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Haredi Israeli radio fined for excluding women

Court orders Kol Barama radio station to donate $280,000 to women's groups.

Haredi Israeli radio fined for excluding women

Women's organizations oppose Override Clause

18 women's groups take a stand on the political issue.

Women's organizations oppose Override Clause

Eizenkot Appointment Clears Final Hurdle

Turkel Committee for Senior Appointments gives its stamp of approval to man who will be IDF's 21st chief of staff.

Eizenkot's IDF Chief of Staff Appointment Clears Final Hurdle

New Bank Chairman Candidate 'Clean,' Says Daughter

After two “strikes,” the Bank of Israel candidacy issue may finally be resolved, with Professor Mario Blecher slated to take the job

New Bank Chairman Candidate 'Clean,' Says Daughter

Commission: IDF Investigations Meet Standards

The Turkel Commission, which was formed in the wake of the deaths of nine Turks on the Mavi Marmara, submits its second report.

Marmara Commission: IDF Investigations Meet Int'l Standards

Commando: I Thought I Would Die

Warning: Graphic matter. Testimony of Navy soldiers attacked by terrorists reveals a crueler scene than once known. “I thought I was going to die."

Commandos’ Testimony on IHH Clash: ‘I Thought I Would Die’

Bibi: Critics Deny Self-Defense

Critics of IDF actions against flotilla and other terrorists deny Israel’s right of self-defense, Netanyahu said in response to the Turkel report.

Netanyahu: Commandos Upheld Israel’s Right to Self-Defenseplayer

Barak Happy with Turkel

Defense Minister says report shows Israel is a law-abiding nation that respects international norms.

Barak Happy with Turkel Committee Report

Turkel Clears IDF in IHH Clash

The IDF acted in self-defense against IHH terrorists in the flotilla clash on the Mavi Mamara boat, the Turkel investigative panel concluded.

Turkel Panel Unanimously Clears IDF in Flotilla Clashplayer

IDF Cleared in Flotilla Incident

Turkel Commission will submit the first part of its report on Sunday, will say that IDF’s didn't break international laws on Mavi Marmara.

Inquiry to Clear IDF in Flotilla Incident

'Marmara' Passengers Fired First

IDF Chief Gabi Ashkenazi reveals that passengers aboard the Gaza-bound ship Mavi Marmara were the first to fire in a May battle.

Ashkenazi: 'Marmara' Passengers Fired First

Turkish Detainees 'Well-Treated'

Israeli officials deny UN report that claimed people arrested on the Mavi Marmara were abused.

Israel Denies Abusing Mavi Marmara Detainees

Turkel C'tee Spars with Leftist

Committee of inquiry explains the Middle East to B'Tselem director. Two Arabs who had been aboard the Marmara were no-shows.

This Isn't the Seychelles, Turkel Committee Tells Leftist

Turkel to Hear from Passengers

The Turkel commission will hear from Arab-Israeli flotilla passengers, far-left organizations.

Turkel Commission to Hear from Flotilla Passengers

Turkel Panel Member Passes Away

Professor Shabtai Rosen, 93, an internationally known legal expert and member of the Turkel Committee, died at home in Jerusalem Tuesday night.

Turkel Committee Member Shabtai Rosen Passes Away at 93

IDF Atty. Defends Gaza Blockade

Top IDF attorney Avichai Mandelblit testifies to the Turkel commission, defends Israeli blockade of Gaza as “purely military.”

IDF Prosecutor Testifies, Defends Gaza Blockade

Turkel: Women Not Interested

Following High Court's instructions, the Minister of Justice asked five women to join the committee but they all refused.

Women Not Interested in Joining Turkel Committee

'Naval Shield Against Flotillas'

After taking responsibility for Gaza flotilla raid, IDF Chief of Staff vows that the next flotillas will be different stories.

Ashkenazi: a 'Naval Shield' will Meet Next Flotillas

IDF Chief: We Didn't Know Enough

IDF Chief Gen. Ashkenazi praises and takes full responsibility for army’s actions aboard Turkish flotilla ship.

IDF Chief: We Didn't Know Enough About Turkish IHH

Barak: 'Responsible' for Clash

Barak testifies he takes "full responsibility" for the flotilla clash between navy commandos and Turkish terror activists. Netanyahu links Iran.

Barak 'Takes Responsibility' for Flotilla Clash

Netanyahu: Slander Happens

Netanyahu appears before the Turkel Commission, defending gov't actions that led up to the flotilla clash.

Netanyahu Tells Committee: Unfortunately, Slander Happens

State: No Male Bias on Turkel

Tells High Court three women were asked to take part in the Turkel Committee, but all three turned down the invitation.

State Opposes Women's Groups' Motion over Turkel Committee

Feminists Try to Dupe Livnat

Minister Livnat thought she was backing appointment of a woman to the Turkel Committee until she discovered she was aiding a radical leftist

Radical Feminists Try to Dupe Likud Minister into Court Motion

Bibi to Testify in IHH Probe

Netanyahu will testify August 9 before the Turkel Committee investigating the flotilla clash with Turkish-based IHH terror activists.

Netanyahu to Testify in Flotilla Clash Probe

New and Improved Flotilla Panel

Flotilla-inquiry committee has its mandate expanded slightly, withdraws its threat to resign, and will convene for its second session on July 11.

New and Improved Flotilla Committee

Flotilla Committee Assembled

Israel assembles a committee to investigate flotilla incident, complete with foreign observers. Netanyahu: This will prove what we did was legal.

Flotilla Committee Assembled, Foreign Observers Added