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In jab at Israel Resilience leader, Yisrael Beytenu chief says 'unlike others, we will not deviate from path, promises to voters'
Backpackers set to travel through Sofia and Berlin before arriving in Tel Aviv
Netanyahu to convene meeting Sunday, consider new directives including fewer employees allowed to physically go to work; economic aid package also under consideration
Telem MKs Hauser and Hendel reportedly plan to join coalition, giving PM leverage for right-wing agenda; premier said to seek legislation that acting PM can serve under indictment
43 patients are attached to ventilators, Health Ministry says; 81 are in moderate condition
Foreign Ministry says Shmuel Sifri was on a cruise with his wife when he was taken ill; prior to announcement Netanyahu expresses condolences over Italy's 'catastrophe' to PM
New York governor Andrew Cuomo says he doesn't see how a lockdown of specific states could be legally enforceable: 'I don't even know what that means'
Netanyahu injured when fellow soldier struck the then-18-year-old and his weapon discharged; Khalsa had been released as part of prisoner deal after First Lebanon War
Number of confirmed coronavirus infections worldwide tops 600,000; cases rise rapidly in US cities such as Detroit, where poverty and poor health have been problems for years
900 people said fined for straying beyond 100 meters from home; authorities say data error recorded in 8 cases out of over 6,000; all tests over past 48 hours being reexamined
Dozens protest near home of Benny Gantz against unity government decision; police fine over 1,000 violators
Diplomats said to coordinate tourists in Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, the Philippines to converge in Bangkok for flight, with travelers in India to also be collected
'Stay safe, stay observant, and may God be with you,' says 78-year-old songwriter in announcement about surprise track
The Blue and White leader is laudably espousing unity amid our health and political crises. But at what cost?
Day after rocket fired from enclave, committee says Palestinian flags should be raised and Israeli ones burned; calls for people to stay home, follow directives to contain outbreak
Members of the movement warning of threat to democracy lambaste his decision to enter into coalition with Netanyahu, call to maintain promises to fight corruption
Flitting between the fragile present and the long corridor of Jewish memory, this time capsule will let us look back on how we responded to the virus
In this crisis, my outlook has shrunk from global to local: More than ever, I’m relieved I moved to Israel, a place I feel cared for and wanted
Governments across the region are clamping down on large celebrations, shisha smoking, qat chewing and more -- but many are ignoring the new restrictions
Authorities say data error in computer system being probed, affects only results not yet handed back; but media says dozens or hundreds may have been given wrong findings