The top 8 headlines you might have missed / Haaretz newsline, December 5
From Netanyahu reaffirming Israel's readiness for a two-state solution with the Palestinians to the IDF's grappling with a troubling slant in its military prison demographics, Haaretz brings you the top 8 headlines you might have missed.
Following a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reaffirmed Israel's commitment to the two-state solution, saying Israel is ready for a historic peace with the Palestinians.
A new Pew survey finds the American public's support for isolationist policy is at its highest levels since the question was first posed 50 years ago.
A top Israeli police commander has been convicted by the police disciplinary court for striking an Israeli Arab protester; film of rally debunked his claim of self-defense.
The IDF seeks to reduce the number of soldiers of Ethiopian origin who are sent to military prison by 15 percent within two years. The latter constitute 13 percent of the prisons' population despite their comprising just 3 percent of army personnel.
After being labelled sanctimonious and out of touch by Netanyahu's staff, former Shin Bet chief Yuval Diskin issued a harsh condemnation of the PM's conduct and governmental policy in a Facebook post.
The American Studies Association leadership unanimously endorsed a boycott of Israeli universities, but also sought the approval of the body’s 5,000 members.
For the second time in recent months, inciting graffiti was sprayed at the entrance to the Jerusalem apartment of a women of the wall board member.
And winter reached Israel at last, with heavy rain falling throughout the nation's north and center. Thursday night will be the coldest so far this winter.