Israel

Weapons Workshop Near Chevron Shut Down

IDF soldiers and Shin Bet agents overnight Tuesday shut down a workshop for the manufacture of arms in the Arab village of Dahariya near Chevron. The workshop produced dozens of…

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Raising the Roof in Bukharin

The Yerushalayim municipality has advanced a proposal to revise building policies in the historic Bukharian section of the city. The proposed change would allow construction of up to 6 stories…

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Pardon for Netanyahu Proposed

A deal that would secure a pardon from criminal prosecution in exchange for Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu‏‏’s resignation was being advanced on Wednesday. President Reuven Rivlin, who has the…

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Likud Backtracks on Leadership Primaries

The Likud party has postponed leadership primaries, reversing a statement issued earlier on Wednesday which said it would be setting a date for the vote on Thursday, according to media…

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Report: Kahlon to Quit Politics

Minister of Finance Moshe Kahlon will likely be quitting politics in the near future, according to Globes on Wednesday. Kahlon, who is also head of the Kulanu party which recently…

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Gaza Groups Under Pressure for Longterm Ceasefire

A five-year ceasefire between Gaza terror groups and Israel is under discussion in Cairo, according to the Palestinian newspaper Al-Quds on Wednesday. Senior official from the Hamas military wing and…

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Kinneret Marks Its First Gains of the Season

It took a while, but winter has finally arrived in Israel, and with it gishmei brachah. And those rains are already having a positive effect on the Kinneret, Israel’s largest…

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Salaries Continue to Rise, Statistics Show

Salaries for Israelis continued to rise in September, numbers released Wednesday by the Central Bureau of Statistics showed. The average Israeli worker now makes NIS 10,856 a month before taxes,…

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Investigations Opened Into Inflated Chareidi Recruitment Figures

The IDF announced an investigation into allegations of deliberately inflating chareidi recruitment figures, after claiming earlier on Wednesday that errors had been found and corrected. The military said IDF Chief…

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Border Residents Thinking of Moving

The difficulties of living on Israel’s northern and southern borders have been taking a toll, as reflected in a new survey that found 40% of border residents do not feel…

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