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Ceragon: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 08, 2023 07:28 AM EST

ROSH HA AYIN, Israel (AP) — ROSH HA AYIN, Israel (AP) — Ceragon Networks Ltd. (CRNT) on Wednesday reported a loss of $2.7 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Rosh Ha Ayin, Israel-based company said it had a loss of 3 cents. Earnings, adjusted for pretax...

Israel steps up Jerusalem home demolitions as violence rises

Feb. 08, 2023 03:23 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Ratib Matar’s family was growing. They needed more space. Before his granddaughters, now 4 and 5, were born, he built three apartments on an eastern slope overlooking Jerusalem’s ancient landscape. The 50-year-old construction contractor moved in with his...

Australian prosecutor alleges principal molested 3 sisters

Feb. 08, 2023 01:39 AM EST

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A former principal of a ultra-Orthodox Jewish girls school in the Australian city of Melbourne molested three sisters, a prosecutor said Wednesday. Malka Leifer, 56, has pleaded not guilty in the Victoria state County Court to 29 sexual offenses that...

Canadian endocrinologist among Wolf Prize winners

Feb. 07, 2023 12:26 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Canadian endocrinologist whose research has helped develop therapies for diabetes and obesity and three chemists whose work has advanced the understanding of RNA were announced Tuesday as winners of Israel's prestigious Wolf Prize. The University of Toronto’s...

AudioCodes: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 07, 2023 05:08 AM EST

LOD, Israel (AP) — LOD, Israel (AP) — AudioCodes Ltd. (AUDC) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $7.5 million. The Lod, Israel-based company said it had net income of 23 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 36 cents per share. ...

Antisemitic flyers could spur action on proposed Georgia law

Feb. 06, 2023 15:11 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A continuing wave of antisemitic flyers hit parts of suburban Atlanta, including the home of Georgia's only Jewish state legislator. State Rep. Esther Panitch, a freshman Democrat from Sandy Springs, denounced the flyers from the floor of the House Monday, with...

Israeli troops kill 5 Palestinian gunmen in West Bank raid

Feb. 06, 2023 08:07 AM EST

AQABAT JABR, West Bank (AP) — Israeli forces killed five Palestinian gunmen linked to the Islamic militant Hamas group in a raid on refugee camp in the occupied West Bank on Monday, the latest bloodshed in the region that will likely further exacerbate tensions. The Palestinian...

Former Israeli PM: Putin promised not to kill Zelenskyy

Feb. 05, 2023 14:47 PM EST

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — A former Israeli prime minister who served briefly as a mediator at the start of Russia's war with Ukraine says he drew a promise from the Russian president not to kill his Ukrainian counterpart. Former Prime Minister Naftali Bennett emerged as an unlikely...

Israeli army besieges homes of fugitives in West Bank raid

Feb. 04, 2023 16:31 PM EST

AQABAT JABR REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank (AP) — The Israeli army raided a refugee camp near the Palestinian city of Jericho on Saturday, besieging houses it said were being used as hideouts for Palestinian attackers and shooting at residents who opened fire. The fighting wounded six Palestinians, two...

Israelis protest government's judicial overhaul plans

Feb. 04, 2023 14:17 PM EST

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered Saturday for a weekly demonstration against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu government’s proposed judicial overhauls, which opponents say threaten Israel’s democratic values. The protesters marched at two...