Former PM Ehud Olmert says was never involved in financing issues, paid money whenever he owed it.
The former prime minister says his hundreds of flights abroad were 'networking' opportunities to connect with colleagues and donors.
A highly unusual collaboration is taking place in Jerusalem: a Haredi collector of street posters who swore never to set foot in the national library is helping it to scan his treasures
Arrests come as dozens of rightists, Palestinians clash at Damascus Gate.
The new agreement raises the salaries of the new rabbis to between NIS 16,000 - 29,000, equal to 80 percent of the salary of the municipality's director general.
For the community of Bratslaver Hasidim living under the leadership of Rabbi Eliezer Berland, the shooting of a student at Joseph's Tomb in Nablus last month only serves as an impetus to undertake additional risky missions.
United Torah Judaism threatened to quit the coalition if the cabinet approved a resolution to address discrimination in Haredi schools.
Religious Services Minister Yaakov Margi notes that he is not legally permitted to impose the appointment of women.