Hadassah University Hospital filed a request on Friday for court protection against creditors, after reaching an agreement with the treasury and the Hadassah Women’s Organization to provide it with a total of 100 million shekels ($28.3 million) over the next three months. The injection of funding is meant to enable the financially strapped hospital to meet its payroll and pay suppliers. The arrangement will also allow some breathing space to hash out a long-term recovery plan for the hospital, which has two medical centers in Jerusalem.
Yair Lapid said his Yesh Atid Party would leave the government if a bill to require haredi Orthodox yeshiva students to serve in the military does not include criminal sanctions for draft dodgers.
Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs has established a joint program with Israel’s IDC Herzliya.
Former United States’ CIA Director James Woolsey told an Israeli TV news program that anti-Semitism could be part of the reason the U.S. has refused to release spy-for-Israel Jonathan Pollard.
Dylan Farrow shot back at Woody Allen, branding his response to her sex abuse claim as “legalese” and “rehash.”