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Tel Aviv–Jerusalem High-Speed Train Passes First Test Ahead of April 2018 Opening

The new, high-speed railway has been criticized by the political left and the Palestinian Authority for passing through about 4 miles of Judea and Samaria, most of it through tunnels.

Rabbi Stav Calls Aryeh Deri ‘Criminal Ignoramus’ over Anti-Modern Orthodox Hate Speech

Aryeh Deri was convicted of taking $155,000 in bribes while serving as Interior Minister, and was given a three-year jail sentence in 2000.

6 Religious-Zionist Girls’ High Schools in Israel’s Education Ministry’s Top 10

The high schools at the bottom of the list in terms of their students' eligibility for a matriculation certificate include eight Arab and two Haredi institutions.

Trump Fighting UN Blacklist of Companies Doing Business in Settlements

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein told US officials he intends to publish the blacklist by the end of 2017.

Danon Slams UNHRC Progress on Blacklist Against Israel as ‘Expression of Modern Anti-Semitism’

“Instead of focusing on the terrible humanitarian problems plaguing the globe, the Human Rights Commissioner is seeking to harm Israel."

Tragedy Averted by IDF in Samaria, ‘Child’ Terrorist Captured

The would-be attacker’s weapon was a sharp-bladed kitchen knife with a yellow handle.

17 Terror Suspects Arrested in Judea, Samaria

All of the suspects were transferred to security personnel for further questioning.

1,000 Jews Pray at Tomb of Joshua bin Nun

One must make prior arrangements with the IDF and security forces in order to access the Tomb of Joshua, due to its location.

Sheikh Ra’ed Salah’s Remand Extended Till Thursday

Salah was arrested last week in connection with a sermon he delivered that police say constituted incitement.

Israel Expresses ‘Shock’, Condemns Terror Attack in Finland

The terrorist in Finland deliberately targeted women in the attack although it is not clear why.

Palestinian Olympic Committee Forces Boxer to Lose Rather Than Compete With Israeli

"The [Palestinian] Olympic Committee made the decision, and as a competitor I cannot oppose them," the boxer said.

Rightwing NGO Petitions High Court to Demolish Illegal Road to New Arab City

The high court has to either demolish the road paved on illegally obtained land – or risk having to approve thousands of disputed Jewish-owned homes.

High Court Sides with Illegal Bedouin Settlers Cutting Off Ma’aleh Adumim from Jerusalem

The judges – Esther Hayut, Uzi Fogelman and Daphne Barak-Erez – favored the Bedouin cause and ordered the Civil Administration to show up in court by September 3 to respond to the claims of contempt.

Australian ABC Doubling Down on ‘Wipe Israel off Map’ Shenanigans

On Sunday, instead of issuing an apology for what had been, at best, a blunder, and at worst a call to annihilate a country friendly to Australia, ABC actually hit back, saying Facebook user's accusations were incorrect and offensive.

Watch: Israeli Police Stop Soccer Game on Temple Mount Only After Jews’ Request

Soccer games are a common sight on the Temple Mount, according to the report, even though they are explicitly prohibited by the law governing holy places, which has been upheld by the High Court's ruling.

Abbas to Meretz: Peace Deal Assured If Only Trump Pushed Israel More

Needless to say, Gal-On and the Meretz gang did not condemn the Chairman for using more than a million Arabs as hostages in his conflict with his political foes in Gaza.

Spillover Gunfire from Sinai Hits Southern Israel

Gaza's ruling Hamas terrorist organization has been locked in an internal power struggle with Salafi factions for nearly a decade.

Arrest in Bank Yahav Extortion Case

"The bank is taking stringent information security measures for its databases, and discovered no break-in involving them."

UNRWA Brings Gaza Children to Visit Jerusalem

UNRWA representative Scott Anderson said the children, 84 of whom had never been out of Gaza before, were "over the moon" with excitement.

Barcelona Chief Rabbi Urges Congregation to Flee to Israel Before It’s Too Late

“Europe is lost,” the rabbi said. “Don’t make the same mistake as the Algerian Jews, and the Jews in Venezuela...”

Hebron Man Arrested, Charged With Supporting ISIS

"The fact that the suspect lived until a short time ago on the outskirts of Jerusalem shows how great the danger is."

Rabbinic Court Revokes Conversion of Jews for Jesus’ Daughter

The Netanya court discovered that the plaintiff's father was involved in establishing a group called Netzari (Hebrew for Christian), which he currently leads.

Reports: 62 Killed in Syria Saturday, including 10 ISIS Fighters in Quneitra

A different version of the events was offered by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, says the deaths were the result of airstrikes carried out by warplanes that may have been Israeli.
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Arab Infiltration Into Ateret Foiled on Friday Night [Video]

The Arab managed to place a ladder on the town's security fence.

Druze Brig. Gen. Incoming IDF Medical Corps Chief

In 2011, Dr. Tarif was instrumental in setting up the evacuation to Israeli hospitals of an estimated 2,500 wounded Syrians who have been approaching the border asking for help.

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