Foreign aid, exports into Israel and 130,000 Palestinians drawing high salaries in the Jewish state are among the reasons for the booming Palestinian private sector, according to Israeli financial daily "Globes." 130,000 Palestinian workers are employed in Israel, earning on average two and a half times the average salary in the Palestinian territories.
Israeli-Palestinian business cooperation in the region “is just getting its legs,” says Rep. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.), and “will become a very useful force in this country.”
With neither Israel’s right- or left-wing blocs able to secure a coalition following the previous election, Arab party mandates could represent a significant boost to the left should they break their longstanding tradition of remaining outside the government.
Political parties alarmed by poll predicting low voter turnout on Sept. 17, outline various plans seeking to mobilizing supporters come election day.
IDF reportedly confiscates surveillance footage during raids on villages near the site of Friday’s bombing; Israel “will settle the score with all who wish to harm us,” says Netanyahu.
Israeli EMS has “one of the most impressive programs I’ve ever seen,” says Facebook COO. “I’m in awe of ... all of the United Hatzalah volunteers, who race toward people when they need help most.”
“Another savage attack by Palestinian terrorists kills an Israeli teenager enjoying time with her family. This isn’t the path to peace, just endless suffering,” tweeted U.S. special envoy to the Mideast Jason Greenblatt.
Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh said the attack is “proof of the vitality and bravery of the Palestinian people, and of the fact that it will not surrender to the crimes and terrorism of the occupation.”
According to an attorney for the victims, who say they were abused by three rabbis and other school staff from the mid-1950s through 1986, the lawsuit is the largest filed currently under the Child Victim’s Act.
“I have deleted tweets from a decade ago that are offensive. I am deeply sorry,” posted politics editor Tom Wright-Piersanti on his Twitter page, which is currently private.
His tweet came as Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro said he wants to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump amid the economic and diplomatic pressure on Venezuela from the United States.
There have been several recent attacks on Iran-backed bases and weapons storage facilities. It is currently unknown who was behind the other attacks, but many suspect Israel may have carried out the strikes.
Israel Defense Forces Spokesperson Brig.-Gen. Ronen Manelis labeled what transpired “a serious terror attack” and said it was unclear if the explosive device was placed in the spring and was remotely activated or if it was thrown at the family.
Even in round two, neither party has enough support for the 61-mandate majority necessary to form a government. Given this impasse, does it mean that Israel could be headed to a third election cycle, or will some other option emerge?
Many mainstream Jewish and pro-Israel groups did not accept Trump's clarification, despite the president's view that the Democratic Party had not done enough to confront anti-Semitism by Omar and Tlaib.
Whether at the state fair or the local deli, the Jewish community has a lot to say about the political issues of the day, including Israel, the economy, immigration, abortion and health care.
Community president Moise Kahloun reported “many problems” in the heavily Jewish Sarcelles district, including “anti-Semitism and fear,” which has made it a different city than it had been in the past 40 years and has caused residents to leave for Israel.
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