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Tel Aviv U. Students To Mark 'Nakba Day'

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Students at Tel Aviv University will mark Nakba Day with an approved campus ceremony, despite opposition from campus employees and other students.Read More


Oil Drilling Near Haifa Is Halted

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Oil drilling in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Haifa has been halted as the investment partners prepare to put a new oil rig in place.Read More


Bibi Says New Coalition Can Push for Peace

By Haaretz

The national unity government has created a new opportunity to move the peace process ahead, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wrote to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in a letter he sent Abbas on Saturday night.Read More


Cabinet Flip-Flops on Legalizing Outposts

By Haaretz

A ministerial legislation panel rejected a bill geared at applying Israeli law on settlements in the West Bank on Sunday, following an intervention by Justice Minister Yaakov Neeman.Read More


Israel Cabinet Approves New Plan for Ethiopians

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Israel’s Cabinet unanimously approved a plan to improve the absorption of Ethiopian immigrants into Israeli society.Read More


New York's Kosher Label Law Upheld

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New York’s kosher law, which regulates the labeling and marketing of kosher food, does not violate the Constitution’s First Amendment, a federal appeals court ruled.Read More


Peres Goes Home After Hernia Surgery

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Israeli President Shimon Peres returned home from the hospital after hernia surgery.Read More


Lack of Shade Makes Western Wall Intolerable

By Haaretz

There’s not even the tiniest bit of shade on the vast plaza in front of the Western Wall in Jerusalem. Tourists broil in the hot sun at Judaism’s holiest site.Read More


Europe To Denounce Israeli West Bank Actions

By Haaretz

The 27 foreign ministers of the European Union are expected on Sunday to issue a harsh denunciation of Israel’s activities on the West Bank. The EU’s Foreign Affairs Council will criticize violence by Jewish settlers against Palestinians and will call on Israel to remove restrictions on Palestinian construction and economic development projects in Area C of the West Bank, which under the Oslo Accords was under exclusive Israeli control.Read More


Thousands of Israelis Mount New Protests

By Haaretz

A number of social justice rallies were held across Israel on Saturday evening, with the largest taking place in Tel Aviv where thousands of people gathered in Rabin Square.Read More





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