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Friday, June 22, 2018
 
Sara Netanyahu indicted for misusing $100,000 in state funds to buy gourmet food
By TOI staff
Charges filed after prime minister's wife reportedly refuses to confess and return significant portion of money she allegedly diverted
 
Hamas paid family to claim Gaza baby was killed by Israeli tear gas, says cousin
By Jacob Magid
Mahmoud Omar, arrested by Israel for terror-related offenses, tells interrogators his relatives lied: 8-month-old Layla actually died from fatal blood condition that runs in family
 
Palestinian said to die of wounds sustained in Gaza border clash last month
By TOI staff and AFP
 
Israel media review / War or condom nation: 8 things to know for June 21
By Joshua Davidovich
 
Amid fears of new Gaza war, PM threatens to step up response to arson attacks
By TOI staff
 
Ignoring PM’s wishes, Jewish Agency committee nominates Herzog as chairman
By Raphael Ahren and TOI staff
In unprecedented move, commission disregards Netanyahu's preference in its choice for leader; move seen as rebuke of government's religious policies affecting Diaspora Jewry
 
Netanyahu to extend term of US envoy Dermer for sixth year
By TOI staff
 
Jewish Republicans target Democrat over donations to anti-Israel groups
By JTA
 
Condoms, kites, birthday balloons: ‘Silly’ Gaza weapons could lead to real war
By Judah Ari Gross
Palestinians in the Gaza Strip are relentlessly flying a variety of airborne arson and explosive devices into Israel, causing hundreds of fires, millions of shekels in damage
 
Erdan warns ‘very high chance’ of Gaza op in coming months
By TOI staff
 
Sappers defuse incendiary device flown into Israel by inflated condoms
By TOI staff
 
Booby-trapped Gaza balloons land on trampoline; mom tells kids: They’re not toys
By Judah Ari Gross
 
Analysis
In quashing Duma confessions given under duress, did court prohibit torture?
Despite judges' desire to limit scope of decision, conclusion that interrogation methods used by Shin Bet 'severely violated' far-right Jewish suspects' rights deemed unprecedented
 
IDF demolishes home of Palestinian car-rammer who killed two soldiers
By Judah Ari Gross
 
Police probing Palestinian carjacking of settler’s car
By Jacob Magid
 
US envoy fumes at Palestinians for rejecting Gaza aid drive
By TOI staff
Jason Greenblatt accuses PA and Hamas of 'hypocrisy' for claiming that effort to provide humanitarian help is meant to separate Strip from West Bank, hints donors are wary of Hamas
 
Saudis meet with Kushner, Greenblatt to discuss Gaza, peace push
By AFP and TOI staff
 
Iran insists US stop opposing Israeli nuke disarmament
By AP and TOI staff
 
Bill to criminalize some filming of IDF soldiers clears first Knesset hurdle
By Alexander Fulbright
 
Live updates (closed)
Kushner, Greenblatt discuss Israeli-Palestinian peace with Egypt’s Sissi
By TOI staff
Egyptian president urges 'two-state solution on the 1967 borders with east Jerusalem as the capital of the state of Palestine,' Cairo says
 
Film review
In ‘Catcher Was a Spy,’ Paul Rudd is a Jewish baseball player turned Nazi hunter
By Curt Schleier
 
In reversal, Trump signs order stopping family separation at US borders
By Jill Colvin and Colleen Long
US president vows 'zero-tolerance' policy on illegal crossings will continue, but says 'we're going to keep the families together'
 
Top rights body: Trump no longer ‘moral leader of free world’
By AFP
 
Stephen Miller isn’t apologizing for families being separated at the border
By Ben Sales
 
Trump lawyer Cohen leaves GOP post over child separation policy
By JTA
 
Israeli World Cup fans: Moroccans didn’t try to grab flag; ‘They welcomed us’
By Michael Bachner
After footage appears to show soccer supporters trying to snatch Israel flag at Moscow stadium, Israelis say scuffle was in fact over player's shirt
 
England fans filmed making Nazi salutes at World Cup
By AP and TOI staff
 
Iran keeps World Cup dream alive despite losing heartbreaker to Spain
By AFP
 
Arab sting: Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Morocco bow out early from World Cup
By TOI staff and AFP
 
Analysis
Israel may follow US in freezing out UN rights body, to some diplomats’ dismay
Politicians have welcomed the US decision to quit the UN Human Rights Council, but even some critics of the body argue it would have been better to stay engaged and defend Israel
 
Palestinians slam US after pullout from UN rights council
By Agencies and TOI staff
 
Haley blasts human rights groups for ‘thwarting’ reform of UN council
By Agencies and Raphael Ahren
 
UN Human Rights Council back to work with US seat empty
By AP and TOI staff
 
Top Ops
 
Zachary Schrieber
The OU’s lack of financial transparency
As the Orthodox Union expands its role, it must make crystal clear that all its dealings are kosher
 
Richard S. Moline
Should summer camp teach the ‘occupation’?
When even hummus is political, inflaming passions is easy, but what we really need is education
 
Howard Feldman
The day the Little Mermaid died
A South African model dared suggest Hamas shared blame for Gaza violence -- guess what happened next
 
Esther Palanker-Lyss
Who needs a chandelier in a mikveh?
The cost of living a religious Jewish life is high enough without having to keep up with the Cohnses
 
Immigrant center planned in the grounds of Boston’s oldest Jewish cemetery
By Matt Lebovic
Inside a converted burial chapel, the city's newest and most vulnerable residents will access citizenship resources alongside content on East Boston's Jewish past
 
Amid battle over migrants, debate on terminology dredges up Holocaust history
By Ron Kampeas
 
Jews separated from families during Holocaust condemn US border policy
By Josefin Dolsten
 
Kung Pao Tel Aviv
Hold the hummus, bring on the fried rice, say Chinese tourists to Israel
By Michael Harel
 
More Headlines
 
Swiping right / Bennett teased for proposing ‘world Jewish singles’ event in Israel
By Alexander Fulbright
 
NY survey finds widespread harassment of Jews and other minorities
By JTA
 
Coalition said drafting new bill to allow same-sex couples to adopt
By Michael Bachner
 
Qatar used pro-Israel businessman to pay Zionist group $100,000 — report
By Ron Kampeas
 
Yad Vashem apologizes for guide confronting Austrian leader over FPOe
By Raphael Ahren
 
Hungary adopts ‘Stop Soros’ laws penalizing migrant aid groups
By Géza Molnar
 
Book review / Vaunted high-tech sector not solution to Israel’s economic problems, book says
By Shoshanna Solomon
 
Officially naming Israel as Eurovision host, organizers start work on 2019 event
By Michael Bachner and TOI staff
 
In meeting with Volkswagen CEO, Netanyahu says protecting vehicles a main goal
By TOI staff
 
Michael Bloomberg pledges $80 million to put Democrats back in power
By AFP
 
Father sues Manhattan daycare for not allowing son to wear Star of David
By JTA
 
Saudi Arabia: A year of change with a new crown prince
By AFP
 
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