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Isaac Shoshan, Israeli Spy Who Posed as an Arab, Is Dead at 96

Isaac Shoshan, Israeli Spy Who Posed as an Arab, Is Dead at 96

Isaac Shoshan, Israeli Spy Who Posed as an Arab, Is Dead at 96 Isaac Shoshan, Israeli Spy Who Posed as an Arab, Is Dead at 96 TEL AVIV — Isaac Shoshan, a Syrian-born Israeli undercover operative who posed as an Arab early in his career, participating in bombings and an assassination attempt, before making major contributions to the country’s espionage …

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Israeli Election, Take Four: Conservatives vs. Conservatives

Israeli Election, Take Four: Conservatives vs. Conservatives

Israeli Election, Take Four: Conservatives vs. Conservatives Israeli Election, Take Four: Conservatives vs. Conservatives JERUSALEM — For three elections in a row, Israel’s conservative prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has managed to stave off challenges from the center-left. Now, as Israel moves to an unprecedented fourth early election in two years, the center-left has imploded and Mr. Netanyahu faces a challenge …

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An Epic Israeli TV Drama Exposes War Wounds Old and New

An Epic Israeli TV Drama Exposes War Wounds Old and New

An Epic Israeli TV Drama Exposes War Wounds Old and New An Epic Israeli TV Drama Exposes War Wounds Old and New JERUSALEM — A new Israeli television series based on true events from the 1973 war, when the country was caught off guard on the holiest day of the Jewish calendar and feared total destruction, has prompted an intense …

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Israeli Soccer Team, Infamous for Anti-Arab Fans, Has New Co-Owner: a Sheikh

Israeli Soccer Team, Infamous for Anti-Arab Fans, Has New Co-Owner: a Sheikh

Israeli Soccer Team, Infamous for Anti-Arab Fans, Has New Co-Owner: a Sheikh Israeli Soccer Team, Infamous for Anti-Arab Fans, Has New Co-Owner: a Sheikh Israeli liberals skeptical about the country’s normalization deals nonetheless found reason to cheer the conspicuous twist of the new alliance. “The sale of Beitar to the Arabs is the clearest sign that God exists,” Noa Landau, …

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Israeli Coalition Crisis Heralds Yet Another Election

Israeli Coalition Crisis Heralds Yet Another Election

Israeli Coalition Crisis Heralds Yet Another Election Israeli Coalition Crisis Heralds Yet Another Election Israel moved closer on Wednesday to another early election, its fourth in two years, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s disenchanted coalition partners joined the opposition in a preliminary vote to bring down the unity government in which they serve. The bill to disperse the 120-seat Knesset, …

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Israeli Reports Say Netanyahu Met Saudi Crown Prince, but Saudis Deny It

Netanyahu Meets With Saudi Crown Prince

Israeli Reports Say Netanyahu Met Saudi Crown Prince, but Saudis Deny It Israeli Reports Say Netanyahu Met Saudi Crown Prince, but Saudis Deny It Israeli news outlets first reported the meeting, and the education minister, Yoav Galant, discussed it in a radio interview Monday afternoon, although it was unclear whether he had direct knowledge of the meeting or was responding …

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Israeli Panel to Look Into Submarine Scandal, Riling Netanyahu

Israeli Panel to Look Into Submarine Scandal, Riling Netanyahu

Israeli Panel to Look Into Submarine Scandal, Riling Netanyahu Israeli Panel to Look Into Submarine Scandal, Riling Netanyahu JERUSALEM — Israel’s defense minister announced on Sunday the establishment of a governmental commission of inquiry into the multibillion-dollar purchase of submarines and missile boats under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, an episode often described as the worst corruption scandal in Israel’s history. …

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Natan Zach, Blunt and Cherished Israeli Poet, Dies at 89

Natan Zach, Blunt and Cherished Israeli Poet, Dies at 89

Natan Zach, Blunt and Cherished Israeli Poet, Dies at 89 Natan Zach, Blunt and Cherished Israeli Poet, Dies at 89 “It was an act of patricide, but also a defiant and condescending act of criticism by a man who was very knowledgeable about world literature,” the literary critic Ariana Melamed wrote in the Israeli newspaper Haaretz after Mr. Zach’s death. …

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‘It’s Like Falling in Love’: Israeli Entrepreneurs Welcomed in Dubai

‘It’s Like Falling in Love’: Israeli Entrepreneurs Welcomed in Dubai

‘It’s Like Falling in Love’: Israeli Entrepreneurs Welcomed in Dubai ‘It’s Like Falling in Love’: Israeli Entrepreneurs Welcomed in Dubai DUBAI — For years, Israeli entrepreneurs slipped in and out of the United Arab Emirates incognito, traveling on second passports or doing business through third parties. So when more than two dozen Israeli high-tech executives turned up in Dubai recently, …

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Eitan Haber, Rabin Aide and Israeli Wordsmith, Dies at 80

Eitan Haber, Rabin Aide and Israeli Wordsmith, Dies at 80

Eitan Haber, Rabin Aide and Israeli Wordsmith, Dies at 80 Eitan Haber, Rabin Aide and Israeli Wordsmith, Dies at 80 JERUSALEM — At one of the most traumatic moments in Israel’s history, it was up to Eitan Haber, the trusted confidant of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, to announce to the nation Mr. Rabin’s shocking death. Emerging to face reporters and …

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