Noa Shpigel (Haaretz)
By Noa Shpigel (Haaretz)
Vote to bring down Bennett government is foiled, for now
This article originally appeared on Haaretz, and was reprinted here with permission. Sign up here to get Haaretz’s free Daily Brief newsletter delivered to your inbox. A bid by the Likud-led opposition to oust Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s government hit a snag on Wednesday after the United Arab List, an Islamist party in Israel’s ruling coalition,…
At least 45 crushed to death in stampede at overcrowded Lag Ba’omer event in Israel
At least 45 Haredi Jews were killed in northern Israel early Friday morning, the authorities said, when a stampede erupted during Lag B’Omer festivities on Mount Meron that drew some 100,000 people despite warnings that it could become a COVID-19 super-spreader event. At least 150 were injured, many of them seriously, with at least six…
Israeli City Bans Nicki Minaj’s ‘Anaconda’
Israel’s northernmost coastal city, Nahariya, has issued a directive banning 14 songs from being played at a major city-sponsored summer youth event, including “‘Anaconda” by Trinidadian-born U.S. rapper Nicki Minaj and “Wiggle”’ by Jason Derulo featuring Snoop Dogg. The Mediterranean city, situated some ten kilometers from the Lebanese border and home to just over 50,000…
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