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Israel finally set to swear in government after 3 elections

JERUSALEM (AP) — After three deadlocked and divisive elections, a year and a half of political paralysis and another three-day delay because of political infighting in his Likud party over coveted Cab...

VIRUS DIARY: Navigating a flu-like illness in the corona age

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — For those of us from a region where outbursts of violence are an occupational hazard, coping with coronavirus seemed simple enough: Stay at home and you’ll be fine. ...

Lives Lost: Holocaust survivor reclaimed Nazi-looted artwork

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — With the Nazis murdering Jews and ransacking their property outside on the infamous nights of Kristallnacht in 1938, 13-year-old David Toren sat in the sunroom of his wealthy g...

Israel swears in new government after 3 deadlocked elections

JERUSALEM (AP) — After three deadlocked and divisive elections, and a year and a half of political paralysis, Israel was finally swearing in a new government on Thursday, with Prime Minister Benjamin ...

Israeli parliament passes bill paving path to new government

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli parliament passed legislation Thursday approving a new coalition government framework and paving the path for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival-turned-partne...

Israel top court hears case against Netanyahu coalition deal

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Supreme Court was hearing arguments Monday against the legality of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition deal with formal rival Benny Gantz, a day after it deliberate...

Israeli survivors remember Holocaust amid virus quarantine

JERUSALEM (AP) — With the global coronavirus pandemic ravaging the elderly, Israel’s aging population of Holocaust survivors finds itself on the country’s annual Holocaust Remembrance Day this year mu...

Experts: Coronvirus brings spike in anti-Semitic sentiments

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israeli researchers reported Monday that the global coronavirus outbreak has sparked a rise in anti-Semitic expression blaming Jews for the spread of the disease and the econom...

Lives Lost: Holocaust survivor was Israel’s 1st virus victim

JERUSALEM (AP) — As a child in Hungary, Arie Even survived the Holocaust by taking shelter along with his mother and brother after his father was shipped to a notorious concentration camp. ...

Israeli PM and rival look to finalize emergency unity deal

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his chief rival met Tuesday in a final effort to finalize an agreement on an emergency government that would tackle the coronavirus threa...

Israelis looking out for overworked healthcare professionals

RAANANA, Israel (AP) — While hunkering down at home and keeping three young children entertained in coronavirus isolation, Adi Karmon Scope had a thought: How much harder was it for those on the front...

Mideastern burial traditions clash with fears of contagion

BAGHDAD (AP) — Mohammed al-Dulfi's 67-year-old father died on March 21 after a brief struggle against the new coronavirus, but it would take nine days for his body to find a final resting place in the...

Israeli parliament to choose new speaker amid double crisis

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli parliament will select a new speaker on Thursday after the Supreme Court forced the vote amid an unprecedented challenge to Israeli democracy unfolding amid the country's ...

Likud members urge speaker to defy Israeli high court order

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel appeared on the verge of a constitutional crisis Tuesday as top members of Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud urged their party colleague and parliament speaker to defy a Supreme Court...

Israel's top court orders parliament to clarify speaker vote

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Supreme Court on Monday ordered the country’s parliament to reconvene for the selection of a new speaker, dealing a blow to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as he tries to s...