Surrogacy bill excluding LGBT couples passes into law

Despite saying he will not support the surrogacy bill while it excludes same-sex couples, Netanyahu votes in favor of the ...
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U.S. asks court to detain alleged Russian agent pending trial

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal court on Wednesday to detain alleged ...
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Forbidden by Rabbinate yet approved by Tzohar

Chief Rabbinate informs public: Artichoke forbidden to eat by Rabbinate served in restaurant holding Tzohar kosher certification.

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Did Birthright give in to terrorism?

Taglit-Birthright orders participants to stay away from south during tense period of arson and rocket attacks.

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Former White House Stenographer Speaks Out: 'Trump Was Lying To The American People'

A former White House stenographer said Wednesday that she resigned because
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Barkat transfers NIS 700,000 to leftist foundation

Jerusalem municipality transfers NIS 700,000 to association that finances, among other things, 'Pride Parades' and Women of the Wall.

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Aid in focus as Syria foes hold first talks in Geneva

Map showing international support for the Syrian regime and oppositionSyria's regime and opposition on Saturday discussed sending aid to besieged residents in the embattled city of Homs as UN-sponsored peace talks inched forward in Geneva. In what mediator Lakhdar Brahimi said was a "good beginning", the two sides touched on a key humanitarian issue as they held their first face-to-face talks at the United Nations' European headquarters. Brahimi said they had discussed at length the situation in Homs, where hundreds of families in the Old City are living under siege with near-daily shelling and the barest of supplies. Opposition spokesman Louay Safi said a deal on Homs was like a "trial balloon" to test the regime.


Egypt actor turned activist optimistic despite turmoil

Actor Khalid Abdalla of 'The Square' poses at the Guess Portrait Studio during 2013 Toronto International Film Festival on September 6, 2013 in Toronto, CanadaBritish-Egyptian actor Khalid Abdalla, a central character in the Oscar-nominated documentary about Egypt's 2011 uprising, remains optimistic despite spiralling turmoil and widespread fears of an even more repressive regime. The brutal crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood following the military's overthrow of president Mohamed Morsi last year, and the jailing of activists who led the uprising against Hosni Mubarak two years earlier, have raised fears of renewed autocracy.