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  • ISRAEL: Recognition for Jews displaced from Arab countries

     
    A year and a half ago, M., an Iranian-born Israeli, walked into the Iranian Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, and bribed his way into obtaining Iranian ID papers. He then traveled to his native city in Iran where he met with......
  • ISRAEL: Specter of Meir Kahane continues to haunt politics

     
    Two decades after his party was banned from running for seats in the parliament, Rabbi Meir Kahane and his ideas are once more on its agenda. Recently, right-wing legislator Michael Ben-Ari asked to hold a discussion in parliament in memory......
  • ISRAEL: Israel's ban of the iPad flaps on

     
    Israel's Ministry of Communications has banned import of iPads on the grounds that they are not compatible with the country's Wi-Fi standards. The device isn't sold in Israel commercially yet. Few were aware of any problem until the media reported......
  • Jerusalem Day On Wednesday Commenorates Unification of the City

     
    An Israeli national holiday, Jerusalem Day on May 12 commemorates the reunification of Jerusalem and the establishment of Israeli control over the Old City in June 1967. The Chief Rabbinate of Isreal declared Jerusalem...
  • ISRAEL: Australia expels Mossad station chief over passports in Dubai killing

     
    It would be difficult to weave as intricate a web as the international spy thriller that first unraveled in Dubai in January. Yet another sinew has been threaded out of the ongoing, worldwide investigation on the killing of Hamas arms......
  • ISRAEL: Parliament comes close to blows over flotilla raid

     
    A discussion in Israel's parliament Wednesday went from heated to a total boil as lawmaker Haneen Zoabi took the stand. Zoabi, an Arab Israeli legislator, took part in the Gaza flotilla and was aboard the Mavi Marmara during the ill-fated......
  • ISRAEL: Arab Israeli lawmaker could lose parliamentary privileges for being aboard Gaza flotilla

     
    As Israel continues to assess the May 31 flotilla raid and its diplomatic backlash in public and behind closed government doors, its parliament continues to deal with one of its own -- Haneen Zoabi, an Arab member of the Israeli......
  • ISRAEL: Parliament might put an end to "Photoshop" models

     
    "You look too thin." It's one thing when your mother says it. When the Israeli Health Ministry says it, they mean a person's BMI (body mass index) is less than 18.5. And when legislators said it Monday, this meant a......
  • ISRAEL: Conversion bill rattles relations with U.S. Jews and Israeli politics

     
    A bill proposing (among other things) that control of conversions to Judaism be given to the country’s chief rabbinate, an orthodox body, is causing political controversy in Israel and threatening a big family feud outside it. The question of "who......
  • ISRAEL: TV airs out political disputes

     
    > If TV is the modern tribal hearth, then the flames are burning a bit high in Israel these days. A recent rash of controversy touches permanently raw nerves and mirrors the fault lines that have come to define society.......
  • Israel Museum to unveil its new look after a major expansion and renovation

     
    JERUSALEM -- The Israel Museum -- home of the Dead Sea Scrolls, the world’s largest trove of Biblical and Holy Land archeology and a broad collection of fine art and Judaica -- will dedicate a $100-million expansion and renovation project......