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Bereaved MK Lashes Out at Finance Ministry Over Fire Crisis

MK Boker says government funding for fire buffer lines could have prevented injuries and property damage.

Four Arrested for Violating Fire Ban, Igniting Blaze Near Nataf

Four people have been arrested in connection with at least one of the fires that have raged across the country.

Trump Names Anti-BDS Governor ‘Nikki’ Haley as US Envoy to UN

Pres.-elect Trump has appointed anti-BDS Governor Nikki Haley to the pivotal position of US envoy to the UN.

Attorney-General to Probe Submarine Purchase

The Attorney-General's office has decided to investigate the purchase of the submarines from Germany.

­­Israel On Fire: Netanyahu, Erdan to Ask Neighboring Countries For Help

The government is reaching out to other nations for aid in battling the ongoing blazes across the country.

‘Muezzin Law’ Ready for Vote Despite Arab, Rivlin Objections

MK Issawi Freij (Meretz) announced that separating the Shabbat calls from the Muezzin bill exposes it for what it is: yet another example of Israeli racism.

MK Glick to Petition High Court Against Netanyahu Temple Mount Obstruction

Should Glick persist with his petition he is likely to be sanctioned by his Knesset faction, the Likud, and be barred from speaking from the podium and submitting bills.

Spectacular 3,800 Year Old Pottery Vessel Excavated near Tel Aviv

“It literally happened on the last day of the excavation, when right in front of our eyes and the of the thrilled students, an unusual ceramic vessel c. 18 cm high was exposed, bearing the image of a person."

Masses to Attend World’s Biggest Shabbat Meal in Hebron

The connection between the Torah portion and Hebron has made this holy city a prime destination this Shabbat, with an estimated 20 thousand guests expected to stay in Hebron and Kiryat Arba.

Court Rejects Freedom of Information Request to Shield Archeologists from BDS Attacks

Judge Marzel ruled that the potential personal harm to the archeologists and their research justifies concealing their names.

42 Teams, 4 Planes Fighting Zichron Yaakov Fire through the Night

According to weather reports, eastern winds are expected to reach 55 MPH speeds in the north and be in the 40 MPH range in central Israel.

30 Arrested for Arms and Drug Trafficking

More than two dozen Jews and Arabs were arrested for drugs and arms trafficking in a second sting operation.

Update: 40 Families Stay With Neighbors in Kibbutz Revadim

Forty kibbutz families were evacuated from their homes after smoke from a fire polluted the air.

Israel Police Estimate Fires Could Burn For Days

Police commissioner Roni Alsheikh estimates the rash of fires could continue to burn for two more days.

NYT: Trump Would ‘Love To Be The One’ To Make Peace Between Israel, PA

President-elect Donald Trump meets with NYT and puts to rest misinformation about his stance on alt-right, KKK and neo-Nazis.

205 Firefighters Still Guarding Zichron Yaakov

There's no estimate on the cost of the damage to infrastructure and homes after a huge blaze in Zichron Yaakov.

Homes Destroyed, Infants, Children Injured in Raging Fire Near Zichron Yaakov

More than 40 firefighter teams and eight firefighting planes were deployed to help Zichron Yaakov.

Fire Burns Geva’ot Forest in Gush Etzion

A blaze in Gush Etzion sent the Geva'ot forest up in flames, sending firefighting teams to the site.

Responding to Meretz Petition, State Tells Court Rabbi Karim Does Not Believe in Raping...

In its response on Tuesday, the State noted that Rabbi Karim's responsa were prefaced with a proviso that these are not his legal rulings but rather his review of rabbinical law.

Hamburg Naming Streets after 17th Century Jewish Businesswoman, 21st Century Prostitute

Written in Yiddish, her diaries were originally intended for her descendants.

Rabbi Berland in Court: I Deserve Burning and Stoning for my Sins

The leader of the Shuvu Banim (Return boys) movement, Rabbi Eliezer Berland, confessed to indecent assault and was sentenced to 18 months in prison, part of which he has already served since his arrest.

Report: US Muslim Brotherhood Arm Paid for Mecca Trip of DNC Chief Wannabe Ellison

According to a 2004 Chicago Tribune article, Muslim American Society is another name for the US chapter of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Terrorist Shot Dead in Stabbing Attempt at Qalandiya Checkpoint

Last month the prosecution closed for lack of evidence its case against security guards who shot to death a teenager and his pregnant sister at the Qalandiya checkpoint last April.

Bennett Asking Trump Advisors to Substitute Palestinian Autonomy for State

Netanyahu's office issued a written directive at 4 PM Sunday asking cabinet ministers not to make contact with the president-elect or his staff.

Judge Hands 100 Shekel to Destitute Thief

The defendant had been indicted on stealing seven beer bottles from a convenience store in Jerusalem while attacking the vendor and threatening him with a knife.

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