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Kislev 27, 5775 / Friday, December 19, 2014

Hamas Official Says a 'New Chapter' Open with Iran

Hamas representative says a recent visit by a Hamas delegation to Iran "opened a new chapter" in relations between the two.
CurrenciesShabbat Times
Middle East, 9:05 PM

Hezbollah Places 'Mossad Agent' on Trial for Treason

Hezbollah places an operative on trial for treason, charges him with tipping off Israel about plans to avenge the death of Imad Mughniyeh.
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Global Agenda, 10:33 PM

PA Criticizes Canada for Boycotting Anti-Israel Conference

PA diplomat in Canada says Ottawa should not have boycotted a conference on the Fourth Geneva Convention.
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Middle East, 9:56 PM

FIFA President Reiterates Qatar Will Host 2022 World Cup

Despite a report indicating corruption, FIFA’s president says it would take "an earthquake" for Qatar not to host the 2022 World Cup.
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News from America, 8:30 PM

FBI Says North Korea Behind Attack on Sony

FBI says North Korea is officially responsible for a cyberattack on Sony Pictures which caused the company to cancel a film on Kim Jong Un.
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Inside Israel

Danon: The EU Got Its Proof That Hamas is a Terror Group

Rocket attack Friday proves mistake of EU removal of Hamas from terror list Wednesday, says Danon, calls for strong response.
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In Time for Hanukkah: 'A New Light' New single by Mati Shriki pays a fitting tribute to the festival of light.

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Four Year-Old Buys Nazi Ring in Vending MachineRing with the Nazi party symbol infuriates mother in Tulsa; vending company known to be 'problematic.'

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Recipes

Oatmeal LatkesA healthier substitute for the potato variety, as Hanukah approaches.

History in Pictures

Centenary of WWI: Armies that Fought in the Holy LandJews in Palestine starved in WWI, but the Jewish soldiers from overseas rejoiced to see them.