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Tishrei 26, 5775 / Monday, October 20, 2014

New 'Gesture': Gazans Visit Jailed Terrorist Relatives

After 500 Gazans pray on Temple Mount, and building materials sent despite terror tunnel construction, Israel makes another 'gesture.'
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Global Agenda, 2:16 PM

Confirmed: Israel to Supply Gas to Egypt in $4 Billion Deal

Seven-year gas contract to the tune of four billion dollars marks another sign of renewed cooperation between Cairo and Jerusalem.
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Inside Israel, 1:51 PM

Steinitz: Kerry's Comments Strengthened Political Deadlock

Intelligence Minister blasts 'unfortunate' link US made between peace talks and ISIS, in latest condemnation of Kerry's faux pas.
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Defense/Security, 1:17 PM

Rivlin Calls for 'Forcible Action' Against Jerusalem Riots

President says Jerusalem must be treated as sovereign, not a political pawn, after Abbas encourages violent riots.
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News from America, 12:48 PM

Klinghoffer's Daughters Protest Anti-Semitic Met Opera Play

Daughters of disabled man shot by terrorists say Met 'romanticizing terror'; hundreds to protest tonight's 'Death of Klinghoffer' premier.
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Body of Fourth Israeli Tourist Found in Nepal

Michal Cherkesky's family had been 'praying for a miracle', but six days after she went missing their worst fears have been realized.
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Obama Makes a Rare Campaign Appearance, but People LeaveIn a sign of his sagging popularity, crowd members walk out as Obama speaks at rally for Maryland Democratic candidate.


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Lentil and Yam SoupIt's starting to get chilly at night in Israel, so this hits the spot.

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The Hardships of Aliya in the 30'sIn the '30s it wasn't only living in Israel that was hard; just getting to the Holy Land was fraught with danger.