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Israel's Ultra-Orthodox Parties To Unite Against Centrists

Reuters | Posted 03.27.2013 | World

By Allyn Fisher-Ilan JERUSALEM, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Israeli Ultra-Orthodox parties said on Friday they would band together to fight for...

First Rifts In Israel's New Coalition

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 07.09.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — A controversial practice that has allowed tens of thousands of young ultra-Orthodox men to avoid compulsory military service has eme...

This Year, Celebrate Rosh Hashana With a De-Occupation Seder

Bradley Burston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Bradley Burston

The task of Rosh Hashanah is to help us find our way back to a moral path we have lost. That may be why De-Occupation starts at home.

Birthright Citizenship Under Siege in the Promised Land and the Home of the Brave

Eli Y. Adashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eli Y. Adashi

One cannot help but note an eerie similarity between the birthright debates raging in the US and the State of Israel. Both nations are badly in need of resetting their immigration policies in the face of a rapidly globalizing planet.

Shas Joins Netanyahu's Coalition

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Incoming Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu brought a nationalist religious party into what is shaping up to be a narrow, hawkish coa...

Avigdor Lieberman, Kingmaker Of Israel's Right, Courted By Rivals

The Independent | By Donald Macintyre in Jerusalem | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Both claiming to have won Israel's general election, foreign minister Tzipi Livni and Likud opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday each began ...

Israeli Election: Inconclusive Results Puts Israel, Peace In Limbo

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's new coalition government _ whether led by hard-line Benjamin Netanyahu or his moderate rival Tzipi Livni _ is likely to tak...

Israeli Election: U.S. Declares Support For Any Israeli Government Formed

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UPDATE: 2pm The U.S. State Department said Wednesday it would work with whatever new government is formed in Israel, Haaretz reports. At a Washingto...