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Ynet (Hebrew: וואינט) is an Israeli news and general-content website, which is the online outlet for Yedioth Ahronot . However, most of Ynet's content is original work, published exclusively on the website and written by an independent staff.
Hebrew is a Northwest Semitic language native to Israel; the modern version of which is spoken by over 9 million people worldwide. Historically, it is regarded as the language of the Israelites and their ancestors, although the language was not referred to by the name Hebrew in the Tanakh. The earliest examples of written Paleo-Hebrew date from the 10th century BCE. Hebrew belongs to the West Semitic branch of the Afroasiatic language family. Hebrew is the only living Canaanite language left, and the only truly successful example of a revived dead language.
Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in Western Asia, located on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea. It has land borders with Lebanon to the north, Syria to the northeast, Jordan on the east, the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and Gaza Strip to the east and west, respectively, and Egypt to the southwest. The country contains geographically diverse features within its relatively small area. Israel's economic and technological center is Tel Aviv, while its seat of government and proclaimed capital is Jerusalem, although the state's sovereignty over Jerusalem has only partial recognition.
News is information about current events. This may be provided through many different media: word of mouth, printing, postal systems, broadcasting, electronic communication, or through the testimony of observers and witnesses to events.
Ynet was launched in June 2000 's main competition comes from Walla! Mako and Nana. Since 2008, Ynet is Israel's most popular internet portal, as measured by Google Trends.in Hebrew only, and in 2004 launched its English edition, Ynetnews. In addition, Ynet hosts the online version of Yedioth Aharanot's media group magazines: Laisha (which also operates Ynet's fashion section), Pnai Plus, Blazer, GO magazine, and Mentha. For two years, Ynet had also an Arabic version, which ceased to operate in May 2005. Ynet
Ynetnews is the online English-language Israeli news website of Yedioth Ahronoth, Israel's most-read newspaper, and the Hebrew news portal, Ynet. It is part of the Yedioth Media Group, which also owns stock in the Israeli TV Channel "Channel 2"; "HOT", the Cable TV company, weekly local newspapers, magazines, and other non-media companies.
Pnai Plus is an Israeli magazine published weekly which covers the world of entertainment and television worldwide and is a local TV guide. Created in 1989 and owned by Yedioth Ahronoth, the magazine contains sections such as cinema, music, culture, and food.
Mentha is a genus of plants in the family Lamiaceae. It is estimated that 13 to 18 species exist, and the exact distinction between species is still unclear. Hybridization between some of the species occurs naturally. Many other hybrids, as well as numerous cultivars, are known.
According to Alexa Internet traffic rankings, Ynet is among the top 1,500 websites in the world and the top 10 sites in Israel.
Alexa Internet, Inc. is an American web traffic analysis company based in San Francisco. It is a subsidiary of Amazon.
In celebration of Israel's independence day in 2005, Ynet conducted a poll to determine whom Ynet readers consider to be the greatest Israelis of all time.The top 200 results were published, with Yitzhak Rabin placing first in the survey, and David Ben-Gurion placing second. Due to the nature of the poll used to select and rank the Israelis, the results do not pretend to be an objective assessment.
Yitzhak Rabin was an Israeli politician, statesman and general. He was the fifth Prime Minister of Israel, serving two terms in office, 1974–77 and 1992 until his assassination in 1995.
David Ben-Gurion was the primary national founder of the State of Israel and the first Prime Minister of Israel.
Since its establishment, Ynet editorial included writers and journalists such as Atilla Shumpalvi, Ariana Melamed, Smadar Shiloni, Itzhak ben Horin, Merav Yodilevich, Eli Senior, Ron Ben Yishay, Meirav Kristal, Roy Yerushalmi, Erez Ehrlichman, Saray Shavit, and Hillel Posek, among many others.
Haaretz is an Israeli newspaper. It was founded in 1918, making it the longest running newspaper currently in print in Israel, and is now published in both Hebrew and English in the Berliner format. The English edition is published and sold together with the International New York Times. Both Hebrew and English editions can be read on the Internet. In North America, it is published as a weekly newspaper, combining articles from the Friday edition with a roundup from the rest of the week.
