Interior Ministry says 176,230 babies born in Jewish year 5774, as Tamar tops most popular girl name.
The labor federation drive to save postal jobs is really aimed at pressuring the finance minister on broader issues.
Shoppers are stingier and floor space at stores has grown too quickly. Retailers are hoping for last-minute boost following weak summer.
Prime minister said to have second thoughts on defense spending made in weekend agreement.
Kerry, Zarif meet for talks on nuclear program, also possibly discuss Islamic State group, as Netanyahu warns not to appease Iran to fight Islamic threat.
For first time, Hezbollah employs drone to attack rebel forces in Syria, in possible retaliation for attack on forces.
Premier says the $370 million, five-year plan is the ‘the largest and most comprehensive economic development plan ever made for the area.’
Names that were clearly Arab in origin were omitted from much-publicized list by population authority, which only included Hebrew names.