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Tishrei 26, 5775 / Monday, October 20, 2014

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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Inside Israel, 11:45 AM

Liberman Vows to Ban Balad Party from Knesset

Foreign minister says court motion to keep radical Arab party from running for Knesset will be resubmitted; says party promotes terrorism.
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Inside Israel, 12:37 PM

Sea of Galilee Begins its Winter Climb

Yesterday's heavy rains bring welcome rise in levels at Israel's main water source - first increase in five months.
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Defense/Security, 12:06 PM

Rocket 'False Alarm' in South for 2nd Time in Two Days

Another false rocket alarm, or another cover-up? IDF claims malfunction again, after officer charges cover-up on Hamas rockets.
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Global Agenda, 11:42 AM

PA Confident on UN Vote Forcing Israeli Withdrawal by Year's End

PA FM claims enough UN Security Council votes to force through timetable plan on Israeli withdrawals, 'diplomatic downfall'.
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Netanyahu Furious over Jerusalem Anarchy, Demands Crackdown

Jerusalem Mayor wants police to go on offensive, says prime minister 'banged angrily on the table' during security meeting over Arab riots.
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