The top 8 headlines you might have missed / Haaretz Newsline, October 27
From an Israeli survey asking Jews in America where their loyalties lie to Tom Jones preforming in Tel Aviv, Haaretz.com brings you the top headlines you might have missed.
Israel’s immigrant absorption and foreign ministries distributed a questionnaire to tens of thousands of Israelis living in the United States and Jewish Americans asking them to indicate where their allegiance would lie in the case of a crisis between the two Israel and the U.S.
Israeli leaders have long assumed Washington is listening in on its phone calls to international leaders. Amos Harel asks whether Germany and France really didn't think the U.S. wouldn't spy on them.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cabinet unanimously approved the appointment of Karnit Flug as the first female governor of the Bank of Israel.
German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle sent a personal letter to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, warning that Israel’s failure to attend the Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review would cause the country severe diplomatic damage and Israel’s allies around the world would be hard-pressed to help it.
Five Jews were wounded on Friday night in a vicious fistfight that has been described by community members as “the worst incident of anti-Semitic violence in Sydney for many years.”
Iran has not halted its most sensitive uranium enrichment work, a senior Iranian parliamentarian said, contradicting a statement by another lawmaker last week.
The Israeli army will launch an internal investigation into two cases in which soldiers allegedly arrested Palestinian shepherds on false pretexts, the IDF Spokesman's Office has told Haaretz.
Welsh pop singer Tom Jones preforms at Tel Aviv’s Nokia Arena on Saturday night.