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Israel Allows Construction Material Into Gaza For First Time in Six Years

By Haaretz/Gili Cohen

Israel Allows Construction Material Into Gaza For First Time in Six Years
Israel for the first time in six years on Sunday allowed building materials for private projects to enter the Gaza Strip via its border crossings.Read More


IDF Says Haredi Base Cannot Deny Women

By Haaretz/Gili Cohen

IDF Says Haredi Base Cannot Deny Women
Days after ultra-Orthodox troops barred a female Border Police member from entering their dining hall for dinner, Israel Defense Forces officials insist that the Haredi Netzah Yehuda Battalion’s base is not off limits to women.Read More


Israel Defers Draft Date of Ultra-Orthodox Yeshiva Students

By Haaretz/Gili Cohen

Israel Defers Draft Date of Ultra-Orthodox Yeshiva Students
Due to the delay in the passage of Israel’s new draft-reform bill, Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon has decided to defer the conscription of yeshiva students who have already received their draft notices until November.Read More


Attempts To Abduct Israeli Soldiers Rise Sharply

By Haaretz/Gili Cohen

Attempts To Abduct Israeli Soldiers Rise Sharply
There has been a significant increase in attempts to abduct soldiers in recent months, a source in the Israel Defense Forces said on Thursday.Read More






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