News Briefs

Kislev 27, 5775 / Friday, December 19, 2014

Abbas Hints: Withdrawal First, 'Right of Return' Later

Abbas suggests that UN resolution is meant to force Israel to concede territory and then force millions of "Palestinian refugees" on it.
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Jewish World, 4:12 AM

Swedish MP Says Jews Aren't True Swedes, Causes Outrage

Bjorn Soder, deputy speaker of the Swedish parliament, says Jews should ditch their identity if they wish to be considered Swedes.
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Middle East, 5:14 AM

France and Britain Say Iran Needs to be More Flexible

France and Britain tell UN that Iran has not demonstrated sufficient flexibility in nuclear talks with six world powers.
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Inside Israel, 12:15 AM

Tekuma Central Committee to Decide on Split from Jewish Home

The Central Committee of the Tekuma party will make the final decision on whether or not Tekuma will run jointly with the Jewish Home.
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Middle East, 3:15 AM

Hamas Claims to Have Caught an 'Israeli Agent'

Hamas says it arrested an “Israeli agent” who was tasked with gathering information on the group's weapons.
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Inside Israel

Feiglin's Close Associate to Run for Likud Knesset List

Shai Malka, director-general of Manhigut Yehudit, announces he will compete for a spot on Likud's list for the Knesset.
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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...

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

Poll

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.