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Haredi MK: 'Likud doesn't have any more deserters'

'We need a new government in this Knesset, not new elections,' MK Uri Maklev stresses.

Haredi MK: 'Likud doesn't have any more deserters'

Partner cellular service experiencing disruptions

Company attributes glitches to "overload."

Partner cellular service experiencing disruptions

GSS surveilled Netanyahu protesters' phones

GSS was given access to materials from protesters' phones to make sure they don't intend to break into Netanyahu's residence.

GSS surveilled Netanyahu protesters' phones

Hanukkah miracle: No cell phones while candles burn - and peace with more Arab states

One homebased miracle if it happens, and one foreign affairs miracle. Both seemed impossible once.

Hanukkah miracles: No cell phones

Prison Service discovers turmeric-flavored cell phone

Prison Service employees discover phones - hidden in boxes of spices.

A turmeric-flavored cell phone

Bnei Akiva initiative: Tu B'Shvat with no cellphones

This year for first time tens of thousands of Bnei Akiva students will take Tu B'Shvat trips unplugged.

Bnei Akiva initiative: Tu B'Shvat with no cellphones

Talk to your bank - without receiving a text message

New policy allows users to receive passwords via voice recording instead of text message.

Talk to your bank - without receiving a text message

Egyptian counter-terror disrupting Israeli communications?

Israeli Communications Minister speaks with Egypt about communications disruptions.

Egyptian counter-terror disrupting Israeli communications?

Knesset approves haredi party's anti-discrimination bill

Bill to end cell phone discrimination passes preliminary reading.

Knesset approves haredi party's anti-discrimination bill

An end to discrimination against 'kosher phone' users?

New bill aims to force cell phone companies to call, not text, before raising prices.

An end to discrimination against 'kosher phone' users?

Five-year-old smuggles phones to terrorist father

Kindergarten-age son visits his terrorist father, hides cell phones, SIM cards, in underwear.

Five-year-old smuggles phones to terrorist father

Israelis work with Google to stop cellphone hackers

New chip prevents cellphone hackers from attacking phone systems. Researcher says 'there's no way for a phone to detect it's under attack.'

Israelis work with Google to stop cellphone hackers

'Verizon is blatantly cheating Americans visiting Israel'

Assemblyman Dov Hikind calls on state AG to investigate company over bait-and-switch scheme, says Verizon systematically cheating customers.

'Verizon is blatantly cheating Americans visiting Israel'

Ghattas: I don't apologize

Former MK forced to resign after he tried to smuggle cell phones to terrorists in Israeli prison remains unapologetic over his actions.

Ghattas: I don't apologizeplayer

Stolen cell phones to be blocked even with different SIM card

Israel police and Communications Ministry to allow mobile companies to block stolen phones from use even if the thief switches the SIM card.

Stolen cell phones to be blocked even with different SIM card

Electra to buy Golan Telecom

Electra takes loans to buy Golan Telecom.

Electra to buy Golan Telecom

Man who passed cell phones to MK Ghattas arrested

Ghattas smuggled the phones he had received to Hamas prisoners in jail.

Man who passed cell phones to MK Ghattas arrested

Bill to prevent harassment by advertisers advances

Bill to ban advertisers from repeatedly sending messages and calls to recipients' phones passes Ministerial Committee.

Bill to prevent harassment by advertisers advances

Vizhnitzer Rebbe: Talk in Yiddish, not Hebrew

In gathering, head of Vizhnitzer dynasty calls upon followers to give up cell phones - even Kosher ones - and speak in Yiddish.

Vizhnitzer Rebbe: Talk in Yiddish, not Hebrew

'If the groom has a smart phone, cancel the match'

Paper publishes ruling by Rabbi Kanievsky, advising bride-to-be to cancel wedding with young man over non-kosher cell phone.

'If the groom has a smart phone, cancel the wedding'

Cellcom purchases Golan Telecom for $300 million

Three months after putting itself on the market, the low-cost telecommunications company will be merged into major Cellcom.

Cellcom purchases Golan Telecom for $300 million

Israel 'Falls Back' to Standard Time Tonight

Israelis to gain back an hour of sleep, after clock changes from 2:00 am to 1:00 am Sunday.

Israel 'Falls Back' to Standard Time Tonight

Chief Rabbi: Cell Phones Inhibit Torah Study

Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef attacks religious judges and teachers who use cell phones with unfiltered internet access.

Chief Rabbi: Cell Phones Inhibit Torah Study

Confusion as Cell Phones Switch to Winter Time

Many devices switch to winter clock despite decision to postpone time change this year.

Confusion as Cell Phones Switch to Winter Time

No More 3 Hour Wait for Cell Number Switching

The Communications Ministry approved rules to require cell companies to immediately move phone numbers to their new cellphone company.

No More 3 Hour Wait for Cell Number Switching

OECD on Taxes, Cell Phones

The OECD report includes comparisons of Israeli taxation, communications prices to the average.

OECD: How Israel Compares on Taxes, Cell Phones

No SMS for National Defense

The Orange phone system has barred Home Front Command SMS messages during this week’s national drill because of fears of damage to the phones.

Cell Phone Firm Turns Back ’Turning Point 5’ Emergency SMS

Terror Prisoners' Facebook Fun

Hamas and Fatah terrorists are able to freely use the internet, thanks to the smartphones they smuggle into their cells, a report in Ma'ariv says.

Terrorists in 'Country Club Prisons' Use Internet, Facebook

Cellcom Lines Down

A fault in Cellcom's core program caused millions of clients to lose the ability to call and receive calls or text messages since early afternoon.

Millions of Cellcom Phone Lines Down for Hours

Israeli Cell Radiation Shield

An Israeli startup has created a product that although small in physical size, may produce a big impact on the general market.

Israeli Startup Creates Cell Phone Radiation Shield

Stealing Air Time for Terror

PA terrorists have figured out a new way to make a living – by stealing air time charges through prank calls to unwary Israelis.

Dial-a-Deal Calls Steal Air Time Charges for Terror

Cell Company Radiation Suit

Four Israelis are suing Cellcom and three other local cell phone companies in a Central District court over radiation concerns.

Suit Against Cell Companies Over Radiation

Cell Providers May Cut Rates

The Communications Ministry is considering forcing mobile phone providers to cut connection rates.

Cell Providers May Cut Rates

India Blocks Millions of Phones

Indian security services have decided cellular phones lacking a special code will be blocked from use. Millions are affected.

Indian Security Service Blocks 25 Million Cell Phone Users

Biggest Deal in Israel's History

Israeli businessman Ilan Ben Dov completed the largest purchase ever in Israel. Ben Dov bought control of 'Partner,' operator of 'Orange.'

Businessman: Biggest Deal in Israel's History Shows 'Anyone Can'player