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Sundays off in Israel?

Minister of Finance supports new bill seeking to create an "extended weekend" once a month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2016, 9:53 AM

The solution to Israel's housing problem: Samaria

With 93% of Judea and Samaria unpopulated by either Jew or Arab, the potential exists to solve Israel's housing crisis.Raphael Poch, 12/21/2015, 10:11 PM

Netanyahu, Rivlin Praise Work of Spy Eli Cohen

PM and President take part in a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the execution of Mossad agent Eli Cohen in Syria.Ben Ariel, 5/19/2015, 4:12 AM

'The Education System Has Forgotten Eli Cohen'

50 years after his death, widow of Israel's most famous spy laments lack of awareness about Eli Cohen in Israeli education system.Cynthia Blank, 5/18/2015, 11:37 AM

Spy Eli Cohen Had Help from CIA, Syrian Agents

The brother of 'Israel's greatest spy' reveals that Cohen's CIA connections helped him ingratiate himself within the elite.Tova Dvorin, 4/20/2015, 5:57 PM

Fifty Years Since Death of Heroic Spy Eli Cohen

Nadia Cohen, widow of legendary Israeli spy, speaks to Arutz Sheva on grief - and on the state's failures to locate her husband's body.Benny Toker and Tova Dvorin, 8/15/2014, 1:41 PM

Moshe Abutbul Wins Beit Shemesh Re-Vote

Hareidi candidate Moshe Abutbul defeats Eli Cohen by a margin of some 1,000 votes in Beit Shemesh second election.Elad Benari, 3/12/2014, 2:45 AM

Abutbul Calls for Calm as Beit Shemesh Votes Again

Hareidi incumbent urges mutual respect during revote. Voter turnout remains high.Maayana Miskin, 3/11/2014, 5:50 PM

Beit Shemesh Mayoral Candidate Promises Democracy

Eli Cohen and incumbent mayor Moshe Abutbul face off in Beit Shemesh re-elections Tuesday. Cohen: I promise equality, democracy.Tova Dvorin, 3/10/2014, 2:19 PM

Only in Israel: Knesset Brouhaha over Purim Quote

Beit Shemesh mayoral candidate claims hareidi flyer that quotes Scroll of Esther incites violence.Gil Ronen, 2/24/2014, 1:14 PM

‘Listen to the Rabbis – Vote Eli Cohen’

Rabbi Haim Druckman declares his support for challenger in new Beit Shemesh race.Maayana Miskin, 2/16/2014, 4:34 PM

Beit Shemesh: Would-be Mayors React on Revote

Abutbul says first elections ‘made public’s choice clear,’ Cohen replies, ‘The truth will out.’Maayana Miskin, 2/12/2014, 1:46 AM

Supreme Court Rules: Reelections in Beit Shemesh

Supreme Court rejects appeals, rules Beit Shemesh must hold second round of elections.Maayana Miskin, 2/6/2014, 1:37 PM

Report: High Court to Reject Elections Appeal

Beit Shemesh set to receive new round of mayoral elections, appeal to be rejected by High Court for Justice, according to report.Tova Dvorin, 2/5/2014, 10:14 PM

'Jonathan Wanted So Much to Say Goodbye to Sharon'

Esther Pollard and Nadia Cohen - both wives of Israeli spies - describe the connection former Prime Minister Sharon had with their families.Tova Dvorin, 1/13/2014, 8:47 PM

Court Rules: New Elections in Beit Shemesh

Beit Shemesh will vote again following alleged fraud in city elections; MK, Dept. Defense Minister praise decision.Maayana Miskin and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2013, 2:58 PM

First Hearings Begin in Beit Shemesh Election Case

Mayor Moshe Abutbul declares victory before walking into courtroom; prosecution admits 'fraudulent tactics' but not specific involvement.Tova Dvorin, 12/10/2013, 12:51 PM

A-G Appeals Beit Shemesh Election

Attorney General cites police findings that elections were suspect. Candidate who lost has also filed appeal.Maayana Miskin and Gil Ronen, 11/27/2013, 2:40 PM

Activist: Action Likely on Beit Shemesh Election

There is an good chance the Interior Ministry will order a recount or a repeat of elections in Beit Shemesh, local activist believes.David Lev, 10/31/2013, 9:37 AM

Thousands Call to Redo Beit Shemesh Vote

Thousands call to redo city elections in Beit Shemesh as reports of fraud continue.Maayana Miskin, 10/29/2013, 10:51 PM

Extremism an Issue in Beit Shemesh Race

Beit Shemesh mayor recalls his accomplishments, but some residents say he’s to blame for continuing religious extremism.Maayana Miskin, 10/22/2013, 8:43 PM

Aliza Bloch: Out of the Race

Aliza Bloch will no longer be in the running for Mayor of Bet Shemesh due to the competition of Eli Cohen.Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/14/2013, 10:45 AM

‘Last Chance for Beit Shemesh’

Naftali Bennett warns that Beit Shemesh city elections could be the city's 'last chance.'Maayana Miskin, 8/11/2013, 11:48 AM

Report: Assad Approached Israel for Alawite Haven

Then-Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman requested info on Ron Arad, Eli CohenChana Ya'ar, 7/24/2013, 2:19 PM

Spy Eli Cohen ‘Ate Matzah in Damascus’

Famed Israeli spy Eli Cohen managed to eat matzah on Passover while high in the Syrian elite, his widow says.Maayana Miskin, 4/6/2012, 2:06 PM

Will Assad’s Ouster Free Body of Israel Spy?

The widow of Israeli spy Eli Cohen has hopes that her husband’s remains might receive an honorable burial in Israel if Assad is ousted.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/25/2012, 10:13 AM

Israeli Hero's Last Words: I Regret Nothing

A former Syrian prisoner said that he discovered the last message Eli Cohen left the world.David Lev, 10/9/2011, 4:36 PM

Voice of Long-Hanged Spy Heard

The voice of hanged spy Eli Cohen was heard in Israel today – in a long-lost recording of an interview he once conducted with Radio Damascus.Hillel Fendel, 5/30/2010, 3:28 PM

Beit Shemesh is Ground Zero for Deri vs. Bennett

A local election should be about local issues, but this one is shaping up as a national power struggle.Dr. Harold Goldmeier, 8/27/2013, 4:20 PM