Israel

IDF Shoots at Crop Duster by Mistake

A case of mistaken identity in the skies of the Golan Heights almost ended in tragedy on Wednesday when an IDF unit opened fire on a civilian aircraft, thinking it…

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Yamina Housing Plan Would “Erase Green Line”

The Yemina party unfurled its right-wing style blueprint for solving Israel’s chronic housing shortage on Wednesday—building over 110,000 apartments in the Shomron. Yamina’s No. 3 candidate, Transportation Minister Bezalel Smotrich,…

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Likud to Pollsters: Label Liberman Left

In a novel attempt at shaping the electoral campaign, the Likud party on Wednesday sought to persuade Israeli pollsters to label Avigdor Liberman’s Yisrael Beytenu party as part of the…

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A Big Day for Vote Sharing

Parties on the right and left signed vote-sharing agreements on Wednesday. The Likud and Yamina parties on the right, and the Democratic Union and Labor parties on the left, Arutz…

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Israel Stays Out of Storm Over Trump’s Jewish Democrats Remark

Israeli officials on Wednesday offered a muted response to remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump who said American Jews who vote for the Democratic Party were ‘disloyal.’ Referring to Democratic…

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Last Jews of South Sudan Arrive in Israel

Israel is no stranger to immigrants from the four corners of the globe, but on Tuesday night a unique story of family reunion emerged – as the last Jews of…

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Report: Israel Struck Iranian Missiles in Iraq

Recent attacks on Shiite installations in Iraq were undertaken by Israeli forces, the London-based Al-Sharq al-Awsat daily reported on Wednesday – and the attacks were carried out with the agreements…

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Netanyahu Gave Trump Red Lines on Peace Plan

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu would stand up to U.S. President Donald Trump if the administration’s peace plan runs counter to Israeli positions on vital issues, a senior official told The…

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Education Ministry Mulls Ban on Cellphones in School

Education Minister Rabbi Rafi Peretz said on Tuesday that the ministry will be examining the possibility of banning cellphones from schools, according to Channel 12. “We will look at upsides…

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Explosion at Iran-Linked Arms Depot in Baghdad

Iraqi security officials say an explosion has occurred in an arms depot belonging to an Iranian-backed militia faction north of Baghdad. The explosion is the latest in a series of…

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School Expenses Going Up, Study Shows

As most Israelis know, the “free” education sponsored by the state is anything but. According to a the Chasdei Naomi organization, the average Israeli family with school-age children spends NIS…

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