News Briefs

Shevat 5, 5775 / Sunday, January 25, 2015

White House: Relations with Israel 'Deep, Abiding'

White House chief of staff McDonough says Obama does not stand behind 'Israel spat in our face' quote.
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Middle East, 5:52 PM

84% of Palestinians Believe Israel Behind Charlie Hebdo

Propaganda campaign within official PA media blames 'Mossad,' Binyamin Netanyahu for staging attacks to encourage immigration.
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Inside Israel, 5:09 PM

Drama in Jewish Home: Will Union Be Nixed?

Deal between Jewish Home and Tekuma for running jointly appeared to be sealed – but is said to be in danger.
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Inside Israel, 5:00 PM

Poll: Israelis Prefer Ya'alon as Defense Minister

35.7% of Israelis prefer Ya'alon over other, possibly more qualified candidates, including Bennett, Yadlin, and Galant.
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News from America, 4:12 PM

Arabs in US Say 'American Sniper' Movie Stirs Up Hatred

American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee says there are 'serious threats' against Muslims in the wake of the film.
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Watch: What Happens When Americans Taste Israeli Food?

Latest entry in 'Americans taste X food' series covers common Israeli snacks; taste-testers generally like Israeli treats.
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Poll

How should French Jews react to deadly Paris attacks?
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In Other News...

Watch: What Happens When Americans Taste Israeli Food? Latest entry in 'Americans taste X food' series covers common Israeli snacks; taste-testers generally like Israeli treats.

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