News Briefs

Tevet 3, 5775 / Thursday, December 25, 2014

United States Says Jordanian Plane Wasn't Shot Down by ISIS

United States military confirms a Jordanian F-16 warplane crashed in Syria but denies it was shot down by ISIS as the group has claimed.
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Inside Israel, 1:16 AM

'Gold Digging' Arabs Caught Searching for Treasure

Two Arabs from the Tul Karem area were caught red-handed digging in a protected archaeological site - searching for hidden gold.
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Defense/Security, 9:28 PM

'Police Didn't Help' After Cinder Block Attack in Jerusalem

Special interview: Jeff Seidel recounts harrowing attack by 15-25 Arabs youths on Mount of Olives, is told he is 'lucky to be alive.'
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Jewish World, 10:46 PM

Rabbi: No Injuries in Paris Synagogue Attack a 'Miracle'

'We see now that Torah protects and saves,' Rabbi of Paris synagogue says, two days after terrorist sprays bullets at the building.
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Defense/Security, 9:18 PM

Medal of Courage for Lt. Eitan, Hero of Protective Edge

'Eitan,' to be awarded prestigious honor for rushing into Hamas terror tunnel to save Hadar Goldin, hy"d.
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Inside Israel

Child Killed in Beit Shemesh Fire Identified

Seven year-old Daniel Nachman Biton named as child dead from Beit Shemesh fire - possibly from hannukiot left unattended.
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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.

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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.