Palestinian arrested for arson just burning agricultural trimmings

Jawad Qatush is released after five days in jail when authorities agree that the footage showing him lighting a fire was merely his regular burning of pruned branches outside his home.

צילום: דובר צה"ל

Jawad Qatush is released after five days in jail when authorities agree that the footage showing him lighting a fire was merely his regular burning of pruned branches outside his home.

President proposes leaving Jewish matters to local jurisdiction without separating religion and state

Reuven Rivlin, speaking at a forum, considers leaving religious decisions, such as public transit on Shabbat, to local authorities; criticized by the Haredi press, he clarifies that he supports maintaining the religious-secular status quo in the countr…

 צילום: קובי גדעון/לע"מ

Reuven Rivlin, speaking at a forum, considers leaving religious decisions, such as public transit on Shabbat, to local authorities; criticized by the Haredi press, he clarifies that he supports maintaining the religious-secular status quo in the country and that religion is inextricably bound with the State of Israel.