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  • Shas lawmaker chides Shalit for his Shabbat at the beach

    November 3, 2011 | 11:21 am

    A lawmaker from the haredi Orthodox Shas Party said Gilad Shalit should have spent his first Shabbat of freedom not at the beach but praying in synagogue.

    Meshulam Nahari also said during a Shas convention this week that the 25-year-old soldier should have recited the benediction of...

  • Unlikely Bedfellows

    By David Landau

    June 24, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    As the deadline draws ever closer for Prime Minister-elect Ehud Barak to present his government for Knesset approval, his coalition negotiations are taking some surprising turns.

    In the latest twist, Barak has resumed talks with a potential partner that, for several weeks now, has...