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Uri Avnery On Friday, April 7th, 2017

Uri Avnery: The Tunic of Nessus

IN A few weeks, Israel will celebrate the 50 anniversary of the Six-Day War. Millions of words, most of them hollow, will be poured out. As usual. But the event deserves better. It is a drama unique in human history. More...

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Albert Hecht On Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

WATCH: The World’s Most Elusive Street Artist Banksy Captured on Camera in Israel?

The world’s most elusive street artist Banksy has never revealed his real name or face. It has been postulated that the secrecy in which his name is shrouded stems from the illicit nature of graffiti. But an More...

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Uri Avnery On Friday, March 24th, 2017

Uri Avnery: The Israels’s National Riddle

WHAT IS the difference between a “corporation” and an “authority? You don’t know? Join the 8.5 million Israelis who don’t know either. It’s a national riddle. The whole country More...

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Sima Kadmon On Monday, March 20th, 2017

In His Attempt to Threaten Early Elections, Netanyahu Lost His Deterrence

It’s been a long time since we saw had a consensus here. Apparently, when the right nerve is hit, there is a burst of solidarity that we didn’t even think existed. If there is one issue that all the coalition More...

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Jewish Business News On Thursday, March 16th, 2017

The StartUp Nation’s Lessons for International Entrepreneurs

  As it happens to so many, approaching the Western Wall provides visitors with a sense of perspective and understanding of Israel that will stay with them long after they leave. For my students from the Massachusetts More...

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Yoram Yarkoni On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Prime Minister Netanyahu and Wife Sara Testified in Libel Suit

  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu provided his testimony in the libel suit against journalist Yigal Sarna at the Tel Aviv Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. Netanyahu’s wife and former Shin Bet security More...

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News Brief On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Nurse Burned to Death by Disgruntled Patient

  A nurse burned to death Tuesday morning in a suspected arson attack in her workplace in the city of Holon, Israel. Three others were also evacuated to hospital after inhaling smoke. According to suspicion, More...

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Rotem Elizera On Sunday, March 12th, 2017

Israelis’ Health: Rise in Cancer and Obesity, Drop in the Number of Smokers

  A report providing a comprehensive view of Israelis’ health was officially released this week. The report aims to assess the quality of medical care on the national level and present improvements and changes More...

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Yossi Yehoshua On Thursday, March 9th, 2017

A Dramatic Battle Over the New Face of the Israeli Army (IDF)

The comments made by Rabbi Yigal Levinstein, head of the Bnei David pre-army academy in Eli, as well as the apology for the style but not for the content, should be seen as part of a big, dramatic battle over the More...

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Shai Genish On Monday, March 6th, 2017

Defense Minister Lieberman: US Warned Israel Against West Bank Annexation

  Israel’s defense minister Avigdor Lieberman said Monday the US has notified that West Bank annexation would lead to an “immediate crisis” with the United States and the Trump administration. “I More...

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