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Posts Tagged: amir peretz

April 2, 2015 11:56 am
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New and Old Faces in Israel’s 20th Knesset Are Officially Sworn In

The Knesset opening session was buzzing with new faces, as 39 new Members of Knesset joined their veteran colleagues in the swearing in ceremony that...

May 27, 2013 9:33 am
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Charedi Draft Bill Provisions Disputed by Peri Committee Members

Jerusalem Post - Several members of the Peri Committee - which has been tasked with drawing up legislation for drafting haredi men into national...

May 26, 2013 10:54 am
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Peres Appeals for Peace at World Economic Forum, Expected to Tout Pre-67 Borders

Israeli President Shimon Peres said Sunday Israelis and the Palestinian Authority could "overcome skepticism and doubts" to find a lasting peace. Speaking to reporters at the...

May 23, 2013 10:16 am
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Israel Considers Cutting Gas Export Quota Drastically

Israel is considering cutting gas exports due to social protests in the country, Israeli media reported Thursday. Minister of Energy and Water Resources Silvan Shalom may...

April 15, 2013 1:07 am
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Knesset Committee: In Six Weeks We Will Have Burden Law

Ynet - The Knesset Committee for Promoting Equal Share of the Burden, headed by Science Minister Yaakov Perry (Yesh Atid), convened for the first...

April 9, 2013 8:34 am
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Israel’s Cabinet Forms Committee to Draft New Conscription Law

Times of Israel -The Cabinet on Sunday appointed a ministerial committee tasked with drafting new legislation for the recruitment of ultra-Orthodox Jews and Arabs...

April 5, 2013 1:51 am
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Bennett: Integration of Haredim into Workforce More Important Than Universal Draft

Times of Israel - Integration of ultra-Orthodox Israelis into the workforce is more important than a universal draft law to mandate the religious...

April 4, 2013 1:34 am
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Ministerial Committee to Submit Burden-Sharing Bill to Knesset Within 49 Days

Ynet - It was announced Wednesday that Science Minister Yaakov Peri will head a ministerial committee that will legislate issues pertaining to "equal share of...

March 15, 2013 11:54 am
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Netanyahu Signs Deal With Yesh Atid and Jewish Home to Form New Government

Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud-Beiteinu party inked a coalition deal with Yesh Atid and the Jewish Home party Friday, bringing to an end negotiations to form a...

February 19, 2013 12:52 pm
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Livini is First to Join Netanyahu Coalition, Will be Next Justice Minister

In the shifting world of Israeli coalition politics, Tzipi Livni, a longtime foe of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, is expected to become the...

January 7, 2013 11:13 am
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Naftali Bennett: Netanyahu Wants Leftist Government

Ynet -- Though the meeting of the Left-Center bloc, called with the intent to form a united front ahead of the nearing elections, did...

December 19, 2012 1:36 pm
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Israeli Elections and the Death of the Political Left

What a difference a month makes. Not so long ago we in Israel were digesting the results of the decision of the American people to...

November 22, 2012 1:03 pm
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After Ceasefire New Poll Shows Significant Drop in Support for Netanyahu, Rising Right Wing

A new Israeli poll released this morning, and conducted following the cease-fire with Hamas, announced yesterday after 8 days of fighting, shows a significant drop in public...

November 15, 2012 11:09 pm
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Opinion: Idolatry and Failure-Worship Surge on Israel’s Left

Abraham, father of both Arabs and Jews, was famous for breaking idols, but some of his leftist children are back praying to false gods, and...

Culture

Finding ‘The Lost Book of Moses’

The Lost Book of Moses is an account of author Chanan Tigay’s exhaustive search for the whereabouts and authenticity of the...

TripAdvisor Ranks Eilat Hotel Best in Middle East, 25th Worldwide

A luxury hotel in the southern Israeli resort town of Eilat was ranked first in the region and 25th internationally by a...

Features

A Muslim Woman’s Fight Against Radical Islam

If there is a single question that defines the geo-politics of our age, it might be the question that Farhana Qazi has been...

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

Israel

Watchdog: Human Rights Watch ‘Deeply Implicated in BDS and Other Form...

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is “deeply implicated in BDS and other forms of political warfare” against the Jewish state, a...

Middle East

Iraqi Forces Enter ISIS-Held Mosul Neighborhood

Iraqi forces have entered a neighbourhood in West Mosul for the first time since launching an operation to retake it from so-called Islamic State (IS) five days ago. It comes a...

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