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Thursday, March 16, 2023
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Protesters block roads in day of ‘escalating resistance’ as PM nixes Herzog proposal
5 arrested for painting red line on street leading to Supreme Court in Jerusalem; reservists protest in Haifa and Bnei Brak; ‘disruptions’ planned in 150 locations
‘Don’t come back’: Protesters again block airport access, as Netanyahu flight delayed
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Ben Gvir calls to sack attorney general, urges fellow coalition chiefs to back move
Far-right leader claims Gali Baharav-Miara acting as ‘de facto opposition leader’ for opposing various government measures, urges her to be fired despite legal difficulties
Anti-overhaul protesters block off Ayalon Highway once again
Tel Aviv demonstrators march along Kaplan Street in the direction of Ayalon Highway
'Will Bibi break Israel?' Economist asks on cover of latest edition
Herzog urges nation to study his proposal 'in depth'
After coalition rejects his proposal, Herzog insists it’s a starting point for talks
President says he accepts constructive criticism of his ‘People’s Framework’ for judicial overhaul ‘with love and great respect’
Warning of civil war, Herzog unveils framework for judicial reform; PM rejects it
When Herzog’s bid to save democracy crashed into Netanyahu’s dash for absolute power
Barely a week ago, President Isaac Herzog told Israelis that in marathon behind-the-scenes discussions under his aegis, a compromise agreement on the revolutionary judicial overhaul being pushed by the coalition was "closer than ever." On Wednesday afternoon, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delayed leaving the country for a trip to Germany and instead remained in the Knesset in order, reportedly, to...
Ex-justice minister: Rejection a 'failure of leadership'
‘Unacceptable, insulting’: PM, coalition dismiss Herzog’s judicial reform framework
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his coalition partners on Wednesday night quickly rejected President Isaac Herzog's long-percolating proposal for a broadly agreed-upon judicial overhaul. Opposition leaders expressed cautious approval for the framework as a basis for talks, while lashing the government for so readily dismissing what Herzog...
From the blogs
President Herzog’s initiative is not perfect, but I support it
For Israelis to simply say ‘no’ with the sort of ferocity that was appropriate when I faced the KGB is a tragic mistake when we face one another
UN peacekeepers say no one crossed border in recent days
After suspected Hezbollah bombing, Gallant warns those responsible ‘will regret it’
Defense minister briefed on Monday morning blast carried out by man who infiltrated Israel from Lebanon; says Israel will retaliate
IDF suspects Hezbollah behind bombing attack on northern highway; terrorist killed
Hezbollah harassing northern residents with lasers; IDF responds with stink bombs
‘It’s your families that burned’ in the Holocaust, Likud minister tells critics
Galit Distel Atbaryan stands by Knesset speech, but says she regrets using language suggesting Sephardim should care less about victims of the Nazi genocide
Long ignored, Greek Holocaust survivors finally tell their story
UAE to donate $3 million to rehabilitate Palestinian town ravaged by settlers
Emirati President bin Zayed pledges cash to repair buildings and property damaged in riot in Huwara last month, after 2 Israeli brothers killed in terror attack there
Daily Briefing Mar. 16: What Smotrich said and saw in the US; inflation on the rise
I worked in the Republican Party. Israel’s government is adopting a vision found on its most extreme fringe.
The judicial overhaul is antithetical to constitutionalism, personal liberty, and the values on which Israel was founded
Commemorating Philip Roth means confronting his limitations head on
The author who had racial, religious and sexual hang-ups was also a bearer of unique and meaningful insights
Likud MKs are afraid of social division, but not enough to take a stand on overhaul
As protests, counter-protests, and recriminations hit unprecedented levels, lawmakers in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party are increasingly squeamish about the way their coalition's push to redraw power lines between the judiciary and politicians is dividing the nation, yet have been relatively muted in their criticism. Although a handful of senior coalition lawmakers have signed...
Tackling an existential danger — Israel’s neglected education system
Since no country can – or wants – to produce everything it needs by itself, all developed countries have to compete with one another in the global marketplace. This competition will only increase in the future, and the graph below reflects how each of the developed countries is preparing its children for that modern labor market. Even excluding Haredi children – most of whom do not study the required material and do not take the international exams – the achievements of Israeli children in the core subjects are below those...
Ben Gvir’s conduct in police matters may have ‘crossed the line,’ says AG
Gali Baharav-Miara responds to far-right minister’s High Court petition requesting he be allowed private counsel, says recent events ‘raise real concerns’ about his actions
Israel signals EU foreign policy chief unwelcome in Israel
Josep Borrell angers Jerusalem with an article that appears to equate Israeli victims of Palestinian attacks with terrorists killed in Israeli army operations
Report finds incitement, antisemitism still prevalent in UNRWA classrooms
US Jewish federations delegation lobbies in Israel against judiciary overhaul
Jewish leaders focus on proposal to allow Knesset to override Supreme Court decisions, seek to explain how government effort is impacting Israel’s ties with Diaspora
Swiss Keren Hayesod alarmed by Israel’s direction, terrorist death penalty bill
With Israel’s right-wing government, US Zionist LGBTQ group faces urgent crisis
'Being part of this is part of my heritage'
How Israel built its most talented roster ever for the 2023 World Baseball Classic
Though it’s faced some of its toughest challengers to date, Team Israel brought an unprecedented number of top MLB athletes – and here’s how it happened
US Jews — and allies — turn out to support Israel at the World Baseball Classic
Dust to dust
Webb telescope captures star going supernova on cusp of death
WR-124, star 30 times as massive as our sun, photographed shedding dust and gas into space in its final throes before expected explosion
Libyan military says it recovered 2.5 tons of uranium that IAEA reported missing
Man shot dead in northern Bedouin town in suspected gangland slaying
Return of a teen idol
Brat Packer Rob Lowe spotted on ‘guys’ trip to Israel
Toddler killed by car in southern city of Rahat
‘Israeli Madoff’ convicted over $150 million Ponzi scheme
AG ends probe into ex-Mossad chief over $20,000 gift from Australian billionaire
Parents given wrong embryo set to sue hospital for NIS 100 million
Israeli inflation higher than forecast in February, boosting odds of more rate hikes
Treasury reverses bid to oust Environment Ministry advisers from planning boards
Israeli company to start collecting lithium-ion batteries for recycling
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