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Elul 28, 5774 / Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Arab Bank Found Liable for Backing Hamas

U.S. jury says the Arab Bank provided material support to Hamas and must compensate families of victims of terrorist attacks.
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Middle East, 1:14 AM

Algeria: IS Splinter Group Kidnaps French Citizen

French man appears in a video and claims he was kidnapped by an Algeria-based “Islamic State” splinter group, the Caliphate Soldiers.
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Inside Israel, 7:27 PM

High Court Undoes Infiltrator Law

Court annuls key sections in the law. 2,000 African infiltrators currently being held in detention center must be freed in 3 months' time.
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Inside Israel, 10:47 PM

Beit El's Rabbi Melamed: Netanyahu Cheated Me

Rabbi Zalman Melamed says there will be 'a real war' over government's intention to raze a building in the community.
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News from America, 8:47 PM

NY Congresswoman 'Backed Out of Klinghoffer Protest'

Republican nominee for Congress slams Democratic rival who he says opted out of speaking at protest against Met's anti-Semitic opera.
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Inside Israel

Ahead of New Year, Aliyah Hits 5-Year High

24,800 new immigrants arrived in Israel in the Jewish year 5774 – more of them from France than any other country.
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Hassidic Superstar Fried in Beit El: Shehechayanu! 2,500 people went to Beit El in Samaria to see and hear hassidic song great Avraham Fried perform.

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