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Netanyahu Folds on Splitting Public Broadcaster for Fear of Losing Eurovision

The split was part of Likud's efforts to cut down on leftwing voices in Israel's public channels, or as Culture Minister Miri Regev put it at the time: "Why set up a new broadcasting corporation if we don’t control it?"

Chief Rabbinate Approves Severing Kashrut Supervisors’ Reliance on Businesses They Monitor

The Rabbinical Council concluded its statement with a last-ditch effort to eliminate much of its decision, insisting that it "views the operation of the kashrut system by the religious councils as the correct alternative."

Netanyahu Promoting IDF Draft Bill, Unafraid of Haredim, Elections

Netanyahu told the three Haredi coalition leaders at the meeting, who insist they oppose the draft law in its present form: "I do not want new elections, but I'm not afraid of elections, and if there are elections, I'll do fine."

Sexual Harassment by Shabak Interrogators and Minor’s Suicide Attempt Revealed in Duma Case

The minor detainee testified that Shabak interrogator Roni "said that he would not mind having a sexual experience with a man, and at the same time he puts his hand on me."

Isaac Herzog Elected Jewish Agency Chairman over Netanyahu’s Objections

Signaling that he understand why had been selected, Herzog told the board on Sunday: “A Jew is a Jew is a Jew, no matter his denomination or the type of kippah he chooses to wear or not to wear on his head."

Kushner ‘Ready to work’ with Abbas, Believes He Is ‘Committed to Peace’

"Simply resolving core issues without creating a pathway to a better life will not lead to a durable solution."

Jerusalem Mayor Revokes Fine Against Chabad Tefillin Stand Operator

The Chasid, who has been running the stall near the Jerusalem Central Bus Station for the past four years, was asked by a municipal inspector to fold up his stand and walk away, and when he refused, he received the fine.

Four Soldiers Wounded in Husan Village Ramming Attack

The car has been found, but the driver ran away on foot.

Kushner, Greenblatt, Netanyahu Meet over ‘Deal of the Century’ that Carves Up Jerusalem

The Palestinian Authority has been boycotting the Trump administration since December 2017, which is why Kushner and Greenblatt will likely skip Ramallah this time.

Abeles & Heymann Coming to Israel, Supplying Hot Dogs for US Embassy in Israel’s...

Abeles & Heymann hot dogs are making Aliyah, and they're launching at the US Embassy's 4th of July celebration in Israel.

Watch 701 Yoga Mats Forge 3 Puzzles About Jerusalem’s Future

"At the end of the event, participants will be able to take a piece of our collective dream for Jerusalem, one of the most spiritual cities in the world, home with them.”

Jewish Agency Bids Farewell to Chairman Natan Sharansky

Sharansky will continue his service training and supporting the Jewish Agency shlichim (emissaries).

IfNotNow Targeting Birthright Taglit Groups at JFK Airport

While young people were preparing for their flights to Israel, they were asked about certain issues and policies, with their answers recorded.

CBS: 77 Thousand Israelis Received Academic Degrees in 2017

In 5777 (2016/17), 2,700 Haredim (5.3%) received their first degree, and 2.2% their second degree.

Initial Approval for Opening 1950s Adoption Files of Yemenite Children

The new bill seeks to permit a first-degree relative or guardian to review the adoption file of family members who have disappeared, been kidnapped or whose fate is unknown.

Live Blog: Code Red Alerts, Rocket Fire Aimed at Israel from Gaza

Arab media reported the Izz a-Din al-Qassam military wing of Hamas claimed responsibility for Tuesday night's rocket fire at Israel.

Israeli Hackathon to Attack Gaza Terror Kites, Balloons

"It is inconceivable that 150 people will sit for a full day to think about solutions and not come up with an idea that will help stop the burning of our fields."

Monday Yuval and Racheli Got Married on Temple Mount

Reportedly, as many as four Jewish couples got married on the Temple Mount over the past 18 months, despite the Israel Police and the Jordanian Waqf rules.

European Broadcasting Union Threatens to Cancel 2019 Eurovision in Israel

On Monday afternoon, PM Netanyahu is expected convene a special meeting to discuss the issue of splitting the Israeli broadcasting corporation, which has his fingerprints and choke marks on its neck.

Netanyahu’s ‘Water for Iran’ Video a Huge Hit in the Islamic Republic

"We are wishing them (the Israelis) death, and they bless us with life," one Iranian surfer commented. "I am ashamed to be an Iranian."

EU Finances Personal Legal Campaigns Against IDF Soldiers

Yesh Din is working in partnership with Breaking the Silence and Physicians for Human Rights-Israel (PHR-I).

Riot Breaks Out in Israeli Security Prison over Cookie Pic

Last July, Khalil Abu Arram broke into the home of a Jewish family in Neve Tzuf-Halamish in Samaria and stabbed three family members to death while they were having Shabbat dinner.
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Liberman: Argentina Couldn’t Beat Iceland Because They Didn’t Practice in Jerusalem

Argentina, which plays in Group D, will be playing against Croatia and Nigeria next.

Gazan Balloon Bomb Lands in Sha’ar HaNegev, Police Blow it Up [video]

Police remind civilians to call the police if they come across an unknown kite or balloon.

PA Soccer Chief’s Bid for FIFA to Sanction ‎Israel Backfires

PA Football Association head Jibril Rajoub not only fails to get soccer’s world governing body to suspend Israel, but ends up facing disciplinary proceedings over his incitement against Israel.

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