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In Eytan Fox’s ‘Sublet,’ gay mecca Tel Aviv serves as set for generation clash

In Eytan Fox’s ‘Sublet,’ gay mecca Tel Aviv serves as set for generation clash

Two gay men, one an older American, one a cocky young Sabra, explore Tel Aviv in the Israeli director’s newest release, out now in select… Read More ›

Federal Holiday Pressures Companies To Give Juneteenth Off

Federal Holiday Pressures Companies To Give Juneteenth Off

NEW YORK (AP) — The declaration of Juneteenth as a federal holiday is putting the pressure on more U.S. companies to give their employees the… Read More ›

This cargo ship’s captain died aboard. The crew was stuck at sea for weeks, with a potential Covid outbreak on its hands

This cargo ship’s captain died aboard. The crew was stuck at sea for weeks, with a potential Covid outbreak on its hands

Captain Angelo Capurro started showing symptoms of Covid-19 on his second day at sea. Within five days, the 61-year-old skipper was confined to his cabin,… Read More ›

Lapid made Bennett his political guinea pig

Lapid made Bennett his political guinea pig

Opinion: Though foreign minister’s decision to forfeit premiership to Yamina leader is possibly only reason new government was formed, the decision could boost his electoral… Read More ›

Netanyahu offered to resign, let Benny Gantz serve as PM – report

Netanyahu offered to resign, let Benny Gantz serve as PM – report

The last offer came a little after midnight on Thursday, with Netanyahu’s team reportedly telling Gantz that Netanyahu is “ready to resign this morning.” Prime… Read More ›

Likud MK: I can’t see any way to prevent ‘change government,’ Netanyahu’s ouster

Likud MK: I can’t see any way to prevent ‘change government,’ Netanyahu’s ouster

‘Parasites,’ ‘swindlers’ helped by ‘deep state’: pro-Netanyahu MKs opposed to incoming coalition lash out against its leaders, particularly PM-designate Bennett Likud MK Miki Zohar, the… Read More ›

Netanyahu is dragging the whole country into the fire

Netanyahu is dragging the whole country into the fire

Opinion: The prime minister’s incitement against the members of the nascent government serves not only to radicalize the country’s discourse, but proves that he has… Read More ›

Yamina denies seeking law that would bar Netanyahu from running for Knesset

Yamina denies seeking law that would bar Netanyahu from running for Knesset

New Hope reportedly advocated for legislation that would require longtime PMs to submit to 4-year cooling-off period; Bennett’s party: It’s not part of coalition deals… Read More ›

Chinese women were already discriminated in the workplace. A three-child policy might make things worse

Chinese women were already discriminated in the workplace. A three-child policy might make things worse

When Janice Zhang went job hunting in March, at every interview the 33-year-old was asked the same question: Was she married yet? Zhang works in… Read More ›

NY Transit Officials Confirm Cyberattack; Say Harm Limited

NY Transit Officials Confirm Cyberattack; Say Harm Limited

NEW YORK (AP) — Hackers infiltrated computer systems for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in New York, setting off a scramble to counter a potentially crippling… Read More ›

Copa America: Brazilian senator calls on Neymar to not take to the field in ‘Championship of Death’

Copa America: Brazilian senator calls on Neymar to not take to the field in ‘Championship of Death’

The surprise decision to award Brazil hosting rights for the Copa America, South America’s biggest international football tournament, with just 12 days until the start… Read More ›

Israeli mixed martial artist is fighting her way to the top

Israeli mixed martial artist is fighting her way to the top

After winning world championships in Muay Thai and kickboxing, Nili Block is now setting her sights on the pinnacle of Mixed Martial Arts, hoping to… Read More ›

US Cuts Mexico’s Aviation Safety Rating, Curbing New Flights

US Cuts Mexico’s Aviation Safety Rating, Curbing New Flights

  U.S. regulators have downgraded Mexico’s aviation safety rating, a move that prevents Mexican airlines from expanding flights to the United States just as travel… Read More ›

Analysis: Why scientists are suddenly more interested in the lab-leak theory of Covid’s origin

Analysis: Why scientists are suddenly more interested in the lab-leak theory of Covid’s origin

The United States is closer than ever to beating Covid-19, with half the country vaccinated and more restrictions lifting. But we’re as far as ever… Read More ›

Israel bungles the PR war, again

Israel bungles the PR war, again

Opinion: Once again, the country’s military achievements are dwarfed by its inadequacies on the global stage, lacking any coherent strategy to successfully carry out this… Read More ›

Despite pressure from Biden, Netanyahu signals no end to Gaza fighting just yet

Despite pressure from Biden, Netanyahu signals no end to Gaza fighting just yet

PM thanks POTUS for support of Israel’s right to self-defense, says ‘determined to continue the campaign until it achieves its goal of bringing back peace… Read More ›

Abbas accuses Israel of ‘war crimes,’ calls Gaza operation ‘state terror’

Abbas accuses Israel of ‘war crimes,’ calls Gaza operation ‘state terror’

PA president says he’ll see to it that Israel is prosecuted by the ICC over ongoing fighting   Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel… Read More ›

Top Democrat looking to delay $735 million sale of precision missiles to Israel

Top Democrat looking to delay $735 million sale of precision missiles to Israel

Gregory Meeks, head of the powerful House Foreign Affairs Committee, who has been endorsed by AIPAC, wants to give panel time to review deal in… Read More ›

Netanyahu to Hamas: You can’t hide, IDF strikes to last as long as needed

Netanyahu to Hamas: You can’t hide, IDF strikes to last as long as needed

Israel’s security cabinet is set to meet Sunday as ceasefire attempts by Egypt and Qatar failed to yield results.   The United States affirmed Israel’s… Read More ›

Israel ramps up airstrikes as barrage of rockets from Gaza continues

Israel ramps up airstrikes as barrage of rockets from Gaza continues

Jerusalem, Ashkelon and Gaza – Tensions between Israelis and Palestinians escalated further on Tuesday as Palestinian militants in Gaza fired hundreds of rockets into Israel,… Read More ›