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Mon, 04 Mar 2024 06:23:21 GMT
Hapoel Jerusalem, Maccabi Tel Aviv notch crucial victories
Hapoel Tel Aviv downed Hapoel Holon 90-78 to exact an ounce of revenge for the last time the two faced one another in a game that the Purples won at home.

Mon, 04 Mar 2024 06:18:29 GMT
Regev: Gantz acting subversively against government with US visit
The transportation minister said that she believes that US officials "see a sort of weakness in Benny Gantz."

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 20:44:04 GMT
Rising stress of war: 78% reported in boys and 69% in girls, concerning report shows
The education system wasn't prepared for a state of emergency in terms of security. Until October 7, 26% of schools didn't have the proper protection, and 15% had no protection at all.

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 19:07:49 GMT
IDF, local Gazans make attempt to cooperate on aid behind Hamas's back
The report stated that most clans refused, however a large clan reportedly agreed, and another one is considering the proposal.

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 17:44:44 GMT
Israel's haredi IDF draft bill expected to advance in Knesset this week
The public debate over the haredi exemption from IDF service broke out after the government last month announced its plan to extend mandatory and reserve duties for current soldiers in order to fill

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 15:48:33 GMT
Eyal Waldman accuses: This billionaire stopped me from winning Israel Prize
Waldman claimed that Fogel exerted heavy pressure on the members of the committee to recommend another candidate "from the right sector."

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 14:24:15 GMT
Ultra-Orthodox Jews block Israeli highway in protest of IDF draft
The protesters can be seen blocking vehicles and clashing with police officers at the intersection near the Coca-Cola factory in Bnei Brak in footage shared on social media.

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 13:38:59 GMT
WATCH: 'We know we have a lot of work, but we think that we can handle it'
KKL-JNF Chief Forester Gilad Ostrovsky discusses how the war has impacted Israel’s forests.

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 13:36:33 GMT
Unite the Left, topple Netanyahu's government: Yair Golan's two goals
Part of the current lack of leadership lies in the fact that the goals for the war against Hamas are unachievable, Golan argued.

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 13:15:51 GMT
Israel pays tribute to the Bedouin heroes of October 7
As employees of the kibbutzim, Dahesh’s family knew many of the victims of the massacre, he said, adding that he attended 25 funerals and continues to visit his friends where they are displaced to.

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 11:14:05 GMT
WZO bars candidates opposing a Jewish, democratic Israel
Supporters of the proposal said that the constitutional changes would prevent non-Zionist factions from influencing or controlling WZO budgets and institutions.

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 11:01:58 GMT
'A gift to Israel': Liberman calls for elections for first time since October 7
The level of distrust and political maneuvering meant that "the government has exhausted its potential," and that it was time for an election, Liberman said.

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 08:40:06 GMT
Israel to change Eurovision song's name, lyrics amid political pressure
KAN will change the lyrics to Israel's 2024 Eurovision song submission, "October Rain," and its runner-up "Dance Forever" in order to allow the country to participate in the song contest.

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 07:51:58 GMT
A hundred years of art in Israel: Phoenix Group collection
On view for the first time outside of Israel through 1 March 2024.

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 03:33:05 GMT
Tel Aviv protester climbs on car, driver keeps going
Police said they were looking into the background of the incident.

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 03:00:43 GMT
Grapevine, March 3, 2024: Women underrepresented in municipal councils
Movers and shakers in Israeli society.

Sat, 02 Mar 2024 15:14:33 GMT
Jerusalem municipal elections: Who won? What happens next?
Jerusalem barely turned out to the polls for the municipal elections. What happens next?

Sat, 02 Mar 2024 14:11:44 GMT
Grapevine: Voting tradition
Movers and shakers in Israeli society.

Sat, 02 Mar 2024 13:44:49 GMT
Around 20,000 arrive in Jerusalem, concluding four day hostage march
The Israeli news outlet, Walla, reported that the demonstrators arrived in the city singing "Jerusalem of Gold."

Sat, 02 Mar 2024 12:42:54 GMT
Jewish man wounded in stabbing attack in Hebron area
The man, who was reportedly rescued by a passerby, was subsequently taken to Soroka Medical Center in Beersheba. KAN noted that the IDF was investigating the incident. 

Sat, 02 Mar 2024 07:22:08 GMT
This week in Jerusalem: Back in action
A weekly round-up of city affairs.

Sat, 02 Mar 2024 04:36:11 GMT
Peres Center awards female heroes of October 7 and the Hamas war
Among the recipients who did not speak are those who provided service to the state of Israel through hasbara and Israel advocacy. Recipients also included health professionals and IDF soldiers.

Sat, 02 Mar 2024 03:47:57 GMT
Second Israeli song entry for Eurovision in dispute as contest deadline approaches
The first-choice song, “October Rain,” was not approved by the EBU, reportedly because it contained a direct reference to Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack on Israel.

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 17:00:26 GMT
Grapevine, March 1 2024: Party pooper
Movers and shakers in Israeli society.

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 14:10:45 GMT
Is Netanyahu's day after plan on a collision course with the Biden administration?
National affairs: Instead of Israel often finding itself in the position of having to respond to the plans and initiatives of others, now others will need to respond to Israel’s clear position.

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 12:33:34 GMT
Yom Kippur War: Newly released archives detail Israel's POW deal with Syria
As part of its collection marking fifty years since the Yom Kippur War, the National Archives of Israel has detailed the role of US Sec. of State Henry Kissinger in the Israel-Syria negotiations.

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 08:30:24 GMT
IDF maps home of Eli terrorist in Kalandiya
Engineering forces, soldiers of the elite Duvdevan unit and reserve forces operated through the night in Kalandiya at the home of Mohammed Manasreh.

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 06:04:05 GMT
Gantz continues to strengthen, Smotrich fails to reach Knesset - poll
In the question of suitability for the role of prime minister, around 50% thought Benny Gantz was most suited to the role.

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 01:20:46 GMT
Black stickers: The government's new plan to shame companies raising prices during war
Economy Minister Nir Barkat called on the Israeli public to boycott Israeli food company Osem for refusing to cooperate with the government over food price rises.

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 22:48:38 GMT
Israel begins to rise in military firepower rankings after a decade of decline
This is still an overall reduction in ranking over the decade, as Israel had been in 11th place 10 years ago, during which time Iran rose rapidly despite the sanctions imposed on it.