Israel

Vaccination Bill Gains Support in Knesset

An outbreak of measles has prompted a legislative proposal to ban children who have not been vaccinated from attending school. The Knesset bill states that “in circumstances when there is…

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Early Elections Could Delay Peace Plan

Early elections in Israel could mean further delay in Washington’s decision to unveil its long-awaited Mideast peace plan, a senior Israeli official has told Arutz Sheva. The official said the…

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Netanyahu Tells Nation He Hasn’t Given Up on Coalition

  In a special address to the nation on Sunday evening, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu confirmed media reports earlier in the day that he intends to take over the…

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A Few Thoughts From a Passenger on El Al Flight 002

This wasn’t (l’havdil) The Titanic. We all arrived in Israel, baruch Hashem, safe and sound, albeit greatly inconvenienced. I feel like that is important to remember. I do appreciate El…

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Liberman Kicks Off Election Campaign

Less than a week after leaving the defense ministry and precipitating a coalition crisis, Avigdor Liberman launched his Yisrael Beytenu party’s campaign for what will likely be early elections in…

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Terrorist Planned to Kill Shomron Activists

A Kalkilye resident has been indicted on charges of plotting to kill right-wing activists and officials in Shomron. According to the indictment, Amid Fawzi Zamari conspired with a Gaza terrorist…

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El Al-Sponsored Shabbos of Unity

This Shabbos I had the tremendous privilege to be a part of something amazing, beautiful and enlightening. I am hoping El Al will see this and understand that there is…

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What Really Happened on El Al Flight 002?

Two El Al flights Thursday night left New York en route to Tel Aviv hours late, leaving Shomrei Shabbos passengers in a bind and resulting in heated finger-pointing and conflicting…

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