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Haredi parties prepare for showdown over Western Wall plan

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 7:02 pm

The haredi parties are extremely concerned that the High Court will intervene on the side of those demanding a state-recognized egalitarian section.

Israel steps up Damascus Gate security following Jerusalem attack

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 5:45 pm

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Damascus Gate both a symbol of terrorism and the fight against it.

Man crosses over from Israel into Lebanon

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 4:03 pm

The IDF spotted a man crossing into Lebanese territory though Israel's northern border.

Grapevine: O Canada

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 2:14 pm

The Canadian Embassy celebrated Canada’s 150th anniversary at Beit Hasmachot in south Tel Aviv this week.

Over 300,000 Muslims attend Ramadan overnight prayers at Al-Aksa Mosque

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 12:59 pm

A day after the thousands gathered at the contested holy site to observe one of Ramadan's holiest nights, police arrested an east Jerusalem resident suspected of participating in terror activities.

Sharansky urges Netanyahu to block haredi conversion legislation

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 7:52 pm

The covert bill could strip the right to Israeli citizenship from huge portions of the global Jewish population.

Will the Knesset expand to 140?

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 7:19 pm

The number of MKs has remained unchanged since Israel's founding.

Israel’s Moyal joins Cosmos • Ben-Haim Sparta bound?

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 5:22 pm

“I am very happy to join the New York Cosmos,” said Moyal. “This is a historic organization to be part of and I look forward to contributing in any way I can.”

Croatia’s Spahija selected as next coach of Maccabi Tel Aviv

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 5:18 pm

Negotiations are also ongoing with young Israeli forward Karam Mashour.

Israel’s Day revved up for NASCAR chance

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 5:15 pm

Israel's Alon Day is making history.

Why keep an eye on Labor’s vote?

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 3:09 pm

As the Labor emerges as the most likely (if unstable) party to form a government in the next general elections, the 'Post' takes a closer look at the challenges and changes it faces.

MKs unite in favor raising the disability allowance

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 1:42 pm

“We will ask the government, as a united front, to approve this plan,” coalition chairman, David Bitan stated.

Do you believe in magic?

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 12:58 pm

Introducing a series on magical practices in Israel. In Part 1, we explore its relationship with Judaism, and the evil eye.

Happy first anniversary to...

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 11:45 am

... The Workshop Gush Etzion

Treasury names external accountant to Hadassah Medical Organization

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 11:17 am

Shaare Zedek board backs Jonathan Halevy.

Diabetic Muslims face health risks during Ramadan

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 10:44 am

Patients who take insulin drugs may develop hypoglycemia when fasting or hyperglycemia when gorging on food.

Will Amar’e Stoudemire play basketball again in Israel next year?

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 9:06 am

The 6-10 forward said he would enjoy defending Hapoel’s title, but the Israeli media have reported that he did not see eye to eye with the Hapoel coach.

Court orders police to return Olmert documents

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 8:45 am

Former prime minister denied two chapters of own book, warned by Justice Ministry not to bypass censor office

Herzog: Netanyahu won't deliver what Trump needs to close the deal

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 5:58 am

Opposition leader says ISIS killed Hadas Malka in Jerusalem on the prime minister's watch.

Israeli national religious rabbi looks to leadership of the future

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 5:49 am

Yitzhak Neriah, the co-dean of the Torah B’Tzion Yeshiva in Jerusalem, has expressed concern that there are insufficient numbers of young men in the sector who are dedicating their lives to Torah.

Israeli parties from Right, Left team up to fight prostitution

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 5:27 am

Lawmakers from every party in the Knesset signed the bill, except for the ultra-Orthodox Shas and United Torah Judaism.

Israeli court: Haredi calls for women to move seats on El Al now illegal

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 4:59 am

“Renee Rabinowitz, an 82-year old holocaust survivor, set out to fight El Al because she wanted to prevent humiliation and discrimination of other women on flights."

Lapid blasts corruption in government

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 4:35 am

"I have met more convicts in my five years in politics than in my entire life before that," says Yesh Atid leader.

Israeli radio icon Boaz Cohen quits 88FM

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 4:09 am

The resignation was in protest over increased restrictions and format changes to the station since it was taken over earlier this year by the Israel Broadcasting Corporation (Kan).

Hundreds cry for justice for Israel's missing Yemenite children

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 3:31 am

Jerusalem demonstration signals shift in public attitudes to mystery, long dismissed by some, as fate of vanished children still unknown.

Ex-Israeli police general: Use rubber bullets against ultra-Orthodox protestors

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 3:14 am

Security forces should have 'no mercy' when dispersing ultra-Orthodox anti-draft protestors, wrote former Israeli Police Major General Amit Arieh in a Facebook post.

Israeli forces brace for last Friday of Ramadan prayers

Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 11:28 pm

Rosenfeld added that after Friday prayers, police will continue heightened security measures in the area for Shabbat.

As Ethiopian olim trickle to Israel, many wonder when's their turn

Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 10:38 pm

Many families are split with only some members approved for aliya.

New seasons and old films

Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 9:27 pm

What's on this week on TV.

Meet and greet Sheeta

Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 9:21 pm

A new brand of craft beer is on the market.

Dinner at the Dan Hotel

Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 9:18 pm

The in-house restaurant is intimate and inviting

Striking a balance

Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 9:06 pm

The Intimadance festival takes place in Tel Aviv

Introducing ‘Icetree’

Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 9:00 pm

Inbal Pinto and Avshalom Pollak present their latest work.

Top 10 things to do

Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 8:55 pm

This week's top ten attractions.

Life... and death on display in Tel Aviv

Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 8:50 pm

Philippe Pasqua’s exhibition ‘Memento Mori’ can be seen at Zemack Contemporary Art (ZCA) gallery in Tel Aviv.

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