Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Yair Lapid announced the appointment of Dr. Karnit Flug as Israel's first female central bank chief, after 112 days of the Bank of Israel being left leaderless.
Netanyahu warned that the nuclear talks between Iran and the six world powers might "give legitimacy to a rogue regime that is participating in the massacre in Syria, is directing a global terror campaign, and calls for the destruction of Israel."
A second earthquake rocked northern Israel on Sunday, the fourth in one week.
A suicide bomber blew himself up inside a truck packed with explosives in Syria's central city of Hamas, killing at least 30 people and wounding dozens.
Palestinians living in Gaza reportedly received phone calls from the Israeli military accusing the Hamas government of spending funds on terrorism instead of on the enclave's residents.
Erich Priebke, a Nazi war criminal who died in Italy last week while serving a life sentence for his role in the murder of 335 civilians near Rome during World War II, will be buried at a secret location.
Egyptian doctor Mohamed Helmy was honored posthumously by Israel's Holocaust memorial for hiding Jews during the Nazi genoside, but his family says they wouldn’t accept the award, one of Israel's most prestigious.
Israeli model Bar Refaeli has denied reports that she is lonely and seeking a new famous partner.
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