Daily Archives: January 22, 2021

Israel’s three lockdowns: Variations on a very skeptical theme

By | 2021-01-22T22:11:45+00:00 January 22nd, 2021|Israel|

The sense of emergency during the first lockdown was replaced by distrust of government officials during the second. The third has been marked by another spike and defiance by the ultra-Orthodox community

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Coronavirus live: Israel to start vaccinating 16-18-year-olds

By | 2021-01-22T21:33:54+00:00 January 22nd, 2021|Middle East|

Russia and Israel discussing joint production of vaccine ■ Education Ministry estimates a third of high schoolers not participating in remote learning

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Bosnian Muslim ex-commander jailed 10 years over war crimes by Islamist fighters

By | 2021-01-22T20:40:06+00:00 January 22nd, 2021|World|

After a five-year-long trial, Sakib Mahmuljin faces 10 years in prison for failing to prevent or punish those responsible for atrocities against Serb prisoners in the 1990s conflict where 100,000 died

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A battle over COVID rules breaks out in Israeli Haredi city. This is what it looked like

By | 2021-01-22T19:25:44+00:00 January 22nd, 2021|Israel|

Large police forces arrived at a Bnei Brak yeshiva only a few hours after two officers were injured by ultra-Orthodox extremists while attempting to disperse gathering

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Egypt’s cabinet toughens law banning female genital mutilation

By | 2021-01-22T12:46:22+00:00 January 22nd, 2021|Middle East|

'It's a good step, but we don't want only laws on paper with no implementation,' civil society leader says, as bill imposing harsher sentences awaits parliament, president approval

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Settlers are taking their anger out on Palestinians – as Israeli troops watch

By | 2021-01-22T10:35:35+00:00 January 22nd, 2021|Middle East|

Since the death of a settler teen in an accident a month ago, there have been some 44 attacks by settlers on Palestinians – but not one arrest. Three of those assaulted recount what they endured

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Israel’s high-tech industry has a diversity problem. Here’s why

By | 2021-01-22T10:29:04+00:00 January 22nd, 2021|Uncategorized|

One of Israel's most lucrative industries has barely been affected the coronavirus crisis, but getting there proves difficult for women, Arabs and ultra-Orthodox

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