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Ultra-Orthodox factions reunite in ‘equal’ United Torah Judaism

3 hours 44 sec ago
After 'procedural' breakup, Degel Hatorah and Agudat Yisrael sign new pact splitting the slate evenly for first time

Israel sets target of $1 billion in exports to Japan in coming year

3 hours 12 min ago
Israel, Japan sign accord on cooperation in digital health; Tokyo eyeing Israeli cybersecurity tech to safeguard 2020 Summer Olympics

US soldiers killed in Islamic State bombing in Syria

3 hours 18 min ago
US military confirms American service members among casualties in suicide bombing targeting coalition forces in northern city of Manbij

Hollywood power players save landmark LA Jewish deli

3 hours 28 min ago
Irving Azoff, Jay Sures, Jeffrey Shell and Cindy Crawford among those reportedly buying and relocating Nate'N Al's

Dust storm chokes Israel as Jerusalem braces for snow

3 hours 33 min ago
Snow begins falling in north of country and is expected to move south throughout the evening; high levels of air pollution in south due to dust

Israeli Johny Srouji reportedly in running for Intel CEO

3 hours 35 min ago
Haifa native is a senior VP of hardware technologies at Apple and was responsible for setting up its R&D center in Israel; he has also previously worked for Intel

Jewish Insider’s Daily Kickoff: January 16, 2019

3 hours 44 min ago
The Democratic party drops its sponsorship of the Women’s March amid Farrakhan blow-up; Republicans rebuke Steve King but face vexing question: Why not sooner?

Minister bemoans judicial sex scandal as top lawyer said set to take leave

4 hours 7 min ago
Opposition calls for justice minister to resign after top lawyer arrested on suspicion of having sex with judge he helped appoint, and wife of another judge he tried to promote

Law and disorder: 8 things to know for January 16

4 hours 32 min ago
An unnamed top lawyer with connections going all the way up is the talk of the town thanks to a sex-for-promotion scandal, with a gag order only fueling the rumor mill

Barking up the right tree: Israeli startup SeeTree aims at better fruit yield

4 hours 44 min ago
Tel Aviv firm combines intelligence obtained from drones, ground sensors and samples to provide farmers with data on individual trees and tree clusters

DC court says Holocaust survivors can sue Hungary in the US for huge reparations

4 hours 52 min ago
Potential multi-billion dollar suit dates back to 2010. Appeals court rules that in pursuit of justice, case can be tried in States. Lawyers say decision could go to Supreme Court

Facebook tightens ad rules in countries going to polls, but undecided on Israel

4 hours 58 min ago
Company reportedly says it is limiting political advertising, increasing transparency internationally -- but has not made a decision regarding upcoming Israeli vote

Iran state TV’s English channel says anchorwoman held in US

5 hours 1 min ago
Press TV's Marzieh Hashemi, born Melanie Franklin in New Orleans, reportedly arrested in St. Louis and taken into FBI custody

Chinese investment in Israel could harm intelligence ties, US official warns

5 hours 5 min ago
On Israel visit, deputy energy secretary says Washington wants Jerusalem to better screen foreign investments, especially from the Chinese

Renowned educator Alice Shalvi captivates at Times of Israel Presents event

5 hours 47 min ago
Shalvi, 92, relates the life experiences that powered her evolution from Orthodox girl in Germany to Cambridge student to Conservative feminist icon in Jerusalem

Election 2019 shaping up as a festival of purported indignation over leftism

6 hours 5 min ago
Substantive policy debate is out as campaigns look to manipulation and defamation to define their opponents

Why I (refuse to) pray

6 hours 6 min ago
I am absolutely not prepared to just go through the motions when I feel that I cannot manage the real thing

Israel-bound flier caught at Berlin airport with snake in pants

6 hours 10 min ago
43-year-old man caught when security notices bulge in his pants; German customs call it 'the most curious find' of last year

US army looks to buy Iron Dome batteries to protect deployed troops

6 hours 25 min ago
US Army asks Congress for $373m to buy two batteries, 240 missiles from Israel, to be delivered by 2020

In apparent dig at ex-party, Bennett says New Right against religious coercion

6 hours 28 min ago
Speaking in closed meeting with AIPAC leaders, education minister who left Jewish Home party says 'we need a rational, positive, optimistic right'