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  • On Israeli religious reforms, Naftali Bennett still figuring out road map

    November 19, 2013 | 9:54 am

    Naftali Bennett doesn’t like to waste time.

    In the eight months since he took over three Israeli ministries — religious services, economy, and Diaspora and Jerusalem affairs — Bennett has pushed through legislation to give Israeli couples more freedom in choosing which rabbi...

  • Jerusalem’s First Station: All aboard for fun

    October 9, 2013 | 1:49 pm

    Jerusalem’s First Station may be more than 120 years old, but its smart new look, trendy shops and daily events have transformed it from an abandoned skeleton of a railway station into a place where young — and young-at-heart — locals as well as tourists, come to decompress.