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Thu, 24 Jun 2021 11:54:18 +03:00
Death toll of West Bank synagogue disaster in May rises to three
Eliyahu Karpel, 39, was critically wounded in the grandstand collapse in Givat Ze'ev. After waking up from a medically-induced coma last week, his condition deteriorated, and he passed away on Thursday

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 11:32:37 +03:00
Graffiti revolution: The night Tel Aviv's tunnels were occupied
Armed with spray cans, swimsuits and a camera, the makers of Israel's first ever graffiti magazine snuck into Tel Aviv's light rail tunnels to capture an unusual image for the cover of the magazine's second issue. 'We’re looking for work by Palesti...

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 11:30:23 +03:00
Dissident dies in Palestinian Authority custody, family claims he was beaten
The family of Nizar Banat, a former member of Fatah and an outspoken critic of the Palestinian Authority, say that he was severely beaten after his arrest by Palestinian security forces

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 11:09:44 +03:00
Seven Arabs charged for murder in deadly mob-attack on Jewish resident of mixed city
According to the indictment, the five Israeli Arabs and the two Palestinians from the West Bank committed a terrorist act in the killing Yigal Yehoshua in Lod

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 10:24:48 +03:00
Miss Havisham in the prime minister’s residence

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 10:05:19 +03:00
Israeli COVID cases break another two-month record
With the delta COVID variant establishing a firm hold in Israel, half of the 148 people diagnosed with the coronavirus on Wednesday may have been vaccinated, Health Ministry director general says

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 09:32:54 +03:00
Israel presented U.S. with location of Iranian factory targeted in foiled strike, report says
The New York Times says Israel gave a list of possible Iranian nuclear targets to the Trump administration, who signed off on Israel's covert battle against the Islamic Republic's nuclear ambitions

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 08:15:06 +03:00
Explained: Is Israel facing another COVID-19 wave as the delta variant spreads?
The delta COVID variant has been identified in more than 80 countries, and Israel fears that infections will spike without renewed restrictions. What makes it so contagious and how effective is the vaccine against it?

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 06:01:01 +03:00
As Israel wonders where Iran is headed, Tehran's steps leave no room for doubt
Tehran raises oil production, anticipating the resumption of exports as part of a renewed nuclear deal. But Western representatives at the negotiating table say there’s still a long way to go

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 05:02:55 +03:00
Evyatar is the test of the new government

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 04:40:19 +03:00
Anxiously awaiting the new government's spin as it finesses its Gaza policy

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 03:33:09 +03:00
As deadline looms, coalition seeks difficult consensus on PM term limits bill
Leaders plan to meet Sunday to discuss, but in the absence of agreed-upon wording for the bill, it's doubtful the bloc will be able to advance it within the agreed legislative schedule of two weeks

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 02:46:26 +03:00
Haaretz cartoon

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 02:40:22 +03:00
Israeli citizen detained for 12 days in West Bank, contrary to Oslo Accords
An Israeli Bedouin from Be’er Sheva was arrested in Ramallah for possession of a small quantity of illegal synthetic marijuana and treated violently, friends say. Despite efforts by family and attorney, Alaa Anaim was only freed on Wednesday after ...

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 02:12:25 +03:00
Enough with administrative detentions

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 00:29:49 +03:00
No basic rights and fearing expulsion: The lives of Israeli Bedouin and Palestinians lacking residency status
Madeline may not work or enroll in school. Iman, a single mother of three, was denied a residency permit. Israel's law blocking family unification destroys the lives of thousands

Thu, 24 Jun 2021 00:12:38 +03:00
Erdogan's environmental mess might pale compared to Washington's ire
Pollution is badly marring the water near Istanbul, but amid Turkish corruption allegations, the U.S. Justice Department under Biden might prove a tougher foe

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 23:16:28 +03:00
Attack in Iran damaged factory making nuclear centrifuges, report says
Iran has accused Israel of several attacks on facilities linked to its nuclear program and killing its nuclear scientists over the past years

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 22:59:25 +03:00
A grandson of Palestinian immigrants could be Chile’s next president, and these Jews are worried
Daniel Jadue, who has previously accused Jews of controlling the media and refers to the Jewish community as the ‘Zionist community,’ is close to assuming Chile’s highest office. Chilean Jews explain their concerns and why some are now making a...

