News Briefs

Tevet 6, 5775 / Sunday, December 28, 2014

El-Matan Residents Demand Reopening of Safer Road

Residents of the Samaria community of El-Matan are demanding that the government reopen a safer road that had been closed to them.
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Inside Israel, 5:44 PM

Yisrael Beytenu Minister Uzi Landau Resigns from Politics

Tourism Minister tells Yisrael Beytenu faction meeting he does not intend to stand for reelection next March.
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Inside Israel, 4:16 PM

Poll: 61% of Voters Haven't Made Up Their Minds

Whatever polls appear in the coming days, there is one statistic to keep in mind: Most voters haven't decided anything yet.
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Inside Israel, 8:02 PM

School Principal: Kids Have a Right to Refuse IDF Service

Kids have a right to speak out, even if that speaking out is done against serving in the IDF, said the principal of a Jerusalem school
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Inside Israel, 8:02 PM

Yeshiva Student Stipends Come to an End

Some 10,000 full-time married yeshiva students received their last government stipend, ending a tradition that has been extant for 33 years.
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Inside Israel

How Big Can Your Bonfire Be? Knesset Has the Answer

Safety measure or legislative busybody-ism? The Knesset has decided to take on the issue of - bonfires
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Music

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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Argentina's Pres. Adopts Jew to Prevent Him Becoming a WerewolfArgentina's President Christina Fernandez adopts a Jewish child - to prevent him from growing fangs and claws.

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PollWho is a greater threat to Israel?

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Gluten Free LatkesFor those who cannot digest gluten or wish a tasty, different latke.

History in Pictures

The American Colony Founds a Photography Dep'tThe American Colony founders were not missionaries, but wished to live a simple life and help others.