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'Netanyahu will work with Obama while safeguarding Israel's interests'
Likud campaign chief Gideon Sa'ar responds to harsh comments in report by journalist Jeffrey Goldberg, who quoted Obama as saying: "Israel doesnt know what its own best interests are ... Netanyahu is moving his country toward near-total isolation."
 
Mati Tuchfeld | The final countdown
In this election, there is no clear agenda, no true drama and no real chance that power will change hands.
Ruthie Blum | A lesson in left-wing hypocrisy
By controlling the discourse, the Left is able to place politically motivated blame where it chooses.
Hezi Sternlicht | Politics trumps reason in deficit frenzy
Though the deficit exceeded projections, the public debt's share of the GDP has actually gone down.
Dr. Haim Shine | Shunning the convicted
Every public servant convicted of a crime would be wise to quit politics.
Iran could have nuclear bomb by mid-2014, US report says
New report by U.S. experts says Iran could produce enough weapons-grade uranium for a nuclear weapon by middle of next year Report calls on U.S. and its allies to intensify sanctions on Tehran before then.
Report: Hagel apologizes for 'Jewish lobby' comments
Defense secretary nominee reportedly sends letter to Jewish Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, saying he fully supports unilateral sanctions on Iran and condemns Hezbollah as a terrorist threat Calls his "Jewish lobby" comment a very poor choice of words."
On Google Play, Hitler speaks in Arabic
The Anti-Defamation League says more than 10,000 Google Play users have installed a free Arabic-language app that provides quotes attributed to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.
Court orders state to suspend benefit packages for haredim
Supreme Court injunction requires state to explain why benefit packages are still being paid to 54,000 ultra-Orthodox yeshiva students when their military deferment is no longer allowed under the expired Tal Law.
Israelis worry over religious radicalization, poll shows
Both religious and secular Israelis oppose laws that would restrict secular lifestyle Exclusion of women unpopular among general public.
Eizenkot takes on position of deputy IDF chief
Maj. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot replaces Maj. Gen. Yair Naveh Eizenkot: "I am well aware of the responsibility with which I'm trusted, and I anticipate returning and contributing" Barak: "We are here after a road filled with potholes, and it's all behind us."
As election looms, it's every man, and woman, for themselves
With one week to go before the 2013 election, tensions are rising Netanyahu fires responses at critics Olmert and Diskin; Lieberman and Deri wage a Facebook war; Bennett is again under fire from Likud, and things aren't any friendlier on the Left.
IDF uncovers terror tunnel along Gaza border
Israeli troops discover a tunnel along the Gaza Strip border on Monday, apparently to be used to carry out an attack inside Israel Tunnel is one of the longest uncovered in recent years and is similar to the one used for kidnapping Gilad Schalit.
Live long and prosper, Israeli man
Israeli men can expect to live 79.9 years and women 83.6 years, according to newly released data from Central Bureau for Statistics Israeli men have second-highest life expectancy in the world, after Swiss men.
El Al airline rabbi suspected of sexual assault
Rabbi Yohanan Hayout is suspected of sexual assault on an employee at Ben-Gurion International Airport Employee tells investigators that the rabbi hugged, kissed her against her will Hayout says he lost control due to diabetes.
What do Herod's tomb and Einstein's brain have in common?
As part of Landmarks plan, Israel's heritage sites will soon appear on Waze navigation application for smartphones Eight projects already completed Albert Einstein museum in shape of famed scientist's brain to be built in Jerusalem.
Report: Assad taking refuge on warship in Mediterranean
According to Saudi news outlet Al-Watan, the Syrian president is being protected by the Russian navy and only flies into Damascus for important meetings Syrian rebels say they turned back an Iranian aircraft reportedly carrying arms for Syrian army.
Netanyahu: I don't want to raise taxes
Following data showing that 2012 deficit was twice the original forecast, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tells Channel 2 he will do everything he can to avoid raising taxes Finance Ministry Director-General Doron Cohen: Israeli economy is stable.
'Homeland' co-creator says TV thriller could run for years
Gideon Raff, whose Israeli television drama "Hatufim" inspired "Homeland" and who co-wrote the U.S. show, says Claire Danes' character could generate several more seasons.
Youngest Schindler's List survivor dies at 83
Leon Leyson passes away in his southern California home Leyson, his mother and his brothers were among 1,100 Jews saved by German industrialist Oskar Schindler during World War II.