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Soviet Dissident Natan Sharansky Named 2020 Genesis Prize Recipient

The Forward - 11 hours 32 min ago
A child chess prodigy, he kept himself sane in solitary confinement by playing chess in his mind: “I played thousands of games, and I won them all.”

Israel again delays Malka Leifer hearing because psychiatrists 'hadn't noticed' it was due

Haaretz - 11 hours 37 min ago
After 60 previous sessions on the matter, Judge grants extension to psych panel in extradition affair that has strained Israel-Australia relations

Gantz took Netanyahu's favorite trick — and used it against him

Haaretz - 13 hours 27 min ago
When the Kahol Lavan leader presented wavering immunity to Netanyahu as a condition to forming a unity government, he hit the accused from Balfour Street in his soft underbelly

Inside the unlikely, unofficial relationship between Israel and the Kurds

Haaretz - 13 hours 56 min ago
Israel has been a strategic supporter of the Kurds for many decades, even speaking out on the ethnic group’s behalf after the recent Turkish incursion into Syria. Now, though, some Kurds are saying actions speak louder than words

Natan Sharansky named Genesis Prize laureate for 2020

Haaretz - 16 hours 56 min ago
Former refusenik spent nine years in a Soviet jail, later serving as Jewish Agency chairman. The 'Jewish Nobel' award has been dogged by controversy in recent years
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