The top 8 headlines you might have missed / Haaretz Newsline, October 23
From a survey indicating that most Israelis support the establishment of an apartheid regime, to the foreign policy face-off between U.S. presidential hopefuls, Haaretz provides you with today's top stories.
According to a survey by Dialog, most of the Jewish public in Israel supports the establishment of an apartheid regime in Israel if it formally annexes the West Bank and a majority also explicitly favors discrimination against the state's Arab citizens.
President Barack Obama and Republican contender Mitt Romney faced off late Monday for their final debate before the November 6 elections, focusing this time on foreign policy. Below are a few choice quotes to summarize their remarks, issue by issue.
An Israel Defense Forces officer was seriously wounded during a military operation near the security fence on Israel's border with the Gaza Strip.
Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh on Tuesday welcomed the emir of Qatar to the Gaza Strip, in what was the first visit by a head of state to the coastal territory since the Islamic group took power there in 2007.
Iran said it would stop oil exports if pressure from Western sanctions got any tighter and it had a "Plan B" contingency strategy to survive without oil revenues.
Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, it didn’t take long for international Jewish groups to rush into Russia and begin rebuilding institutions of Jewish life that had been destroyed under generations of communist repression.
A UJA-Federation of New York employee was sentenced to six to 18 years in prison for stealing and selling the personal information of donors.
Following a surprisingly rainy winter last year, this coming winter's rainfall is expected to drop back to the average seasonal level, the Israel Meteorological Service predicted on Monday.