News Briefs

Kislev 26, 5775 / Thursday, December 18, 2014

Israelis Want Netanyahu Out But See No Better Option

53 percent of Israelis do not want Netanyahu to win fourth term, but 34 percent say he is most credible candidate.
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Inside Israel, 1:46 PM

Meridor: I Won't Be the Detergent for Right-Wing Likud

Dan Meridor has chosen not to run for the Knesset, and will thus not participate in the Likud primaries at the end of this month.
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Global Agenda, 1:00 PM

World Leaders Hail US-Cuba Announcement

Leaders around the world congratulate Obama and Castro on 'historic' deal, while US Republicans criticize at home.
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Inside Israel, 12:31 PM

Man Arrested for Threatening Eli Yishai

A man, 25, arrested Monday for threatening MK Eli Yishai was brought to court Thursday, where police requested further detention.
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Global Agenda, 1:45 PM

Putin: Economic Crisis Will Conclude Within Two Years

At his annual end-of year conference, Russian President Vladimir Putin insists ruble will stabilize; blames 'outside factors' for crisis.
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Global Agenda

Pakistani Court Grants Bail to Mumbai Attacks Mastermind

Pakistani court grants bail to man accused of masterminding 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai, which struck luxury hotels, cafe, and more.
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Daily Israel Report


Daily Israel Report


In Time for Hanukkah: 'A New Light' New single by Mati Shriki pays a fitting tribute to the festival of light.

In Other News...

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


PollWho is a greater threat to Israel?


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.