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Museum Sets Up Separate Women's Viewing Times

By Haaretz

The Israel Museum in Jerusalem will have separate visiting hours for men and women to its new exhibit about Hasidic Jews. For the first time, the museum decided to introduce separate visiting times, Haaretz has learned, in a bid to attract ultra-Orthodox visitors in the three weeks that yeshivas are closed during the summer.Read More


Germany Had a Month Warning of Munich Plot

By JTA

Germany was warned about a possible terror attack against Israeli athletes one month before the Munich Olympics in 1972, Der Spiegel reported.Read More


Hollande Admits Jews Rounded Up 'By France'

By JTA

The roundup of thousands of Jews in Paris during World War II was a crime “committed in France, by France,” French President Francois Hollande said.Read More


Kadima Splinter Faction Will Join Bibi Coalition

By Haaretz

Members of the Kadima party said on Sunday that they would manage to gather a group of seven Knesset members by Monday that would join Netanyahu’s government, under the authority of former minister Tzachi Hanegbi. According to the information that is emerging, Hanegbi will most likely be appointed Home Front Defense.Read More


Brother of Man Who Set Self Alight Blames Army

By Haaretz

The brother of a 45-year-old disabled IDF veteran who set himself on fire on Sunday, told Haaretz he was not surprised by the act, and that his brother’s situation had deteriorated since he had a serious stroke two years ago.Read More


Netanyahu and Barak Split on Draft Law

By Haaretz

A fierce argument broke out in Sunday’s cabinet meeting between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak. The latter demanded that the Defense Ministry assume responsibility for the formulation of a new law regulating enlistment to the IDF, but Netanyahu flat out rejected this.Read More


Israel Denies Report of Olympic Terror Plot

By JTA

Israel is denying a report that it is on the lookout for a terrorist group made up of converts to Islam that is planning to attack Israeli targets at the London Olympics.Read More


Search On for Accomplices in Bulgaria Bombing

By JTA

Bulgarian police are still searching for accomplices to the suicide bomber that killed six on an Israeli tour bus in Burgas.Read More


Times: Israel's Democracy Is 'Embattled'

By Haaretz

In an extraordinary editorial sure to arouse controversy, the New York Times expresses concern that Israel’s greatest strengths “as a democratic state committed to liberal values” are “in danger of being lost.”Read More


Disabled Israeli Veteran Sets Self on Fire

By Haaretz

An Israeli man set himself on fire in the central Israeli city of Yehud on Sunday, and was evacuated to Tel Hashomer hospital in serious condition.Read More





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