Daily Archives: October 19, 2021

Statute of limitations for sexual crimes against minors to be extended

By | 2021-10-19T23:40:43+00:00 October 19th, 2021|Israel|

A new bill seeks to extend the current statute of limitations past 10 years – the current amount of time a victim has to file charges against an assailant.

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Haiti gang demands $17 million for release of kidnapped missionaries

By | 2021-10-19T22:36:42+00:00 October 19th, 2021|World|

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Tuesday the Biden administration is "relentlessly focused" on the kidnapping of 16 Americans and one Canadian.

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Lauder Employment Center lights up pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By | 2021-10-19T21:04:24+00:00 October 19th, 2021|Israel|

The Lauder Employment Center, run jointly by Jewish National Fund-USA and  Ben Gurion University of the Negev, will remain lit in pink until the end of the  month.

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Netanyahu’s twilight spurred attorney general to back ban on criminal defendants serving as PM

By | 2021-10-19T20:16:15+00:00 October 19th, 2021|Israel|

Avichai Mendelblit believes Netanyahu's actions as prime minister justify the legislation proposed by Justice Minister Gideon Sa'ar

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Novel AY4.2 COVID Delta variant identified in 11-year-old Israeli

By | 2021-10-19T19:55:26+00:00 October 19th, 2021|Israel|

The "Delta Plus" strand has been on the rise in the UK, with British authorities reporting 6% of the positive cases on Tuesday belonging to the AY4.2 strand, according to a Maariv report.

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International arts festival ‘Regarding…’ debuts in TA

By | 2021-10-19T19:27:26+00:00 October 19th, 2021|Entertainment|

The international arts festival “Regarding...”, backed by the Riga, Latvia-based LOUD Foundation nonprofit, will take a bow in Tel Aviv next week, with the inaugural edition running October 21-23.

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Program to mainstream Israeli children with disabilities backfires, as more parents opt for special education

By | 2021-10-19T19:21:31+00:00 October 19th, 2021|Israel|

The Education Ministry is giving the parents the choice, rather than having professionals decide, but the parents say the regular classrooms are not equipped to meet their children’s needs

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