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Extreme heat wave pushes Israel's electricity reserve to the limit - Mon, 03 Aug 2015

Israel Electric Corporation: if peak power consumption occurs, the system can experience power shortages due to low electricity reserve.

Budget to go down to wire amid Shas threats - Sun, 02 Aug 2015

Kahlon promised that the budget would help bridge the gap between rich and poor in Israel.

Right-wing politicians to LGBT activists: Tolerance has to go both ways - Sun, 02 Aug 2015

Right complains of intolerance at anti-violence rally after organizers cancel Bennett’s appearance and Steinitz was booed.

MK Shmuly comes out as gay, says his community cannot stay silent - Sat, 01 Aug 2015

Shmuly was first elected to the Knesset in 2013, after previously being the chairman of the National Union of Israeli Students and a leader of the 2011 social protests.

Diplomacy: Meanwhile, on the Palestinian track... - Sat, 01 Aug 2015

By the end of September, the status of the Iran deal will become clear. Then the UN General Assembly will convene, and the Israel-Palestinian issue will return to the world’s agenda.

Ashdod Port workers evacuated due to container emanating high levels of radiation - Mon, 03 Aug 2015

Environmental Protection Ministry officials stressed that the container posed no threat to people in the area.

WATCH: Iranian rapper preaches: You can't deny peaceful nuclear energy to Iran - Mon, 03 Aug 2015

Performer Amir Tataloo raps about the right of the ayatollahs to keep a "peaceful" nuclear energy program.

Palestinian arrested with ax in West Bank, claims he held weapon for self-defense - Mon, 03 Aug 2015

Police arrest man for driving in a suspicious manner.

In diplomatic outreach, Kerry seeks to convince Gulf Arabs on Iran deal - Mon, 03 Aug 2015

In Doha, Kerry will meet members of the Gulf Cooperation Council, which groups Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar.

Dozens killed after Syrian fighter jet crashes into market in rebel-held area - Mon, 03 Aug 2015

Crash occurs in Idlib province, which fell to a coalition of Islamist insurgents in the spring.

WATCH: Violent Bulgarian fans chase Israeli soccer team off the field - Mon, 03 Aug 2015

Ashdod players run from the field fearing for their safety.

'No truth in claim that Walt Disney was an anti-Semite' - Mon, 03 Aug 2015

Upcoming four-hour documentary on entertainment legend's life attempts to uncover the "human Disney."

At 14th Maccabi games, Jewish athletes proudly compete where Nazis once reigned - Mon, 03 Aug 2015

The head of the British delegation says it was special for so many Jews to open the games in the Nazi-built stadium where Adolf Hitler made his speeches.

IN PHOTOS: The colors of the Holocaust - Mon, 03 Aug 2015

A Holocaust survivor paints his experiences that show hints of love and hope. His old studio is now a Museum where everything is both history and art.

Is Iran accord tearing US Jewry apart? - Mon, 03 Aug 2015

“We have passed the point of civil discussion, and now are almost at fratricide,” said Greg Rosenbaum, the chairman of the National Jewish Democratic Council.

Tibi to ‘Post’: There is great anger and rage, could be right before an explosion - Mon, 03 Aug 2015

“It is a killing by the occupation,” argued Tibi.

Rabbis, Palestinian peace activists unite in show of solidarity against violence - Sun, 02 Aug 2015

Lapid spoke briefly but passionately against the murder and called for intensive efforts to be taken against those who incite such to violence.

'Netanyahu shuns peace because he wants another intifada,' Abbas tells Meretz MKs - Sun, 02 Aug 2015

Despite horrific arson attack in Duma, Abbas said his security forces will continue to coordinate their activities with Israel while working to prevent any acts of revenge.

On the brink of change: The risks of being a Gazan peace activist - Sun, 02 Aug 2015

Meet Israelis and Gazans who, seeking coexistence, refuse to lose hope or remain silent but listen to the other voice.

Israelis grab 61 medals at Special Olympics in LA - Mon, 03 Aug 2015

Athletics was the delegation’s most successful sport, with the Israelis winning 12 medals in the different competitions, one gold, six silvers and five bronzes.

Smotrich: LGBT community attacks, slanders anyone who thinks differently from them - Sun, 02 Aug 2015

Bayit Yehudi lawmaker refuses to back down from his opposition to gay marriage.

Israel approves use of harsher measures against 'Jewish terrorists' - Sun, 02 Aug 2015

"The cabinet views the arson and murder in Duma as a terrorist act in every sense of the term," the government said in a statement.

Yitzhak Rabin's granddaughter enters politics, runs for Zionist Congress - Sun, 02 Aug 2015

A Labor member since 1995 when her grandfather was assassinated, Noa Ben Artzi Rothman is a scriptwriter, a lawyer, social activist, and mother of two.

US jets to begin striking Syrian forces if they target pro-US rebels - Mon, 03 Aug 2015

US officials have long played down the idea that Assad's forces would turn their sights on the US-backed Syrian rebels, but they cannot rule out the possibility.

Syrian-Kurd intellectual to Post: 'US and Israel need to stop Turkish attacks in Syria now' - Mon, 03 Aug 2015

Dr. Kamal Sido, who works for a German Human Rights NGO, said that “Israel must support minorities like the Kurds and Druse that are not anti-Semitic.”

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