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Bibi Won't Extend Haredi Service Exemption

By Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a Likud faction meeting Monday that the Tal Law, which allows ultra-Orthodox citizens to defer military service, will not be extended by the government but rather go to a vote in the Knesset.Read More


Report: Adelson's Company Investigated for Bribery

By Haaretz

The casino company owned by American billionaire Sheldon Adelson, a close ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has been under federal investigation for the last year for alleged bribery of foreign officials, ABC News reported over the weekend.Read More


N.J. Teen Suspected of Targeting More Synagogues

By JTA

The 19-year-old man charged in attacks on two northern New Jersey synagogues allegedly planned to attack another nearby synagogue.Read More


Pinto Ex-Aide Arranged Illegal Donations: Report

By JTA

An ex-aide to an influential rabbi who is now a top fundraiser for U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm may have steered illegal campaign donations to the freshman New York lawmaker.Read More


Students Protest Haredi Exemption From Service

By Haaretz

Hundreds of high-school students across the country are expected to boycott classes on Sunday in protest at the Tal Law, legislation that allows full-time Yeshiva students to defer their military service.Read More


Quebec Mayor in Trouble Over Israel Remarks

By JTA

A Jewish group is demanding the resignation of a Quebec mayor who said Israel shouldn’t exist.Read More


Herod Tomb Rebuilding Plan Condemned

An unusual plan to rebuild the tomb of Herod the Great at the Herodium site, southeast of Jerusalem, has spurred opposition on the part of top archeologists.Read More


Documentary on West Bank Wins at Sundance

By Haaretz

An Israeli documentary film won the best foreign documentary category in the prestigious Sundance Film Festival on Saturday, hardly a week after an Israeli feature film was named as an Academy Award nominee.Read More


Bibi: Prospects for Peace Talks 'Not Good'

By Haaretz

Peace prospects with the Palestinians are looking poor, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday after exploratory talks aimed at relaunching negotiations ended in deadlock.Read More


Abbas: Israel Caused Peace Talks To Fail

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas blamed Israel for the failure of the latest round of exploratory peace talks in Amman on Saturday.Read More





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