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It’s Elul — But Shmitah Has a Long Way To Go, Israeli Farmers Say

Israeli farmers say in some cases the Shmitah year actually has a long way to go; another year, in fact.

Mengisto ‘Did Not Know What He Was Doing,’ Says Brother

Avraham Mengisto's family held a rally outside Hadarim Prison on Monday to demand their son be released by Hamas in Gaza.

Joint Shin Bet, Customs Sting Foils Gaza’s Latest Smuggling Operation

Shin Bet operatives and Israeli customs personnel at the Nitzana border crossing caught smugglers "importing" 2-ton fiberglass rolls to Gaza.

GOP Pres. Candidate Mike Huckabee Set to Arrive in Israel

GOP presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee is set to arrive in Israel on Tuesday.

Mengisto Family Protest Monday Seeks Son’s Release From Gaza

On Monday, the family of Hamas-held hostage Avraham Mengisto will protest near the families of PA prisoners.

Jewish Teen Attacked, Arabs Riot in Jerusalem

Arabs continue to attack Israeli civilians and police daily in and around Jerusalem.

Tourists Attacked in Old City by Jerusalem Arab

An Arab hurled rocks at tourists Monday night as they walked on the Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem.

Israeli Jews Meet Independently with PA Chairman Abbas in Ramallah

An independent Israeli Jewish social action group met Sunday with Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas.

Palestinian Arabs Snap Happy ‘Selfies’ at Site of Terror Attack on Israelis

Palestinian Arabs happily snap 'selfies' at site of vehicle terror attack on Israelis in Samaria.

Economics Committee Tussles with Finance Over Broadcast Authority

The Knesset Economics Committee threatens the Finance Ministry with dark TV screens in a "reminder" letter over the Israel Broadcasting Corp. budget.

Protesters Rally Against Terror Attacks in Israel and PA

Anti-violence protesters rallied in Tel Aviv Saturday night against terror across the country and the PA.

Har Nof Ultra-Orthodox Yeshiva Project Blocked by Religious-Zionist Residents

Residents of Hai Taieb Street objected to the plans that would change the character of their street and overwhelm the infrastructure.

Cabinet Passes 2015-2016 Budget, DM Ya’alon Abstains

The Israeli cabinet has passed the 2015-2016 budget, with the abstention of Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon.

Jews, Arabs Unite to Underline Co-existence in Gush Etzion

Arabs and Jews rallied together for co-existence Sunday at the Gush Etzion junction, joined by MK Yair Lapid.

Jerusalem Suburb Evacuated as Wildfire Burns Homes

Wildfires again were raging in the Judean Hills around the Israeli capital this weekend. Even Sapir was evacuated as homes burned.

Sharks Circles Surfer Off Ashdod Coast

The surfer got back to shore and saw there had been two sharks circling him.

Tent City Raised to Protest Beit El Building Demolitions

A tent city is raised in solidarity with Beit El residents, where two half-finished apartment buildings are threatened with demolition.

Jerusalem Arab Children Taught ‘Martyrdom’ at Al Aqsa Mosque Summer Camp

Arab children are taught to be "martyrs" at the Al Aqsa Mosque summer camp in Jerusalem.

Temple Mount Activist Yehuda Glick Praises Govt But Wants to See ‘More’

Temple Mount activist Yehuda Glick praises Israel's government but says "more" needs to be done about disparity at the site.

Jerusalem Police Nab 7 Local Arabs in Attacks on Jews in Armon HaNatziv

Local Israel Police have arrested seven Jerusalem Arabs in connection with recent attacks on Jews.

Firefighters Extinguish Blazes around Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria

Firefighter aircraft and ground crews fought fires in four locations Sunday -- each in a different direction around Jerusalem.

Beit Shemesh Forest Fire ‘Worst Since Carmel’

Friday's forest fire near Beit Shemesh reduced nearly 2,000 dunam to ash; it was the worst since the Carmel tragedy.

Ilatov: ‘Hatikva’ Must Be Sung By Judges Appointed in State of Israel

Yisrael Beytenu MK Robert Ilatov says committee will require new judges to sing "Hatikva" at swearing-in ceremony.

No Police Restrictions in Tisha B’Av Walk Around Jerusalem Walls

For the first time, there are no police restrictions on the annual Tisha B'Av evening walk around Jerusalem's Old City walls.

2 Israelis Nabbed in US-Israel-Russia Securities Fraud Sting

The FBI and Israel Police together arrest 4 in a massive US-Israel-Russia securities fraud scheme.

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