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In rare move, commander of elite IDF commando unit retiring from army life

By | 2019-02-19T06:56:58+00:00 February 19th, 2019|Israel|

Colonel H.'s decision to retire comes only a few months after IDF Lieutenant Colonel M. was killed in Khan Yunis in what was considered to be a failed IDF operation.

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Three indicted for poisoning, hanging to death Israeli farm dogs

By | 2019-02-19T06:00:40+00:00 February 19th, 2019|Israel|

Three people were indicted on charges of stealing 30 sheep from Moshav Yakhini in southern Israel, poisoning five dogs and strangling a sixth dog to death.

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Ben-Gurion University unveils AI platform for predicting ALS progression

By | 2019-02-19T04:09:09+00:00 February 19th, 2019|Israel|

There is currently neither a cure nor an effective treatment to halt or reverse the progressive disease.

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Becoming Astrid aims to present beloved Children writer in new light

By | 2019-02-19T01:42:19+00:00 February 19th, 2019|Israel|

The film focuses on the life of Astrid Lindgren, who penned that famous 1945 book Pippi Longstocking and other children's classics.

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Judaizing the Galilee? Land reform marks an about-face

By | 2019-02-19T01:30:40+00:00 February 19th, 2019|Israel|

The government is encouraging home building in the Arab sector by granting ex-post facto legal recognition to illegal building and transferring state land for Arab construction to solve the sector’s housing shortage

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Report finds wide but varying pay gaps by gender, religion and background

By | 2019-02-19T01:12:00+00:00 February 19th, 2019|Israel|

Prof. Alexander Kalev attributes the gap to the phenomena of non-college women joining the workforce only after they stop having children, leaving them with fewer years of seniority and fewer chances for promotion

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A champion of alliances in Israeli politics, Tzipi Livni rejected at finish line

By | 2019-02-19T01:01:16+00:00 February 19th, 2019|Israel|

After 20 years in politics, Livni found that the public had turned its back on her ideological hallmark – a two-state solution as a guarantee of Israel’s continued existence as a Jewish democracy

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Business in Brief: Tel Aviv Stock Exchange hires comedian to tout investing in shares

By | 2019-02-19T00:45:38+00:00 February 19th, 2019|Israel|

After year’s wait, KLA-Tencor’s acquisition of Orbotech to be completed Wednesday ■ U.S. hedge fund Starboard sells Mellanox stock at big profit ■ Tel Aviv shares eke out gain in thin trading

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Family members questioned in Jerusalem couple’s murder

By | 2019-02-19T00:34:18+00:00 February 19th, 2019|Israel|

Still no suspects in the double murder of Yehuda and Tamar Kaduri ■ Lawyer for the couple's children says 'police are asleep on their watch and are searching in the easy places'

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