June 12, 2013 RSS feed / Mideast

Electric cars grind to halt

ECONOMY

The electric car company Better Place filed for bankruptcy in an Israeli court.  In a motion filed in Tel Aviv’s Central District Court to dissolve the company, Better Place said it was looking for a temporary liquidator.  More...

Netanyahu slams anti-Arab racism

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned racism against Israeli Arabs and vandalism attacks against Palestinians.  More...

Lucky toad finds a home

ENVIRONMENT…

Students from an elementary school in the Golan Heights returned a rare toad to the wild after finding it in a stream near their school.  The Eastern Spadefoot toad, an endangered species, was discovered near the Avital elementary school at Kibb More...

Israel to fund non-Orthodox rabbis

Israel’s Ministry of Religious Services for the first time will allow non-Orthodox rabbis to serve in communal positions with state-funded salaries.  More...