Fresh Doubt Over Ailing Israeli Daily Maariv After Cofunders Decide to Stop Bankrolling Newspaper

Family members of publisher Shlomo Ben-Zvi opt to withhold further payments to daily Maariv in its current form.

The future of Israeli daily Maariv is in doubt after family members of publisher Shlomo Ben-Zvi announced Thursday that they intend to withhold further cash transfers to the ailing newspaper in its current form. Maariv CEO Israel Goldstein warned staff in an email that the paper is at a critical point.