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 22:58:25 +03:00
Jobless Israelis over 67 face crisis as coronavirus grants set to end
National Insurance Institute trying to get Knesset to extend benefits after Finance Ministry announces assistance will end this month

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 21:37:01 +03:00
Top coalition members say Gantz endangering Israeli government's stability
Justice minister's office slam Gantz for his announcement of a commission of inquiry into the 'submarine affair' without consulting others

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 20:59:27 +03:00
Tarantino unchained: Film legend learns Hebrew à la 'Sesame Street' in Israel
'Horse' and 'cow' were just two words Oscar-winner Tarantino picked up while he and wife Daniella Pick were cooped up in Tel Aviv during the pandemic

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 20:42:52 +03:00
Half of Democrats say U.S. not supportive enough of Palestinians, poll finds
Survey finds Americans split on Israeli-Palestinian conflict, with about half of Republicans saying the U.S. is not supportive enough of Israel

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 20:25:18 +03:00
Under Bennett, Israel approves construction in West bank for first time in six months
At issue are 31 zoning plans in the settlement of Ma’aleh Adumim east of Jerusalem

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 19:06:59 +03:00
Reality of a West Bank outpost: Four dead Palestinians and drone spraying tear gas
The protest around the illegal outpost of Evyatar has claimed four lives in six weeks. Palestinians on whose lands the outpost was built tell of armed civilians walking amidst Israeli soldiers

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 19:00:24 +03:00
Seven detained over Lebanon port blast to be released
Nearly 3,000 tons of ammonium nitrate exploded last year at Beirut’s port, killing 211 people and wounding more than 6,000

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 18:33:10 +03:00
Israel planning road through land belonging to Palestinian village
The planned road connecting West Bank settlements will run through agricultural land, potentially hampering Palestinian farmers' access to it

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 18:26:48 +03:00
Can a Jewish Instagram dealer revitalize the ailing U.S. Persian rug trade?
Sheba Khodadad is unique among those in her antique Persian rug trade – she’s female, Jewish and conducts her business online. But will her innovation be enough to succeed in a business crippled by U.S. sanctions and the COVID pandemic?

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 18:00:23 +03:00
Archaeologists discover who really lived in Siberia's Denisova Cave
For a quarter of a million years, Denisova Cave in the Altai Mountains was inhabited by archaic humans: Denisovans, Neanderthals and Homo sapiens. The question is, in what order: who lived there when

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 16:40:06 +03:00
Israel delays letting in tourists in effort to contain COVID delta strain
Health experts have also called for indoor mask-wearing as the delta variant spreads across Israel

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 16:06:07 +03:00
This lush park was once a Nazi concentration camp
A serene and popular park in Krakow, Poland, is where the Plaszow Nazi concentration camp once stood. A new plan will turn it into a museum, memorial and study center

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 15:42:14 +03:00
Iran announces U.S. will lift oil and shipping sanctions as nuclear talks progress
Iran claims over 1,000 sanctions imposed by former U.S. President Donald Trump will be revoked in discussions on restoring the 2015 nuclear deal, but Germany says significant obstacles remain

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 15:25:52 +03:00
Gantz signs administrative detention order for Arab citizen over rioting in mixed city
Such detentions are rare for Israeli citizens and residents, but the number of imprisonments without trial has increased over the course of the fighting with Gaza last month

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 15:18:15 +03:00
Israel re-establishes COVID cabinet as delta variant spreads
For second straight day, dozens of students contract COVID ■ Health Ministry to send vaccinated Israelis into quarantine

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 13:51:28 +03:00
To curb spread of COVID delta variant, Israel turns focus to two missions
Despite classifying the recent COVID-19 rise of daily infections as a 'new outbreak,' Israeli government tries to avoid inducing panic

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 13:42:24 +03:00
What European Jews want from the new Israeli government – and will they miss Netanyahu?
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid’s calls to improve relations with Diaspora Jews have been welcomed on the Continent, where the former prime minister divided opinion

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 12:12:58 +03:00
'Targeted as a Palestinian and a woman': Israel’s gendered intimidation campaign
Even during 'peacetime,' Palestinians know they are not safe. Palestinian women face a double threat: Sexualized insults and routine abuse from Israel’s security forces and Jewish nationalists

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 11:49:58 +03:00
Two weeks on, Israel Police yet to begin probing alleged settler killing of Palestinian
'There’s no doubt that if the victim had been Jewish and the suspects Palestinian, there would already be people under arrest,' human rights group's CEO says, as police and victim's brother offer clashing accounts

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 11:22:35 +03:00
Sabotage attempt on Iran atomic energy organization building foiled, report says
Iran has accused Israel of several attacks on facilities linked to its nuclear program over the past years, which Israel neither confirms nor denies

