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Head of Israel Bar Association named as top lawyer in sex scandal

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 20:20
Effi Naveh, suspected of advancing judicial appointments for sexual favors, released to house arrest

Report: US plan has Palestinian state in most of West Bank, E. Jerusalem capital

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 19:17
White House dismisses Israeli TV report on ostensible US peace proposal -- which also details fate of settlements, but not of Gaza or refugees -- as unfounded speculation

Three Labor MKs jump ship amid growing anger at Gabbay

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 19:00
As embattled party leader seeks to shore up support ahead of elections, Ayelet Nahmias-Verbin, Hilik Bar and Eitan Broshi announce they won't seek Knesset reelection on Labor list

After botched satellite launch, Iran plans second try at space shot in months

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 18:47
France joins condemnations of Tehran over failed launch, calls on it to comply with UN resolution barring tests of nuclear-capable technology

Terror group says deadly Kenya attack over Trump recognition of Jerusalem

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 18:14
Al-Shabaab claims assault on upscale hotel complex in which 14 killed, including American who survived 9/11

Italian security officers leave Gaza after standoff with Hamas

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 16:55
Source in Strip says 3 were given permission to depart Palestinian enclave after being cleared by ruling terror group of wrongdoing

No remains of Holocaust victims unearthed in sweep of the Danube

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 16:38
Rabbi from Jewish search and rescue group says sonar scans of Budapest river find nothing; second scan planned

21-year-old Israeli woman found dead near shopping mall in Australia

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 16:28
Student reported to have been assaulted; Foreign Ministry assisting transport of body back to Israel

Ultra-Orthodox factions reunite in ‘equal’ United Torah Judaism

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 15:57
After 'procedural' breakup, Degel Hatorah and Agudat Yisrael sign new pact splitting the slate evenly for first time

Israel sets target of $1 billion in exports to Japan in coming year

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 15:46
Israel, Japan sign accord on cooperation in digital health; Tokyo eyeing Israeli cybersecurity tech to safeguard 2020 Summer Olympics

US soldiers killed in Islamic State bombing in Syria

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 15:39
US military confirms American service members among casualties in suicide bombing targeting coalition forces in northern city of Manbij

Hollywood power players save landmark LA Jewish deli

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 15:29
Irving Azoff, Jay Sures, Jeffrey Shell and Cindy Crawford among those reportedly buying and relocating Nate'N Al's

Dust storm chokes Israel as Jerusalem braces for snow

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 15:25
Snow begins falling in north of country and is expected to move south throughout the evening; high levels of air pollution in south due to dust

Israeli Johny Srouji reportedly in running for Intel CEO

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 15:22
Haifa native is a senior VP of hardware technologies at Apple and was responsible for setting up its R&D center in Israel; he has also previously worked for Intel

Jewish Insider’s Daily Kickoff: January 16, 2019

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 15:13
The Democratic party drops its sponsorship of the Women’s March amid Farrakhan blow-up; Republicans rebuke Steve King but face vexing question: Why not sooner?

Minister bemoans judicial sex scandal as top lawyer said set to take leave

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 14:51
Opposition calls for justice minister to resign after top lawyer arrested on suspicion of having sex with judge he helped appoint, and wife of another judge he tried to promote

Law and disorder: 8 things to know for January 16

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 14:25
An unnamed top lawyer with connections going all the way up is the talk of the town thanks to a sex-for-promotion scandal, with a gag order only fueling the rumor mill

Barking up the right tree: Israeli startup SeeTree aims at better fruit yield

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 14:14
Tel Aviv firm combines intelligence obtained from drones, ground sensors and samples to provide farmers with data on individual trees and tree clusters

DC court says Holocaust survivors can sue Hungary in the US for huge reparations

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 14:05
Potential multi-billion dollar suit dates back to 2010. Appeals court rules that in pursuit of justice, case can be tried in States. Lawyers say decision could go to Supreme Court

Facebook tightens ad rules in countries going to polls, but undecided on Israel

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 14:00
Company reportedly says it is limiting political advertising, increasing transparency internationally -- but has not made a decision regarding upcoming Israeli vote