Yigal Amir is an Israeli who assassinated Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin. The assassination took place on November 4, 1995, at the conclusion of a rally in Tel Aviv, Israel. Amir is serving a life sentence for murder plus six years for injuring Rabin's bodyguard, Yoram Rubin, under aggravating circumstances. He was later sentenced to an additional eight years for conspiracy to murder.
Yedioth Ahronoth is a national daily newspaper published in Tel Aviv, Israel. Founded in 1939 in Mandatory Palestine, Yedioth Ahronoth has been the largest newspaper in Israel by sales and circulation.
Israel Railways corporation Ltd., dba Israel Railways, is the state-owned principal railway company responsible for all inter-city, commuter, and freight rail transport in Israel. All its lines are standard gauge. The network is centered in Israel's densely populated coastal plain, from which lines radiate out in many directions. In 2017, the Israel Railways carried 65 million passengers.
Yitzhak Rabin assassination conspiracy theories arose almost immediately following the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin, the Israeli Prime Minister, on November 4, 1995. The gunman Yigal Amir, a Jewish Israeli student, was apprehended within seconds by people in the crowd. Rabin died later on the operating table of Ichilov Hospital. Amir confessed to the assassination of Rabin.
Amnon Yitzhak, is a Haredi Israeli rabbi.
Ayoob Kara is an Israeli Druze politician who currently serves as a member of the Knesset for Likud and as Minister of Communications.
Harel Skaat sometimes known by the mononym Harel is an Israeli singer and songwriter. He represented Israel in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 with the song "Milim".
Rabbi Dov Lior is an Israeli Orthodox rabbi, who served as the Chief Rabbi of Hebron and Kiryat Arba in the southern West Bank until late 2014. He is also the rosh yeshiva of the Kiryat Arba Hesder Yeshiva, and also heads the "Council of Rabbis of Judea and Samaria".
Operation "Determined Path" was a military operation carried out by the Israel Defense Forces, starting June 22, 2002, following Operation "Defensive Shield", with the goal of reaching some of the unreached objectives set forth for Defensive Shield, especially in the northern West Bank.
Nahum Barnea is an Israeli journalist. Barnea writes for Yedioth Ahronoth. He won the Israel Prize in 2007.
Eitan Haber is an Israeli journalist and publicist. He is known for his writing on military and security issues, and for his longtime association with the late Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.
Ron Ben-Yishai is an award winning Israeli journalist. A veteran war correspondent, Ben-Yishai has covered many military conflicts in several different regions. In 2018, he won the Israel Prize, the Israel's most prestigious civic honor.
Michael Ben-Ari is an Israeli politician, and former member of the Knesset. During the 18th Knesset, Ben Ari was a member of the National Union party, until it broke up as elections for the 19th Knesset approached and he co-established the Otzma LeYisrael party. He failed to be re-elected to the 19th Knesset. He was the first outspoken disciple of Rabbi Meir Kahane to have been elected to the Knesset. He has a Ph.D in Land of Israel and Archaeology studies.
Nir Poraz was an Israeli Defence Forces Captain who was killed in action by Hamas during the failed October 14, 1994 rescue mission for IDF soldier Nachshon Wachsman in Bir Nabbalah. The rescue operation was authorized by then Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. Poraz was killed by close range automatic fire from a distance of three yards.
The 2011 Israeli social justice protests, which are also referred to by various other names in the media, were a series of demonstrations in Israel beginning in July 2011 involving hundreds of thousands of protesters from a variety of socio-economic and religious backgrounds opposing the continuing rise in the cost of living and the deterioration of public services such as health and education. A common rallying cry at the demonstrations was the chant; "The people demand social justice!".
The following is a chronological summary of the major events that have been taking place during the 2011 Israeli social justice protests.
Guilhad Emilio Schenker is an Israeli independent filmmaker who has won awards at Detroit Windsor International Film Festival, Saint Petersburg International Film Festival, and Washington Jewish Film Festival and has worked with the Ministry of Education’s Israeli Educational Television, the Israel Defense Forces’s Army Radio, The Second Authority for Television and Radio’s Channel 2, Gideon Tadmor, the Zappa Group, and Rimon School of Jazz and Contemporary Music best known for his 2017 directorial debut Madam Yankelova’s Fine Literature Club. He is a Berlinale Talents alumnus and holds a B.A. and an M.A. from Tel Aviv University’s Steve Tisch School of Film and Television.