News Briefs

Tevet 7, 5775 / Monday, December 29, 2014

Liberman Associate Moshe Lion Questioned in Corruption Scandal

Jerusalem councilman Moshe Lion questioned in connection with the corruption scandal involving members of the Yisrael Beytenu party.
CurrenciesShabbat Times
Middle East, 2:14 AM

Jordan Asks Turkey for Help in Locating Captured Pilot

Jordan has reportedly asked Turkey for help in rescuing a Jordanian pilot captured last week by ISIS.
See more...
Inside Israel, 8:57 PM

Explosive Tape Shows Rabbi Yosef Slamming 'Evil' Aryeh Deri

Never before seen recordings show former Shas spiritual head rejecting Deri over corruption; 'Why would I betray Eli Yishai?'
See more...
Inside Israel, 12:12 AM

In Danger of Closing, Channel 10 Goes Dark Overnight

Channel 10 employees cease broadcasts for the night, point finger at Prime Minister Netanyahu for channel's financial problems.
See more...
Inside Israel, 5:44 PM

Yisrael Beytenu Minister Uzi Landau Resigns from Politics

Tourism Minister tells Yisrael Beytenu faction meeting he does not intend to stand for reelection next March.
See more...
Inside Israel

Yeshiva Student Stipends Come to an End

Some 10,000 full-time married yeshiva students received their last government stipend, ending a tradition that has been extant for 33 years.
See more...
Daily Israel Report

Weather&Times

Daily Israel Report

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...

Argentina's Pres. Adopts Jew to Prevent Him Becoming a WerewolfArgentina's President Christina Fernandez adopts a Jewish child - to prevent him from growing fangs and claws.

Poll

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.