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  • Trial of Israeli ex-minister for spying for Iran opens today

    The trial of , who was arrested for spying for Iran, opened on Thursday, though behind closeddoors due to a gag order still on much of the details. Segev, who appeared in the Jerusalem District Court, is expected to plead not guilty initially, though the prosecution believes that there may eventually be a plea deal. Be the first to know […]

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  • Minister ascends the Temple Mount after three-year ban lifted

    Member of Knesset and Minister of Agriculture Uri Ariel ascended the Temple Mount on Sunday morning. Uri Ariel‘s visit to the Temple Mount came after the three-year ban on Members of Knesset visiting the holy site was revoked by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Be the first to know – Ariel is a member of the the Bayit Yehudi (Jewish Home) […]

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  • Uri Ariel ascends to the Temple Mount after three-year ban revoked

    Member of Knesset and Minister of Agriculture Uri Ariel ascended to the Temple Mount on Sunday morning. Uri Ariel‘s visit to the Temple Mount came after the three-year ban on Members of Knesset visiting the holy site was revoked by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Be the first to know – Ariel is a member of the the Bayit Yehudi (Jewish […]

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  • Netanyahu responds to Holocaust criticism: Goal has been achieved

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded to recent widespread criticism of his joint statement with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Poland‘s role in the Holocaust, which was published as an advertisement in newspapers across Israel on Thursday, at the cabinet meeting on Sunday morning. "With regard to Polish [Holocaust] law, the aim of the cooperation with the Polish government was […]

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  • Grapevine: Official vs private

    ■ WHILE MANY dignitaries were all but falling over themselves in their desire to meet Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Mayor Nir Barkat declined since he had been informed that such a meeting could take place only outside Jerusalem – because the British Foreign Office considered a meeting within the city to have political connotations. Barkat was therefore invited to […]

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  • Wine Talk: It‘s all in the service

    There are very few truly specialist positions in the wine trade. Firstly, there is the viticulturist, an agronomist specializing in wine grapes. Then there is the winemaker, the “chef,” turning the precious grapes into even more precious wine. Finally there is the sommelier, a professional wine waiter and so much more, who is the front man when wine is opened […]

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  • Grapevine: Next year in Jerusalem?

    Does Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu know something related to the American Embassy that is still being kept from the general public? His closing remark in his address at the American Independence Day reception, hosted at the Avenue in Airport City by US Ambassador David Friedman, would suggest that he might. Be the first to know – Taking his cue from […]

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