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 10:01:36 +03:00
Iran to relaunch satellite after initial botched attempt, report says
Satellite images suggest a second attempt is in the offing, after U.S. officials, rocket experts and imagery all confirmed Iran's failed launch in early June

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 09:32:27 +03:00
WATCH: Al Jazeera produces a film on Israeli stand-up comedian
Left wing comedian Noam Shuster planned to conquer American nightclub stages. Instead, she found herself battling the coronavirus — but emerged with stronger convictions than ever

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 08:38:02 +03:00
The photos exposing what Israel is trying to hide
A show at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art exposes in a thrilling yet disturbing way, from the air and the ground, abandoned villages, fenced-off lands and unrecognized locales

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 06:52:22 +03:00
Following Raisi's election, Israel unsure whether Tehran intends to sign nuclear deal
Israel's intelligence services are bracing for Raisi's first move on Thursday: whether the new president will allow inspections of Iran's nuclear facilities to continue

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 00:28:43 +03:00
Haaretz cartoon

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 00:07:53 +03:00
With COVID impact ebbing, Israel to end unpaid leave for jobless under 45
The Finance Ministry said that since Israel's economy reopened after coronavirus, recovery has been swift. However, those aged 45 and over are returning to work more slowly, and there is still excess unemployment

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 00:04:22 +03:00
Why should Israelis ignore the fundamental racism in Israel?

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 00:02:36 +03:00
Epic journey of thousands of kilometers for Thunderbird the sea turtle ends grimly
The fate of the turtle – who was rescued, monitored and travelled thousands of kilometers only to apparently get trapped again – exemplifies the threats faced by these marine animals

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 23:57:50 +03:00
'This is a catastrophe'; one out of five Gazans has no access to running water

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 23:27:19 +03:00
A humiliating blow to President Abbas

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 23:23:19 +03:00
Release the transcripts of Israel's COVID cabinet meetings

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 22:58:40 +03:00
Justice Minister Sa’ar names Amit Aisman as Israel's new state prosecutor
Aisman, currently serving as Israel's acting state prosecutor, is considered a 'brilliant jurist' and has forwarded several justice reforms to tackle crime rates in Arab communities and revision of police conduct

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 21:39:45 +03:00
U.S. seizes Iranian news sites under unclear circumstances
The U.S. seized roughly three dozen websites, the majority of which are linked to Iranian disinformation efforts, said a U.S. official who spoke on condition of anonymity

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 20:58:21 +03:00
Former lawmaker Asaf Zamir named Israel's consul general in New York
Foreign Minister Yair Lapid taps Zamir, formerly tourism minister, to the role of consul general

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 20:20:39 +03:00
Swathes of land in Israel's south sustained extensive damage due to Gaza rocket fire, arson balloons
Study finds nature reserves, forests and farmland were set ablaze by rocket fire and incendiary balloons sent from Gaza, endangering the diversity of flora and potentially wildlife in the local ecosystem

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 19:35:57 +03:00
Fearing Israeli version of Capitol riots, Knesset Guard stocks up on riot gear
Armaments worth 300,000 shekels were purchased, and officers of the Guard were trained by the elite Police Anti-Terror Unit

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 19:02:20 +03:00
PM Bennett: Israel facing 'new coronavirus outbreak'
Bennett called on Israelis to cancel travel plans if they 'don't need to fly,' and announced a new mask mandate for Ben-Gurion Airport

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 18:59:46 +03:00
U.K. court rules that Orthodox couple’s daughter must be taken off life support
The two-year-old has been on life support since birth and medical experts do not believe she has a chance of recovering or feeling pleasure. The parents say the move contradicts their Jewish faith

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 18:27:48 +03:00
Palestinian Authority arrests prominent activist over online criticism
Issa Amro, who has been arrested by both Israel and the PA in the past, was held overnight on Monday after online posts calling on Ramallah to arrest corrupt officials

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 17:23:57 +03:00
Saudi Arabia says it will gauge Iran's Raisi by 'reality on the ground'
Saudi Arabia and Gulf allies continue to pressure Iran over its nuclear program and its ballistic missiles

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 17:11:15 +03:00
Leading N.Y.C. mayoral candidates make their final pitches to Jewish voters
Candidates court Jewish voters, estimated to make up some 20% of the electorate in Democratic primaries, in last push before voting takes place

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 17:06:33 +03:00
In ‘landmark step,’ Druze woman to serve as Jewish Agency envoy
Agency says former lawmaker Gadeer Mreeh, the first Druze woman to serve in the Knesset, will focus in her role on advocacy work on college campuses

