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Kibbutz Drip Irrigation Innovator Sold for $1.5 Billion

16 Av 5777 – August 7, 2017
Netafim is headed by President & CEO Ran Maidan, and jointly owned by Kibbutz Hatzerim (33%), Kibbutz Magal (6%), and now Mexichem, which will buy the entire 61% of the shares owned by global investment firm Permira funds.

King Abdullah II Chopper Lands in Ramallah for Talks with Abbas

The Palestinian Authority leadership has been reluctant to join a peace process at this point in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political crisis, while he is under investigations and could face indictments in the coming months.

180 Jewish Fathers Follow in their Wives’ Footsteps to Israel

The trips inspire men to connect deeply with their Jewish heritage, and transform themselves, their families – and ultimately their communities and the wider world.

Regavim Blames Police Shoddy Work for Bedouin Camels’ Road Fatalities

Ali al-As'am (71), a Bedouin from Tel Sheva, was finally arrested Monday, and police suspect it was his unattended camels who walked into two fatal accidents and caused many other calamities.

Leftwing NGOs to Challenge Court’s Revocation of Terrorist’s Israeli Citizenship

A 2008 amendment to Israel's Citizenship Law authorizes the court to approve a request from the interior minister to revoke the citizenship of Israeli citizens for "breach of loyalty."

Jaffa Economy Hurting as Jewish Customers Stay Away Fearing Violence

"We must not allow the extremists harm our shared life," Motran, who had seen his store windows be crashed twice in recent weeks, announced. "Jaffa welcomes to all the people of Israel."

Prosecution Refusing Azaria’s Request to Postpone Jail

"The immediate execution of the sentence is of an increased urgency to preserve the discipline upon which the entire military establishment is based," the military prosecution wrote the court.

Hamas Visits Tehran, Joins Iran’s ‘Axis of Resistance’ With Hezbollah

"The victories of Lebanon and the Palestine resistance front against invaders are the results of Iran's Islamic Revolution values," says Beirut.

IDF Arrests Man Crossing Into Israel From Gaza

15 Av 5777 – August 6, 2017
The identity of the infiltrator has not been released and his motive is not yet known.

Israeli Security Vehicle Firebombed, Terrorists Stoning Vehicles in Jerusalem

The security personnel managed to escape unharmed, but the vehicle was completely gutted.

Arab Incitement Against Israel Police Ignites New Attack in Old City of Jerusalem

It's not yet clear who was behind the attempt to re-ignite more violence this time.

It Looked Like a Terror Attack in Jerusalem (But Wasn’t)….

It sure looked like a terror attack was in progress -- people screaming and locking doors to the store.

Jerusalem Wine Festival to Highlight 30 Years of Industry Growth

The winemakers of Israel are unique because they're constantly "trading ideas back and forth. If one winery in Israel succeeds, we all succeed."

Head of Judea & Samaria Council Resigns

Ro’e’s predecessor in the post was Dani Dayan, who now serves as Israeli Consul-General in New York City.

‘Multiple Apartments’ Tax Struck Down by High Court

An expanded panel of judges handed down the decision Sunday, determining the proposed multiple apartments tax was illegal.

Israel to Revoke Al Jazeera Press Credentials

Kara says it's “delusional” that regional Arab states have banned Al Jazeera for incitement, but that Israel has not.

Woman, 25, Undergoes Tongue Reconstruction at Tiberias Hospital

"We discovered a 4-cm-wide ulcer on the right side of the tongue, which raised an immediate suspicion that it was a cancerous tumor," Explained Dr. Abu al-Na'aj.

Court Revokes Citizenship of Israeli Arab Who Rammed and Stabbed 4 Jews

In court, the terrorist claimed that this was not a terrorist attack but rather his loss of control over his vehicle: "I did not do anything, they want to turn me into a terrorist, I do not know what they want from me," he said.

Report: Haredi Private Shabbat Power Stations May Raise Israelis’ Electric Rates

Yedioth quotes MK Maklev as saying that at the current situation the IEC incurs a 15% loss in serving Haredi customers, and perhaps using that amount to offset the regular loss would eventually benefit everybody.

Christian Archaeologists May Have Unearthed Lost Kinneret City of 3 Apostles

Because of the importance of the place to the Christian world, many scholars have been engaged in identifying its location.

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