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Rivlin Turns to Bible for Lesson on Democracy, Political Culture

“There is nothing more Jewish than pointed disagreement. And there is nothing more democratic than pointed disagreement. It is possible, important and perhaps even crucial to discuss and to insist on a culture of disagreement."

Arab Smugglers’ Route to Arad Valley Disrupted by Regavim, Says Court

"The Israeli government must create another specialized enforcement unit, like the Yoav Unit in the Negev, in order to stop strategic maneuvers of this kind before it's too late."

Guaidó Seeks to Restore Ties Between Venezuela and Israel

"We will renew ties, later we will announce the appointment of an ambassador to Israel, and we really hope an ambassador from Israel will come to us.”

Israel’s UN Ambassador Demands UN Condemn Barbaric Murder of Ori Ansbacher z’l

"The Security Council's silence will not help in this fight against terrorism, and will only allow the waves of hatred to grow unchecked."

‘No Place in Israel or Anywhere in World for International Force to Harm a...

“Instead of maintaining order and neutrality, TIPH observers used violence, created friction with the civilian population, and interfered with security forces."

Netanyahu, Wife Sara Lay Cornerstone for New ‘Yonatan’ Pre-Military Academy at Kibbutz Alumim

"The haters of Israel merely change; over the years they have not disappeared."

Shalva Band to Perform at Opening Torchlight Ceremony for Israel’s 71st Independence Day Celebration

“The members of the band represent in the best of all possible ways the victory of spirit over the body."

Israeli Government Approves Export of Medical Cannabis

“This is a dramatic move that was approved only after it passed all the meticulous procedures by professionals in Israel."

Roseanne Buddies with Miri Regev in Old City Streets

Anyone out there wants to start a petition? Draft Roseanne to the Knesset?

Sorry, Christians, No Baptism Today – Too Much Water in Jordan River

The baptism site, a.k.a. Qasr el Yahud (Castle of the Jews in Arabic), is the official name of a baptism site in the Jordan River Valley in Samaria.

Israel Warns UN Security Council Iran Opening Front in Judea, Samaria; Spending $7 Billion...

"With the help of Hamas ... and the head of the Palestinian branch of the Iranian Quds Force, Iran is trying to turn Judea and Samaria into a fourth military front against Israel."

Israel Adds CAR-T Immunotherapy Cancer Treatment to Healthcare Basket

Young patients in particular have had great success in recovery with this form of treatment.

Israel Prepares for Visit by Prime Minister of Muslim-Majority Republic of Mali

Mali's Prime Minister Maiga met in 2018 with Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Liberia.

Netanyahu Attacks Mandelblit Directly over ‘Questionable Timing’ of TV Interview

The AG allegedly told his circle: "The talking points come directly from above, the prime minister is dragging the entire country down with him, it's sad and it will hurt all of us."

Israeli Divers to Scour Danube in Search of Remains of Jewish Victims

Most of the Jews – especially the children – died immediately because the water was freezing cold.

IDF to Protect Rare Iris by Moving Iron Dome

“Combat troops appreciate the importance of preserving nature in the area in which they operate.”

Bank of Israel Keeps Rate Unchanged at 0.25%

The Monetary Committee has also cut the GDP growth forecast for 2019 from 3.6 percent to 3.4 percent.

Report: Netanyahu Fears Losing Religious Zionist Voters

On the question of who should lead the New Right party, 57% said they wanted Ayelet Shaked, compared with 43% who chose Naftali Bennett.

Elections Set for April 9, So What About Benny Gantz?

At the polls he has been sinking in direct correlation to allowing his run to gain a realistic substance.

Haredi Parties Could Pay a High Price for Failure to Cooperate on IDF Draft...

Yesh Atid chairman MK Yair Lapid said on Monday: "After the elections, a government headed by myself will pass the draft law without tricky combinations."

New Bank of Israel Governor: I Will Use Interest Rates To Direct Monetary Policy

"The current inflation target, within which the Bank of Israel operates, is a range of 1–3 percent per year."

Netanyahu: Turkey’s Erdogan is Anti-Semite ‘Obsessed with Israel’

"There has been an improvement. Erdogan used to attack me every two hours and now it is every six hours."

Netanyahu Tells Business World He Hopes to Prevent Second Yad Vashem, Maintain Free Market...

"Iran is responsible for almost all of the security problems that the State of Israel has."

Trump, Pompeo Told Netanyahu US is Pulling Troops From Syria

"They made it clear that they have other ways of expressing their influence in the area... We will study its timetable, how it will be implemented and – of course – its implications for us."

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