The Education Ministry's appointments comes months late and only in response to a law suit over the selection process filed with the High Court.
Palestinian president's bureau and Israeli Arab party that boycotted funeral were in touch, but disagreed over attendance; Palestinian official suspended after criticizing Abbas for visit.
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The 70-year-old is charged with making numerous Facebook posts encouraging violence against Arabs, public figures and leftists.
Correction issued to transcript that originally identified Jerusalem's location as Israel.
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The air force was practicing flying over mountainous terrain – the kind of exercise it used to do in Turkey.
Four experts at the Technion devise a step toward production of a quantum computer, in research recently published in the prestigious journal, Science.
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U.S.-Russian tensions over Syria have escalated since the breakdown of a cease-fire last month, with each side blaming the other for its failure.
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Fishman gets another 60 days to reach debt settlement with creditors; Plus500’s Israeli founders sell stock at steep discount; Wall Street pressures Tel Aviv shares lower ahead of holiday.