Israel

Ministers Team Up to Defund Subversive Artists

Until now, Culture Minister Miri Regev has had to go it alone in her campaign to halt government funding of cultural programs that she deems subversive of the state and…

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10 Arrested for Instigating Violence on Har HaBayis

Ten Palestinians from east Yerushalayim were arrested on Thursday for their role in violent clashes with police on Har HaBayis on July 27, the Shin Bet said. During that incident,…

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IDF Delegation in Moscow to Discuss Shootdown

While Russian President Vladimir Putin has acknowledged that Israel was not directly responsible for the downing of a surveillance plane killing 15 crew members, there is no doubt that the…

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90-Percent Mortgages on the Drawing Board

Israel’s Finance Ministry is working on a plan to allow some first-time home buyers to raise mortgages worth up to 90 percent of the value of the house they are…

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Leptospirosis, West Nile Virus Continue to Spread

Although they have been out of the headlines in recent weeks, several nature-related diseases that had been spreading over the summer in Israel have shown no signs of abating, a…

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Two Dozen Gaza Infiltrators Thwarted Over Yom Kippur

Gaza Arabs continued their late-night rioting Wednesday night, Motzoei Yom Kippur, throwing rocks and firebombs at IDF soldiers. Soldiers responded with antiriot tactics. According to Gaza sources, a 15 -year-old…

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Liberman: Syria Responsible for Downed Russian Plane

Speaking on Army Radio Thursday, the Israel defense minister said that he agreed with Russian President Vladimir Putin that the incident Monday night that saw a Russian military plane shot…

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Russian Plane Downed by Syrian Missile

The IDF spokesperson gave a statement after a Russian plane was shot down by Syrian forces at about the time of an Israeli attack on an arms factory. Israel expresses…

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Battle Flares Over Judiciary in Special Knesset Session

The battle over Israel’s judiciary flared up again on Monday, as opposition MKs accused Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked of seeking to intimidate the High Court into an ideological retreat. Shaked…

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