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Haredi soldiers praying in the fields. Some are less welcome in their own shuls.

Harassed Hareidi IDF Officer Wins NIS 500,000 Compensation in Court

Three extremists campaigning against the Conscription Law publicized his name and private family information.

IDF Deploys Iron Dome in Central Israel Amid Palestinian Islamic Jihad Threats

“Threats to target the movement’s leadership is a declaration of war, which we will confront," PIJ vowed Sunday.

Update: Hundreds Dead, Thousands Injured, People Sleeping in the Streets After Iran-Iraq Earthquake

Israel's last major earthquake struck in 1927, killing 130 in Jerusalem, but there are many minor quakes each year.

More Than Half of Israelis are Overweight, Says OECD Report

Smoking rates have fallen, although that is also still an issue: approximately one in five adults still smokes daily.

Tens of Thousands of Jews Flood Hebron’s Cave of the Patriarchs for Shabbat Chayei...

The families of the community opened their homes to the tens of thousands of guests.

Trump in Meeting with Putin Gives Up on Syria, Invites Iran, Hezbollah to Stay

In the end, President Trump who has been so adamant about the folly of Obama's nuclear deal with Iran, is signing off on allowing the Iranian threat against the Jewish State to come in a thousand miles closer.

Palestinian Authority Arabs Join Jews in Pressing Govt to Hurry Funding for Roads

"When it comes down to it, it's also a struggle for life-saving infrastructure, both for Jews and Arabs."

Knesset Rejects Bill Outlawing Second Chances to Disgraced Officials

'Today, a convicted person cannot serve as the minister's chauffeur, but he could serve as the minister.'

Housing Minister: Israel to Double Jordan Valley Settlements

Today there are some 6,000 people living in the area.

New Law Will Take War on BDS to Next Level

According to the Boycott Law, a person or group harmed by a boycott may seek compensation from the individual or group that had harmed him.

El Al CEO David Maimon Resigns

In his letter to the board, Maimon agreed to stay on until a new chief executive is selected.

UK Secy Resigns Due to Controversy Over Meetings With Netanyahu

"The UK and Israel are close allies, and it is right that we should work closely together. But that must be done formally," PM Theresa May responded.

US Congressional Hearing on Moving the American Embassy to Jerusalem

"Relocating the Embassy would not adversely affect negotiations ... nor would it impair [US] diplomatic relations among predominantly Arab or Muslim nations," Amb. Bolton testified.

Court Orders State Update on Talks with UN Over Illegal Construction

The UN has begun preparations for another illegal construction project in the Armon HaNatziv compound in Jerusalem.

Prediction ‘Failed’: Israeli Tax Authority Now Expects $5.7 Billion Surplus in 2017

“A billion here, a billion there, pretty soon it adds up to real money.”

UN Ignores Netanyahu, Continues Jerusalem Illegal Construction

In addition to the illegal construction work, Regavim says its research indicates that the UN headquarters has commandeered without a permit some 7.5 acres of State-owned land.

President Rivlin ‘Expects Spain to Oppose Boycotts’

“Iranian threats to destroy Israel cannot be tolerated," President Rivlin told the Spanish Parliament.

Liberman Talks Security with Greek, Cypriot Defense Ministers in Athens

"Cyprus, Greece and Israel defend in this volatile and fragile region not just common interests, but also the interests of Europe."

Israeli, Russian State Libraries To Digitize Collection of Rare Hebrew Manuscripts

Three generations of the Günzburg family amassed one of the largest private collections of Hebrew books and manuscripts in Europe.

Seven Arrested Over Golan Heights Riot

Druze residents in the Golan Heights maintain a complicated relationship with Israel.

Netanyahu Confidant Molcho Questioned In Submarine Affair

Attorney Shahar Ben-Meir petitioned Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit to require Netanyahu to stop employing Molcho.

Meet Ioana Isac from Romania, Israel’s 3 Millionth Tourist

“This is a special day and an historic milestone as we break the 3-million-tourist barrier and set a new all-time record," Minister Levin said.

Netanyahu: It’s Up to Israelis to Nationalize JNF

Back in August 2014, The Marker reported that the board of directors of JNF decided to become separated from the State of Israel.

Habayit Hayehudi MK: Finance Minister Liquidating JNF in Election Stunt

"The government of Israel tramples on agreements that it signed with the JNF as recently as the previous budget, making clear that it cannot be trusted to honor its obligations," MK Smotrich said in a statement Tuesday.

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