronavirus crisis has wrought havoc with hospital budgets in two ways: by necessitating the establishment of special units to handle the influx of COVID-19 patients; and by forcing cancellation…

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Israeli Air Force Retaliates in Syria

Israeli Air Force fighter jets and combat helicopters attacked military targets in Syria on Monday night, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit confirmed. The strike was in retaliation for the attempt to…

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Young Couples Having Hard Time Paying Mortgages

Tens of thousands of young Israeli couples are encountering difficulty in repaying their mortgages as coronavirus-caused layoffs wreak widespread damage, according to a report released by the Bank of Israel…

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Netanyahu Pushing for Lockdown Mid-August

Apparently reversing direction, the coronavirus cabinet was reportedly weighing a nationwide lockdown in mid-August to try to contain the still-rampaging pandemic, according to The Jerusalem Post. Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu‏‏…

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Likud Minister Makes Election Threat Explicit

Amid a flurry of reports that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu‏‏’s Likud is gearing up for another round of elections, and despite denials, a senior party official made the threat explicit…

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IDF Finds More Bombs Near Syrian Border

The day after the IDF thwarted a bombing attack along the Syrian border, the military found additional explosive materials ready for use in the same area. A gun and a…

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World’s Largest Plane Lands at Ben Gurion

The world’s largest plane landed at Ben Gurion Airport on Monday afternoon carrying trucks to be equipped with Iron Dome components for the U.S. Army. The Antonov An-225, a Russian-made…

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PM: Annexation Option Alive and Well

The plan to unilaterally annex parts of Yehudah and Shomron have disappeared from the news, but they still exist, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu‏‏ told a meeting of his Likud…

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Gamzu Approves Entry of 17,000 Students Into Israel

Coronavirus task-force manager Prof. Roni Gamzu held discussions with the relevant authorities Sunday in order to make a decision to approve the entry into Israel of 17,000 students who are…

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