Did the Israeli public subconsciously commission the sculpture placed in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square, or was the project a lefty gimmick?
Private insurance companies will pay for six female-to-male operations at Sheba Hospital, because it is cheaper than surgery overseas.
Itay Zalait, who erected a statue of the Israeli prime minister in central Tel Aviv, specifically cited the case of the Bedouin activist jailed over a satirical Facebook post about the recent spate of fires.
Sources say dismissal was due to liberal views of center's director, who arranged screenings of Holocaust film and other activities that upset Warsaw's right-wing government.
Statue of prime minister Netanyahu was taken down after Israelis invited to 'topple Netanyahu' in Rabin Square.
The committee submitted its recommendations to Interior Minister Arye Deri, who is expected to consult with the mayors of the two cities before announcing a decision.
Even if the most pessimistic scenario plays out and Bat Yam residents turn into second-rate Tel Avivians, it will still be better than the situation now, with Bat Yam struggling to supply its people with even the most basic services.
Homeless man near Tel Aviv central bus station: 'Anyone who thinks that homeless people are on the streets by choice and out of an urge for adventure is a romantic who is cut off from reality.'
The past eight years have been an aberration, as far as U.S.-Israel ties are concerned. Hopefully they will now get back on track.
Raed Khalil, 37, killed two and seriously wounded another in a stabbing in the Panarama building complex, using a knife he took from the restaurant where he was employed.