News Briefs

Kislev 29, 5775 / Sunday, December 21, 2014

Lapid Demands Attorney General Freeze Judea-Samaria Funds

Lapid calls funds to Jewish communities 'election bribes' in visit to Gaza Belt, demands political deal to disarm Hamas in Gaza.
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Defense/Security, 11:37 AM

Four-Year-Old Injured in Gush Etzion Rock Attack

Child lightly injured after a rock was thrown at the vehicle he was traveling in near the Gush Etzion Junction.
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Inside Israel, 12:19 PM

Netanyahu Orders to Raise Israel's Minimum Wage

PM Netanyahu, acting Finance Minister, stated Sunday that implementation to raise minimum wage to NIS 5,000 will begin in January.
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Middle East, 12:47 PM

Report: US Ground Forces Deployed Against ISIS for First Time

US soldiers back embattled Iraqi forces in Anbar Province; retreating ISIS denounces Kurds as 'dogs of Israel.'
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Inside Israel, 1:11 PM

Elderly Woman's Pleasure Cruise Turns to a Nightmare

73-year-old went to Eilat for a cruise - instead, she got spinal bone fractures and 10% permanent disability.
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Inside Israel

Video Shows Extreme Sport Performance on top of Al Aqsa Mosque

Jewish visits to Temple Mount may be deemed a 'provocation' by Muslim authorities, but using the Al Aqsa Mosque for extreme sports is a-OK.
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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.