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Kislev 27, 5775 / Friday, December 19, 2014
Arutz Sheva exclusive

IDF Commander who Invoked G-d Targeted for 'Elimination'

Religious commander Ofer Winter's soldiers charge there is an organized attempt to get rid of him as investigation launches.
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Inside Israel, 10:39 AM

28 Years Later: 'My Husband Ron Arad is Being Forgotten'

Tami Arad speaks about the hardships since her husband was captured by terrorists in Lebanon, but Ron is the 'only one who paid the price.'
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Inside Israel, 10:19 AM

1,100 French Jewish Teens Celebrate Hannukah in Jerusalem

Large-scale high school trip part of Jewish Agency efforts to increase French Aliyah (immigration).
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Global Agenda, 9:51 AM

Watch: Eight Children Stabbed to Death in Australia

Tragedy Down Under again - after Sydney cafe hostage crisis, eight children aged 18 months to 15 years stabbed to death, mother wounded.
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Middle East, 10:21 AM

Kurds Score Biggest Victory Yet Against ISIS in Iraq

Kurdish forces break siege of Mount Sinjar, where thousands of Yazidis have been trapped; airstrikes kill senior ISIS leaders.
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Inside Israel

Four Men Found Unconscious in Ashdod; Drugs Suspected

Men found in critical condition with no signs of external injuries behind warehouse; police open investigation.
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Daily Israel Report


Daily Israel Report


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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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.