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  • Israel's top TV satire show casts a cutting comedy eye on March election, political elite

    For many Israelis, the country's election campaign has only truly begun with the recent return of "Eretz Nehederet," a biting TV satire that is Israel's equivalent of "Saturday Night Live." The show provides a cultural touchstone for a famously combative political environment that, as the vote draws near, is becoming surprisingly laced with humor.
  • 5774 Year in review

    5774 Year in review
    September 2013: The United States and Russia reach a deal to rid Syria of its arsenal of chemical weapons, promoting Jewish groups to suspend their efforts lobbying for U.S. strikes against Damascus. Rabbi Philip Berg, founder of the Kabbalah Centre...

    Former Israeli Prime Minister Olmert convicted in corruption trial

    Former Israeli Prime Minister Olmert convicted in corruption trial
    JERUSALEM -- Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was convicted Monday of accepting bribes in a case called one of the nation’s largest corruption scandals, ending an intense two-year trial and most likely his political career. Tel Aviv...

    Praise for Israel's justice system

    Even judged by the standards of Western civilized nations, the fact that an Israeli court sentenced a former prime minister to six years in prison for taking bribes in a real estate scam is impressive. Coupled with the fact that a former Israeli president...

    Ex-Israeli leader Ehud Olmert sentenced to 6 years for bribe-taking

    One of Israel’s highest-profile court cases ended Tuesday with a scathing critique of public corruption, harsh jail sentences and a former prime minister sent to prison, effectively ending Ehud Olmert's decades-long political career. Olmert was...