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Shevat 5, 5775 / Sunday, January 25, 2015

Bibi Defends Congress Trip: I'll Go Anywhere to Defend Israel

Netanyahu warns critics it is his responsibility as PM to prevent Iran from achieving nuclear weapons, during Cabinet meeting Sunday.
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Inside Israel, 1:37 PM

Labor Group: Jewish Home 'Pretending' to be Jewish

Labor supporters petitioned Israeli election officials to bar Jewish Home from calling itself that, because it doesn't 'act Jewish.'
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Inside Israel, 2:13 PM

Eli Yishai Accuses US of Intervening in Israeli Elections

Yachad - Ha'am Itanu Chairman Eli Yishai defends Netanyahu's right to speak at Congress; slams US and Israeli detractors.
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Jewish World, 12:25 PM

Yarmulke-Wearing Journalist Forced to Flee Swedish Neighborhood

Peter Ljunggren, a journalist documenting attitudes toward Jews in Malmo, goes undercover with yarmulka and Star of David pendant.
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Defense/Security, 12:47 PM

Yaalon: Israel Will Work to Depose Assad if Attacked from Syria

Defense minister says Israel will hold Damascus responsible over revenge attacks launched from Syria for last week's Golan strike.
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Jewish World

Dunk 'N Jump: New 'Mikveh-Gyms' Promote Physical Fitness

From Austria to Israel, mikveh-gyms let the pious attain both spiritual and physical health at the same time.
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Daily Israel Report



How should French Jews react to deadly Paris attacks?
Daily Israel Report

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