News Briefs

Kislev 28, 5775 / Saturday, December 20, 2014

Report: Kerry Stalled PA UN Bid to Stop Right Winning Elections

Diplomats: Kerry finalized US veto to PA statehood text only after Livni, Peres begged him that it would influence the elections rightward.
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Inside Israel, 7:58 PM

MKs Fire Back at Livni's 'Leftist Subversion' in Kerry Appeal

Naftali Bennett: Livni has reached 'rock-bottom' after she allegedly asked US to veto PA UN bid for the sake of the Left in elections.
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Middle East, 7:41 PM

Egypt Pledges Support for PA UN Resolution

Egyptian Foreign Minister pledges 'full backing' for draft resolution calling for Israel to withdraw to 1949 Armistice lines.
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Global Agenda, 6:18 PM

Two Car Bombs Rock Malmo, Sweden

Early-morning explosions cause no injuries; police note a trend of car bombs near municipal buildings.
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Global Agenda, 7:29 PM

Jordanian Islamists Vow Legal Action over Israel Gas Deal

Islamic Action Front threatens to 'prosecute all those who agree' to an agreement to buy natural gas from Israel's Leviathan gas field.
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Defense/Security

Israeli Aircraft Strike Gaza Terror Sites

IAF carries out first airstrikes since summer conflict after Friday rocket fire; Hamas vows retaliation.
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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.

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Four Year-Old Buys Nazi Ring in Vending MachineRing with the Nazi party symbol infuriates mother in Tulsa; vending company known to be 'problematic.'

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PollWho is a greater threat to Israel?

Recipes

Oatmeal LatkesA healthier substitute for the potato variety, as Hanukah approaches.

History in Pictures

Centenary of WWI: Armies that Fought in the Holy LandJews in Palestine starved in WWI, but the Jewish soldiers from overseas rejoiced to see them.