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Rents rise 6.6%in a year nationwide

Price of average home increases despite fall in sales

By Ori Chudy and Shlomit Tzur

August is the most active month in the residential rental market, especially with the new academic year approaching. 380 more words


6 ‘Voice Of Israel’ Interviews on Protective Edge

* A non-polls related post.

Links to 6 VOI interviews:

1) Panel with Daniel Seaman, Gil Hoffman and Ari Abramowitz (Aug 13): 

Cairo talks collapsing as midnight deadline nears and more.  107 more words


The Untold Suffering of Children of Palestine

Palestinian children have been growing up in constant fear, violence, mayhem and pain, imposed on them by Israeli occupies for 66 years and counting. Their family members are frequently imprisoned and tortured or killed, their homes are demolished, or raided and searched by machine gun wielding occupation soldiers, often taking away family members who languish in jails and suffer torture. 737 more words

Silencing the wolf

Consider the following: a British parliamentarian or American congressman says something incredibly inflammatory during a legislative debate. No criminal charges are laid, but the MP is barred from legislative debates for six months on the basis of the controversial nature of these comments. 719 more words

Free Speech

Shunning taboo, hundreds of ultra-Orthodox seek to volunteer for IDF

by Elhanan Miller
August 5, 2014

‘We want to show both the army and our own public that there is a different way of doing things,’ says Haredi coordinator… 216 more words

Israel & Middle East

What Did Israel Accomplish From Its Carnage in Gaza?

There is finally a temporary ceasefire. It’s wrong to call it a bilateral ceasefire, since there was nothing bilateral about the onslaught, to begin with. It was a one sided massacre, on a massive scale, perpetrated by a powerful military, using the most advanced US-made and provided weapons, of a population, who only had their bear hands to put over their heads in defense. 990 more words