In Israel, even Jewish couples who were married outside of the country can only be granted a divorce by the Rabbinate. Thus, same-sex couples who wish to separate find themselves in a legal lacuna.
The cease-fire between the Syrian army and Hezbollah on the one side, and Syrian insurgents on the other, came into effect on Thursday.
There was no security breach in what the former defense minister said about how an attack was thwarted; what has suffered is mainly Israel’s image.
A visit to the world's bagel capital is a chance to marvel at how this unassuming Jewish-Ashkenazi food has come from its 17th-century beginnings.