Daily Archives: September 16, 2021

US: We haven’t explicitly called for direct Israeli-Palestinian talks

By | 2021-09-16T22:00:40+00:00 September 16th, 2021|Middle East|

US State Department spokesperson Ned Price said they were not expecting renewed talks following PM Naftali Bennett's statement that there were no plans to speak with PA president Abbas.

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Anhar al-Dik spent half her pregnancy in Israeli prison. She’s hoping her newborn won’t grow up there

By | 2021-09-16T21:52:00+00:00 September 16th, 2021|Middle East|

Just days before the scheduled birth of her son, security prisoner Anhar al-Dik was released, under restrictive conditions, so the baby would not be born behind bars. Anhar, who suffers from mental illness, is accused of attempting to stab a settler

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‘Sometimes, Hamas turns Israel’s spies into double agents instead of killing them’

By | 2021-09-16T21:26:50+00:00 September 16th, 2021|Middle East|

Bar-Ilan University scholar Netanel Flamer explains the difference between state intelligence and that of terrorist organizations like Hamas and Hezbollah – and warns of the serious tech threat to Israel

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The best and brightest appear on screen at the Haifa International Film Festival

By | 2021-09-16T21:09:41+00:00 September 16th, 2021|Entertainment|

The 37th Haifa International Film Festival, one of the most enjoyable film festivals in Israel, will run from September 19-28 at the Haifa Cinematheque and other theaters around the city.

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Where to go and what do do over the Sukkot holiday

By | 2021-09-16T21:05:05+00:00 September 16th, 2021|Entertainment|

Over the eight-day Sukkot educational hiatus, adults and children alike can find themselves at a loose end. Luckily there is an abundance of cultural and arts events going on.

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When the Shin Bet chief warned that educated Arabs are a ‘problem’ for Israel

By | 2021-09-16T18:49:27+00:00 September 16th, 2021|Middle East|

Extraordinary declassified documents reveal the reasons cited by Israel’s top security officials for repressing the country’s Arab minority

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Why the world’s most ancient terrain hasn’t changed in 2 million years

By | 2021-09-16T16:14:46+00:00 September 16th, 2021|Entertainment|

If hominids who emerged from Africa reached the area of today’s Israel, they trod the same gravel we are walking on today. A sweaty journey to the place where there is literally nothing new under the sun, just 100 kilometers north of Eilat

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