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Burials for the victims of a stampede at a Jewish pilgrimage site will continue on Saturday evening at the end of the Sabbath, the Jewish day of rest.

Four people have been arrested as Israeli police and ultra-Orthodox Jews protesting coronavirus restrictions clashed in Jerusalem.

Netanyahu praises police over ultra-Orthodox protests

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Netanyahu praises police over ultra-Orthodox protests

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised police after ultra-Orthodox protesters clashed with security forces and torched a bus in protest against coronavirus restrictions.

Israel arrests 10 as ultra-Orthodox Jews protest lockdown

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Israel arrests 10 as ultra-Orthodox Jews protest lockdown

Israeli police have arrested 10 people amid violent protests in ultra-Orthodox areas against coronavirus lockdown measures

Israeli police, ultra-Orthodox protesters clash over schools

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Israeli police, ultra-Orthodox protesters clash over schools

Clashes erupted between Israeli police and ultra-Orthodox protesters over the opening of religious schools despite coronavirus lockdown orders.

The New Arab

Ultra-Orthodox defy Israeli coronavirus restrictions with holiday bonfires

Israeli authorities had banned traditional bonfire celebrations for the Lag B'Omer holiday due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The New Arab

Israel seals off two Palestinian towns following coronavirus outbreak

Authorities placed the towns of Deir al-Asad and al-Baneh in northern Israel under lockdown after mobile testing facilities revealed a sharp ...

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Israel PM Netanyahu flouts coronavirus lockdown rules, meets son

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is believed to have met his son in violation of Israeli Health Ministry directives.

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Israel imposes coronavirus lockdown over Passover holiday

Israeli residents will be banned from leaving their homes during part of the week-long Passover holiday.

Israel sends army to ultra-Orthodox city over coronavirus

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Israel sends army to ultra-Orthodox city over coronavirus

Israel deployed soldiers to an ultra-Orthodox town considered to be the centre of Israel's COVID-19 outbreak.

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After ignoring warnings, Israeli ultra-Orthodox hit by virus

Ultra-Orthodox Israelis ignored the government's calls to stay home and experts believe this has led to nearly 40 percent of one city's ...

US ambassador poses with controversial Jerusalem Third Temple poster

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US ambassador poses with controversial Jerusalem Third Temple poster

The US embassy to Israel has said that David Friedman was 'not aware' of an edited photo of Jerusalem presented to him at an event.

Israel detains ultra-Orthodox Jews after mass military draft protest

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Israel detains ultra-Orthodox Jews after mass military draft protest

Ultra-Orthodox men are excused from military service if they are engaged in religious study, but must still report to the army to receive their ...

Palestinian bus driver finds $10,000, returns to Jewish owner

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Palestinian bus driver finds $10,000, returns to Jewish owner

A Palestinian bus driver in Israel has returned $10,000 to a religious Jewish man who left it in his vehicle.

In Israel's religious press, Hillary Clinton is invisible

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In Israel's religious press, Hillary Clinton is invisible

Clinton may become the president of Israel's most important ally, but her image has been banished from the ultra-Orthodox press whose deeply ...

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