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Poll Shows Netanyahu’s Likud Getting Stronger Despite Allegations

TEL AVIV – Yet another poll published Saturday showed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud gaining steam with an additional two seats predicted for the party if elections were held today, up two from last week’s results from the same pollsters.

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Support For Netanyahu On the Rise After Police Allegations, Polls Show

TEL AVIV – In an ironic twist, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s popularity is actually on the rise since the police recommended he be indicted Tuesday, with polls showing that his Likud party would gain an additional seat if elections were to be held now.

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WATCH: Violence Erupts as Ultra-Orthodox Anti-Zionists Riot Over IDF Draft

JERUSALEM – Nine people were arrested in violent clashes that erupted in Jerusalem Sunday between police and several hundred ultra-Orthodox, anti-Zionist Israelis  protesting a recent Supreme Court ruling that rejected an amendment to a draft law, effectively ending that community’s exemption from IDF service.

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Anti-Netanyahu Protesters Congregate Outside Attorney General’s Home

TEL AVIV – More than 2,000 people turned out in protest close to Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit’s home on Saturday evening, after a ruling by the High Court of Justice said that the weekly demonstrations calling for the AG to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges could resume.

Israelis take part in a weekly protest against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, seen on the poster, in front of the home of Israel's attorney general Avichai Mandelblit in Petah Tikva. Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. The weekly vigils have become the vanguard of a grassroots protest movement against Netanyahu's alleged …

Selfie Stick, Pizza Platter Used to Subdue Palestinian Terrorist

PETAH TIKVA — A selfie stick. An umbrella. A guitar. Nunchucks, and now, a pizza platter. Shlomi Madar added the heavy wooden saucer to the growing list of obscure objects used to subdue (or just slow down) terrorists over the past two years, when he went after a stabber outside his pizzeria in Petah Tikva, outside Tel Aviv, late Monday morning.

An Israeli policeman walks as security forces guard the area on July 26, 2016 at the Qalandia crossing between the West Bank city of Ramallah and Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem, after Israeli private security guards shot and wounded an 18-year-old Palestinian suspected of planning to stab them. A police statement said …

Israel To Reopen Temple Mount With Additional Security Measures

TEL AVIV – Israel will gradually reopen the Temple Mount complex to Muslim worshipers on Sunday while adding additional security precautions after the site was closed following the murder of two Israeli police officers by three Arab-Israelis on Friday morning.

Palestinian worshipers pray outside the Dome of the Rock at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem during the third Friday prayers of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan on July 26, 2013. AFP PHOTO/AHMAD GHARABLI (Photo credit should read AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Israeli Police: FBI Assisted In Arrest of JCC Bomb Threat Suspect

TEL AVIV – The arrest of Jewish Israeli-American teen suspected of making bomb threats on U.S. Jewish institutions only came about after President Donald Trump sent a team of FBI agents to Israel and deemed his capture a high priority, police sources said.

American-Israeli Jewish teenager (C), accused of making dozens of anti-Semitic bomb threats in the United States and elsewhere, is escorted by guards as he leaves the Israeli Justice court in Rishon Lezion on March 23, 2017. The arrest comes after a wave of bomb threats to American Jewish institutions since …