The city’s rapid growth over the past decade—the highest among Israel's major cities at 63 percent—has led to infrastructure gaps, which the new plan aims to address.
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The Consumer Price Index rose 0.3% in December, while housing prices added 10.6% over the past 12 months. At 2.8%, inflation is edging closer to the 3% projection set by the Bank of Israel.
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As the number of daily cases continues to rise, Israeli experts admit that COVID policy based almost entirely on shots is proving ineffective.
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Hundreds gathered outside the attorney general’s home over the weekend in protest, claiming the plea deal “undermines public faith in the legal system.”
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The father of now-retired pastor Uwe Mader kept the parchments in his office under wallpaper and later locked them in a steel cupboard.
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“The bottom line is that Kazakhstan is a very problematic country. Why? Because basically, it’s a target of many important global players, including Russia, Turkey, the U.S. and China, not to mention Islamist groups. They all have interests there,” said Zvi Magen, a researcher at the Tel Aviv-based Institute for National Security Studies.
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France’s Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin said that 70 mosques in France are believed to be “radicalized.”
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The teams, who spent three years on the project, gathered with officials in Florida to watch the live launch via video from NASA.
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“Young Jews don’t need safe space; they need brave space—an understanding of what it means to engage with Israel. But we can’t ask them to be advocates until they know something,” said Rachel Fish, founder of the Foundation to Combat Antisemitism.
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Local Bedouin uproot sapling trees, throw rocks at police, civilian vehicles • 10 rioters arrested, three residents suffer minor injuries.
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“The scholars and fellows program that we’re working on—with a goal of having student and faculty exchange between universities in the region—is something that’s going to be a game-changer because this is bringing a peace between peoples,” said David Aaronson, deputy director of Abraham Accords Peace Institute’s new Israel office.
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These substances can be found in a large range of products, including Teflon pan coating, fire-fighting foam, flame retardants and water-repellent additives.
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“Beginning with 20th-century Zionism, there was a growth of vineyards specifically for the production of wine. It was coming back to a land that ‘knows’ how to grow grapes for wine,” said Talia Yashuv of the Hebrew University Institute of Archeology.
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The Auschwitz Memorial: “Exploiting the tragedy of people who between 1933-45 suffered, were humiliated, tortured and murdered by the totalitarian regime of Nazi Germany in a debate about vaccines and COVID limitations is a sad symptom of moral and intellectual decay.”
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Millions of Israelis are now furious over the government’s caving to the rioting and its alleged plan to recognize these illegal Bedouin encampments situated on state lands, claiming that such capitulation will only lead to further unrest and violence.
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“A big impetus for all this friction is the fact that there’s just been a disparity between the Bedouin’s perception of their property rights and Israel’s view of Bedouin property rights,” said David Makovsky of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. “Bedouin simply don’t have, for the most part, deeds to the land that they claim to be theirs.”
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Israel Police: “We will allow the freedom of protest as long as it is conducted in a legal manner; we will act with zero-tolerance against disturbances.”
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The highest number of incidents were in Afghanistan, Iraq and Africa.
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“The developments that gave Israel prestige in areas such as defense, health and green energy were created by engineers who studied physics at the onset of their careers,” said Benni Milgrom, academic coordinator of the Olympiad.
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As talks between world powers continue in Vienna, the Israeli prime minister raised the importance of maintaining a strong stance against Tehran’s nuclear program.
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