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Tammuz 18, 5775 / Sunday, July 05, 2015

IDF Shoots Self in Foot, Shortens Men's Service

For reasons straight out of the March of Folly, the service of men has been cut to 32 months, creating a severe manpower shortage by 2018.
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Inside Israel, 8:16 PM

MK: Wrong Attitude on Conversion Could Tear Nation Asunder

MK Bezalel Smotrich (Jewish Home) said he was satisfied with the decision to reform the conversion system.
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Defense/Security, 7:03 PM

Rise in Gun Sales: Jews Are Arming

In the wake of terror wave, residents of Jerusalem neighborhoods are taking advantage of new regulations that allow them to arm.
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Inside Israel, 7:54 PM

How Did Israel Avoid A Greek-Style Bankruptcy?

Once mired in debt itself, as Greece is, Israel managed to pull itself up by its bootstraps, Prof. Eugene Kandel told the cabinet Sunday.
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Inside Israel, 5:04 PM

'My Son Just Wanted to Play Basketball'

President Reuven Rivlin pays condolence call to family of murdered Israeli Malachi Rosenfeld, hears of a caring, gifted young soul.
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Jewish World

Rabbi: Repeal of Conversion Law Will Encourage Intermarriage

The government on Sunday canceled the conversion reform law Sunday - to the dismay of Rabbi David Stav of the Tzohar organization.
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Not Sci-Fi: Israeli Tech Making Your World 'One Big Touchscreen' It looks like something out of a science fiction movie - but thanks to Israeli technology 'The Bird' could soon change our reality.