News Briefs

Tevet 3, 5775 / Thursday, December 25, 2014

Netanyahu: The Fire of Radical Islam is Lapping at Our Borders

Prime Minister appraises threats facing Israel to new air force graduates; reveals recent purchase of four new battleships.
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Inside Israel, 6:01 PM

Chaim Amsalem May Lead Third Sephardic Party into Elections

Am Shalem party looks likely to run again, adding to Shas party's headache by further splitting Sephardi-hareidi vote.
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Defense/Security, 5:02 PM

NGO: Bedouin Thieves Given 'Free Hand' to Steal from IDF Base

The IDF continues to be plagued by theft at one of its most southern bases – and no solution is in sight, the Regavim organization said
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Middle East, 4:23 PM

Israeli Team Searching for Remains of Missing Soldiers in Egypt

Egyptian media reports first such Israeli delegation for four years; comes a day after Israel hands bodies of Har Nof terrorists for burial.
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Inside Israel, 4:00 PM

Likud Candidate Says Liberman Part of a 'Left-Wing Conspiracy'

Former Likud MK Ayoub Kara says the issue in upcoming elections is the stark contrast between the “clear right” and the “clear left.”
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Inside Israel

Palestinians Say Plan to Renovate Tomb of Samuel is 'Racist'

Plans to renovate Samuel's Tomb, benefitting both Jewish and Muslim visitors, slammed by Palestinians as 'racist persecution.'
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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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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.