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Sara Netanyahu Indicted on Fraud Charges in Israel

She was indicted on Thursday on charges that she defrauded the Israeli government of close to $100,000 in personal expenses.CreditFrancois Mori/Associated PressJERUSALEM — Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, was indicted Thursday on charges that she defrauded the Israeli government of close to $100,000 in personal expenses, largely by hiring some of Jerusalem’s best-known chefs to cater hundreds of private meals while covering up the fact that the prime minister’s residence already employed a full-time cook.
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FIFA World Cup 2018, Argentina vs Israel warm-up game: Politics and threats, two sides of a pullout

Jibril Rajoub, head of the Palestinian Football Association, termed the change of venue a motivated move, a part of Israel’s 70th Independence Day celebrations.“What has happened in the last 72 hours, the actions, the threats that have occurred have led us to take the decision not to travel,” Claudio Tapa, head of the Argentine Football Association, said.
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Israel Bombs Gaza Tunnel, Closes Key Crossing After Attack

(JERUSALEM) — The Israeli military said Saturday it was shutting down its main cargo crossing into Gaza after Palestinian protesters caused extensive damage to it, and that it had also destroyed an attack tunnel militants dug near its main pedestrian crossing.The military said the Kerem Shalom crossing will be closed until further notice and not before the damage is repaired.
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- Travel - Israel’s millennia-old ‘biblical diet’

Since the 1990s, Israel’s foremost food archaeologist Tova Dickstein has been cultivating it as an open-air laboratory to examine the millennia-old ‘biblical diet’ and the ingredients that are making a comeback in Israeli nouvelle cuisine.But Dickstein says that biblical food, deeply connected to the Israeli terroir, may provide a more accessible way for contemporary Israelis to appreciate their complex history in this land.
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