The top 8 headlines you might have missed / Haaretz Newsline October 29
From Paula Abdul telling President Peres he is 'so sababa,' to an Israeli Arab suing a Tel Aviv cafe for firing him for not being Jewish, Haaretz brings you top headlines you might have missed.
The 26 Palestinian prisoners slated to be released from Israeli prisons on Tuesday evening have undergone a series of medical exams and have met with representatives of the Red Cross, Israel Radio reported on Tuesday.
Since Hassan Rohani was elected Iran’s president in June, the country has been undergoing a process of deep internal political change. Nevertheless, there has as yet been no change in the regime’s “nuclear vision” or its ongoing nuclear policy, according to a position paper written by the head of Military Intelligence late last month.
Dozens of Israeli businessmen and women have recently been the victims of online fraud, with tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars stolen from their bank accounts after their Gmail accounts were hacked.
An Arab man from central Israel has sued the Tel Aviv Port branch of Cafe Cafe for NIS 100,000, after he was told on his first day of work as a waiter that the cafe could not continue to employ him because he isn't Jewish.
A 27-year-old asylum seeker from South Sudan died at a Be’er Sheva hospital after failing to raise the NIS 6,000 needed to buy an oxygen generator that would have enabled his release from hospital and kept him away from possible infections, to which he was particularly susceptible.
A New York jury has awarded a Jewish deliveryman $900,000 in damages for the anti-Semitic harassment he endured at the restaurant where he worked, The New York Post reported Monday.
A polio outbreak has been confirmed among young children in northeast Syria and risks spreading in the region, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.
President Shimon Peres met with '90s pop star and former “American Idol” judge Paula Abdul Tuesday morning. Abdul, who was raised Jewish, is visiting Israel to celebrate her bat mitzvah at the Western Wall. She reportedly told Peres he is "so sababa."
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