News Briefs

Tevet 4, 5775 / Friday, December 26, 2014

'Govt. That Freed Terrorists are Partners in Firebomb Attack'

Ex-MK Ben-Ari's daughter studies with 11-year-old seriously wounded in firebombing; blames govt. for creating 'freedom fighters.'
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Defense/Security, 12:10 PM

'Code Red' in Hof Ashkelon Area False Alarm

Rocket alert in Yad Mordechai, Netiv Ha'Esrai is false alarm, IDF reveals.
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Jewish World, 11:02 AM

Conservative Judaism Youth Group Relaxes Inter-Dating Rules

United Synagogue Youth subtly allows regional leaders to inter-date with non-Jews, with many warning it is a 'license to assimilate.'
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Inside Israel, 12:05 PM

Poll: Likud Gaining Ground in Elections

Likud could manage to win a coalition, poll reveals - despite the right-wing bloc weakening as a whole.
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Inside Israel, 11:52 AM

'High Court Ignored Law' in Ordering Destruction of Samaria Town

Yesha Council strikes back at High Court order of demolition for Amona, noting Arab petitions have failed to prove ownership.
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Middle East

Report: Qatar Cuts Hamas Funding for Egypt Alliance

Senior Egyptian source tells Kuwaiti paper Qatar is pressing Hamas to advance rapprochement with Egypt.
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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.

In Other News...

Watch: BBC Reporter Too High on Heroin to Continue Reporting BBC's Middle East correspondent finds out why it's never a good idea to report from in front of a burning pile of drugs.

Poll

PollWho is a greater threat to Israel?

Recipes

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.