The bill which allows 90 MKs to suspend their fellow lawmakers from parliament is yet another attempt to impose tyranny of the majority.
- Kuwait backs alliances against Islamic State, but no troops (Reuters)
- Turkish soldier, 15 militants killed in clashes between security forces and Kurds (Reuters)
- China confirms first imported Zika case (Reuters)
- Sweden arrests 14 over plan to attack asylum center (AP)
- Israeli moderately wounded in stabbing attack near West Bank settlement (Haaretz)
- IDF investigates report of stabbing attack in the West Bank (Haaretz)
- PM: We'll surround ourselves with fences in defense against the wild beasts around us (Haaretz)
- Netanyahu on Turkey: We're aiming for normalization, but it's a two-way process (Haaretz)
- Defense Minister Ya'alon heads to Germany, Switzerland to meet counterparts (Haaretz)
- U.S. intelligence chief: Syrian government used chlorine in attacks on opposition groups (Reuters)
- Number of migrants reaching Europe by sea soars 10-fold, migration agency says (Reuters)
- Saudi Arabia says it shot down missile fired from Yemen (AP)
- U.S., allies say target Islamic State with 18 strikes in Iraq, three in Syria (Reuters)
- Turkey opens border for injured Syrian refugees, aid organization says (DPA)
- Iraqi: Government forces have regained full control of Ramadi from ISIS (AP)
Leaving Israel used to be considered a disgrace, but today the growing expat community in Toronto is getting a warmer welcome by the city's Jews.
When I visited Jinba with Ta’ayush activists last Saturday to help clear the rubble away, Hamudi looked at me, grinning: “So you’re not going to tell the other Jews to come destroy our house again?”
Finance Committee paves way for foreign mutual funds to be marketed to Israelis; Israel Chemical’s higher quarterly profits beat analysts’ expectations; Edison Research to analyze firms for TASE.
At a time of declining rates of Jewish identification and synagogue memberships in the U.S., new ways of connecting to Judaism are surfacing, and proving successful. Now, a group hailed for its innovative spirit is offering a rabbinic fellowship.
Thousands of improvised explosive devices remain in the war-torn Iraqi city.
‘Muqtatafat,’ an English-language anthology of cartoons, depicts the region’s politics in somber, incendiary and sometimes surreal scenes