News Briefs

Tevet 3, 5775 / Thursday, December 25, 2014

National Council Reports 55% Rise in Child Poverty in Israel

National Council for the Child finds one in three Israeli children live below poverty line, percentage quadrupled in last few decades.
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Inside Israel, 1:44 PM

Poll: Labor on Top, But Likud Could Still Lead Government

If elections held today, Labor would beat out Likud by three seats - but Likud's list of potential coalition partners is larger.
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Inside Israel, 2:09 PM

'Until Proven Otherwise, Herzog is a Criminal'

Terror victims campaigner Dr. Aryeh Bachrach, in interview with Arutz Sheva, slams 'subversion' of Livni and Herzog before elections.
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Defense/Security, 1:27 PM

Major Underworld Hit Busted in Ashdod, Ashkelon

Three men arrested with pipe bomb, set to be planted in the Ashkelon National Park, in special bust by the Lachish police and IDF.
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News from America, 2:07 PM

B'nai B'rith Urges Kerry to Oppose PA's UN Resolution

In a letter to the US Secretary of State, B'nei B'rith calls PA resolution an 'unacceptable circumvention of negotiations with Israel.'
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Inside Israel

Meir Sheetrit Resigns from Hatnua

Sheetrit resigns Thursday, leaving just Amir Peretz and Tzipi Livni in the nearly-defunct party.
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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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