Israel

Poll: Majority Favor Annexation of Gush Etzion

Sixty-seven percent of Israelis support implementing Israeli law in the settlement blocs, a new poll by the Smith Organization shows. The poll was taken on January 1st, after statements by…

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Hotovely: Israel Should Work With U.S. on Settlements

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzippy Hotovely over the weekend justified delaying introduction of a law to annex Maale Adumim at the request of President Trump’s administration, saying that while Israel now had…

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Poll: Bennett Seen as Worthy Replacement for Netanyahu

Fifty-seven percent of Israelis believe that there is a “good basis” for the allegations against Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, a new poll published Friday says. If elections were held today,…

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Maccabee Big Winner in Health Fund Patient Shift

2016 was a key battle year between the various Israeli health funds (kupot cholim), each of which sought mightily to increase its membership – since with more members, they would…

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Antiquities Thieves Caught Red-Handed

A ring of 13 Arab Israeli antiquities robbers was apprehended at Horbat Mishkena, the archaeological site of a Roman-era Jewish town near the Golani Junction in the Lower Galil They…

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Yehudah and Shomron Leaders Invited to Inauguration

For nearly 50 years, Israel’s settler movement has been criticized, condemned and ostracized by the international community. But on Friday, they say they will be greeted with open arms as…

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IDF Chief’s Surgery Successful

Doctors successfully removed a cancerous growth from IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot on Thursday, the army said. While Eizenkot, 56, recovers, his deputy, Maj. Gen. Yair Golan,…

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Israel Leads the Way in Predictive Analytics

A new digital research institute will utilize patients’ medical information gathered from the national health funds to predict colon cancer and other diseases, Globes reported on Thursday. Biomed investor Morris…

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