News Briefs

Tevet 6, 5775 / Sunday, December 28, 2014

Senator: Obama Not Popular in Israel 'for Good Reason'

Republican Senator Mitch McConnell says "the relationship between this president and Israel is the worst I have seen."
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Middle East, 6:29 AM

Hamas Leader: PA's Draft Resolution is 'Disastrous'

Hamas leader Mahmoud al-Zahar condemns resolution setting a deadline for Israeli withdrawal from Judea and Samaria.
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Inside Israel, 2:13 AM

Shas Embarrassed After Spiritual Leader Insults Yishai

Officials in Shas distance themselves from comments made by Rabbi Shalom Cohen against Eli Yishai and his rabbinic counsel.
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Inside Israel, 5:01 AM

Lapid: We Won't Split Jerusalem

Yesh Atid chairman vows his party would never split Jerusalem, and also launches a tirade against PM Netanyahu and his lack of diplomacy.
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Inside Israel, 3:10 AM

Former Peace Now Activist to Run with Jewish Home

Dr. Anat Roth, formerly an activist with Peace Now and an advisor to Barak and Mitzna, will run with Jewish Home, says "reality has set in".
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Middle East

Iran Outraged After PA Soccer Team Cancels Friendly Match

Palestinian soccer team cancels a match with Iran, causing rumors that the cancellation was instigated by Gulf countries.
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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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Russian University Launches DNA 'Noah's Ark'Moscow university gets $20 million grant to cryogenically freeze cells of 'every creature that has ever lived.'

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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.