Outside polling places in Tel Aviv and the suburb of Ramat Hasharon, voters see few signs for optimism on Election Day
Danielle Ziri is Haaretz's New York correspondent
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Rabbi Gilad Kariv is well positioned to finally become a member of the Knesset after several near-misses. Personal attacks by Haredi lawmakers don’t unnerve him, but the nonresponse from other parties does
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Fauci, who has won the Dan David Prize for his work during the COVID pandemic, has butted heads with Trump over the management of the crisis
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Hasidic organization's regional director calls Rabbi Michoel Green's statements, including on COVID-19 jab, 'extremely reckless and potentially dangerous'
With Israel leading the way with its coronavirus vaccine rollout, Israelis overseas are returning to get inoculated – even though they know not everyone will welcome them with open arms
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Twitter says Trump's account will be permanently suspended after Facebook 'indefinitely' banned the president from its platform following Capitol riots
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Jonathan Pollard, who served 30 years in prison, was greeted by PM Netanyahu at Ben-Gurion International Airport and received Israeli ID card
Governor Cuomo announces executive order increasing penalties on health care providers who intentionally disregard state's vaccine prioritization protocols
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European Union says it is committed to ‘protecting Jewish life and making it more visible as part of Europe’s identity,’ after spike in antisemitic incidents in recent years