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Report: 48% of Jerusalem Residents Are Poor

Almost half of the residents of the holiest city in the world are living under the poverty line.

President Rivlin: Israel Is Democratic and Jewish and Tribal, and There Are Arabs, Too

Naturally, when MK Odeh speaks of two states, he really means four states: three purely Arab — Jordan, the PA and Gaza, and one 20% Arab — Israel.

Liberman Says No Interviews Till Rosh Hashana, But Ministry Will Pay Expenses for IDF...

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman told the Yisrael Beytenu faction he won't give media interviews until at least Rosh Hashana: first he has to "learn the material."

Anxious Callers Can Now Track Israeli MDA Ambulances Via GPS

The anxiety of wondering how long it will take till the ambulance arrives may soon become a thing of the past, thanks to GPS technology.

High Court OK’s Jerusalem Day Flag Parade Through Muslim Quarter in Old City

The High Court gave a green light for the Jerusalem Day Flag Parade to march through the Muslim Quarter.

Likud MK Benny Begin Tears Into Liberman Supporters, Liberman Himself

Likud MK Benny Begin is outraged that fellow party members supported the appointment of new Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman.

Pres. Rivlin Understands Arab Students’ Dilemma on National Symbols, Anthem: ‘Must Be Addressed’

President Rivlin was asked by Arab high schoolers how they should grapple with the Jewish symbolism in the national anthem, as non-Jews.

Egypt’s Chief Cleric Scolds Israel Over Nude Dancers in Holy City of Jerusalem

Egypt's chief cleric reprimanded Israel for allowing its holy city to be sullied with a nude dance performance.

Israelis to Get ‘Happy’ at Pharrell Williams Concert in Rishon Lezion

The man who gave a new, planet-wide meaning to the word 'happy' will bring his music and his muse to Rishon Lezion this summer. Israelis are happy!

Pres. Rivlin Congratulates Delegation on Israel Bonds’ 65th Anniversary

A delegation of 140 worldwide Israel Bond representatives met with Pres. Rivlin in Jerusalem.

Arab Stoning Attack Smashes Bus Windshield, Terrifies Children at Maale Zeitim

Arab terrorists hurled rocks at Egged bus 83, smashing its windshield, in Ma'ale Zeitim across from the Mount of Olives cemetery.

Special Ceremony at Jerusalem’s Mt. Herzl Honors Israel’s Victims of Terror

Israelis honored the nation's victims of terror at a special ceremony at Jerusalem's Mt. Herzl cemetery.

‘Miriam’s Song’ Speaks to the Soul of the Nation of Israel About Loss

The Hebrew-language best-seller, Miriam's Song, by Miriam Peretz, will be a hit in English that shatters hearts.

Pro-Israeli Danish Journalist Ejected from Temple Mount

A Danish journalist was ejected from the Temple Mount grounds because she published anti-Waqf articles.

Tens of Thousands Stream into Hebron for Passover Festival

Tens of thousands of Jews streamed into Hebron to celebrate the city's annual Passover festival.

Tel Aviv Yafo Celebrates Water Sports This Week in ‘Sail 2016’

Israelis and tourists from all over the country and abroad are in Tel Aviv this week to celebrate water sports.

Colel Chabad ‘Charging’ Ahead on Passover Preparations

Colel Chabad is working with the Israeli government to make sure that every Israeli has what they need for Passover.

Female Terrorist Attack Foiled in Rosh Ha’Ayin

Police say they have the female terrorist in custody to "more fully understand her motives."

Analysis: Prosecutor Siding with Reform, Missionaries, Against Rightwing Author

Naturally, in a country without a constitution guaranteeing freedom of speech, the policeman is king.

Arad Mayor, Chabad Rabbi Invite Tourism to Israel’s Sunny South

Arad Mayor Nisan Ben Hamo was at the International Tourism Expo in Tel Aviv, answering questions about his beautiful city.

‘Small Schools, Kindergartens Don’t Qualify for Gov’t Security Protection’

At what age and population mass is the protection of an Israeli child's life important?

Meretz Call to Boycott Restaurant Closing on Shabbat Backfires

A local Meretz rep tried to launch a boycott of a popular restaurant that becomes Sabbath observant.

Beit Shemesh Mayor’s Infant Grandson Passes Away

The infant grandson of Beit Shemesh Mayor Moshe Abutbul has passed away after a head injury.

Netanyahu Says ‘Don’t Confuse Jewish Extremists with Religious Zionism’

The Prime Minister charged that anyone who tries to lump extremists with religious Zionists "does a very great injustice to a dear public that is loyal to the state."

Research Links Being Religious with a Happy Life – but only for Jews

The Taub Center noted a link between being religious and being satisfied with aspects of living, but that it does not necessarily apply to non-Jews. Hareidim live longer

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