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Former Israeli Tourism Minister Begins 15-Month Vacation in Hermon Prison

Misezhnikov transferred one million shekel to the National Students Union for a festival in Eilat which was produced by his intimate acquaintance.

Billionaire Jewish Philanthropist, Wife, in Double Suicide

Sherman has donated a record $50 million to the United Jewish Appeal. He built a major addition to the geriatric Baycrest center, as well as to other Toronto-area community centers and hospitals.

Fatah Calls for Protests against Pence as Israel Bans Fatah Member from Jerusalem for...

"We call for angry protests at the entrances to Jerusalem and in its Old City to coincide with the visit on Wednesday of US Vice President Mike Pence."

Israel on Strike in Solidarity with 1,700 Teva Employees Facing Layoffs

"Teva received $6.3 billion from the state and now it spits in her face – and it will continue to enjoy the same tax benefits on the savings of the layoffs in the years to come! This cannot be ignored."

Germany Mulling Anti-Semitism Commissioner Idea

"Each crime motivated by anti-Semitism is one too many and shameful for our country."

Iranian Blogger Questioned on Contacts by Shin Bet

The 33-year-old blogger was questioning about her contacts with Iranians, inside Iran.

Law Curbing Police Enthusiasm Moving to Knesset Plenum for Final Votes

Both Police Commissioner Roni Alsheikh and Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit criticized the bill.

Israeli Kills Daughter, Self, in Austin, TX, over Custody

The father had revealed his intent to take his own life and complained that his daughter preferred to stay with her mother, because she is "stronger."

Shin Bet Arrests Hamas Kidnapping Cell, Foils Hanukkah Conspiracy

The IDF has begun a new campaign to discourage Israeli youths from hitchhiking anywhere in Israel, but especially in Judea and Samaria.

Drone Shuts Down Ben-Gurion Airport

An unauthorized drone entered Ben-Gurion's airspace.

Youth Who Burned Down Auxiliary Building of Kinneret Church Sentenced on Eve of Hanukkah

It is fitting, perhaps, that the fire connected with the arson of a church in Israel is belabored just ahead of the national Jewish celebration of the Maccabim rebellion against the Syrian occupiers and their Helenized Jewish collaborators.

Anti Infiltrators Bill Undoing Supreme Court Imbroglio Passes by 71 Vote Majority

The Knesset approved an amendment to a law that allows government to imprison infiltrators who do not agree to be evacuated voluntarily to a third country.

Israel to Extradite US Jew Suspected of Murdering his Mother

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked (Habayit Hayehudi) instructed the State Attorney's Office to bring Gross before a District Court to rule on his extradition.

Terror Attack at Jerusalem Central Bus Station – Guard Critically Wounded

The wounded security guard was rushed to Sha'are Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem.
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Dozens Injured in Arab Clashes with Security Forces in Gaza, Judea and Samaria

The Red Crescent reported 21 wounded by rubber bullets in clashes throughout Judea and Samaria.
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Watch: Arab Shouts ‘Allahu Akbar,’ Smashes Amsterdam Kosher Restaurant Window

Restaurant owner Sami Baron told Channel 2 TV: "For Jerusalem I don't care if they break even more windows."

IDF Arrests 20 Suspects in Lynch Attempt on Israeli Children

According to eyewitnesses, dozens of rioters participated in the lynch attempt.

MI5 Reveals Thwarted ISIS Plot to Assassinate PM Theresa May

The plan, hatched by ISIS, was to launch a bomb attack on the security gates outside Downing Street 10, and when Mrs. May rushed out – to stab her.

Firebombing Attack on Highway 443

No one was physically injured in the attacks but targeted vehicles were damaged.

Thousands Evacuated as Wildfires Threaten Southern California

Some 50,000 acres in a 70-square-mile area went up in flames within just a few hours.

Police Investigator Suspended for Urging Anti-Netanyahu Protests

Police administrators initially wanted to suspend the officer only from the investigations in which she was involved directly.

Watch: Violence, Stabbing, in Knesset Committee Debate of Rights of Disabled

Several activists resisted the order to leave the committee chamber and some of them reacted violently: one activist stabbed another activist with his pen.

Bedouin Leaders to Arad Mourners: Don’t Let the Murder Harm our Coexistence

Jewish businesses in Arad are reportedly under pressure this week to let go of their Bedouin employees, and fear that their regular customers would go elsewhere for fear of the Bedouin staff.
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Clashes in Qusra Village, Arab Wounded by Israeli Gunfire

This week's mob attack began with heavy rocks thrown at the Israeli group and boulders rolled from uphill at them.

Facebook Threats Against Jewish Father who Saved Children from Arab Lynching

In the culture of the village in question, there is only a short span between a call for the killing of an individual and attempts to carry it out.

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