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At the end of a successful seven-week journey in space and with millions of people watching a live feed, the main engine on the spacecraft Beresheet gave out just before Israel became the fourth country to land on the moon.

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Airbnb has reversed its decision to remove Israeli rental listings that are located in the West Bank after a dozen American Jewish plaintiffs sued the company. The decision was reached in an out-of-court settlement.

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Rumors are again circulating about the U.S. peace plan for Israel and Palestinians with several European leaders lining up against the initiative as it allegedly stops short of offering statehood to Palestinians, The Washington Post reported on Sunday.

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A shift in the voting demographic could be one of the reasons that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party – and several smaller right-wing and religious parties – won a majority of the votes: Younger Israelis tend to identify and vote conservative.

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Representatives from an animal welfare group evacuated dozens of neglected animals from a Gaza zoo on Sunday. This is not the first time animals were evacuated from the coastal enclave.

The evacuation was considered a mercy mission after four lion cubs died in January and a lioness was declawed. The animals had been smuggled into Gaza through tunnels between Gaza and Egypt and were kept in neglectful, sometimes inhumane, conditions. Many animals died of cold and hunger.

Veterinarians and volunteers from Vienna-based Four Paws International transported 40 animals into Israel from the zoo including lions, monkeys, ostriches, peacocks, wolves, a hyena, foxes, porcupines and squirrels. The animals will be resettled in Jordan and South Africa.

Uri Madar, Israel’s agriculture coordinator for Gaza crossings, said the move was “a mission of ethics.” Four Paws International has carried out four such rescues and has treated animals and birds in Gaza before.

“The zoo has been in a bad situation in recent years due to economic and political turmoil,” veterinarian Amir Khalil said. “Most of the animals had a sort of traumatization.”

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