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Shevat 8, 5775 / Wednesday, January 28, 2015
'No soldiers abducted'

Casualties as Hezbollah Attacks IDF Positions on Lebanon Border

Mortars and missiles target IDF troops; six reported wounded. UN soldier killed in crossfire.
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Defense/Security, 3:52 PM

Fearful of Response, Lebanese Slam Hezbollah for Israel Attacks

Many Lebanese say they are tired of Hezbollah using the country's territory to attack Israel – because they are the ones who pay the price.
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Defense/Security, 3:20 PM

United Hatzalah Raises Readiness in North

Emergency readiness levels for rescue units in the Carmel, Asher, Galilee and Golan regions are up.
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Inside Israel, 3:43 PM

Group to Advocate Haredi Workers' Rights

Haredi Workers' Group chooses representatives to push for funding, integration for haredi community in the workforce in historic move.
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Inside Israel, 3:04 PM

Ben-Ari Says Unity With Yishai By 6 Tonight

After last chance meeting by Ha'am Itanu's rabbis, Ben-Ari says unity to be sealed by evening - unless additional demands leveled.
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Inside Israel

Lawyers Called Upon to Use Their Skills in Israel’s Defense

Unprecedented legal activist training seminar hopes to raise the next generation of Israel's courtroom defenders.
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