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 16:35:45 +03:00
Israeli military vs. NSO: The battle for talent is getting dark
Army intelligence units attract brilliant young people who get tempting offers from the private sector even during their service. To keep them in the system, the defense establishment needs creative solutions

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 16:11:18 +03:00
Iran bristles at U.S. after Washington calls election 'pretty manufactured'
U.S. criticism of presidential election is interference in Iran's domestic affairs, government spokesman says

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 16:11:06 +03:00
The battle over the ‘acting chair’ position at the Jewish Agency, and why it matters
As well as the fight to replace Isaac Herzog as chairman, there is also a skirmish over who gets to be temporary chair – and it’s dividing the main Zionist institutions

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 15:52:34 +03:00
With wary eye on Gaza, Israel police bracing for renewed Arab-Jewish violence
Treasury approves fast-track process to buy riot-control gear, after police exhausted supplies in last month’s riots. ‘The quiet right now is skin deep,' police source says

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 15:14:28 +03:00
The gay, Jewish scientist spared by the Nazis
Eighty years after the Nazis let Otto Warburg continue his research into cancer during the Holocaust, the Nobel Prize winner’s breakthroughs are receiving a renewed scientific focus

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 15:09:33 +03:00
Why this proudly Jewish lawmaker is one of Israel’s biggest critics in Congress
Democratic Rep. Andy Levin tells Haaretz how his Reconstructionist Judaism informs his work as a congressman, even when it comes to criticizing Israeli policy

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 13:33:47 +03:00
A food truck made Peter Beinart too Zionist for the pro-Palestinian left
Antisemitism or legitimate protest? U.S. activists against the occupation are divided after Philadelphia food festival Eat Up the Borders uninvited an Israeli food truck

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 13:25:53 +03:00
The uncomfortable truths of Jewish life in the U.S. south
A New Orleans museum that opened last month sheds light on surprising aspects of Jewish life in the 13 Southern states since the mid-1700s

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 11:57:59 +03:00
Thousands of Israelis return from COVID hotspot Moscow, flouting travel ban
Dozens of the returning Israelis tested positive for coronavirus while Health Ministry officials say they were pressed to remove Russia from the list of high-risk countries

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 11:27:28 +03:00
Israel sees highest COVID daily infections in two months as delta variant spreads
125 Israelis test positive for coronavirus on Monday, Health Ministry says, as the delta variant continues to make headway in Israel

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 11:17:50 +03:00
Two New York City kosher restaurants sent Pride emails. They didn’t mean to
The two delis say message including discount code was sent by outside marketing firm without consulting owners

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 10:01:13 +03:00
Twenty Palestinians injured, firebomb lobbed at Jewish home in Sheikh Jarrah skirmish
Four Palestinians arrested, including two minors for throwing the firebomb in the East Jerusalem neighborhood◾ Israeli police disperse Palestinians with batons, tear gas and grenades, leaving dozens injured

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 09:18:49 +03:00
Israel's top justice to appoint panelists to Mount Meron state probe
The state commission of inquiry to investigate April’s disaster at Mount Meron will begin once Justice Esther Hayut taps the committee members

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 09:03:46 +03:00
This is the biggest problem facing Israeli public diplomacy
With Israel’s continued control over Gaza and with not even a trace of effort to reach a diplomatic solution, one cannot make a persuasive case to a liberal audience

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 06:02:03 +03:00
As Netanyahu was torn to shreds, Likud members sat in silence
The former prime minister's continued hold on the Likud leadership is what is preventing his colleagues from returning to power - and they know it

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 00:26:15 +03:00
Lapid tells U.S. pro-Israeli group how he plans to restore ties with Democrats
PM Naftali Bennett and FM Yair Lapid have both explicitly discussed the concerted effort their government will undertake to improve ties with the Democrats

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 23:36:55 +03:00
Hundreds of settlers march against Palestinian construction in West Bank
The main protest headed to the illegal outpost of Evyatar, which settlers continue to build despite an eviction order by the Israeli army

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 23:25:58 +03:00
Israel Police set up posts at Damascus Gate. They became a site to beat up Palestinians
Numerous instances have been recorded of police officers dragging Palestinian protesters to the posts and beating them outside Jerusalem's Old City

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 23:22:23 +03:00
Haaretz Cartoon

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 22:02:19 +03:00
Israeli Police revive use of batons after police chief eases rules
Once employed mainly in riots and severe cases of public disturbance, one of the most violent and intimidating tools available to police is now being widely used, particularly in Jerusalem

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 20:48:47 +03:00
Israeli government, Biden admin split in reactions to Iran's election
While Jerusalem is focusing on President-elect Ebrahim Raisi’s reportedly bloody past and denouncing Tehran’s ‘regime of executioners,’ Washington is continuing to pursue reentry into the Iran nuclear deal

