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Statute of limitations for sexual crimes against minors to be extended

A new bill seeks to extend the current statute of limitations past 10 years – the current amount of time a victim has to file charges against an assailant.

MK Pinto demands radio host apologize for making fun of her deafness

The comments made by Yossi Ben-Atar not only hurt her, but "a community of about 800,000 people, women and children, deaf and hard of hearing, who were ridiculed."

Shaked opposes bill preventing Netanyahu from forming Israeli gov't

Joint List leader Ayman Odeh vowed to support the bill and ensure it passes.

20/10/2021

Lauder Employment Center lights up pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Lauder Employment Center, run jointly by Jewish National Fund-USA and  Ben Gurion University of the Negev, will remain lit in pink until the end of the  month.

Indictment filed in Jerusalem against alleged wife murderer

The indictment against Guy Shapira also includes charges of obstruction after he attempted to escape from police and falsified evidence that his wife committed suicide.

By MAARIV ONLINE
20/10/2021
Medical technicians test passengers for COVID-19 at the Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Av

Novel AY4.2 COVID Delta variant identified in 11-year-old Israeli

The "Delta Plus" strand has been on the rise in the UK, with British authorities reporting 6% of the positive cases on Tuesday belonging to the AY4.2 strand, according to a Maariv report.

Bill preventing Netanyahu from returning as PM drafted by Sa'ar

According to Sa'ar's new bill, anyone under a serious indictment would be prevented from forming a government.

19/10/2021

Ben-Gvir, Odeh physically clash near Hamas terrorist on hunger strike

The Hamas terrorist, Moked al-Qawasmi, is currently on the 91st day of his hunger strike, done in protest of his detention.

International arts festival ‘Regarding...’ debuts in TA

The international arts festival “Regarding...”, backed by the Riga, Latvia-based LOUD Foundation nonprofit, will take a bow in Tel Aviv next week, with the inaugural edition running October 21-23.

19/10/2021
  PORTRAITS OF Baron Edmond James de Rothschild at the Knesset

Special tour reveals ‘The Crown’ villain mediated Knesset paintings

Art expert Dr. Doron Lurie said the man who mediated between the painter and Baroness Dorothy Rothschild was later exposed as a Soviet spy – Sir Anthony Blunt.

19/10/2021

Only 10% of sexual abuse of minors cases are dealt with thoroughly - report

A debate was held in the Knesset regarding sexual abuse of minors to mark the Day for the Battle Against Sexual Violence.

By ARIELLA MARSDEN
19/10/2021

Notebooks of mysterious, influential teacher ‘Mr. Shushani’ opened to public

Scholars believe that the notebooks will reveal some potentially groundbreaking ideas and teachings related to Jewish thought and texts, the National Library of Israel said.

Jerusalem House of Quality shows 'Yoffi shel Israel' exhibit

The 'Yoffi shel Israel' project that promotes Israeli art created by immigrant artists from Russia is being hosted at the Jerusalem House of Quality.

By ISAAC WEISS
19/10/2021

Israel's coalition crisis: Ra'am rebellion threatens state budget

Ayelet Shaked: Yair Lapid brought shame to Israeli democracy; Benjamin Netanyahu to Likud MKs: Stay in Israel and fight.

19/10/2021

Israel's defense industry behind pollution of natural water sources - state comptroller

14 groundwater sites were contaminated by hazardous pollutants due to the activities of Israel’s Defense Industries, and IMI (now Elbit Systems Land) in particular.

Israel's income from natural gas just 6% of expectations - comptroller

State Comptroller Matanyahu Englman recommended that the Energy Ministry and the Tax Authority work together to reduce bureaucracy and ensure the state receives its share of profits.

19/10/2021

Over 50% of Israel's bus stops inaccessible for people with disabilities - report

The semi-annual State Comptroller Report shows many flaws in the accessibility of public transport for people with disabilities.

By ARIELLA MARSDEN
19/10/2021

Deaf MK is 'dim-witted' and 'cannot speak' - right-wing radio show host

A radio show host from a right-wing station called Israel's first deaf MK Shirly Pinto 'stupid' and 'dim-witted' and said that it was good she was deaf after she accused Netanyahu of incitement.

Man dies after falling from hot air balloon onto car

The man tried to hold on and was dangling from the side of the balloon basket after it left the ground but he fell to his death from a height of about 100 meters.

National velodrome ready for inauguration

The inauguration of the velodrome will also include a private preview of the Fresh Paint Art and Design Fair 2021, the largest art event in Israel.

By JERUSALEM POST SPORTS STAFF
19/10/2021

Gilboa/Galil grabs upset win over Maccabi TA

Hapoel Jerusalem routs Beersheba • Hapoel Haifa, Herzliya, Holon, Galil Elyon also victorious

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
19/10/2021

Iran top priority in Israel's Defense Ministry budget - Gantz

Defense Minister Benny Gantz stressed that it was important for Israel to be self-sufficient on all fronts.

19/10/2021
Amazon packages awaiting dispatch

Amazon to provide free shipping in Israel for purchases of $49 or more

The e-commerce giant reduced its previous $65 minimum to the price it offered in November 2019.

Tupperware resumes operations in Israel

The site also offers free delivery on orders of NIS 300 or more, with shipment in 3-5 business days. A local customer service team is available to handle inquiries in Hebrew.

19/10/2021

Earthquake felt throughout Israel, ministry issues guidelines

This quake was also felt in Cyprus and even in Cairo, according to the ESMC, who marked it as a 6.4 magnitude quake.

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