News Briefs

Kislev 28, 5775 / Saturday, December 20, 2014

Livni: Netanyahu Should Thank Me for Turning to Kerry

Livni insists she was working in Israel's 'best interests' by turning to Kerry over PA UN bid, says she was doing PM's job for him.
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Defense/Security, 8:48 PM

IAF Gaza Strike Targeted Hamas Terror Tunnel Construction

PM vows not to overlook 'a single rocket' in remarks over strike, indirectly confirms concerns over Hamas rebuilding terror tunnels.
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Inside Israel, 9:10 PM

MK Elazar Stern Leaves Tzipi Livni's Hatnua

Stern objects to Livni's pact with Labor, in letter of resignation from the party noting that Hatnua has strayed too far Left for his views.
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Global Agenda, 10:12 PM

France: Man Shouting 'Allahu Akhbar!' Stabs Three Policemen

Police shoot dead attacker, a Burundi-born man 'known for his radical views,' after he stabbed policemen.
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Inside Israel, 9:56 PM

Deri Launches Verbal Tirade Against Eli Yishai, 'Settlers'

Shas Chairman accuses Eli Yishai of 'going against Maran,' says that money for 'settlers' against R' Ovadiah's wishes.
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News from America

Report: Kerry Stalled PA UN Bid to Stop Right Winning Elections

Diplomats: Kerry finalized US veto to PA statehood text only after Livni, Peres begged him that it would influence the elections rightward.
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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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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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PollWho is a greater threat to Israel?

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.