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Old Governor of Bank of Israel To Return to Post

By Haaretz/Ruth Schuster and Moti Bassok

The next governor of the Bank of Israel will be an old governor of the Israeli central bank – none other than Jacob A. Frenkel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Yair Lapid announced on Sunday.Read More


Six Rockets From Gaza Landed in Israel After Period of Relative Calm

By Haaretz/Gili Cohen and Yanir Yagna

At least six rockets were fired Sunday night from the Gaza Strip toward southern Israel, prompting sirens to sound in multiple regions.Read More


Israel Blocks East Jerusalem Palestinian Children's Theater Festival

By Haaretz/ Amira Hass

Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch has blocked a Palestinian children’s theater festival from opening in East Jerusalem this Saturday night on the claim that the event was “under the auspices of or sponsored by the Palestinian Authority.”Read More


Nelson Mandela Now in Critical Condition

By Reuters

Nelson Mandela’s health has deteriorated and he is now in critical condition, the South African government said Sunday.Read More


Druze Leader Ask Israel To Grant Asylum to 20 Syrian Families

By JTA

Druze leaders living on the Israeli Golan Heights asked Israel’s prime minister to allow some Druze in Syria to enter Israel.Read More


Chabad Rabbi Suggests Australian Child Victims Agreed to Sex Abuse

By JTA

A former senior Chabad leader in Sydney suggested that some of the Jewish victims of alleged child sex abuse in Australia may have consented.Read More


Israel To Export Natural Gas To Jordan

By JTA

The cabinet on Sunday approved a controversial plan to reserve 60 percent of Israel’s natural gas for domestic use while letting the rest be exported. Ministers approved a change that will entitle Jordan to start receiving gas exports immediately.Read More


Argentine Rabbi Is Running in National Election for Center-Right Party

By JTA

Rabbi Sergio Bergman will lead the ticket for the center-right PRO Party in Argentina’s national elections.Read More


Israeli Consulate Workers Halt Almost All Services in Strike

By Haaretz/Barak Ravid

Foreign Ministry employees heightened their 3-month old labor dispute Sunday by halting virtually all consular services abroad. The only exceptions will be emergencies, the repatriation of bodies to Israel and procedures relating to adoption and surrogacy.Read More


Suspect in Tel Aviv Gay Center Shooting Incriminates Himself

By Haaretz

The prime suspect in the gay center shooting in Tel Aviv incriminated himself, Israel Police announced on Sunday.Read More


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