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 19:25:26 +03:00
Bibi brought Iran closer than ever to a nuke. Can Bennett fix it? LISTEN to Amos Harel

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 19:11:52 +03:00
Arab Acre resident charged with attempted murder of Jewish man during Gaza conflict
Habib Abu Habib, 41, is accused of throwing a rock at Mordechai Katz and, along with other rioters, of kicking and hitting him with rocks and sticks in Acre, a town with a mixed Jewish-Arab population

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 18:45:31 +03:00
Israel’s demographic warfare rages on both sides of Green Line. With one difference
Palestinian negotiators in the 1990s thought it would be purely a technical matter to facilitate family reunifications and the return of people to the territories

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 18:43:16 +03:00
Israel was asked to reexamine 3,000 asylum requests this year. It granted one
Despite adding two additional chairpersons to the Israeli Interior Ministry committee to speed up approvals, it still takes a year and a half from the time a refugee status application is received until it is reviewed

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 18:18:23 +03:00
Israeli lawmakers fire opening shots in campaign to revive Kotel deal
MK Gilad Kariv looks to secure backing from all parties in the government to implement Western Wall deal that would recognize rights of non-Orthodox Jewish groups at the holy site

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 18:04:14 +03:00
Rights groups call for probe into Iran's Raisi for crimes against humanity
New Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has never publicly addressed allegations that he oversaw the extrajudicial executions of thousands of political prisoners

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 17:23:40 +03:00
What a ‘hard-line’ Iranian president really means for the nuclear deal and Israel
Ebrahim Raisi may be known as the ‘Executioner of Tehran,’ but his election is unlikely to change Iran’s thinking concerning its nuclear program. Israel’s new government has a major challenge ahead

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 17:00:03 +03:00
Israel successfully tests airborne laser interception of drones
Test involved aerial laser system installed on a plane which 'intercepted and destroyed UAVs at different ranges and flight altitudes,' Israel's Defense Ministry says

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 16:48:01 +03:00
A Ukrainian delegation came to Israel to learn crowd control at religious festivals. Then disaster struck
The Ukrainian delegation, led by the deputy commissioner of the national police, came to study how to handle the large religious festival before the annual celebration in Uman

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 16:47:09 +03:00
Hamas just proved Gulf states were right to normalize with Israel
The recent conflict was a major test of the Abraham Accords' durability. The Israel-Gulf alliance against Iran's tentacles of terror emerged not only intact, but stronger

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 16:43:27 +03:00
As schools face COVID outbreaks, just four percent of 12 to 15-year-olds vaccinated
In light of the recent outbreaks, HMOs report that 18,000 new vaccine appointments for children and teens have been booked with more expected in coming days

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 16:33:53 +03:00
A Jewish mom and a Palestinian dad raise a family full of endless contradictions
After giving up a brilliant legal career in the U.S. to found a rights group, Sari Bashi worked in a nonprofit organization created by Jamal Khashoggi, fell in love with a Palestinian man – and moved to Ramallah to raise an unusual family. An inter...

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 15:47:45 +03:00
Israel trying to blackmail us, Hamas chief says after Bennett's Gaza warning
Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar says meeting with UN envoy ended in failure, accuses Israel of 'trying to harm every Palestinian'

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 13:45:00 +03:00
Turkish court accepts indictment seeking ban of pro-Kurdish party
The HDP has come under intensified pressure in recent months, with nationalist allies of Erdogan's AK Party calling for it to be banned over alleged ties to the outlawed PKK militant group

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 13:13:07 +03:00
Iran's Raisi: Our ballistic missile program is non-negotiable
Speaking publicly for the first time since being voted in as Iran's president, Ebrahim Raisi added the U.S. must rejoin the 2015 nuclear deal and lift all sanctions on Iran

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 12:09:29 +03:00
Israeli foreign minister Yair Lapid to make first state visit to UAE
Lapid's trip, scheduled for next week, would be the first official Israeli visit to Abu Dhabi and Dubai after the signing of the normalization deals in September 2020

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 11:55:02 +03:00
When it’s in Israelis' interest not to believe the Palestinians
The healthy distrust Israelis display toward official statements by government and private entities that have a say in their own socioeconomic situation, vanishes in the context of the occupation

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 11:46:21 +03:00
First German Army rabbi in 100 years takes office
Hungarian-born Zsolt Balla is to be inaugurated as the Bundeswehr's rabbi at the synagogue in Leipzig