The top 7 headlines you may have missed / Haaretz Newsline, April 28
From the former Shin Bet chief's harsh criticism of Netanyahu and Barak, to another case of exclusion of women, Haaretz.com sums up the top seven headlines from Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.
Former Shin Bet chief Yuval Diskin expressed harsh criticism of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak on Friday in a meeting with residents of the city of Kfar Sava, saying the pair is not worthy of leading the country.
Chemi Shalev envisages a future, two-and-a-half years after Romney is elected, in which nuclear understandings with Tehran and attempts to renew the peace process cast a dark shadow on relations between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the United States.
Syrian forces killed at least 10 people on Saturday in a village north of Damascus where army defectors had taken refuge, and in the coastal province of Latakia the army clashed with rebel fighters, activists said.
A Jerusalem mother of two was sent a threatening letter on Thursday, in yet another case of exclusion of women. In the letter, the woman was told she must leave the ultra-Orthodox neighborhood in which she resides for having “crossed the limits of the Torah of Israel.”
This week concerns were raised at the U.S. Congress that the cyber-attack by the Stuxnet worm against Iran's nuclear program may have been the "crossing of the Rubicon" for Iran, motivating it to engage in cyber-war against U.S. targets, including critical infrastructure.
Samsung America VP Guy Bar-Nahum explains how a boy from Bat Yam grew up to help invent the iPod and envision the future of cell-phone technology.
The German Jewish actress who charmed – and angered – the Israeli public / Elisabeth Bergner won great acclaim during a 1949 visit to Israel, even if most audience members could not understand her language.