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The Netanyahu investigations – The Economist explains

Israel’s prime minister faces the very real possibility of indictments in three cases of corruption ON DECEMBER 2nd Israel’s police recommended the indictment of Israel’s prime minister, on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust. The recommendations, which have no legal significance by themselves, apply to seven further suspects, …

Israel versus the Jews

The Israeli government opens a rift with American Jews over prayer rights WHO is allowed to pray where at the Western Wall in Jerusalem? An answer to this fantastically vexed question was found last year, and a deal was struck. But last month the Israeli government decided to halt its …

Israel’s artists are celebrated abroad; less so at home

Culture wars in the Jewish state IT WAS a red-letter day for Hebrew literature. On June 14th David Grossman, one of Israel’s most celebrated authors, won the Man Booker International Prize for “A Horse Walks Into a Bar”. Also on the shortlist of six was another Israeli, Amos Oz. For …

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2014 with 71 to follow. The moon is waning. The morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury and Venus. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus and Saturn. Those born this date are under the sign of Libra. They include English poet Samuel …

UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 24, 2014

Today is Saturday, May 24, the 144th day of 2014, with 221 to follow. The moon is waning. Morning stars are Neptune, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter Mars, Mercury and Saturn. Those born on this date are under the sign of Gemini. They include Polish inventor Gabriel Fahrenheit …