Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid said he supports freezing settlement growth to help jump-start peace negotiations and vowed that his centrist Yesh Atid party would leave Israel’s governing coalition if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were responsible for the collapse of the peace process.
The Orthodox social justice group Uri L’Tzedek will participate in a rally to request greater state oversight of a New York school district with a majority of board members who are haredi Orthodox Jews.
The separatist Parti Quebecois government, which campaigned on a divisive charter that roiled the Quebec Jewish community, was beaten soundly in provincial elections.
Israel’s Supreme Court upheld a decision by the Israel Defense Forces to bar a Palestinian runner from Gaza from participating in a marathon in Bethlehem.
Six Israeli Border Police officers were hurt after clashes between Israeli security forces and settlers in the West Bank settlement of Yitzhar.