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Israel is Holding New Elections. What Comes Next?

Israel will hold new elections in September as a result of disagreements about the military draft law. By Marcy Oster Featured photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90 JERUSALEM (JTA)...

Legislation Would Grant Additional Funds to Synagogues for Security

Senator Gary Peters of Michigan helped introduce bi-partisan legislation to provide increased funding for security for religious institutions. By Marcy Oster (JTA) — Two senators have...

Eurovision Song Contest at Expo Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv is hosting the annual Eurovision Song Contest – catch the glam-filled finale scheduled on May 18. By Josefin Dolsten, JTA It’s glitzy. It’s kitschy....

Netanyahu: Gaza Battle ‘Not Over’ Despite Cease-Fire

Netanyahu asserts that the "campaign is not over" between Israel and Hamas, yet some Cabinet members are critical of Monday's cease-fire. By Sam SokolFeatured photo...

Netanyahu Officially Tasked with Forming Israel’s Next Government

By Marcy OsterJERUSALEM (JTA) — President Reuven Rivlin has officially tasked Benjamin Netanyahu, the current prime minister, with forming Israel’s next government.Rivlin met Wednesday...