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Netanyahu says he won’t accept plea bargain in his corruption trial

35 min 54 sec ago
PM doubles down on attack on justice system, says he has nothing to hide, in TV interview hours after taking defendant's bench

Trains to restart, along with live performances, as virus regulations eased

1 hour 20 min ago
Buses to carry up to 75% of full passenger capacity from end of the week; railways to run on June 8

Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre fails to reopen Sunday as planned

1 hour 36 min ago
Clergymen allowed in briefly, but disappointed worshipers refused entry at Christian holy site, as officials say 50-person restriction makes it impossible to reopen to public

Netanyahu trial divides Israelis, as rival rallies held in Jerusalem

1 hour 46 min ago
With some traveling from afar, premier's supporters claim he is 'pure and clean,' while others decry 'death of democracy' and claim leader must resign

Netanyahu’s solidarity team includes most, but not all, of Likud’s ministers

2 hours 10 min ago
7 of the PM's party's newly appointed ministers stood by his side as he castigated the judiciary minutes before his trial opened; one more lobbied for him nearby; 5 stayed away

Making a literal stand, Netanyahu sends message it’s not just him on the bench

2 hours 10 min ago
As his trial opens, the premier avoids dreaded photo of himself sitting humbled on the defendants' bench, instead releasing shot in which he is surrounded by fellow Likud MKs

Under fire from Netanyahu, AG says he won’t be cowed by ‘unfounded’ claims

3 hours 25 min ago
After PM accuses police, prosecutors of inventing 'baseless cases' and accuses Mandelblit of having 'something to hide,' attorney general says arguments will only be heard in court

Cabinet earmarks another NIS 14b for coronavirus economy relief

3 hours 54 min ago
Funds to help flagging businesses and cover projects to encourage re-hiring of laid off workers; total aid package now stands at NIS 100 billion

Full text: In pre-trial speech, Netanyahu assails the justice system and media

4 hours 11 min ago
'The goal is to bring down a strong PM... and keep the right away from power for years': Before entering courtroom, PM rails against law enforcement, demands 'full transparency'

Some of Israel’s Lebanon veterans still searching for help

5 hours 14 min ago
Former soldier seeking to set up support center for comrades suffering from PTSD caused during 18-year conflict on other side of northern border

Gantz: Netanyahu entitled to presumption of innocence, will get a fair trial

5 hours 40 min ago
Opposition leader Lapid slams prime minister's 'incitement' at opening of trial, says it shows why a 'criminal defendant cannot continue to serve' as premier

Taking defendant’s bench, Netanyahu becomes first Israeli PM to stand trial

6 hours 56 min ago
Premier sits mostly silent through opening hearing, face hidden behind face mask; confirms he has read graft charges against him, as hundreds rally outside Jerusalem District Court

Likud ministers at his side, Netanyahu asserts the entire right is on trial

7 hours 28 min ago
PM's pre-hearing claim that charges against him are part of a coup bid was familiar. What was new was the array of colleagues around him, and a striking omission from his remarks

As his trial begins, Netanyahu rails against ‘attempted political coup’

7 hours 42 min ago
Arriving at Jerusalem court, PM accuses police and prosecutors of inventing 'baseless cases' against him, says probes 'were corrupted and fabricated from the start'

Beware COVID-19 privacy invasion creep

7 hours 44 min ago
People will tell themselves these are life-saving measures – but once privacy is taken away, it often cannot be fully restored

There’s no substitute for Jewish summer camp

7 hours 45 min ago
It’s not an exaggeration to say that two summers at Herzl Camp in Wisconsin made me want to live a Jewish life

20 years on, Israel’s Lebanon withdrawal inspires new Hezbollah recruits

8 hours 6 min ago
Young supporters of the Shiite terror group say they wish they'd fought against Israeli troops before pullout of military forces in 2000

Government approves new security cabinet, ministerial committee for coronavirus

9 hours 13 min ago
Security cabinet to include a record 16 members, will also have 4 nonvoting observers

Hundreds attend pro- and anti-Netanyahu rallies as PM’s trial opens in Jerusalem

9 hours 15 min ago
Demonstrators at the court where criminal trial will be held portray attorney general as a traitor, while Netanyahu's critics call for his resignation at protest outside residence

Israel riven over Netanyahu trial, but it’s the verdict that will test democracy

10 hours 29 min ago
PM's allies claim the right-wing and the marginalized are in the dock with him; opponents say the rule of law is at stake; come the day, how will half the country handle defeat?

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