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Health Ministry: Israelis’ Longevity Rising by 5 Hours Each Day

Despite the delightful news regarding how much longer Israelis are living, in terms of their country's resources for their care the picture is less encouraging.

‘Regulation Act’ Goes to Knesset Plenum Tuesday Night – Vote Expected Late Monday

The regulation act which would have been met by outraged condemnation of the Obama Administration is expected to be ignored, if not applauded by the new tenant at the White House.

She Wouldn’t Listen: Trump Fires Acting AG for Doubting Traveler Ban

At 9 PM, Dana J. Boente, United States attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, was sworn in as Yates' replacement, but not before he reportedly pledged to 'defend and enforce the laws of our country.'

Likud Members Also Want Naftali Bennett In Their Party

Education Minister Naftali Bennett turns out to be a man much in demand: party members in both the Likud and in his own party enjoy his presence.

‘Normalization Law’ Could Pass Knesset Final Vote Today

Netanyahu's henchman, Coalition Chairman MK David Bitan, was seen trying to reach a deal with the opposition parties to postpone the vote by at east one week.

Gov. Cuomo Resisting President Trump’s Travel Ban [video]

State University of New York officials are trying to deal with the unexpected effects of Trump's order on the system's 64 campuses with their 320 students from the seven forbidden countries.

After Weeks of Official Denial, Israeli Arab Charged with Religious Terror Spree

Reporters were called in for closed meetings and told it would be for everyone's benefit to not stress that an Arab resident of Haifa committed a 'nationalistic' crime.

Trump: Restriction Is About Terror and Keeping Country Safe

People with green cards will be able to enter the U.S. but will have to go through "routine re-screening."

City of Jerusalem On Strike

The city of Jerusalem goes on strike hoping to inspire the Finance Ministry to release the funds it is supposed to grant the municipality as its "fair share."

Cabinet Reviews 25 Years’ Progress in Diplomatic Ties With China and India

"Our position is becoming stronger due to our technological, military and intelligence capabilities."

Egyptian Scholar Predicts Marriage of Mohamed and ‘Virgin Mary’ as Christians Rage On

According to the Egyptian scholar, while Mary will be Mohamed's "senior wife," the rest of his polygamous family will consist of “Asiya, the wife of the pharaoh; and Khadija bint Khuwaylid [the first wife of the Prophet]."

ACLU: Customs Agents Willfully Ignoring Judge’s Ruling on Trump’s Ban

'It’s working out very nicely,' the president said about his new executive order. 'You see it at the airports, you see it all over.'

Netanyahu Promises ‘Normalization Law’ Vote on Monday to Save Settlements from Uprooting

The legislation was repeatedly stonewalled by Netanyahu over the past few months, for a variety of political considerations.

2017 Oscar-Nominated Iranian Director Banned by Trump Order

'The Salesman' tells the story of a young couple who are amateur actors appearing in a production of Arthur Miller’s 'Death of A Salesman.'

New UN Secretary-General Not an Enemy of Israel

Guterres said in video message that 'the Holocaust was the culmination of millennia of hatred, scapegoating and discrimination targeting the Jews, what we now call anti-Semitism.'

Mexico Irate at Netanyahu’s Pro-Wall Tweet

Things started to get rough in Jerusalem when the foreign ministry was receiving panicky messages from heads of the Jewish community in Mexico.

Federal Judge Stays Trump Deportations, Airport Protests Erupt

The Trump order is based on the Obama Administration's Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act (H.R. 158), which prohibits some foreign nationals from visiting the US if they have recently traveled to Iran, Iraq, Sudan or Syria.

Iran Ready to Rev Up Nuclear Weapons Program If West Drops Nuclear Deal

World powers should remain cognizant the Islamic Republic's ability to replace old centrifuges with new ones, in order to potentially get its nuclear program going again 'should the 2015 nuclear agreement be violated.'

Iraqi, Yemenite Passengers Banned from NYC-Bound EgyptAir Flight

According to the president, the new measures would 'keep radical Islamic terrorists out of the United States of America.' He added: 'We don’t want them here.'

Trump Ducks Questions on PA Money, Embassy Move [video]

President Trump refused to provide conclusive answers on the two questions that could illustrate the difference between the Obama and Trump Administrations' decisions regarding Israel.

Silencing the Lambs: New Minister Celebrates Appointment with Joyous Slaughter of 68 Lambs

Kara, who was born in 1955, originally planned to slaughter 61 sheep, to mark his 61 years on God's green earth.

PM Netanyahu at Yad Vashem: Today’s Iran Advocates New Holocaust

Netanyahu shared his recent phone conversation with the new US president, saying Trump 'spoke about Iran's commitment to destroy Israel. He spoke about the nature of this nuclear agreement and the danger it poses.'

New WhatsApp Group Using Alerts to Catch Antiques Robbers

The robberies are carried out aggressively and in broad daylight. Unique legal issues between the IDF and the PA also make law enforcement difficult.

New Study: Israel No Longer a Priority for Many Jewish-American Voters

The self-image of American Jews, along with their self-perceptions, cosmopolitan approach, and value systems all developed before the birth of Israel.

Public Security Minister to Decriminalize Weed

Decriminalizing cannabis use does not make it legal in Israel, rather it will be downgraded to a level comparable to J-walking.

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