News Briefs

Tammuz 25, 5774 / Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Operation Protective Edge

Report: Brief 'Humanitarian Ceasefire' in Gaza

ICRC-mediated ceasefire pauses ground offensive to allow ambulance convoys in combat zones; it is unclear how long it will last.
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Defense/Security, 4:56 PM

Lufthansa Suspends Flights to Israel for Another Day

German aviation giant extends cancellations, but 22 carriers continue flights; Transportation Ministry preparing for 'the day after'.
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Defense/Security, 3:46 PM

Maps, IDF Uniforms Found in Gaza Terror Tunnels

Full 'terror kits' include not only weapons, but intelligence and disguises for attacks; IDF eliminates several terror cells.
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Global Agenda, 4:47 PM

Italian Philosopher Calls to 'Shoot Zionists', Arm Hamas

Gianni Vattimo insists Hamas fights with 'toy rockets,' wants EU to send fighters to Gaza.
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Global Agenda, 4:13 PM

British MP Stands by Comments Supporting Gaza Rocket Attacks

David Ward, who has a long history of extreme anti-Israel comments, said he would fire rockets at Israeli civilians if he lived in Gaza.
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Inside Israel

30,000 Attend Funeral of American Lone Soldier

About 30,000 people attended funeral of Sergeant Max Steinberg hy”d, who was killed in Gaza. He only recently made aliyah from LA.
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Music

Neil Young Cancels Israel Concert for Security ReasonsNeil Young and Crazy Horse cancel upcoming concert in Tel Aviv due to the security situation in Israel.

In Other News...

Cult Flies Jewish Star, Swastika Over Major CitiesRaelians, who preach that Nazi symbol promotes 'peace,' at center of controversy over unusual banner.

Recipes

Oven-Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken WingsFor Israeli mothers: To help keep the children happy despite the tension, try something healthy that will make them ask for more.

History in Pictures

The Balfour Declaration: the Legal Right to a Jewish StateThe Jews have biblical rights, historical rights and legal rights to the land of Israel.