Dimona will ‘shut down’ to protest mass layoffs, mayor vows
Extensive job cuts at Israel Chemicals has left city residents fearing for the future; one-day shutdown has support across political spectrum, will include closure of schools, demonstration in solidarity with workers facing dismissal.
1 July, 2015 Second Temple-era ritual bath found under house Couple from Ein Kerem in Jerusalem discovered during renovations that a 2,000-year-old mikveh was right underneath their floors, giving credence to theory that there was a Jewish settlement at the site.
17 September, 2013 High Court: Mayors facing corruption charges must step down Surprise ruling by High Court orders to dismiss two mayors facing corruption charges only weeks before municipal elections, despite fact local city councils did not choose to do so. Nonetheless, two will be allowed to run for reelection