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Wednesday, January 4, 2023
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Justice minister rolls out controversial plan to overhaul judiciary, shackle court
Yariv Levin unveils legislative blitz aimed at hobbling judges’ power, claiming decisions overturning government and Knesset moves are damaging democracy; opposition vows fight
Report: Morocco delaying Tel Aviv embassy until Israel backs Western Sahara claim
Iran calls in French envoy over magazine's vulgar Khamenei cartoons
Gallant discusses Iran with US counterpart Austin, in first call
Raped, abused, exploited: Ukrainian women seeking refuge in Israel find no haven
A harrowing examination reveals much abuse sliding under the authorities’ radar — or being willfully ignored — while the perpetrators remain free to commit further crimes
Haviv Rettig Gur
Are Haredi parties standing in the way of their community’s prosperity?
All of a sudden, everyone is talking about Haredim. The formation of the new government and the dramatic concessions offered by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the Haredi parties in his coalition has brought the question of the Haredi, or ultra-Ortodox, economy to the forefront of public debate. Front-page feature articles in Israeli media over the past two weeks have laid...
UN Security Council slated to meet on widely decried Temple Mount visit by Ben Gvir
Session unlikely to lead to formal censure but will reflect anger and concerns surrounding sensitive site, with one US official accusing far-right minister of trying to sow chaos
After visit, Ben Gvir won’t say if he aims to enable Jewish prayer on Temple Mount
Degel Hatorah coalition faction mouthpiece pans Ben Gvir for Temple Mount visit
70% of secular Jewish Israelis feel threatened by new government, survey shows
A big majority among secular Jewish Israelis feel their lifestyles are threatened by the new hardline government, with most left-wing Israelis predicting increased emigration from the country, a survey showed Wednesday. It also found that a majority of Israelis believe Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu mishandled coalition negotiations by...
Rocket launched from Gaza at Israel after threats over Ben Gvir’s Temple Mount visit
Military says projectile failed to cross border, landed short in Hamas-run territory; no sirens sounded
Netanyahu’s UAE visit said postponed after Abu Dhabi slams Temple Mount visit
But Baharav-Miara to defend legislation enabling appointment
AG refuses to defend government in court against petitions over Deri’s appointment
Netanyahu argues to High Court that it lacks authority to review Basic Law enabling Shas head’s appointment or to interfere in PM’s discretion to make him interior, health minister
Daily Briefing Jan. 4: Next on the docket, Attorney General v. the Government?
Deri asks attorney general to revoke citizenship of 2 terror convicts set to go free
Ben Gvir faces dilemma as activists ask to hold Passover sacrifice on Temple Mount
Judah Ari Gross
Each year, fringe group tries to slaughter a lamb in line with its interpretation of a biblical edict, and is always denied. But now it’s asking a different kind of police minister
Christian cemetery vandalized on Mount Zion in Jerusalem
Police say many tombstones damaged at Protestant graveyard owned by Anglican church; video shows apparently Jewish men smashing the gravestones
You are not a banana peel
Created in the divine image, humans are intrinsically holy and their bodies must be treated with respect. Why, then, are they being disposed of as fertilizer?
J Street and what it really means to be pro-Israel
I would be glad to meet publicly with those who disagree and discuss civilly our views of US-Israel relations, Israel’s future, and the organization I lead
‘A hell of a variant’: Ultra fast-spreading strain could shake Israel’s COVID calm
COVID-19 experts around the world are watching with concern as the XBB.1.5 subvariant spreads like wildfire in the United States. There aren’t yet confirmed cases in Israel. But some 41 percent of American cases are now categorized as XBB.1.5, doubling the number of diagnoses in just a week, making the strain dominant. And so, with...
No-knife procedure to avoid some open heart surgeries is now in Israel
After demonstrating 57% remission rate, Israeli immunotherapy licensed by US firm
Some 85% of patients improved after taking new therapy developed by Bar Ilan and Hadassah; method involves adding artificial molecule to T-cells
'They're growing tourism on a scale not seen in decades'
Does an Israeli tourism expert’s Saudi Arabia trip hint at possibly warming ties?
When Israeli dual-national Joseph Fischer learned a global hospitality summit was being held in Riyadh, he inquired about attending. He wasn’t refused
Foreign Minister Cohen speaks with Bahraini counterpart, as concerns rise over ties
Eurovision organizer warns Netanyahu against threatening Israel’s public broadcaster
EBU director general asks PM to ‘safeguard the independence of Kan’ in order to remain a member; communications minister: I am ‘beholden to Israeli public and not any other body’
Yesh Atid petitions High Court against law expanding Ben Gvir’s powers over police
MKs Mickey Levy and Yoav Segalovitz, both former police commanders, call last week’s legislation unconstitutional, claiming it aims to ‘turn police into a political entity’
Border Police suspends troops after officer ‘forgotten’ in Palestinian town
Border Police launches probe after officer ‘forgotten’ in Palestinian town
Ukraine alleges Israeli FM’s call with Lavrov proves Israel changed stance on war
Kyiv fumes at Foreign Minister Eli Cohen, with Ukrainian Ambassador Yevgen Korniychuk saying Jerusalem is remaining silent as Moscow shells civilians
Drone advances in Ukraine could herald battlefield dawn of autonomous killer robots
Russia, shaken by deadly Ukrainian strike, may step up use of Iranian killer drones
US Orthodox group launches campaign against New York Times yeshiva coverage
Agudath Israel of America’s ‘Know Us’ initiative aims to push back against critical series of articles on Jewish schools, using billboards, white paper report, online outreach
Year of the reset: As era of cheap money ends, how will Israeli tech fare in 2023?
Israeli tech firms brace for more cost savings, downsizing to get through global slowdown as the strong get stronger and the weak get weaker
Zooz Power deploys first ultra-fast power booster for electric vehicles in Israel
Hezbollah chief denies rumors of poor health, slams ‘crazy’ new Israeli government
Iran frees prominent actress who was jailed for backing protests
Germany rejects Poland’s request for $1.4 trillion in WWII reparations, says Warsaw
Court remands modeling agent accused of sex crimes after year on the run abroad
Man gets life for murdering wife in front of their children, who tried to save her
Rise in suicides and in deaths overall among IDF soldiers in 2022, says military
Iranian chess player who shunned hijab moves to Spain after reported threats
Palestinian attempts to snatch soldier’s gun during West Bank raid, IDF says
Senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard officer shot to death on doorstep of Tehran home
FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried pleads not guilty to fraud in US crypto-currency case
Steeled for duty
New US lawmaker to swear in on rare Superman comic book
Bucharest city council rejects plan to remove bust of pro-Nazi minister
MARCEL GASCÓN BARBERÁ
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