Joshua Davidovich, The Times of Israel

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The Times of Israel

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Recent articles by Joshua:

Haifa downed by French giant PSG in Champions League after briefly taking shock lead

Maccabi loses 3-1 on goals from Messi, Mbappe and Neymar, but night still proves magical as 30,000 fans watch home team outplay powerhouse squad, at least for a little while → Read More

Hundreds of terror attacks foiled by Shin Bet in past year, Lapid says

Prime Minister's Office says security agency thwarted Hamas attempts to set up terror infrastructure in West Bank, stopping attacks planned for immediate future → Read More

Maccabi Haifa downed by Benfica 2-0 as Champions League push kicks off

Israeli team's woes in European soccer tournament continue, with Lisbon side able to score goals in quick succession despite solid first half defense; next up: Messi and PSG → Read More

Union boss says more public sector strikes may come if teachers get raises — report

Arnon Bar-David said to tell treasury that he is under pressure to reopen wage talks for other state employees, as Finance Ministry appears to cave to teacher demands → Read More

Bank of Israel raises interest rate to 1.5% to rein in inflation

Central bank says inflation over the past 12 months reached 4.1%, with estimates showing it rising to 4.5% for 2022 → Read More

Battle lines drawn as coalition and opposition resume clash over Knesset’s fate

Government makes gains in bid to disperse parliament before opposition can take control and install Netanyahu as prime minister, but Likud-led camp vows to keep fighting → Read More

Renegade MK Chikli asks court to reverse his exile from Yamina party

Wayward lawmaker argues that party leaders are overstepping their bounds in banishing lawmakers who don't toe the line, says declaration as defector was politically prejudiced → Read More

Meretz reportedly lines up behind bill renewing Israeli civil rights for settlers

Move comes as party heads huddle over bill, which Ra'am is thought to be against, after justice minister warns of consequences if it does not pass → Read More

Iranian mourners vow revenge as thousands pack funeral for slain Guard Corps officer

Crowds chant death to Israel as they pay final respects to Hassan Sayyad Khodaei, gunned down in an attack widely blamed on Israel → Read More

Timing bomb: What the press is saying about fights and flights

Tensions in Jerusalem are boiling over, to nobody's surprise, and an oft-jailed suspect nobody ever suspected becomes the center of a cold case, shining a harsh light on police → Read More

Looking to salvage coalition, Bennett says he ‘understands’ renegade MKs’ criticism

Prime minister launches media blitz as government falters, saying he won't work with Netanyahu or Joint List, defending right-wing bona fides and accusing PA's Abbas of double game → Read More

Noting precedents, Israeli woman on Dubai death row seeks diplomatic pressure

Lawyer and friend compare case of Fidaa Kiwan to that of Naama Issachar, who was turned into a cause celebre and whisked home by Netanyahu on his press-filled plane → Read More

Cops and ribbers: What the press is saying about terror, terrible jokes and Ukraine

A deadly rampage in the south raises questions about the police, and bickering ministers and a poor joke raise questions about the government → Read More

Give me your huddled (Jewish) masses: What the press says about refugees and Ukraine

The media looks at Israel's ham-fisted policies for dealing with Ukrainian refugees, especially non-Jews; pundits see Israel-Iran in Ukraine-Russia; and a rabbinical great dies → Read More

Stuck in the middle with Ukraine: What the press is saying about Russia’s invasion

Dispatching reporters to Europe (and squabbling with each other over it), Israel wrestles with the unfolding horror, Jerusalem's non-stance, and the ghosts of WWII → Read More

Israel dispatches diplomatic reinforcements to Kyiv to aid evacuation of Israelis

Group will also assist possible airlift of Jews in case of war; ministry earlier said many flights from Ukraine to Israel were empty, even as Israeli leaders urge citizens to leave → Read More

Troops kill three Palestinian terror suspects in West Bank clash, Israel says

Armed group was responsible for series of attacks on soldiers and civilians in Nablus area, according to Shin Bet → Read More

Ministers meet to approve Gali Baharav-Miara as new attorney general

Former lawyer in Tel Aviv DA's office would come in with relatively low public profile as government attempts to fend off trust issues swirling around police spying scandal → Read More

Rang up: What the press is saying about phone hacks, price hikes and IS hits

The cops are in trouble for misleading about phone spyware, people are unhappy that goods are overpriced and Israelis want a role in the assassination of Islamic State's leader → Read More

Lawyer for Israelis accused of rape in Cyprus insists ‘ruling changes nothing’

Nir Yaslovitzh says his clients still safe even after woman is cleared of lying about alleged gang rape in Ayia Napa hotel room, since their case won't be reopened → Read More