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The Israel Prize Is Meant to Unify. More Often, It’s Mired in Controversy.

The Israel Prize Is Meant to Unify. More Often, It’s Mired in Controversy.

The Israel Prize Is Meant to Unify. More Often, It’s Mired in Controversy. The Israel Prize Is Meant to Unify. More Often, It’s Mired in Controversy. Michael Sfard, an Israeli human rights lawyer who represents Professor Goldreich, said that even if his client did support B.D.S., such support should not disqualify him from receiving the Israel Prize. “Now, to prove …

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Blaming Israel, Iran Vows Revenge for Blackout at Nuclear Site

Blaming Israel, Iran Vows Revenge for Blackout at Nuclear Site

Blaming Israel, Iran Vows Revenge for Blackout at Nuclear Site Blaming Israel, Iran Vows Revenge for Blackout at Nuclear Site JERUSALEM — The Iranian foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, vowed revenge against Israel on Monday morning, a day after a blackout at an Iranian nuclear enrichment site was attributed to an Israeli attack. Mr. Zarif’s comments highlight the risk of …

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In Haifa, Israel, Wild Boars Encroach on Human Turf

In Haifa, Israel, Wild Boars Encroach on Human Turf

In Haifa, Israel, Wild Boars Encroach on Human Turf In Haifa, Israel, Wild Boars Encroach on Human Turf HAIFA, Israel — The wild pigs of Haifa might not fly, but they seem to do almost everything else. The boars snooze in people’s paddling pools. They snuffle across the lawns. They kick residents’ soccer balls and play with their dogs. They …

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Netanyahu Gets the First Crack at Forming a New Government in Israel

Netanyahu Gets the First Crack at Forming a New Government in Israel

Netanyahu Gets the First Crack at Forming a New Government in Israel Netanyahu Gets the First Crack at Forming a New Government in Israel JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel was asked by the president on Tuesday to try to form a new coalition government, offering a possible path for him to remain in office even as he …

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Netanyahu Corruption Trial Opens in Israel

Netanyahu Corruption Trial Opens in Israel

Netanyahu Corruption Trial Opens in Israel Netanyahu Corruption Trial Opens in Israel JERUSALEM — It was a split-screen spectacle that encapsulated the confounding condition of Israel and its democracy. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared in a Jerusalem court on Monday for the opening of the key, evidentiary phase of his corruption trial. Simultaneously, just two miles across town, representatives of …

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Israel Election Results Show Stalemate

Israel Election Results Show Stalemate

Israel Election Results Show Stalemate Israel Election Results Show Stalemate TEL AVIV — Israel’s fourth election in two years has ended in another stalemate, with neither Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu nor his opponents able to win a parliamentary majority, according to final results released Thursday by the Israeli election authority. The results set the stage for weeks or even months …

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Netanyahu’s Party Leads in Israel Elections

Netanyahu’s Party Leads but Faces Obstacles to Forming Government

Netanyahu’s Party Leads in Israel Elections Netanyahu’s Party Leads in Israel Elections It was a message that resonated with many voters. “Bibi is the only leader in this country in my eyes,” said Elad Shnezik, a 24-year-old foreign-exchange trader who voted for Likud in Tzur Hadassah, a suburb west of Jerusalem. “I have never seen anything bad in his actions. …

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Arab Party Could Break Israel Election Deadlock

Arab Party Could Break Israel Election Deadlock

Arab Party Could Break Israel Election Deadlock Arab Party Could Break Israel Election Deadlock JERUSALEM — After a fourth Israeli election in two years appears to have ended in another stalemate, leaving many Israelis feeling trapped in an endless loop, there was at least one surprising result on Wednesday: An Arab political party has emerged as a potential kingmaker. Even …

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How The Death of Taylor Force in Israel Echoes Through the Fight Over Online Speech

How The Death of Taylor Force in Israel Echoes Through the Fight Over Online Speech

How The Death of Taylor Force in Israel Echoes Through the Fight Over Online Speech How The Death of Taylor Force in Israel Echoes Through the Fight Over Online Speech WASHINGTON — Stuart Force says he found solace on Facebook after his son was stabbed to death in Israel by a member of the militant group Hamas in 2016. He …

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Israel Election: Do-Over Vote Looks Likely to Leave Another Stalemate

Israel Election: Do-Over Vote Looks Likely to Leave Another Stalemate

Israel Election: Do-Over Vote Looks Likely to Leave Another Stalemate Israel Election: Do-Over Vote Looks Likely to Leave Another Stalemate JERUSALEM — When Israelis woke on Wednesday, the day after their fourth election in two years, it felt nothing like a new dawn. With 90 percent of the votes counted, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing alliance had 52 seats, while …

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