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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


Winner of 'Arab Idol' Highlights Plight of Palestinians

By Reuters

The finalists of “Arab Idol” were as glamorous as Hollywood stars in their tuxedos and evening gowns, but their real lives couldn’t be further from the bright lights of the stage.Read More


Prominent Jews Throughout British Commonwealth Honored by Queen

By JTA

A Canadian rabbi and several Jewish philanthropists were among the parties honored by the British Royal House this month.Read More


Chief Israeli Rabbi Suspends Himself After Arrest on Corruption Charges

By JTA

Israel’s Ashkenazi chief rabbi, Yona Metzger, has suspended himself from some of his duties following his arrest on corruption charges.Read More


Abbas Accepts Resignation of New Palestinian Prime Minister

By Reuters

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, who announced on Thursday that he was quitting just two weeks after taking office.Read More


'Start-Up Nation' Dumps Israel for Big Apple

By Haaretz

So far, Low has invested in 15 Israeli startups since last month − some $200,000 in each − and he’s on the lookout for additional prospects.Read More


Netanyahu Won't Fight Sequester Cut in U.S. Aid

By JTA

Israel will not object to a planned five-percent cut in the annual military aid package from the United States, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly said.Read More


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