Israel’s Education Ministry has ruled against the inclusion of a novel about a romance between an Israeli woman and a Palestinian man in the Hebrew high school curriculum because it feared it could raise tensions among pupils, an official said on Thursday.24
A New York-based haredi Orthodox rabbi who has posted thousands of popular outreach lectures online said only about 1 million Jews died in the Holocaust rather than the historically established figure of 6 million.77
An Israel Defense Forces soldier was wounded in a car-ramming attack in the West Bank.4
Ukrainian police arrested a haredi Orthodox couple from Israel at a Kiev airport after finding more than two pounds of marijuana in their luggage.
The leader of the rabbinical arm of the Jewish federations movement expressed his “extreme disappointment” in Israel’s Ashkenazi chief rabbi’s rebuke of the country’s education minister for visiting a non-Orthodox school.3
Israel’s Cabinet unanimously approved a five-year, $3.84 billion plan to improve infrastructure in Arab-Israeli and other minority communities.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, facing calls for his resignation after a series of fatal police shootings, announced major changes on Wednesday in how city police respond to crises situations.
A New York company is preparing to market what it says is the world’s first kosher-certified marijuana.9
Israeli security officials are increasingly concerned about the threat of large-scale terror attacks by ISIS.
Israel has run out of space in its detention center designated for migrants and asylum seekers who have entered the country without documentation.
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